La Société canadienne
de géotechnique
The Canadian
Geotechnical Society
La Société canadienne de géotechnique
The Canadian Geotechnical Society

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
Apr 30 - May 03, 2017Montréal, QuébecCIM 2017 Convention
Mining will be examined through the lens of safety, innovation, employment, leadership, and much more, as well as a strong technical program.
See Website or Contact registration@cim.org
May 02, 2017Steamworks Pub, 375 Water Street – Uber Room (Main Floor), Vancouver, BCCanadian Dam Association: Technical Presentation by Andrew Watson
Andrew Watson will present an Overview of the Site C Project Design. Social Hour: 5:30 to 6:30 pm (appetizers will be provided) Technical Presentation: 6:30 to 7:30 pm Questions and Discussion: 7:30 to 8:00 pm Fee (cash only at the door): $5 for CDA members, $10 for non-members
Contact Cori.Creba@tetratech.com
May 04-09, 2017Edmonton, Alberta, Canada2017 International 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.
Contact sally.petaske@ualberta.ca
May 11-12, 2017Atlanta, Georgia USAIn-Situ Geotechnical Testing - Short Course
The course provides an overview on the types of in-situ geotechnical tests (SPT, CPT, CPTu, DMT, PMT, VST) and geophysical methods (Refraction, CHT, DHT, SASW, CSW, MASW, PSW, and ReMi), and places special emphasis on the utilization of the expedien
See Website or Contact paul.mayne@ce.gatech.edu
May 11-16, 2017Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaInternational Short Course on Design and Assessment of Mine Waste Structures
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 15-19, 2017University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 38th Annual Short Course Grouting Fundamentals and Current Practice
The same popular course previously hosted by the University of Florida, Missouri-Rolla, and most recently at the Colorado School of Mines has a proud new home at Univ. of TX
See Website or Contact victoria.klimt@austin.utexas.edu
May 17-19, 2017St.Petersburg, RussiaTransportation Geotechnics and Geoecology
The international scientific conference “Transportation Geotechnics and Geoecology” will be held May 17 – 19, 2017 to give an up-to-date picture of the field of design, construction and exploitation of transport facilities and to share the latest experiences. The abstract submission deadline is December 16, 2016.
See Website or Contact geotech@pgups.ru
May 18-19, 2017Calgary, ABShort Course on Design of Machine Foundations
The short course and workshop should be of interest to geotechnical engineers and civil engineers who wish to have a better understanding of the current state-of-the-art with respect to the analysis and design of flexible, rigid and pile foundations subjected to all types of dynamic loads. All key concepts and terminology will be explained and emphasis will be placed on the practical application of the information provided.
See Website or Contact cquintus@uwo.ca
May 18, 2017Mississauga, Ontario, CanadaTechnical Seminar - Modern Geotechnical Monitoring Practices
This is a full-day interactive seminar, with presentations and case studies in modern geotechnical monitoring practices. It will be split into 5 learning blocks covering monitoring and metrology concepts, data management, noise and vibration, non-contact monitoring and example case studies respectively. For additional detail please see the linked registration form.
See Website or Contact vleborgne@gkmconsultants.com
May 24, 2017Université McGill, Pavillon Macdonald, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Salle 267Conférence technique: Conception et suivi de la performance des puits de décharge dans la fondation granulaire de la digue Moncouche du lac réservoir Kénogami au Saguenay, une approche originale couronnée de succès
Conception et suivi de la performance des puits de décharge dans la fondation granulaire de la digue Moncouche du lac réservoir Kénogami au Saguenay, une approche originale couronnée de succès. Par : François Tremblay, ing. M.Sc.A.
See Website or Contact qcouest.cgs@gmail.com
May 31 - Jun 03, 2017Vancouver, BC2017 CSCE Annual Conference and AGM
The CSCE has selected “Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure” as the theme of the 2017 general conference and is pleased to offer the following specialty conferences:
- 6th International Conference on Engineering Mechanics and Materials
- 5th International Conference on Environmental Engineering
- 23rd Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference
- 6th CSCE/CRC International Construction Specialty Conference, and
- the First National Conference on First Nation’s Infrastructure.
The abstract submission deadline is November 30, 2016.
See Website
Jun 04-08, 2017Roanoke, VA3rd North American Symposium on Landslides (NASL 2017)
NASL 2017 will provide a stimulating forum for geoscientists, engineers, planners, economists, program managers, and other decision makers concerned with landslide hazards and their impact on society. Papers related to investigation, classification, monitoring, analysis and mitigation of landslides, as well as case studies on innovative analysis techniques and solutions will be presented. The abstract submission deadline is extended to June 30, 2016.
See Website or Contact ben.haugen@maptek.com
Jun 04-07, 2017Denver, Colorado, USAGeo-Risk 2017: Geotechnical Risk from Theory to Practice
The conference will feature the latest research advances and engineering-practice innovations with a focus on the use of probabilistic and risk methodologies in geotechnical engineering. Abstract deadline has been extended to June 1, 2016.
See Website or Contact d.v.griffiths@mines.edu
Jun 08, 2017PLAZA CENTRE-VILLE, 777 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa, MontréalSouper-conférence annuel : Interaction charges lourdes, climat et chaussées – les retombées de huit ans de recherche dans le cadre de la Chaire du CRSNG I3C
Interaction charges lourdes, climat et chaussées – les retombées de huit ans de recherche dans le cadre de la Chaire du CRSNG I3C. Par : Guy Doré, Professeur, Département de génie civil et de génie des eaux de l’Université Laval.
