World Tunnel Congress 2023 in Athens

World Tunnel Congress 2023 in Athens

11 February 2021

Greece is the official host of the ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress 2023 and 49th General Assembly.

The Extraordinary General Assembly which took place on February 10th by video-conference, has been exclusively devoted to the future organisation of next WTCs including WTC 2023.

The  main news of the session is that Greece won the the organization of the WTC 2023 against Turkey, gaining the backing of the majority votes of member Nations.

Greece will host WTC 2023 under the aegis of The Greek Tunnelling Society (GTS) with the theme “EXPANDING UNDERGROUND- Knowledge & Passion to Make a Positive Impact on the World" to reflect the urgent need of the times to innovate towards sustainable developments.

WTC2023 will highlight the multiple advantages and solutions that underground space could provide, at the prospect of a whole new era of smart technology where sophisticated “digital tools” change investigation, design, construction and operation methods and strategies rapidly.

 

To see the video of the Extraordinary General Assembly click on the following link: https://youtu.be/ZcYSUYFCi-0