41st ITA Annual Meeting: Working Groups and Committees

In tunnel issue 4/2015 we comprehensively informed you about the most important aspects of the 41st Annual Meeting of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) and the 2015 World Tunnel Congress (WTC), held from May 22 to 27, 2015 in Dubrovnik, Croatia. In this issue of tunnel you can learn more about the activities of the 13 Working Groups the four Committees and ITA’s Young Members.

1 ITA Working Groups

The current work and the activities planned for the months ahead are provided in the following in accordance with what the animateurs of the various Working Groups intimated to the General Assembly on May 27, 2015.

Working Group 2: Research

Animateur: Chung-Sik Yoo, South Korea; vice-animateur: Elena Chiriotti, France; tutor: Eric Leca, France

26 experts from 14 countries attended the deliberations held by WG 2. The recommendation on strategies for site investigations of tunnelling projects was completed in time for the WTC and published as “ITA Report 15”. The recommendation...

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