36th Annual Meeting of the ITA in Vancouver, Canada

36th Annual Meeting of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association – World Tunnel Congress 2010 in Vancouver, Canada Dr. R. Leucker

Around 950 tunnellers from all over the world assembled in Vancouver/Canada from May 14 to 20, 2010. The occasion was the 36th Annual Meeting of the ITA – International Tunnelling and Underground Space Asso-ciation – in conjunction with the World Tunnel Congress 2010. The motto of this event organised by the Tunnelling Association of Canada (TAC) was “Tunnel Visions towards 2020”. Participants came from all over the world (Fig. 1). 48 of the ITA member countries were represented in Vancouver – reflecting an attendance figure of 83 % far in excess of comparable values in recent years (roughly...

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