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ISSMGE News Digest January 2016

Please visit the ISSMGE website – www.issmge.org for full details of all ISSMGE activities. 1.     Edinburgh Council Meeting Minutes These are now available from the website at http://www.issmge.org/en/committees/council-meeting-minutes 2.     ISSMGE Webinars Click here for a full list of previously recorded ISSMGE webinars ISSMGE Bulletins Edition Website Volume 9, Issue 6 December 2015 http://www.issmge.org/en/resources/issmge-bulletin/790-vol-9-issue6-december-2015

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ISSMGE News Digest

Please visit the ISSMGE website – www.issmge.org for full details of all ISSMGE activities. ISSMGE Webinars Speaker Date Title Samuel I.K Ampadu (Ghana) 14 December 2015 Characterizing lateritic soils Click here for a full list of previously recorded ISSMGE webinars ISSMGE Bulletins Edition Website Volume 9, Issue 5 October 2015 http://www.issmge.org/en/resources/issmge-bulletin/784-vol-9-issue-5-october-2015 Volume 9, Issue 6 is due to be published

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December 2015 Newsletter

Dear BGA Member,   Another year nearly over, which means your subs will be due shortly!  Please visit MyICE to settle if you have not already done so.   Flyers, booking arrangements and full details of all BGA events will be available shortly on the BGA website at www.britishgeotech.org.uk. It would be really helpful if you could let us know if your commitments prevent you from attending an event for which you have previously registered

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November 2015 Newsletter

REMINDER: international events will not generally be listed in this newsletter in future - members are directed to http://britishgeotech.org/events/conferences/ or BGA social media (Linked In, Twitter and Facebook) for full details.   Headlines and Deadlines Robert Mair appointed to the House of Lords as an Independent Crossbench Peer on 13 October. Abstract deadline extended: 2016 US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium – 15 November 2015

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October 2015 Newsletter

Headlines and Deadlines  Joint BGA/IGS Lecture: 14 October 2015 AGS Quality Results in Ground Investigation seminar: 14 October 2015 Final abstract deadline extension: 16th WCEE – 15 October 2015 Abstract deadline: 1st International Geomechanics Forum - Application to Hydrocarbon Reservoirs – 16 October 2015 Abstract deadline: 2016 US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium – 1 November 2015 Géotechnique Lecture: 17 November 2105 Fleming

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September 2015 Newsletter

Headlines and Deadlines  Last chance to register for ECSMGE (13-15 September 2015) in Edinburgh Comments on draft of prEN ISO18674-2 due by 9 September 2015 ECG Lecture:  Updating CIRIA C580 – design of embedded retaining walls – 7 October 2015 Joint BGA/IGS Lecture:  14October 2015 AGS Quality Results in Ground Investigation seminar:  14 October 2015 Géotechnique Lecture: 17 November 2105 Fleming Award:  9 December 2015 Canadian Geotechnical

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August 2015 Newsletter

Headlines and Deadlines Register now for ECSMGE (13-15 September 2015) in Edinburgh Fleming Award 2015 – entries to be submitted by 31 July 2015 6ICSE 2015 – early bird registration extended to 3 August 2015; abstracts due 1 September 2015 ISSMGE Webinar on Landslides – 12 noon GMT on 10 August 2015 5th Int’ll Conf on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation (Sept 2016). Abstracts due 31 August 2015 Comments on draft of prEN ISO18674-2

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BS5930 – 3rd version published

David Norbury          Independent consultant and Chair of the Revision Panel Breaking news – BS5930:2015 – the new version of the Standard on Ground Investigation is now public. BS5930 has underpinned ground investigation practice in the UK and abroad since its original publication in 1981. The original version broke new ground by standardising for the first time many of the aspects of an investigation and was published at about the

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July 2015 Newsletter

Headlines and Deadlines Register now for ECSMGE (13-15 September 2015) in Edinburgh Geotechnica – 8-9 July 2015 including AGS Data Format Working Group presentation Near Surface Physics Group -  Geophysics for Critical Infrastructure:  16 July 2015 MyICE not available on 18 July 2015 – planned electrical maintenance at One Great George street Comments on Code of Practice for the UK surface water source heat pumps due by 24 July 2015. Young

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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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