Overview

Exciting Things are Happening

at George Fox

The UCA of SME is committed to providing critical industry and technical knowledge, premier educational and professional development opportunities, and information access for tunneling practitioners around the world. To achieve that mission, the UCA of SME hosts the annual George A. Fox Conference where tunneling industry professionals and experts share challenges and strategies for tunneling in populated areas.


The 2019 George Fox Conference theme is Water Tunnels: Past, Present & Future. Industry experts explore the unique challenges faced when tunneling in aqueous environments.

Highlights of this conference include learning about the challenges and success at these major projects: the State of California Water Fix Tunnel Program, the Repair and Rehabilitation of the NYC Aqueducts, and Microtunneling the NYCDEP Gilboa Dam project. The popular Tunneling Industry Update and lessons-learned presentations will round out this exciting conference.