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Calendar of Events

The Calendar of Events lists upcoming Canadian Geotechnical Society sponsored or co-sponsored events, and other geotechnically-related events in Canada, the USA and elsewhere.

Use the selection boxes provided to search for events by Year, Geographic Location (as per CGS Section catchment areas), and Practice Area (as per CGS Technical Division geotechnical practice areas).

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While the CGS makes every effort to provide correct information in the Calendar of Events, the event website or contact associated with a listing should be relied on as the most up to date.

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Date Location Event Contact
Oct 24-27, 2017New Orleans, Louisiana, USA DFI 42nd Annual Conference
The Deep Foundation Institute's 2017 Conference is your opportunity to network with the largest gathering of practitioners specializing in the deep foundation industry. Abstract deadline for technical papers and panel sessions is December 16, 2016.
See Website or Contact tengler@dfi.org
Nov 02-08, 2017Yangon & Upper MyanmarMAESA 2017: Breaking New Frontiers
Inaugural Conference on Applied Earth Sciences in Myanmar and Neighboring Regions
Beginning on 2 November 2017, the program comprises two days of applied earth sciences sessions and a post-conference field trip (optional but recommended) to Upper Myanmar of two or five days.
See Website or Contact dr.yinyinnwe@gmail.com
Nov 03-05, 2017Nanjing, China6th International Forum on Opto-electronic Sensor-based Monitoring in Geo-engineering
This forum will be held in Nanjing University, Nanjing, China. The forum theme is Frontiers and Applications of Infrastructure Monitoring Technologies. Many well-known scholars and experts around the world will give plenary presentations.
See Website or Contact osmg2017@fosmg.com
Nov 05-08, 2017Banff, Alberta, CanadaTailings and Mine Waste 2017
Conference participants will have opportunities to present ideas, learn of new developments and technologies, make professional contacts and discuss issues related to the impact of mine wastes on the environment.
See Website or Contact conference@ostrf.com
Nov 12-15, 2017Dallas, Texas2nd Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils (Pan-Am-UNSAT 2017)
Pan-Am-UNSAT 2017 will bring together researchers, practitioners, students and policy makers to share the latest advances, engineering applications and pedagogical approches in the unsaturated soil mechanics discipline. The abstract submissione deadline is November 23, 2016.
See Website or Contact geo-institute@asce.org
Nov 22, 2017Best Western Seven Oaks - 777 Albert Street Regina, SK S4R 2P6 CARegina Geotechnical Group Lunch and Learn
Topic: Edmonton LRT Tunnels – A History and Comparison of Tunnel Performance in the City Presenter: David Elwood, USASK
Contact reginageotechgroup@gmail.com
Nov 28-30, 2017Kathmandu, Nepal11th Asian Regional Conference (ARC-11)
The Nepal Geotechnical Society is organizing the 11th Asian Regional Conference (ARC-11) of the IAEG from November 28-30, 2017. The theme is "Engineering Geology for Geodisaster Management" reflecting the need for a revisit of practices in light of the 2015-Gorkha Earthquake. Prospective participants are asked to pre-register to express their interest in presenting a paper - abstract submission will open on Nov 15, 2016.
See Website or Contact info@iaegarc11ngs.com
Nov 30 - Dec 05, 2017Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaInternational Short Course on Permafrost Engineering
This five-day course will cover a variety of topics, including the logistical challenges of building in Northern Regions, understanding the origin and different types of ground ice and evaluating and designing foundations and slopes in permafrost.
See Website or Contact sally.petaske@ualberta.ca
Dec 11-12, 2017Atlanta, Georgia USAGeotechnical Foundation Systems
Continuing Education Course that covers shallow & deep foundations within the context of in-situ testing, especially using CPT, SCPT, DMT, and SDMT with shear wave velocity. Many case studies presented to show applications.
See Website or Contact paul.mayne@ce.gatech.edu
Dec 13, 2017Regina / Venue TBARegina Geotechnical Group Lunch and Learn
Topic: The Aging of Soils in Earth Embankment Dams Presenter: Chris Hill - AAFC
Contact reginageotechgroup@gmail.com