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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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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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Fleming Award 2017

Please note: due to unavoidable circumstances there has been a change of keynote speaker. See below for full details.   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,

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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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ECG Post Rankine Lecture Drinks

The BGA ECG warmly invite attendees to networking drinks following Professor Alonso’s Rankine Lecture 2017. The h-bar is located downstairs from the main lecture theatre and directions will be given on the night. Sponsored by Arup (on a first come, first served basis) 15th March 2017 following the lecture The h-bar, Level 0 Sherfield Building, Imperial College, London For details and location of the h-bar see:  http://www.imperial.ac.uk/food-and-drink/catering-outlets/h-bar/

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Rankine Dinner Request Form: Now Available!-updated

The 57th Rankine Dinner Request form is now available!

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57th Rankine Lecture: Professor Eduardo Alonso

57TH RANKINE LECTURE Advance Registration is not required for this event Watch online:  https://youtu.be/FS3xIOKJrbk Wednesday 15th March 2017 at 5.30pm The Great Hall, Sherfield Building, Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, SW7 2AZ (Additional seating in the Clore Lecture Theatre, Huxley Building, Imperial College) Triggering and Motion of Landslides Professor Eduardo Alonso Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) ABSTRACT The velocity

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Accessing the New GE Website

Guide to gaining full access to the Ground Engineering website Membership of the BGA includes an annual subscription to Ground Engineering. That used to mean just receiving the print issue of the magazine but the website – www.geplus.co.uk – contains daily news updates, exclusive online features and access to every technical paper ever published in Ground Engineering, as well as more in-depth versions of features and news that appeared in the

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June 2015 Newsletter

Headlines and Deadlines Voting for BGA Executive Committee Election closes – 10 June 2015   Early Bird registration extended for ECSMGE (13-15 September 2015) in Edinburgh: 12 June 2015   BGA AGM and prize-giving followed by Prof Hugh St John repeating his 2014 Fujita Lecture and concluded by a drinks reception – 17 June 2015   other 2015, 2016 events and beyond to put on your calendar 1     ECSMGE XVI – EDINBURGH: 13 –

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October 2014 Newsletter

Headlines and Deadlines   IMPORTANT:  the ICE database is being updated with 2015 subscription information this coming weekend so MyICE and online registration for events cannot be accessed between 16:00 on Friday 10October and 09:00 on Tuesday 14 October.  Deadline extended for themed issue on Innovations in Deep Foundations design and construction in 2016 – 10October 2014 Joint Meeting with IGS: Geosynthetics – Design & specification,

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