La Société canadienne
de géotechnique
The Canadian
Geotechnical Society
La Société canadienne de géotechnique
The Canadian Geotechnical Society
Manitoba (Winnipeg)
About the Manitoba Section
Formal Name: Manitoba Section
Primary Centre: Winnipeg, MB
Approximate Catchment Area: Manitoba

The Manitoba Section of the CGS hosts a number of activities throughout the year. Up to six technical presentations are held each year in addition to hosting the spring and fall Cross-Canada Lecture Tours. Technical short courses are offered every couple of years on topics relevant to today's geotechnical engineer presented by leaders in our field. Our annual fund-raising golf tournament brings together local geotechnical engineers and industry, all bidding for the “Atterberg Cup” awarded to the winning team. Funds raised from the golf tournament are donated to the Neil Burgess Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Neil Burgess Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to a University of Manitoba graduate student in geotechnical engineering.
Executive Committee
The Executive Committee of the Manitoba Section consists of the following members:
Wingkeat Wong M.Sc., P.Eng.
Amec Foster Wheeler
Past Chair
Neil Privat
KGS Group
Jason Plohman
SNC Lavalin
Steven Harms
Trek Geotechnical
Program Director
David Anderson
KGS Group
Special Events
David Flynn
University of Manitoba
Student Liaison
Earl Marvin DeGuzeman
University of Manitoba
Membership/Assistant Program Director
Arjan Jianfar, EIT
Upcoming Events


Please contact the Manitoba Geotechnical Group at Manitoba@cgs.ca if you have any comments or suggestions.