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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
Jan 23-25, 2018Villars-sur-Ollon, SwitzerlandWinter School on Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment
Geomechanics, Environment and Energy are increasingly related, and important contemporary themes. The school aims to provide participants with a deep understanding on selected topics through lectures given by renowned international experts. The deadline for registering for the Winter School, and for submission of extended abstracts is January 15, 2018.
See Website or Contact gete-school@epfl.ch
Jan 24, 2018Best Western Seven Oaks - 777 Albert Street Regina, SK S4R 2P6 CARegina Geotechnical Group Lunch and Learn
Topic: Geotechnical Challenges of the North Commuter Parkway - Saskatoon Presenter: Rashedul Chowdhury
Contact reginageotechgroup@gmail.com
Feb 12-16, 2018Austin, Texas, USAGrouting Fundamentals Course Held February 12-16, 2018
Texas Engineering Hosts 39th Annual Grouting Short Course February 12-16, 2018 Texas Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin invites you to join the 39th Annual Grouting Short Course. The course will be held in Austin, Texas from February
See Website or Contact kieffer@tugraz.at
Feb 15, 2018Best Western Seven Oaks - 777 Albert Street Regina, SK S4R 2P6 CARegina Geotechnical Group Lunch and Learn
Topic: Landslides Triggered by Extreme Climatic Events Presenter: Ryan Kozun
Contact reginageotechgroup@gmail.com
Mar 05-10, 2018Orlando, FloridaInternational Foundations Congress and Equipment Expo
ADSC (The International Association of Foundation Drilling), DFI (Deep Foundations Institute), G-I ASCE (Geo-Institute of American Society of Civil Engineers), and PDCA (Pile Driving Contractors Association) have joined forces for the International Foundations Congress and Equipment Expo. Abstracts are due by March 29, 2017.
See Website or Contact ifcee2018@adsc-iafd.com
Mar 12-13, 2018Atlanta, Georgia USAIn-Situ Geotechnical Testing
Course introduces variety of site exploratory methods including geophysics and in-situ testing (SPT, CPT, DMT, SCPTU) and shows how to obtain geoengineering parameters for analysis and design. A module on critical-state soil mechanics is included.
See Website or Contact paul.mayne@ce.gatech.edu
May 07-09, 2018Victoria, British Columbia8th International Symposium on Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences
ISSMMTC) gathers together international researchers concerned with offshore geohazards. In particular, it is the venue for those working on submarine landslides and the results of those landslides, such as tsunamis, and their impacts on society. Abstracts are due by February 15, 2017.
See Website
Jun 03-06, 2018Canmore, AB7th Canadian Geohazards Conference: Geohazards 7
Geohazards 7 will be held June 3-6, 2018 at the Coast Canmore Hotel & Conference Centre in Alberta. Look for the full Geohazards 7 conference website and the opening of the Call for Abstracts in early 2017.
See Website or Contact info@geohazards7.ca
Jun 06-08, 2018Rome, ItalyInternational Conference on Deep Foundations and Ground Improvement
Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) and the European Federation of Foundation Contractors (EFFC) are both committed to improving quality, safety, innovation, durability, sustainability and standards of technical competence. The conference's intent is to explore the industry’s challenges presented by owners and owners' representative's(consultants/construction managers) who are associated with building the infrastructure systems that meet modern demands. Abstract deadline is June 16, 2017.
See Website
Jun 10-13, 2018Austin, TexasGeotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics 2018 (GEESD V)
On behalf of the Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics Committee of the Geo-Institute (G-I) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), we would like to cordially invite you to attend the 5th Conference on Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics (GEESD V). GEESD V 2018 builds upon the success of past events in Sacramento CA (2008), Seattle WA (1998), Park City UT (1988), and Pasadena CA (1978). The deadline for abstract submission is May 24, 2017.
See Website or Contact adrianrm@vt.edu; e.rathje@mail.utexas.edu
Jun 13-16, 2018Fredericton, NBCSCE 2018 Annual Conference
The CSCE 2018 conference theme is Building Tomorrow’s Society. Conference speakers will provide insight on the design, construction and rehabilitation of infrastructure for tomorrow’s society. Topics are to include general civil engineering, environmental, materials, natural disaster, structural, and transportation themes. The abstract submission deadline is November 30, 2017.
