List of Activities
1. CGS Student Competitions
2017 Competition: The Call for Submissions for the 2017 CGS Student Competitions has now been sent with a due date of May 15, 2017. Additional reminder emails will also follow. The competition will be completed over the next three months and the winners will be announced in early June, 2017. Once again the Graduate Student Presentation Award winner will be invited to present at the CGS Conference this Fall.
2. 5th cYGEGC
The next Canadian Young Geotechnical Engineers and Geoscientists Conference will be held in 2016 in Whistler, BC, preceding the 2016 Canadian Geotechnical Conference. The conference will involve young geotechnical practitioners from the private sector, as well as students from Canadian universities. Please visit www.cYGEGC2016.com.
3. Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique Michael Bozozuk National Graduate Scholarship
The Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique National Graduate Scholarship, valued at C$5,000, was established by the Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique in 2007 on the occasion of the 60th Canadian Geotechnical Conference. CGS Education Committee is administering the scholarship.
Following the successful GEOpardy event sponsored by Golder Associates at the Pan-Am Conference in 2011, GeoManitoba, GeoMontreal, GeoRegina, and GeoQuebec, the committee will work with Golder to continue this event for the 2016 conference in Vancouver.
5. Geotechnical Education and Challenges
The committee is inviting contributions and discussions from all stakeholders on Geotechnical Education and Challenges at the 2016 GeoVancouver Conference. For details, please see www.geovancouver2016.com.