The WTC 2014 in Iguaçu Brazil will now take place in about 50 days. Take advantage of the last days to get the early bird price.
All the lectures that will be presented during the congress have now been chosen and the lecturers informed. A total of 129 lectures will be presented orally and probably the same number as poster.
During the Opening ceremony, 3 keynote lectures will be presented by :
André Assis, Brasília University (Brazil): Tunnels for a better life: Trends, challenges and future technology
Johann Golser, Leoben University (Austria): Challenges and Developments in Conventional Tunnelling
Jurandir Fernandes, São Paulo State Secretary for Metropolitan Transportation
The Muir Wood lecture will be given by Georg Anagnostou, Institut für Geomechanik, ETH – Eldgenössische Technische Hochschule (Switzerland) on Critical aspects of subaqueous tunnelling.
At the end of the congress a closing lecture will be presented by Prof Richard Z. T. Bieniawski