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
Apr 23, 2024OnlineStrong Foundations: Professional Development for Geotechnical Engineers 6
In this webinar our guest speaker, Matthew Yip, will present on: Rock Solid Career Growth: Insights for Geotechnical Engineers.
See Website or Contact leo.pbeng@gmail.com
Apr 24, 2024High Key BrewingCGS YP Committee's Saskatoon Social and Panel Discussion
The panel will feature Sara Seabrook of WSP in Canada, Brittany (Johnson) Kaszas of AtkinsRéalis, Sachin Patel of Klohn Crippen Berger, and Adam Hammerlindl of University of Saskatchewan. The event is designed to provide a relaxed and casual atmosphere for geotechnical professionals to connect with each other, share experiences and insights, and build their professional networks. The event is completely FREE, but pre-registration is required! 💡 What Would You Tell Your Younger Self? 📆 April 24, 2024 🕕 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 📍 High Key Brewing 🔗 https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cgs-yp-social-and-panel-discussion-at-saskatoon-tickets-877514067197?aff=oddtdtcreator
See Website
Apr 28 - May 01, 2024Toronto, ON5th Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics
The International Geosynthetics Society North American Chapter is bringing GeoAmericas 2024 to Toronto. This is the 5th Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics. The event will be held April 28 – May 1, 2024. The Call for Abstracts is open through April 14, 2023.
See Website or Contact ckelsey@geosynthetica.com
May 07-10, 2024Dallas, Texas, United StatesInternational Foundations Congress & Equipment Expo
DFI, ADSC, Geo-Institute and PDCA present this program that includes technical paper and poster sessions, special sessions, short courses, indoor and outdoor exhibits and networking.
See Website or Contact adsc@adsc-iafd.ccsend.com
May 09, 2024Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaCGS YP In-Person Social and Panelist Discussion
A social event for professionals and students to connect with each other, share experiences and insights, and build their professional network. The event is FREE, but registration is required. There will also be a panel discussion titled "Ground Truths: Lessons for Our Younger Selves".
See Website
May 18-24, 2024Ottawa, ON17th International Conference on Alkali Aggregate Reaction in Concrete
Expanding Networks and filling gaps
See Website or Contact lisa@karma-link.ca
May 30, 2024Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaGeotechnical Risks and Considerations for Underground Construction Workshop
University of Alberta workshop. Risks associated with underground construction and issues to be considered by geotechnical engineers, contractors, owners and designers.
See Website or Contact cuiic@ualberta.ca
Jun 05-07, 2024Niagara Falls, ONCSCE Annual Conference Niagara Falls, ON
Adapting to Climate, Technology and Growth
See Website or Contact lisa@karma-link.ca
Jun 07, 2024ZOOMCIM CGS CARMA Webinar by Patrick Andrieux
The Destressability Index for the Design of Large-Scale Confined Destress Blasts Patrick Andrieux Andrieux & Associates Geomechanics Consulting
See Website or Contact Jonathan.Aubertin@etsmtl.ca
Jun 16-20, 2024Whitehorse, Yukon12th International Conference on Permafrost
Permafrost Thaw, Change and Adaptation: Integrating Perspectives
See Website or Contact ICOP2024@canadianpermafrostassociation.ca
Jun 17, 2024Barcelona, SpainISC'7 Short Course - Non-Invasive Site Characterization Using Open-Source Tools
The course covers the measurement of shear wave velocity (Vs) using active-source and passive-wavefield surface wave methods and measuring fundamental site frequency (f0) using the horizontal-to-vertical spectral ratio (HVSR) of ambient noise.
See Website or Contact jpvantassel@vt.edu
Jun 23-26, 2024Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO58th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium - ARMA
The technical program will focus on technical advances and innovative applied research in rock mechanics and geomechanics.
See Website or Contact lisa@karma-link.ca
Jun 23-26, 2024Golden, ColoradoARMA Golden 2024
58th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium
See Website
Aug 26-30, 2024Lisbon, PortugalXVIII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
The Portuguese Geotechnical Society is hosting ECSMGE 2024 in Lisbon. The conference theme is CHALLENGES OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING TO MEET CURRENT AND EMERGING SOCIETY NEEDS. Abstracts are due April 30, 2023.
See Website or Contact ecsmge2024@leading.pt
Sep 15-18, 2024Bonaventure Hotel, Montréal, QC77th Annual Canadian Geotechnical Conference - GeoMontréal 2024
Canadian Geotechnical Society's 77th Annual Conference - GeoMontréal 2024 will be partnered with the International Association of Hydrogeologists – Canadian National Chapter (IAH-CNC). Abstracts are due January 12, 2024.
See Website or Contact lisa@karma-link.ca
Sep 22-25, 2024Niagara Falls, Ontario, CanadaCanadian Dam Association 2024
The Canadian Dam Association Annual Conference in Niagara Falls is expected to bring together 500+ attendees including dam operators, regulators, consultants, suppliers and academics. Tech topics include earthfill dam design and dam breach analyses.
See Website
Nov 12-16, 2024La Serena, Chile17th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
See Website
Nov 18-20, 2024Sydney, Australia5th International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics
The 5th ICTG is hosted by the Transport Research Centre of University of Technology Sydney (UTS-TRC), co-hosted by the International Society of Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS), Japanese Geotechnical Society (JGS), and the Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society (SEAGS), and also, there will be numerous industry sponsors.
See Website or Contact ictg2024@arinex.com.au