Underground Infrastructure & Trenchless Technology Conference and Trade Fair
International No Dig 2015 Istanbul Conference and Exhibition

UPCOMING EVENTS

UNDERGROUND INFRASTRUCTURE & TRENCHLESS TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE AND TRADE FAIR

28-31 August 2014, Istanbul Expo Center (IFM) - TURKEY

NO-DIG TURKEY 2014 - UNDERGROUND INFRASTRUCTURE & TRENCHLESS TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE AND TRADE FAIR will be held in Istanbul Expo Center (IFM) on 28-31 August 2014.

The primary target is to create awareness about the latest developments about the underground infrastructure and trenchless technologies and to bring the global industry under the same roof.

UNDERGROUND INFRASTRUCTURE & TRENCHLESS TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE AND TRADE FAIR will be one of the most important events regarding infrastucture and trenchless technologies all over the world.

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PAST EVENTS

NO DIG TURKEY 2013 - A GREAT SUCCESS

1 October 2013, Istanbul - TURKEY

TSITT (Turkish Society for Infrastructure and Trenchless Technology) held the NO DIG TURKEY 2013 CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION in Istanbul TR on October 1st, 2013 with the valuable support of IGDAS and ISTT. Many local and international participants attended this unique trenchless event of Turkey.

NO DIG TURKEY 2013 started with the welcoming speech of Mr. Yasin Torun - Chairman of TSITT. Afterwards, Prof. Jens Hölterhoff - Chairman of GSTT (German Society for Trenchless Technology) and Mr. Zuver Cetinkaya - Secretary General of UMM (Union of Municipalities of Marmara) gave their opening speeches.

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II. TUNNELLING and MICROTUNNELLING SHORT COURSE - A GREAT SUCCESS

27-28 September 2013, Istanbul - TURKEY

2nd Tunnelling and Microtunnelling Short Course was held by TSITT (Turkish Society for Infrastructure and Trenchless Technology) and TTS (Turkish Tunnelling Society) in Istanbul TR on September 27th-28th, 2013. Many local and international participants attended this unique tunnelling event of Turkey.

2nd Tunnelling and Microtunnelling Short Course started with the opening speeches of Mr. Yasin Torun - Chairman of TSITT and Dr. Nuh Bilgin - Chairman of TTS. Afterwards, Dr. Cemal Balci of ITU (Istanbul Technical University) made a presentation with the title of 'Site and Laboratory Investigations'. Then, Dr. Nuh Bilgin made a presentation with the title of 'Principles of TBM Design, Selection and Performance Prediction, Problems Encountered in Large Diameter TBM Tunnelling'. Afterwards, Dr. Daniele Peila - Vice President of ITA (International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association) made a presentation with the title of 'Steel Pipe Umbrella and Forepoling: Technology and Design'. Then, Dr. Georg Anagnostou of ETH Zurich made a presentation with the title of 'Face stability analysis for mechanized tunnelling with EPB or Slurry shields'.

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MECHANIZED TUNNELLING and MICROTUNNELLING SHORT COURSE

4-5 October 2012, Sanliurfa - TURKEY

TSITT (Turkish Society for Infrastructure and Trenchless Technology) held the MECHANIZED TUNNELLING AND MICROTUNNELLING SHORT COURSE in Sanliurfa Hilton Hotel TR on 4-5 October 2012 with the valuable support of TTS (Turkish Tunnelling Society) and ISTT. Many local and international participants attended this unique mechanized tunnelling and microtunnelling short course of Turkey.

MECHANIZED TUNNELLING AND MICROTUNNELLING SHORT COURSE started with the welcoming speech of Mr. Yasin Torun - Chairman of TSITT and Prof. Dr. Nuh Bilgin - Chairman of TTS. Afterwards, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cemal Balci of ITU (Istanbul Technical University) made a presentation with the title of 'Site and Laboratory Investigations'. Then, Prof. Dr. Nuh Bilgin of ITU made a presentation with the title of 'Principles of TBM Design and Selection, Problems Encountered in Large Diameter TBM Tunnelling'. Thereafter, Mr. Bahadir Cinar of PENATRADE made a presentation with the title of 'Utility Tunnelling'.

If you are involved with tunnelling and microtunnelling or are planning to be involved, the Mechanized Tunnelling and Microtunnelling Short Course is a must-attend event to obtain the latest technical information to ensure a successful project.

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NO-DIG TURKEY 2012 CONFERENCE

2-3 October 2012, Sanliurfa - TURKEY

TSITT (Turkish Society for Infrastructure and Trenchless Technology) held the NO DIG TURKEY 2012 CONFERENCE in Sanliurfa TR on 2-3 October 2012 with the valuable support of ISTT. Many local and international participants attended this unique trenchless event of Turkey.

NO DIG TURKEY 2012 CONFERENCE started with the welcoming speech of Mr. Yasin Torun - Chairman of TSITT. Afterwards, Mr. John Hemphill - Executive Director of ISTT and Prof. Dr. Samuel Ariaratnam - Chairman of ISTT gave their opening speeches. Then, Mr. Fevzi Yucetepe - Deputy Mayor of Sanliurfa, Mr. Guven Karacuha - Deputy General Manager of DSI (State Hydraulic Works) and Mr. Sadrettin Karahocagil - President of GAP (Southeastern Anatolia Project Regional Development Administration) gave their opening speeches. Afterwards, Mr. Celalettin Guvenc - Governor of Sanliurfa gave his keynote speech. Mr. Guvenc mentioned that trenchless technology is a must for Sanliurfa and entire Turkey and he is very honoured as this year's event is held in the city of Sanliurfa - a unique city having a history more than twelve thousand years. Additionally, he mentioned that the Government will continuously support TSITT and the International No Dig 2015 Conference and Exhibition which will be held in Istanbul, Turkey.

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NO DIG TURKEY SUMMIT

18-19 November 2011, Halic Congress Center, Istanbul - TURKEY

TSITT (Turkish Society for Infrastructure and Trenchless Technology) held the NO-DIG TURKEY SUMMIT in Istanbul on 18-19 November 2011 with the valuable support of ISTT. Many local and international participants attended this unique trenchless event of Turkey.

NO-DIG TURKEY SUMMIT started with the welcoming speech of Mr. Yasin Torun - Chairman of TSITT. Afterwards, Mr. John Hemphill - Executive Director of ISTT and Prof. Dr. Samuel Ariaratnam - Chairman of ISTT gave their opening speeches. Then, Turkish Minister of Forestry and Water Works Prof. Dr. Veysel Eroglu gave his keynote speech. Prof. Dr. Eroglu mentioned that trenchless technology is a must for entire Turkey and he is very glad with the establishment and the activities of TSITT. Additionally, he mentioned that the Ministry will continuously support TSITT and the International No Dig 2015 Conference and Exhibition which will be held in Istanbul, Turkey.

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