Formal Name: Ottawa Geotechnical Group
Primary Centre: Ottawa, ON
Approximate Catchment Area: Eastern Ontario
The Ottawa Geotechnical Group (OGG) represents geotechnical engineers and geo-scientists in the national capital region and is sanctioned as a local chapter by the Canadian Geotechnical Society. The OGG includes about 200 members representing civil, geotechnical and environmental consulting engineering firms; municipal, provincial and federal government organizations; academia as well as a strong student contingent. The Group offers a forum for these practitioners and scientists to network through our monthly professional development series, student forum and banquet.
The 70th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 12th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference will be held at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada from Sunday, October 1 to Wednesday, October 4, 2017.
This year's theme is “70 Years of Canadian Geotechnics and Geoscience”. For more information, please visit www.geoottawa2017.ca.
The Executive Committee of the Ottawa Geotechnical Group consists of the following members: