Wednesday 8 November

9:00 9:45 Transition Engineering and Sustainability - Getting the Problem Definition Right Susan Krumdieck
9:45 10:30 Keynote Speaker: Machine learning and AI in tunnelling Professor Mike Mooney
10:30 11:30 Morning Tea

Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre — 11.30 – 13:00

11:30 13:00 Groundwater Chair: Colin Parker,
Co-Chair: Max Blakemore
11:30 11:50 Determining the effective hydraulic conductivity for tunnel design and impact assessment Stephen Parsons
11:50 12:10 Continuous groundwater inflow monitoring in tunneling: A practical guide for meeting and demonstrating compliance with inflow limitations Thomas Roper
12:10 12:30 The consequences of using model predictions to manage groundwater aspects of the West Gate Tunnel Project Tara Taylor
12:30 12:50 Grouting down under a canal – navigating groundwater Inflows in a traditional Design & Construct (D&C) contract Aikaterini Monemvasioti Kappos
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: Clara Cole-Hawthorn
11:30 11:50 Experience with inflatable friction rock bolts on the Cross River Rail Project Strath Clarke
11:50 12:10 Rock bolt shearing during construction of multi-level tunnels in Sydney Yun Bai
12:10 12:30 Reliability approach to shotcrete design in Sydney tunnels Sara Haider
12:30 12:50 Macro Synthetic Fibre Reinforced Shotcrete (MSFRS) Design for East Coast Bays Formation in New Zealand Yu Sheng (Gabriel) Sim
12:50 13:00 Q&A

Waitākere Room — 11.30 – 13:00

11:30 13:00 Planning, Procurement and Risk Management Chair: Jay Lee,
Co-Chair: William Curlewis
11:30 11:50 The Victorian Tunnelling Centre: An industry education city for tunnelling construction & operations Ross Digby
11:50 12:10 From regulatory fog to regulatory clarity Priscilla Page and Dave Bellett
12:10 12:30 Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop (SRL) Project – SRL East progress update Chris Lyons and Russell Griffiths
12:30 12:50 Case study of Sydney Metro’s collaborative tunnel procurement approach by way of early contractor involvement, highlighting lessons learnt and examples of beneficial operational & customer outcomes. Christopher Hassell-Knight
12:50 13:00 Q&A
13:00 14:00 Lunch

Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre — 14.00 – 15:30

14:00 15:30 International Projects & Case Histories Chair: Jacob Grasmick,
Co-Chair: Caroline Beirne
14:00 14:20 The West Gate Tunnel Project – tunnel progress to date Gwyn Jones
14:20 14:40 Tunnel monitoring in Australia – advances and evolution – a 20-year reflection Irene Chan
14:40 15:00 Tunnel geometries and the relation with the in-situ stresses in the Stockholm region. Case study of the special tunnel geometries in the Stockholm metro - Blue Line extension Fernando Ceballos Martinez
15:00 15:20 Design of Lyon-Turin HS Tunnel using risk-driven approach Andrew Banks
15:20 15:30 Q&A

Hunua Room — 14.00 – 15:30

14:00 15:30 TBM's and Segmental Linings Chair: Ulrike Pelz,
Co-Chair: Ed Ayre
14:00 14:20 Design and construction of segment opening on Mega TBM Tunnel Shu Fan Chau
14:20 14:40 Challenges in excavation and mucking out for soft-ground tunnelling using large diameter TBM Veenuganan Sivalingam
14:40 15:00 Virtual master rings - A modern approach to quality assurance Dieter Loh
15:00 15:15 Q&A

Waitākere Room — 14.00 – 15:30

14:00 15:30 Sprayed Concrete and Rockbolting Chair: Wataru Okada,
Co-Chair: Natasha Rezai
14:00 14:20 Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete and its Application as a Load Bearing Corbel in West Gate Tunnel Luke Lu
14:20 14:40 How saving on accelerant chemical in shotcrete operations can spray a better product, save time, and improve your carbon footprint, all while drastically reducing overall operating costs Jakob Van de Sande
14:40 15:00 Assessing the vapor pressure buildup during fire-induced shotcrete spalling Dorna Emami and Mehdi Serati
15:00 15:15 Q&A
15:30 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 16:30 Closing Plenary & Conference Highlights Harry Asche, Matt Mules, Tame Te Rangi