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ITA - AITES World Tunnel Congress & 32nd ITA General Assembly

The ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress & 32nd ITA General Assembly will be held in Seoul, Korea from April 22 - 27 , 2006. The Korean Tunnelling Association and the Organizing Committee of ITA WTC 2006 have prepared various programs under the theme of Safety in the Underground Space. Internationally well-known invited speakers will deliver four keynote lectures. Five open sessions are also planned beside other technical sessions. In the open sessions, five lectures will be arranged to thoroughly discuss topics related to 'Managing Risks in Tunnelling'. There will also be four post congress technical site visits such as two Seoul subway construction sites, a rail construction site, and a Seoul Railway construction site in Seoul. Besides, diverse technical exhibitions and social programs are scheduled during the congress. The congress will provide an open forum for exchanging new information and ideas related to tunneling industry. The venue city Seoul, has a population of over 13 million, takes pride in its long history. Seoul has been the capital city since the Chosun dynasty had completed its construction works on March 30, 1392. To celebrate Seoul's foundation as the capital, the Korean Society of Civil Engineers has designated March 30 as Civil Engineers day. Surrounded by dozens of beautiful mountains, Seoul has the Han River that centrally cross the city from east to west. Detailed information regarding Congress Resistration , Keynote Lecture, Technical Program, Working Group Meetings, Exhibition, Sponsorship ,Technical Visit and Post Congress Tour etc are mentioned in 3rd Bulletin of the Congress is available at

Associated Bodies
World Water Council International Society for Rock Mechanics (INDIA) AITES World Tunnel Congress International Association on Electricity Generation, Transmission and Distribution International Geosynthetics Society (India). Society of Power Engineers (India) International Council on Large Electric Systems International Association for Small Hydro International Water Resources Association International Commission on Large Dams