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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.

Year: Geographic Region: Practice Area:

Highlighted listings indicate CGS-sponsored events

Date Location Event Contact
Feb 10-13, 2019Houston, TX USAGEOSYNTHETICS CONFERENCE 2019
Geosynthetics Conference 2019 is a must-attend event featuring more than 1,300 geotechnical practitioners, designers, regulators, contractors, and installers come together at this highly respected trade show event to learn the latest research, materials, applications, and case studies. Feb. 10-13, 2019 | Marriott Marquis | Houston, TX USA
See Website or Contact bjconnett@ifai.com
Mar 04-08, 2019Austin, Texas, USA40th Annual-Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice
This terrific course combines classroom and a field demonstration day in warm Austin, Texas at The University of Texas. Join the leaders in grouting for world-class training and hands-on learning. For owners, regulators, consultants, contractors.
See Website or Contact rgibbs@austin.utexas.edu
Mar 07, 2019Regina, SK, CanadaGeoCelebration 2019
GeoCelebration 2019 will be an evening filled with fun, laughter, entertainment and celebration of geotechnical leadership and excellence. Dr Wayne Clifton, P.Eng. will deliver a keynote presentation. www.GeoCelebration.com
See Website or Contact Reginageotechgroup@gmail.com
Mar 24-27, 2019Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, USAGeo-Congress 2019
The Eighth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering will be held March 24–27, 2019. The Geo-Congress 2019 will feature experiences and observations from hundreds of geoengineering projects, including recent “MegaProjects.” The conference will include a wide range of knowledge-enhancing technical and panel sessions, short courses, and workshops
See Website
May 02-03, 2019Western University, London, OntarioWestern Centrifuge Opening and Symposium - May 2019
Official opening and international symposium to celebrate the commissioning of the new state-of-the-art Western Geotechnical Centrifuge. The event will take place in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Western University, on Thursday and Friday, May 2-3, 2019.
See Website or Contact tnewson@eng.uwo.ca
May 02-07, 2019Edmonton, AB, CanadaInternational Short Course on Design and Assessment of Mine Waste Structures (Tailings Dams and Rock Dumps)
This comprehensive short course is comprised of five days of 40 lecture hours and three tutorials on the design, construction, operation, monitoring, evaluation and safety of mining facilities.
See Website or Contact sally.petaske@ualberta.ca
May 29-31, 2019Toronto, OntarioUsing Rocscience Tools for Surface and Underground Geotechnical Applications
A three-day course on 2D and 3D Geotechnical Analysis. This course will provide a background on numerical modeling for slope stability, excavation design, and pile analysis.
See Website or Contact JEFF.LAM@ROCSCIENCE.COM
May 30-31, 2019Concordia University18th Global Joint Seminar on Geo-Environmental Engineering (GEE)
The 18th Global Joint Seminar on Geo-Environmental Engineering (GEE) will be taking place on May 30 and 31, 2019 at Concordia.
See Website or Contact geeconcordia2019@gmail.com
Jun 09-14, 2019Ottawa, OntarioICOLD 2019 Annual Meeting/Symposium
The Canadian Dam Association will host the 87th Annual Meeting of the International Commission of Large Dams. ICOLD 2019 will be an excellent opportunity for more than 1,000 delegates, from the 100 ICOLD member countries to come together and collaborate in high quality technical meetings.
See Website or Contact info@icold-cigb2019.ca
Jun 10-13, 2019Golden, Colorado7th International Conference on Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation
The 7th DFHM in Golden, Colorado will provide a forum for international researchers, engineers, and policy makers to:
1.Exchange ideas and transfer knowledge between scientists, engineers, and policy makers
2.Promote scientific advancement of debris-flow hazards, response, and mitigation
3.Promote communication related to the outstanding needs for decreasing risk from debris flows.
Abstract submission deadline is May 31, 2018.
See Website or Contact psanti@mines.edu
Jun 12-15, 2019Laval (Montreal) QCCanadian Society for Civil Engineering 2019 Annual Conference
The CSCE 2019 Annual Conference will include:
•CSCE General Conference
•7th International Construction Specialty Conference
•17th International Environmental Specialty Conference
•24th Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference and the
•7th International Engineering Mechanics and Materials Specialty Conference.
See Website
Jun 17-20, 2019Rome, Italy7th lnternational Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (VII ICEGE)
After the increasingly successful conferences held in Tokyo 1995, Lisbon 1999, Berkeley 2004, Thessaloniki 2007, Santiago 2011 and Christchurch 2015, the Italian Geotechnical Society (AGI) on appointment by the ISSMGE Technical Committee 203 (‘Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering and associated problems’) is delighted to announce that Roma will host the 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (VII ICEGE) from 17 to 20 June 2019.
See Website or Contact info@7icege.com
Jun 23-26, 2019Brooklyn, NYAmerican Rock Mechanics Association's 53rd US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium
The American Rock Mechanics Association invites you to its 53rd US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium taking place 23 - 26 June 2019 in New York City, one of the most exciting cities in the world! It is a major financial, commercial and cultural center - a technological and artistic hub that offers many options for entertainment such as famous concerts, shows, and theatrical plays. New York has iconic buildings, bridges, and parks that are well-known worldwide.
See Website or Contact info@armarocks.org
Aug 18-22, 2019Québec, QC8th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering and the 8th Canadian Permafrost Conference
The 18th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering and the 8th Canadian Permafrost Conference will focus on sustainable infrastructure development and permafrost science, in a climate change context. The abstract submission deadline is October 31, 2018.
See Website or Contact iccre2019@agoraopus3.com
Sep 26-28, 2019St. John's, NL6th Canadian Young Geotechnical Engineers and Geoscientists Conference (cYGEGC)
The Canadian Young Geotechnical Engineers and Geoscientists Conference (cYGEGC) is an event held every three years that gathers students and young professionals from across Canada and beyond. The conference focuses on providing an opportunity to young professionals and students with geotechnical and geosciences backgrounds to meet their peers, exchange technical knowledge and interact with experts in a relaxed environment.
See Website or Contact chairs@cygegc2019.com
Sep 29 - Oct 02, 2019St. John's, NLGeoSt.John's 2019 - 72nd Canadian Geotechnical Conference
The theme for GeoSt.John's 2019 is Under Land and Sea. Growth of the offshore oil and gas industry in Atlantic Canada has created many opportunities for the geotechnical community. This conference intends to highlight recent achievements in offshore and nearshore geotechnical engineering. Abstracts are due by December 15, 2018.
See Website or Contact info@geostjohns2019.ca
Nov 18-22, 2019Cancun, MexicoXVI Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
Save the dates for the 16th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering taking place in Cancun, Mexico. Go to their website to sign up for the e-newsletter.
See Website or Contact support@panamerican2019mexico.com