Monthly Archives: July 2017

ISSMGE Special Issue – Seoul

  This newsletter focuses on Ground Improvement works, organized within the framework of the next ICSMGE 2017 which will be held in Seoul from: 17 to 22 September 2017: - Organization of the four Discussion Sessions dedicated to Ground Improvement works, -Session 1 dedicated to the GI works without admixtures and inclusions, - Sessions 2 and 3 dedicated to the GI works with admixtures and inclusions, - Session 4 dedicated to GI works with grouting

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The ISSMGE Foundation

The ISSMGE Foundation OBJECTIVE The concept of the ISSMGE Foundation dates back to September 2009, when Professor Jean-Louis Briaud, the newly-elected President of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) in his acceptance speech to the ISSMGE Council Meeting (Alexandria, Egypt), introduced his vision of a foundation that would enable geotechnical engineers from around the world to make better use of resources

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2nd Pan American Conference on Unsaturated Soils – 12th-15th November 2017, Dallas, Texas

On behalf of the Unsaturated Soils Committee of the Geo-Institute (ASCE), and the TC106 committee on Unsaturated Soils (ISSMGE), you are cordially invited to attend PanAm-UNSAT 2017: The Second Pan American Conference on Unsaturated Soils, November 12-15, 2017, Dallas, Texas, USA. You are invited to submit a one-page proposal for a short course or workshop on any of the technical topics listed in the flyer below.  Deadline for proposals is 10th

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GeoMEast 2018 abstract submission

  GeoMEast 2018 International Conference 24-28 November 2018 Cairo, Egypt Recent rapid construction in Egypt and the Middle East has provided great opportunities for bridge, pavement, geotechnical, geological, tunnel and all engineers to use their knowledge and talents to solve many challenging problems involving highways, bridge structures, pavements, materials, ground improvements, slopes, excavations, dams, canals and tunnels with innovative

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International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics – SEG-2018

26-28 September 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland EPFL are glad to announce the International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics (SEG-2018) under the auspices of the Technical Committee TC – 308 of ISSMGE, taking place at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland on 26-28 September 2018.   The Symposium is a 3-day event focusing on biggest challenges and innovative solutions on energy geotechnics. It aims to serve as

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19th ICSMGE Seoul 2017

19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE 2017) 17 to 22 September 2017, Seoul, Republic of Korea On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee for the 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE 2017), I am pleased to welcome you all to the ICSMGE 2017 to be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from September 17 to 22, 2017. The theme of the ICSMGE 2017 is “Unearth

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Special Plenary Lecture – 2017 Terzaghi Lecture – Professor Kerry Rowe

The International Symposium on Coupled Phenomena in Environmental Geotechnics 6 September to 7 September 2017 University of Leeds This lecture highlights the importance of carefully considering the implications of design and construction decisions in ensuring good long-term liner performance. It explores some common well-understood concepts and then examines the misconceptions that can arise and their implications. It highlights the importance of

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2018 Upcoming Events
Fleming Award 2017

Wednesday 6th December at 6.30pm   Telford Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA Finalists:   Project Teams Pines Hotel Cliff Stabilisation Scheme CH2M, Raymond Brown Construction, The Pines Hotel Garrion Gill Slope Remediation Network Rail Infrastructure Projects Scotland, QTS Group Limited, COWI UK Limited, Cementation Skanska, Datum Group The PISA Project   Oxford University, Imperial

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Touring Lecture 2017: Southampton

Giulia Viggianni  will deliver the 2017 Touring Lecture :  Tunnelling in the Urban Environment: engineering challenges and research ·         Wednesday 8th November – hosted by the Northern Ireland Geotechnical Group at Queen’s University Belfast ·         Monday 13th November – hosted by the Southern Geotechnical Group at Southampton Solent University ·         Wednesday 15th November – hosted by the Midland

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