Tunneling activities in Turkey and in the world continue unabated. Employer institutions put forward new projects, contractor companies continue to create success stories, and suppliers enrich the sector with new products they put on the market. As the Tunneling Association, which brings together all stakeholders of the tunneling sector, we invite all representatives of the sector to the 7th International Tunneling Symposium, which we will organize at Fairmont Quasar Istanbul Hotel on November 23-24, 2023. We invite those interested. On February 6, 2023, a major earthquake struck Turkey, prompting a deeper understanding of the tunneling industry's relationship with natural disasters. has shown the necessity to be put forward. Therefore, the main theme of this year's symposium is "Natural Disasters and Tunnels". Symposium presentations will be given by nationally and internationally recognized invited experts. and will be translated simultaneously from Turkish to English and from English to Turkish.