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Welcome to the TSO Forum 2024!

We are pleased to announce that the 7th European Tunnel Safety Officers Forum will take place at Cetu in Lyon (France) on May 30th and 31st 2024. The theme will be: TSO's and their involvement in emergency response planning and evaluation, from concept stage through to operations. 

Program: what to expect?

The central theme, TSO's and their involvement in emergency response planning and evaluation, will be highlighted by relevant presentations, workshops and lively discussions. Of course, there will be plenty of time to meet and greet other TSO’s!

The event starts on Thursday May 30th in the morning with lectures and workshops and ends with a joint dinner in the evening. On Friday May 31st in the morning, site visits to two different tunnels in Lyon are organized. The program and site visit information can be found here.

Fee and membership for non COSUF members

Tunnel Safety Officers and Tunnel Managers appointed according to Directive 2004/54/EC as well as emergency services and all COSUF members are welcome to join the event.

ITA COSUF members can take part in this forum free of charge. Food and drinks, transfer to site visit, and the joint dinner on Thursday night are included. 

Not an ITA COSUF member? Then we ask for a fee of €350,-. Besides an excellent event, we offer you a membership of ITA COSUF for a period until 2026. The membership grants you to you take part in other ITA COSUF events and join the activity groups. Here you can find information on the benefits of being an ITA COSUF member.

Register now!

Download the Registration Form.

Venue and hotel recommendation

The venue of the TSO Forum in Lyon, France is easy to reach by train or plane (and then the Rhone Express to the city) . The venue was offered by CETU (Centre d'Études des Tunnels). Please find directions to travel to CETU by public transport (download public transport map) and allow 40 minutes travel time from the city centre.

The TSO Forum team will stay in the **** Carlton MGallery Hotel which is recommended. It is closely located to the metro stations Bellecour and Cordeliers.Until the end of February there will be a limited amount of rooms available with a discount. The Cosy room will cost you €230 per night for single occupancy, breakfast included. If you would like to stay in this hotel, send an email to and mention the TSO Forum 2024.


Of course, in the city centre of Lyon there is plenty of choice in finding alternative hotels.


This event is sponsored by Lombardi Ingénierie SAS, WSP BG and SETEC. 

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