TAC 2020
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Conference Program

The TAC 2020/21 Toronto conference program will blend a mix of plenary, technical and specialty sessions to meet the diverse needs of North American tunnelling professionals. In addition to the technical program, the conference will include numerous social events to facilitate networking, panel discussions, technical tours, a comprehensive Trade Show, the 2021 TAC AGM, and presentation of the Tunnelling Association of Canada’s 2021 Achievement Awards.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Trade Exhibition Set Up
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration Open
Noon - 6:00 pm
Technical Tours
Noon - 4:30 pm
Annual General Meeting
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Opening Icebreaker and Exhibitors' Reception
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
TAC Book Launch at Hockey Hall of Fame
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Young Members' Social
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Registration Open
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Delegate Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:20 am
Plenary Session - Keynote Presentations
8:20 am - 10:10 am
Trade Exhibition Open
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Coffee Break
10:10 am - 10:40 am
Technical Sessions
10:40 - Noon
Lunch in the Trade Exhibition
Noon - 1:00 pm
Technical Sessions
1:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Coffee Break
2:40 pm - 3:10 pm
Technical Sessions
3:10 pm - 4:30 pm
Exhibitors' Reception
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Shuttle Service to Casa Loma
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Awards Cocktail Reception
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Awards Dinner and Presentations
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Shuttle Service to Hilton Toronto
9:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Registration Open
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Delegate Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:20 am
Plenary Session - Project of the Year Presentations
8:20 am - 9:30 am
Trade Exhibition Open
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Coffee Break
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Technical Sessions
10:00 - Noon
Lunch in the Trade Exhibition
Noon - 1:00 pm
Technical Sessions
1:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Coffee Break
2:20 pm - 2:50 pm
Technical Sessions
2:50 pm - 4:10 pm
Plenary Sesssion - Current and Future Projects
4:10 pm - 4:30 pm

As of June 5, 2020. Please note: all program events and times are subject to change.