La Société canadienne
de géotechnique
The Canadian
Geotechnical Society
La Société canadienne de géotechnique
The Canadian Geotechnical Society
The Canadian

Calendar of Events

The Calendar of Events lists upcoming Canadian Geotechnical Society sponsored or co-sponsored events, and other geotechnically-related events in Canada, the USA and elsewhere.

Use the selection boxes provided to search for events by Year, Geographic Location (as per CGS Section catchment areas), and Practice Area (as per CGS Technical Division geotechnical practice areas).

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While the CGS makes every effort to provide correct information in the Calendar of Events, the event website or contact associated with a listing should be relied on as the most up to date.


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Date Location Event Contact
Jul 22, 2021Online1st Annual Distinguished Lecture of CGS Soil Mechanics and Foundation Division
Lecture Topic: A Tale of Two Bridge Failures on Soft Clays in Greater Vancouver. Distinguished Speaker: Alex Sy, PhD, PEng, FEIC Date: Thursday, July 22, 2021 Time 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Eastern Time Cost: Admission (Free to CGS members and students, $10 to non-members) Sponsorship ($150) Registration will end on July 15, 2021
See Website
Jul 25-28, 2021Online3rd Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils (PanAm UNSAT 2021)
The conference will be hosted at PUC-Rio, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 25th to 28th of July 2021. It is supported by the TC106 - Technical Committee on Unsaturated Soils of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and the Technical Commission on Unsaturated Soils of the Brazilian Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. Abstract submission deadline is March 31, 2020.
See Website or Contact panam2021unsat@puc-rio.br
Jul 27 - Aug 05, 2021Online2021 CGS-SOS Summer Workshop - Tunnel Design and Construction
The workshop is online and would be held in three days with contributions from practioners in this field. The workshop is held on July 27th, 29th, and August 5th from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm with six presentations.
See Website
Sep 18-19, 2021NanChang, China GeoChina 2021
The Sixth GeoChina International Conference 2021 has the theme of Civil & Transportation Infrastructures: From Engineering to Smart & Green Life Cycle Solutions is endorsed by a number of leading international professional organizations. Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2020
See Website or Contact geochina.adm@gmail.com
Sep 26-29, 2021Niagara Falls, OntarioGeoNiagara 2021: 74th Annual Canadian Geotechical Society & 14th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC), the Southern Ontario Section of the Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS-SOS), and the Canadian National Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH-CNC) are honoured to host this year’s conference featuring the theme "Creating a Sustainable and Smart Future".
See Website or Contact info@geoniagara2021.ca
Sep 26-29, 2021Budapest Congress Centre, Hungary6th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization
The ISC (International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization) conferences are the major events in the life of ISSMGE’s TC102 (Technical Committee for Ground Property Characterization from In-Situ Tests).
See Website or Contact info@isc6.org
Oct 01, 2021OnlineCanadian Dam Association Annual Conference: CDA 2021
The planning committee is looking forward to the unique opportunity that this delivery platform provides for reaching a wider audience across the global dam industry. The theme for 2021 is Balancing Past Performance with Future Expectations.
See Website or Contact 2021technical@cda.ca
Oct 24-26, 2021OnlineICGRE '21: 6th International Conference on Geotechnical Research and Engineering
The 7th International Conference on Geotechnical Research and Engineering (ICGRE'21) aims to become the leading annual conference in fields related to Geotechnical Engineering. The goal of ICGRE'21 is to gather scholars from all over the world to present advances in the relevant fields and to foster an environment conducive to exchanging ideas and information. This conference will also provide an ideal environment to develop new collaborations and meet experts on the fundamentals, applications, and products of the mentioned fields.
See Website or Contact info@icgre.org
Nov 07-10, 2021Banff, Alberta, CanadaTailings and Mine Waste 2021 Conference
Mine waste managers, engineers involved with tailings management and reclamation, regulators and researchers are invited to Tailings and Mine Waste ’21!
See Website or Contact sally.petaske@ualberta.ca
Nov 09-10, 2021VirtualCanadian & Cold Regions Rail Research Conference 2021
Professionals and researchers involved with railway engineering will have opportunities to present ideas, learn of new developments and technologies, make professional contacts and discuss issues related to railway engineering!
See Website or Contact viviang@ualberta.ca