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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
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
Jul 31 - Aug 03, 2018Quebec, QC10th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges: SMSB-X
SMSB-X is dedicated to gathering and disseminating information and exchanging experiences and practices in the field of bridge design, construction and management systems.
See Website or Contact adel.zaki@snclavalin.com
Aug 22-24, 2018Kingston, ON3rd Virtual Geoscience Conference
The 3rd Virtual Geoscience Conference will be held August 22-24, 2018 in Kingston, Canada. This is the premier conference for researchers, government, and industry members conducting innovative research in close range remote sensing and computer visualization applied to the geosciences. The abstract submission deadline has been extended to March 30, 2018.
See Website or Contact vgc2018@virtualoutcrop.com
Sep 06-07, 2018SwitzerlandInternational Conference on Earth Science and Climate Change
Earth Science 2018 aims to gather eminent scientists, research scholars, notable society, and educationists and professionals to express their views on the latest technologies, trends and concerns in Earth Science and Climate Change.
See Website or Contact earthscience@meetingint.org
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 15-17, 2018Vancouver, CanadaFourth International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Cavingon
The Australian Centre for Geomechanics looks forward to hosting the Fourth International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving. Abstracts are due by February 19, 2018.
See Website or Contact info-acg@uwa.edu.au
Oct 18, 2018Vancouver, CanadaACG Ground Support in Cave Mining Workshop
Professor Yves Potvin will facilitate this interactive and informative ACG workshop, which will explore both the technical and practical aspects of ground support in cave mining operations. The workshop is designed to assist mining personnel involved with the design and implementation of cave mining ground support.
See Website or Contact info-acg@uwa.edu.au
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
Nov 29 - Dec 04, 2018Edmonton, AB, CanadaInternational Short Course on Permafrost Engineering: Effective Design and Construction in Permafrost Region
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 03-05, 2018Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)The Second JTC1 Workshop on Triggering and Propagation of Rapid Flow-like Landslides
The Workshop will provide a platform to discuss the latest technical development and knowledge gaps with a view to promoting further advances in the understanding of the subject. The highlights of the Workshop include the Hutchinson Lecture, Hungr Oration, benchmarking exercise for landslide runout analysis, keynote addresses and special lectures. Extended abstracts are due by June 30, 2018.
See Website or Contact hkges@hkges.org
Dec 09-12, 2018Edmonton, AB, CanadaInternational Oil Sands Tailings Conference (IOSTC) 2018
Invited speakers and select technical presentations on topics including innovations in tailings management and dewatering technologies, regulatory policy and guidelines, mine waste structure integrity and closure/reclamation considerations.
See Website or Contact sally.petaske@ualberta.ca