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.

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

Chair: Paul Simms, Carleton University
Vice-Chair: Julio A.I. Sedano, University of Ottawa
Past-Chair: Baolin Wang, Natural Resources Canada
Secretary: Bruce Campbell, EFI Global
Treasurer: Michel Timmons, Groupe Qualitas
Members: Sean Sterling, Geofirma Engineering
Nell van Walsum, BluMetric Environmental
Clive Kamichaitis, Public Works and Government Services Canada
Mamadou Fall, University of Ottawa
Student Member: Manuel Sanchez-Sardon, Carleton University
Advisor: Gerry Webb
CGS Regional Director: Mohammad Rayhani, Carleton University

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

Upcoming Eastern Ontario Events


Date Region Location Event Contact
Jan 14-15, 2016Eastern OntarioUniversity of OttawaAn Overview of Geotechnical Engineering and Design
This course provides an opportunity to understand basic concepts of geotechnical engineering used in a variety of applications.
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