The Interior Geotechnical Group has active participants from across south central British Columbia, particularly from Kelowna and surrounding areas. Five technical presentations were organized in 2010-2011 and the Group assisted with the 5th Canadian GeoHazards Conference that was held in Kelowna in May 2011.
The 2012-2013 Executive Committee of the Interior Geotechnical Group consists of the following members:
|Chair:||Sumi Siddiqua, University of British Columbia Okanagan|
|Program Director:||Norm Williams, Interior Testing Services|
|Treasurer:||Glen Rutherford, Golder Associates|
Please contact the Interior Geotechnical Group at Kelowna@cgs.ca if you have any comments or suggestions.
|Feb 26, 2014||British Columbia||Howard Johnson Inn & Suites – 4670 Elk Lake Drive||Vancouver Island Geotechnical Group Technical Luncheon|
SOUTH FRASER PERIMETER ROAD PROJECT by Uthaya) M. Uthayakumar, Ph.D., P.Eng. Principal Specialist, Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Tetra Tech, Vancouver, BC
|Apr 02, 2014||British Columbia||Howard Johnson Inn & Suites – 4670 Elk Lake Drive, Victoria, BC||Basics of Design of Piled Foundations|
This 1-day seminar given by Bengt Fellenius, Dr. Tech., P.Eng., comprises four main lectures leading up to and presenting the essentials of the Unified Method of deep foundations design for capacity, drag load, settlement, and downdrag for single piles, pile groups, and piled foundations. Please see the weblink for more details and registration information.
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|May 11-14, 2014||British Columbia||The Vancouver Convention Centre||CIM Annual Convention 2014 / Congrès annuel de l'ICM 2014|
CIM CONVENTION 2014 “Mining 4 Everyone” is the theme to be explored at the 2014 CIM Convention in Vancouver. This signature event of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum promises to be the mining event of the year.
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|May 22-23, 2014||British Columbia||TBD||VGS Short Course: “A Fresh Perspective on Soil Mechanics with Application to Geotechnical Design” |
Professor Malcolm Bolton from Cambridge University will lead a two-day short course focusing on critical state soil mechanics and applications to geotechnical design. Soil mechanics theory will be covered on Day 1 and practical aspects and implications for design will be covered on Day 2. The venue and registration details have not been finalized, however there will be the option to register for one or both days. Please see the VGS website or contact Ali Amini for more details.
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|Jun 13, 2014||British Columbia||Marriott Pinnacle Hotel, Vancouver BC||22nd Symposium of the Vancouver Geotechnical Society – Foreshore Engineering|
The 22nd Symposium of the Vancouver Geotechnical Society will take place on Friday June 13, 2014 on the topic of Foreshore Engineering. Abstracts are called for papers which draw attention to case-histories, construction challenges, design, modelling, and/or any submission which may be thought relevant to the topic of Foreshore Engineering. Abstracts should not exceed 500 words and should be forwarded to the Symposium Chair, Marc Bosse (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than February 21, 2014. Please see the VGS website or contact Marc Bosse for more details.
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|Oct 19-22, 2014||British Columbia||Vancouver, Canada||International Discrete Fracture Network Engineering Conference|
This special conference will explore recent innovation and key developments in the applicationof Discrete Fracture Networks in rock engineering. DFNE will provide a forum for consultants, engineers, mining and petroleum companies, and researchers to exchange best practices in DFNE.
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