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    ITACET Training Course

    ITACET Training Course

    The training course will be arranged in cooperation with the ITACET and will last for two full days, Thursday and Friday before the WTC. The prime goal is to attract young professionals and students with an interesting and useful program and world class speakers. The topics will be of interest for professionals from Norway and Scandinavia as well as internationally.

    The Training Course is a good event to meet other young tunnelers in a friendly, professional  and collegial setting. Networking and gaining new knowledge, two important aspects of the Training Course.

    Date: 9/6 – 10/6
    Time: 09:00 – 18:00
    Price: 4500 NOK

    ITACET Training course program

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    Friday

    09th June
    • 08:30 - 09:00
      Registration and morning Coffee
    • 09:00 - 09:15
      Welcome
    • 09:15 - 09:30
      Introduction to the course, and ITA initiative for training
    • 09:30 - 10:00
      Defining soft/challenging ground – Geological aspects
    • 10:00 - 10:30
      History of soft ground tunneling
    • 10:30 - 11:15
      Principles of conventional tunnelling in soft ground
    • 11:15 - 12:00
      Principles of mechanized tunnelling in soft ground
    • 12:00 - 13:00
      Conventional excavation : auxiliary methods – (High pressure grouting, pipe umbrella, jet grouting, freezing,..)
    • 13:00 - 14:00
      LUNCH
    • 14:00 - 15:00
      Mechanized excavation: specific aspects EPB vs Slurry TBM, Hard rock TBMs in soft ground and dual mode
    • 15:00 - 17:30
      Choice of the excavation method: mechanized or conventional Selected case studies on the presented topics above. Requirement for the cases will be;
      ⦁ Innovative use of the methods described above
      ⦁ The project is international relevant
      ⦁ The project is recent and not older than 10 years
    • 18:00 - 18:00
      Social gathering

    Saturday

    10th June
    • 08:30 - 09:00
      Morning Coffee
    • 09:00 - 09:15
      Welcome and recap from yesterday
    • 09:15 - 10:00
      Future relevant projects in Soft/challenging Tunneling in Norway
    • 10:00 - 10:45
      Urban Soft Ground Tunnelling – Challenges and lessons learned
    • 10:45 - 11:30
      Geotechnical investigations in soft ground - New developments
    • 11:30 - 12:15
      Main parameters for design in conventional tunnelling
    • 12:15 - 13:00
      Soil conditioning for EPB tunnelling
    • 13:00 - 14:00
      LUNCH
    • 14:00 - 15:30
      Recent technological developments: - construction material - grouting - waterproofing
    • 15:30 - 17:00
      Exchanges - Panel discussion with experts
    • 17:00 - 17:30
      Recap of the two days, conclusions and Farewell
    • 18:00 - 18:00
      Social gathering