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.

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Apr 29 - May 01, 2022International Convention Centre in Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia 7iYGEC - 7th International Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference
In May 2022, the global community of soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering practitioners will come together in Sydney, Australia for the 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE). For the 7th time, young geotechnical practitioners will have the opportunity to meet at their own dedicated Conference on the days immediately prior to the ICSMGE in a relaxed, friendly and supportive environment to share their research, ideas and experience, build international networks and discuss the challenges facing young geotechnical engineers in a rapidly changing world.
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May 02-05, 2022Sydney, AustraliaICSMGE 2022 (20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering)
On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee for the 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE 2022), the Technical Committee and the host Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS), we are delighted to welcome you all to ICSMGE 2022, to be held in Sydney, Australia, from May 1 to 5, 2022. The theme of ICSMGE 2022 is “A Geotechnical Discovery Downunder – Geotechnical Diversity Awaits You”.
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May 12-17, 2022Edmonton, AlbertaInternational Short Course on Design and Assessment of Mine Waste Structures
This 40-hour short course is co-sponsored by the Canadian Geotechnical Society's Technical Committee on Mining Geotechnique. Participants can attend in person or virtually.
See Website or Contact spetaske@ualberta.ca
May 25-28, 2022Whistler, BCCSCE 2022
The Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) in Whistler, BC from May 25-28, 2022. This conference is being planned as a face to face conference.
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Jun 12-15, 2022Musée de la civilisation, Québec City, QCGeohazards 8
On behalf of the Canadian geotechnical society and the Eastern Quebec section, we are pleased to invite you to Geohazards 8, the 8th Canadian Conference on Geotechnique and Natural Hazards, on June 12-15, 2022 at the Musée de la civilisation in Quebec City. This three-day conference will include plenary sessions from keynote speakers, oral presentations, poster sessions, conference proceedings and a full day technical tour. 2 festive evenings for informal networking and socializing are also on the agenda. The theme is: Innovative Geoscience for Tomorrow.
See Website or Contact info@geohazards8.ca
Jun 26-29, 2022Santa Fe, NM56th U.S. Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium
The American Rock Mechanics Association invites you to its 56th U.S. Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on 26-29 June, 2022. The technical program will focus on advances and innovative applied research in rock mechanics and geomechanics. Technical tours and field trips are planned. Short courses and workshops will be held prior to the symposium.
See Website or Contact info@armarocks.org
Jun 29 - Jul 01, 2022Santa Fe, NMDFNE 2022, the third International Conference on Discrete Fracture Network Engineering
The third International Conference on Discrete Fracture Network Engineering. We are excited to present the important advances that have occurred since the previous conference, as DFNE approaches are broadly applied in engineering, geology, and geophysics, providing practical solutions for rock mass characterization, geomechanics, and fluid flow and transport.
See Website or Contact info@dfne.org
Jul 19-22, 2022Toronto, ON11th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges
The 11th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges, SMSB – XI, will take place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 19-22, 2022. The SMSB Conference has been organized under the auspices of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, CSCE, and is held every four years in one of the Canadian Cities.
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Jul 21, 2022ZoomThe 2nd Distinguished Lecture of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Division of CGS
Topic: Reliability and LRFD calibration for internal stability limit states for MSE Walls Speaker Richard J. Bathurst, P.Eng., Ph.D., FRSC, FEIC, FCAE Date: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Eastern Time, Thursday, July 21, 2022 Cost: Free to CGS members and students, $10 to non-members Sponsorship ($150) Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/second-annual-distinguished-lecture-tickets-327341466137 Registration will end on July 19, 2022 Link to the virtual lecture on Zoom will be provided to registrants in advance of the event
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Sep 04-08, 2022London, United Kingdom11th International Symposium on Field Monitoring in Geomechanics
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Sep 20-23, 2022Rotterdam, the Netherlands11th International Stress Wave Conference 2022
The 11th International Conference on Stress Wave Theory and Design and Testing Methods for Deep Foundations, (including a Demonstration, Testing and Prediction Event) will be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, September 20 – 23, 2022. The conference will cover theoretical and practical aspects of areas like wave mechanics applications to foundations, high strain dynamic testing, low strain integrity testing, rapid load testing, monitoring vibrations due to dynamic effects, axial (compression, tension, bidirectional) and lateral load testing, soil-structure interaction during foundation testing, monitoring and analysis of impact and vibratory driven (sheet) piles, drivability studies, and other related subjects. Abstracts to the conference can be submitted until May 1, 2021.
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Sep 26-30, 2022Phoenix, AZ, USAGrouting Fundamentals & Current Practice
41st Annual Short Course; unique professional training and education on mechanisms, theories, and practical applications of pressure grouting as method to improve geotechnical properties of soils and rock masses.
See Website or Contact sarah.braeunlich@wiley.com
Sep 29 - Oct 01, 2022Banff, AlbertaCGS YP Conference 2022
The CGS Young Professionals (CGS YP) Conference is coming to Banff, Alberta in September 2022! Formerly known as the Canadian Young Geotechnical Engineers and Geoscientists Conference (cYGEGC), the CGS YP Conference is the 7th iteration of a triennial conference organized by and targeted at young professionals (and students) under the age of 35 in the field of Geotechnique.
See Website or Contact info@ypcgs.ca
Oct 02-05, 2022Calgary, AlbertaGeoCalgary 2022: 75th Annual Canadian Geotechical Society
The 75th Annual Canadian Geotechnical Conference will be in Calgary, Alberta.
See Website or Contact secretariat@geocalgary2022.ca
Oct 16-21, 2022Tucson, ArizonaSlope Stability 2022 Symposium
Slope Stability 2022 is being held at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson, Arizona, USA from October 17 through October 21, 2022. The program is currently being developed and will include keynote presentations from academic and industry thought leaders, workshops and tours. ​
See Website or Contact info@slopestability2022.org
Oct 17-19, 2022St. John’s, NewfoundlandCanadian Dam Association
Connecting Community, People and Industry. Technical sessions will consider past performance and historical design criteria of aging infrastructure while focusing on environmental, social, economic and technological changes as well as evolving expectations of regulatory regimes related to the construction and operation of dams.
See Website or Contact executive.director@cda.ca
Dec 04-07, 2022Edmonton, AlbertaInternational Oil Sands Tailings Conference
The International Oil Sands Tailings Conference (IOSTC '22) offers the most recent developments in oil sands tailings and management to the international community through invited speakers and select technical presentations.
See Website or Contact spetaske@ualberta.ca