Thank You Message

Dear ATC 2017 Attendee,

The Society of Engineers - UAE would like to thank you for making the Arabian Tunnelling Conference (ATC) 2017 a great success.

Your participation and support contributed tremendously to make the ATC 2017 the biggest platform for the tunnelling and underground space industry in the Middle East.

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Important Dates:

  • Call for Abstracts: 14 July 2016
  • Abstract Submission Extended: 15 Nov 2016
  • Abstract acceptance: within 2 weeks of submission
  • Papers Due: 13 Dec 2016
  • Final Presentations Due: 10 Jan 2017
  • Revisions Due: 24 Jan 2017
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This conference is the industry's opportunity to share the knowledge, projects and application experiences, and provide you the opportunity to hear what others have to say. Case studies, which show real-world applications and the implementation of new technologies, are at the foreground of our industry and help us to continue on the path of evolution.

  • Government Entities, Municipalities or Owner of Tunnelling& Underground Space Projects
  • Tunnelling Contractors
  • Consultants, Contractors, Suppliers
  • Tunnel Designers
  • Tunnelling Specialists
  • Tunnelling& Underground Space Manufacturers
  • Tunnel lining specialists and service providers
  • Engineers, Architects, Surveyors
  • Equipment suppliers
  • Engineering service companies
  • Academics
  • Fire, Life, Safety, and Ventilation Companies
  • Petroleum and Oil & Gas Companies
  • Everyone who wants to network and learn from the tunnelling experts

The theme : Advancing Underground Space

  • Innovative Uses of Underground Space and Tunnels
  • Innovative Concepts for Road and Rail Tunnels
  • Planning & Designing of Tunnels and Underground Spaces
  • Site Investigations / Geotechnical
  • Engineering for Resiliency
  • Safety in Design
  • Environmental Aspects & Sustainability
  • Case Studies
  • Health & Safety in Tunnel and Underground Space Construction
  • New Construction Technologies & Solutions
  • Operation and Maintenance of Tunnels and Underground Spaces
  • Repair & Rehabilitation
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Instrumentation & Monitoring
  • Contract, Value Engineering and Cost Management
  • Multi Utility Applications for Tunnels
  • Other topics will be considered
  • ATC 2017 combines one of the world's foremost engineering and tunnelling networking forums with an innovative and exciting scientific conference, featuring experts from around the world.
  • An excellent platform to interact with professionals, at all levels and all segments - corporate and government departments who will participate from across the region to be part of this fast growing event.
  • Meet with an international and diverse delegation of tunnel project owners, contractors, consultants, suppliers and designers.
  • Participate in a unique opportunity dedicated to the exchange of innovation and best practices.
  • Aligning your organization with the conference will provide opportunities, experiences and new levels of exposure and professional networking.
  • Creating and strengthening relationships with key-decision makers through the many networking opportunities offered at the conference.
  • This is the chance to engage your target market by showcasing your products and services to relevant industry professionals. Your organization will be at the forefront of engineering professionals who will participate from across the globe to be part of this important conference.


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MCI Middle East.
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 311 6300
Fax: +971 4 311 6301

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MCI Middle East.
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 311 6300
Fax: +971 4 311 6301