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Manuscript Submission

We have created the following overview to assist authors with submitting a manuscript. Please submit final manuscript with peer review reconciliations by April 22, 2024.

Your paper should be submitted as a Word document (.doc). You may submit the figures as part of the main document or upload them separately as .doc, .jpg or .tif files — not PowerPoint or Excel.

Manuscript Criteria

      • Does the paper add unique value to the international tunneling and underground space community, i.e., to your knowledge, this or similar material has not been published?
      • Does the paper present new concepts and information?
      • Is the technical content presented and supported well in the paper, e.g., equations, tables, figures, rationale, conclusions?
      • Is the paper well written – organized, easy to understand, written with correct English grammar and paragraph/sentence structure?

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Key Dates

      • November 1, 2023 – Issue formal, public call for papers
      • October 2, 2023 – Abstract Submission Site open
      • December 20, 2023 – Abstract Due date
      • December 20, 2023 – Notification to Organizing Committee for Abstract Review
      • January 8, 2024 – Abstract Review Completion Date
      • January 15, 2024 – Acceptance Reject Notification Date
      • February 21, 2024 – Final Papers due
      • April 22, 2024 –  Authors Reconciliation Of Peer Review

Ready to submit your manuscript online?

Peer Review reconciliations are due April 22, 2024.

Questions about Manuscript Submission?

For more information, please contact:

SME Authors Support
E: authors@smenet.org
T: 303.948.4200

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