See Website or Contact qcouest.cgs@gmail.com
Jun 12-14, 2017Trondheim, Norway2nd International Workshop on Landslides in Sensitive Clays (IWLSC 2017)
The organizing committee has accepted 61 abstracts and invitedt authors to submit full-length papers. Dr. Suzanne Lacasse (NGI, Norway) and Professor Emeritus Guy Lefebvre (Sherbrooke University, Canada) will be the keynote speakers during the workshop.
See Website or Contact vikas.thakur@ntnu.no
Jun 14-16, 2017Loews Coronado Bay, Coronado, San Diego, CASuperPile '17
Technical committees of DFI and ADSC will combine their industry expertise to provide presentations on the latest developments in augered cast-inplace/ drilled displacement piles, drilled shafts, driven piles, ground improvement, helical piles and tiebacks, marine foundations, micropiles, testing and evaluation of foundation systems, and seismic and lateral loads. Discounted rate for CGS members. Abstract deadline is January 6, 2017.
See Website or Contact events@dfi.org
Jun 25-28, 2017San Francisco, CAARMA San Francisco 2017
The American Rock Mechanics Association invites you to its 51st US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium to be held in San Francisco, California, USA on 25-28 June 2017. The symposium will be held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in Union Square.
See Website or Contact info@armarocks.org
Jul 03-07, 2017Prague, Czech Republic85th Annual Meeting of the International Commission on Large Dams
The International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) is a non-governmental organization that provides a forum for Exchange of knowledge and experience in dam engineering construction and operational at the international level. ICOLD leads the profession in ensuring that dams are built safely, effiiently, economically, and without detrimental effects for the environment.
See Website or Contact icold2017@guarant.cz
Jul 15-19, 2017Sharm El-Sheik, EgyptGeoMEast 2017 International Conference
"Sustainable Civil Infrastructures: Innovative Infrastructure Geotechnology". GeoMEast 2017 will provide a showcase for recent developments and advancements in design, construction, and safety Inspections of transportation Infrastructures and offer a forum to discuss and debate future directions for the 21st century. Paper submission deadline is September 30, 2016.
See Website or Contact info@geomeast2017.org
Jul 16-19, 2017Vancouver, BCPBD-III Vancouver 2017 – The 3rd International Conference on Performance-based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering
The 3rd International Conference on Performance-based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (PBD-III Vancouver), organized under the auspices of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering - Technical Committee TC203 on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering and Associated Problems (ISSMGE-TC203), will be held July 16-19, 2017, in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. Supporting organizations include the Canadian Geotechnical Society, ASCE Geo-Institute, and EERI. Abstracts are due July 31, 2016.
See Website or Contact chair@pbdiiivancouver.com
Sep 06-07, 2017Leeds, UKSecond International Symposium on Coupled Phenomena in Environmental Geotechnics
CPEG2 follows the very successful first CPEG held in Torino (Italy) in 2013 and is being organised under the auspices of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering TC215 (Environmental Geotechnics). Abstract Deadline is November 30, 2016.
See Website or Contact cpeg2@leeds.ac.uk
Sep 14, 2017Ecole des Mines de Paris, 60 Bd Saint Michel, ParisJubilé du Comité Français de Mécanique des Roches
La célébration du 50ème anniversaire du Comité Français de Mécanique des Roches, qui se tiendra à l'Ecole des Mines de Paris le 14 septembre prochain.
See Website or Contact Isabelle.olzenski@mines-paristech.fr
Sep 17-22, 2017Seoul, Korea19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE 2017)
ICSMGE 2017 will be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from September 17 to 22, 2017. The deadline for CGS member abstracts has been extended to March 31, 2016. All CGS abstracts must be submitted to the CGS National Office at admin@cgs.ca.
See Website or Contact icsmge2017@icsmge2017.org
Sep 25-27, 2017Bali, IndonesiaPILE 2017 - International Conference on Advancement of Pile Technologies and Case Histories
The conference is organized by the Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Katolik Parahyangan, Indonesia under the auspices of Indonesian Society for Geotechnical Engineering (HATTI), International Society of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering (ISSMGE), Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Government of Indonesia, Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), and The International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC). The deadline for abstract submission is May 15, 2017.
See Website or Contact secretariat@pile2017.com
Oct 01-04, 2017Shaw Centre, Ottawa,OntarioGeoOttawa 2017
GeoOttawa 2017 will be the 70th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 12th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference. The conference theme is 70 Years of Canadian Geotechnics and Geoscience. Paper submission deadline is May 15, 2017.
See Website or Contact info@geoottawa2017.ca
Oct 05-07, 2017Chennai, India DFI-India 2017 Conference
Deep Foundations Institute of India (DFI of India), in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and Indian Geotechnical Society, Chennai Chapter, will host DFI-India 2017: International Conference on Deep Foundations Technologies for Infrastructure Development in India in October 2017 at IIT Madras, Chennai, India. Abstract submission deadline is January 20, 2017.
See Website or Contact tengler@dfi.org
Oct 11-13, 2017Sudbury, ON, CanadaFirst International Conference on Underground Mining Technology
This inaugural event will provide opportunities for underground mining practitioners to explore the latest mining technologies and methodologies that will drive industry into the future. Abstract deadline is January 25, 2017.
See Website or Contact info-acg@uwa.edu.au
Oct 11-12, 2017Helsinki, Finland3rd Nordic Rock Mechanics Symposium (NRMS 2018)
1 March 2017 Abstract deadline
1 April 2017 Abstract notification
1 June 2017 Full papers deadline
1 July 2017 Full papers notification
1 September 2017 Camera ready and payment deadline
11-12 October 2017 NRMS 2018 Helsinki
See Website or Contact ville.raasakka@ril.fi
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 MyanmarInaugural 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 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 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

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