See Website or Contact lois.arkwright@csce.ca
Jun 16-21, 2018Vancouver, BCRFG 2018
RFG 2018 is the first international conference focused on the resources that will be required for future generations.The rapid growth of developing economies and the fundamental needs of many disadvantaged people across the globe are resulting in an increased demand for many resources and changes in the delivery of existing ones. The need for focused environmental priorities and new technologies will add additional requirements and constraints. The deadline for Session Proposals has been extended to May 1, 2017.
See Website or Contact registration@cim.org
Jun 21-22, 2018Delft, the Netherlands4th International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing (CPT’18)
CPT’18 will focus on the solution of geotechnical challenges using the cone penetration test CPT, CPT add-on measurements and companion in-situ penetration tools (such as full flow and free fall penetrometers), with particular emphasis on practical experience and application of research findings.
See Website
Jun 24-27, 2018Seattle, WAARMA 2018 Seattle
The American Rock Mechanics Association invites you to its 52nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium to be held in Seattle, Washington, USA on June 24-27, 2018. Abstracts are due by December 1, 2017.
See Website or Contact info@armarocks.org
Jun 27-29, 2018Seattle, WASecond International Discrete Fracture Network Engineering Conference, DFNE 2018
The Second International Discrete Fracture Network Engineering Conference, DFNE 2018 will take place June 27-29, 2018 in Seattle, WA following the 52nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. Abstract submission deadline is December 1, 2017.
See Website or Contact info@dfne2018.com
Jun 27-29, 2018New York, NYSuperPile '18
Technical committees of DFI and ADSC will combine their industry expertise to provide presentations on the latest developments in augered cast-in-place/ 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. Abstract submission deadline is January 12, 2018
See Website or Contact events@dfi.org
Jul 23-25, 2018 Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, ChinaGeoChina 2018 - 5th International Conference
This conference will provide a showcase for recent developments and advancements in design, construction, and safety inspections of transportation infrastructures. Abstracts are due by March 15, 2017.
See Website or Contact jeffrey.lee@arrb.com.au
Sep 17-21, 2018San Francisco, California, USA61st AEG Annual Meeting/13th IAEG Congress
AEG is partnering with the International Association of Engineering Geologists and the Environment (IAEG) to host the first ever Congress in the United States in IAEG’s 54-year history. The 2018 meeting will have a five-day format featuring prominent national and international keynote speakers, four days of technical sessions and symposia, and an all-day Wednesday tour of local geology for full meeting registrants and guests. The deadline for submission of published paper abstracts is June 30, 2017.
See Website or Contact contact@aegweb.org
Sep 23-26, 2018Edmonton, ABGeoEdmonton 2018
The 71st Annual CGS Conference and 13th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference will take place at the Shaw Centre September 23-26, 2018. Abstracts are due by December 31, 2017.
See Website or Contact sponsors@geoedmonton2018.ca
Sep 26-28, 2018Lausanne, SwitzerlandInternational Symposium on Energy Geotechnics (SEG-2018)
The International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics (SEG) is organized under the auspices of the Technical Committee on Energy Geotechnics (TC-308) of the ISSMGE. Recognizing the strong need for shared knowledge in innovative and challenging applications on energy geotechnics, SEG aims to serve as a forum for promoting the exchange of ideas, practices and state-of-the-art on a broad range of topics in the area. The abstract submission deadline is October 30, 2017.
See Website or Contact seg2018@epfl.ch
Oct 24-27, 2018Anaheim, CADFI 43rd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations
This conference will feature technical presentations on innovations and advancements that address performance based design and construction of foundations subject to increasingly challenging structural demands. The 2018 Conference will provide an international forum for a wide range of geo-professionals to present, discuss, and debate all aspects of assessment,development, design and mitigation for complex loading conditions in the 21st Century. Abstract submission deadline is December 15, 2017.
See Website or Contact events@dfi.org
Nov 24-28, 2018Cairo, EgyptGeoMEast 2018 International Congress and Exhibition
GeoMEast 2018 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.
See Website or Contact info@ssige.org