Monday 6 November

9:00 9:45 Pōwhiri Blackie Tohiariki, Ngāti Kahungunu, Te Arawa, Te Whānau ā Apanui; Tui Hawke, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, Kāi Tahu; Bill Newns and Matt Mules
9:45 10:30 Keynote Speaker: How safe is safe enough? Professor Arnold Dix
10:30 11:30 Morning Tea

Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre — 11.30 – 13:00

11:30 13:00 TBM's and Segmental Linings Chair: Tom Ireland,
Co-Chair: Ed Ayre
11:30 11:50 Optimizing the penetration rate of a TBM based on AI algorithms and evaluation of geological conditions in real-time Fernando Vara and Cristian de Santos
11:50 12:10 Designing the first single bore SFRC transit tunnel in Eastern Canada Andreas Raedle
12:10 12:30 EPBM solution for soil strata of gravel, cobbles and boulders for the construction of Metro Lima Line 2/4 Karin Baeppler
12:30 12:50 Design of an innovative single-pass tunnel lining for Watercare’s Central Interceptor tunnel Podianko Surya
12:50 13:00 Q&A

Hunua Room — 11.30 – 13:00

11:30 13:00 Sprayed Concrete and Rockbolting Chair: Wataru Okada,
Co-Chair: Charles Sweeney
11:30 11:50 Macro synthetic fibre reinforced concrete at elevated temperatures: Systematic review and comparison with experimental results Todd Clarke
11:50 12:10 Resistance of rock bolt and shotcrete tunnel support subjected to fire loads Justin Arfin
12:10 12:30 High-performance fibres in concrete: Australian experience in FRS and segmental linings David Oliveria
12:30 12:50 Fibre-reinforced tunnel structural lining fire design, verification and numerical modelling Alexander Rogan and Dan Su
12:50 13:00 Q&A

Waitākere Room — 11.30 – 13:00

11:30 13:00 Tunnel Ventilation, Systems and Operations Chair: Cristian Biotto,
Co-Chair: Rachael McCarrison
11:30 11:50 Road tunnel fan replacement project – transverse ventilation Matthew Bilson
11:50 12:10 Electric vehicle fires in road tunnels - vehicle and infrastructure considerations Georgia O’Connor
12:10 12:30 Human factors considerations for road tunnel aesthetics: Improving driver experience and traffic flow John Birch
12:30 12:50 Making tunnels think Cristian Biotto
12:50 13:00 Q&A
13:00 14:00 Lunch

Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre — 14.00 – 15:30

14:00 15:30 Caverns Chair: Geoff Archer,
Co-Chair: Amy Gray
14:00 14:20 Geotechnical characterisation of the Normanby fault zone for Roma Street Station cavern design, cross river rail, Brisbane Ralph Cammack
14:20 14:40 Underground cavern blasting – post TBM traverse Dan Keating
14:40 15:00 Construction of complex underground cavern structure on the Melbourne Metro Tunnel Town Hall Station Alain Giaque
15:00 15:20 Rapid construction of the Melbourne Metro CBD trinocular cavern lining – a focus on prefabricated reinforcement Vern Lee
15:20 15:30 Q&A

Hunua Room — 14.00 – 15:30

14:00 15:30 Excavation and Temporary Support Chair: Yuefeng Yin,
Co-Chair: Peter Yee
14:00 14:20 Numerical assessment of the canopy tube pre-support systems for a SEM tunnel crossing fault zones Chin Fung Tsang
14:20 14:40 A case study on the use of a low-vibration cracker for reducing vibration in tunnel construction Dong-Hyun Kim
14:40 15:00 Solving temporary works challenges - lessons learnt Barnabas Ilko
15:00 15:20 The West Gate Tunnel Project – cross passage construction Clara Cole-Hawthorne
15:20 15:30 Q&A

Waitākere Room — 14.00 – 15:30

14:00 15:30 Planning, Procurement and Risk Management Chair: Roland Walker,
Co-Chair: Helen Baxter-Crawford
14:00 14:20 A major change at the last minute for a large tunnel project... surely not! Tim Brown and Ian Blaiklock
14:20 14:40 Ground engineering risk management during construction of road tunnels in New South Wales Phil Clark
14:40 15:00 Comparison between the Baseline Specifications and Risk-Allocation Approach in the ASCE’s and the FIDIC-Emerald Book’s Geotechnical Baseline Report (GBR) Alexandre Gomes
15:00 15:20 Evolution of groundwater control in Sydney tunnels Mark Sheffield
15:20 15:30 Q&A
15:30 16:00 Afternoon Tea

Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre — 16.00 – 17:30

16:00 17:30 International Projects & Case Histories Chair: Eric Audige,
Co-Chair: Jochem Dorst
16:00 16:20 Challenges in building a massive subway station adjacent to the existing subway tunnels - 930 Station in Seoul Subway Line No. 9 Jay Lee
16:20 16:40 Seismic evaluation of racking response of underground utility tunnels in Korea Hyerin Lee
16:40 17:00 A comprehensive plan to mitigate flash flood risk in Ellicott City, Maryland Joe Schrank
17:00 17:20 Watercare’s Central Interceptor – building beyond a tunnel Bernice Chiam and Sandra Edwards
17:20 17:30 Q&A

Hunua Room — 16.00 – 17:30

16:00 17:30 Adits, Shafts and Cut & Cover Tunnels Chair: Ben Hayes,
Co-Chair: Kristina de Ambrosis
16:00 16:20 Top-down construction: How to maximise the benefits of a top-down approach – an exploration with background from Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel Project Benjamin Day
16:20 16:40 Central Station construction adit: Design of a temporary access tunnel and shafts in a complex live rail environment Amit Narsey
16:40 17:00 Design and construction of deep diaphragm wall shafts for Watercare’s Central Interceptor Sean Peterfreund
17:00 17:20 Numerical design of a half tunnel in hard rock Jason Chin
17:20 17:30 Q&A

Waitākere Room — 16.00 – 17:30

16:00 17:30 Asset Management Chair: Terry McGavin,
Co-Chair: Iris Yim
16:00 16:20 Applications and procedures for inspection and rehabilitation of hydro and water conveyance tunnels Mark Havekost
16:20 16:40 Inspection of a water tunnel by remote technology and manned entry Joe Schrank
16:40 17:00 Whole of life groundwater quality considerations for tunnel projects Phil Clark
17:00 17:20 In-tunnel aesthetic features – defining best practice within the project lifecycle Warwick Keating
17:20 17:30 Q&A
17:30 18:30 Welcome Reception
18:30 20:30 Young Members' Social Event