Ottawa Section (Ottawa Geotechnical Group)

The Ottawa Geotechnical Group of the Canadian Geotechnical Society has active members from across Eastern Ontario, particularly from the Ottawa area. The dedicated executive committee has been successful in organizing well-attended monthly presentations and annual student competitions.

Please go to for detailed Ottawa Geotechnical Group information.

Executive Committee
The 2013-2014 Executive Committee of the Ottawa Geotechnical Group consists of the following members:

Chair: Baolin Wang, Natural Resources Canada
Vice-Chair: Paul Simms, Carleton University
Past-Chair: Clive Kamichaitis, Public Works and Government Services Canada
Secretary: Bruce Campbell, EFI Global
Treasurer: Michel Timmons, Groupe Qualitas
Members: Jules-Ange Infante, University of Ottawa
Sean Sterling, Geofirma Engineering
Nell van Walsum, BluMetric Environmental
Student Member: Javad Sheikhtaheri, University of Ottawa
Advisor: Peter Gerabek
CGS Regional Director: Mamadou Fall, University of Ottawa

Please contact the Ottawa Geotechnical Group at if you have any comments or suggestions.

Upcoming Eastern Ontario Events


Date Region Location Event Contact
Jun 15-18, 2014Eastern OntarioKingston, ON6th Canadian Geohazards Conference
The 6th Canadian Geohazards Conference will be held at Queen's University, Kingston ON, 15-18 June 2014. Be sure to reserve this date in your calendar!
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Aug 05-08, 2014Eastern OntarioMcMaster UniversityEMI 2014 - Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference
The theme of this year’s conference is Mechanics for Sustainable and Resilient Systems.
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