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La Société canadienne
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Education Committee
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About the Education Committee
The mandate of the Education Committee is to identify and address issues and problems concerning all aspects of the continuing education of society members. The Education Committee is also concerned with the involvement of students in the Society, as well as the geotechnical education at Canadian universities.
Executive Committee
The Executive Committee of the Education Committee consists of the following members:
Chair
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Past Chair
Tareq Salloum
Vice Chair
Kshama Roy
Northern Crescent Inc.
Secretary
E. Maria Skordaki
Royal Military College of Canada
Administrator
Student Competitions
Ryley Beddoe
Royal Military College of Canada
Chair
CFG Fellowship Selection
Paul Simms
Carleton University
Member
Ariane Locat
Laval University
Member
Nicholas Vlachopoulos
Royal Military College of Canada
Member
E. Maria Skordaki
Royal Military College of Canada
Member
Ahmed Fahmy
Golder Associates
Member
Mecckey El Sharnouby
Atlantic Industries Limited
Member
Ramy Saadeldin
Stantec
Member
Cheng Lin
University of Victoria
Member
Adam Sevi
Norwich University
Member
Ryley Beddoe
Royal Military College of Canada


Webinar Series: Future of Geotechnical Education at the University Level

Past webinars can be found here

 

CGS Student Competitions

2022 Competition: The Call for Submissions for the 2022 CGS Student Competitions has been sent, and additional reminder emails will follow in the coming months. Submissions are due May 15, 2022. The competition will be completed over three months and the winners will be announced in early June, 2022. Once again the Graduate Student Presentation Award winner will be invited to present at the CGS Conference this Fall.

For more details, please contact François Duhaime at Francois.Duhaime@etsmtl.ca.

 

Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique Michael Bozozuk National Graduate Scholarship

The Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique National Graduate Scholarship, valued at $5,000(CAD), was established by the Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique in 2007 on the occasion of the 60th Canadian Geotechnical Conference. Please check the “Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique National Graduate Scholarships 2022’ and “Michael Bozozuk National Graduate Scholarship - Application Form” in the “Reports/Document” section for details on this award.

 

The Dennis Becker Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique M.Sc. Student Award

The Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique is offering a $5,000(CAD) award to a full-time post-graduate student at a master’s level attending a Canadian university whose research focus is directly related to the field of geotechnique. The award is granted primarily based on academic excellence, the purpose and relevance of the research project to the practice of geotechnique, and the quality of the research summary. Please check the “Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique National Graduate Scholarships 2022’ and “The Dennis Becker CFG M.Sc. Award - Application Form” in the “Reports/Document” section for details on this award.

 

GEOpardy!

Following the successful GEOpardy! event sponsored by Golder Associates at the Pan-Am Conference in 2011 and the annual CGS conferences since, the committee will work with Golder to continue this event for the 2022 conference in Calgary.

Reports / Documents
Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique National Graduate Scholarships 2022
The Dennis Becker CFG M.Sc. Award - Application Form
Michael Bozozuk National Graduate Scholarship - Application Form
CGS Early Achievement Award
Upcoming Events

Year:

JUN
13
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JUL
20
2022
Spring 2022 Cross Canada Lecture Tour
Location:
Canada
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JUN
20
2022
CGS Education Committee Webinar Series: Future of Geotechnical Education at the University Level
Location:
Zoom
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SEP
29
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OCT
01
2022
CGS YP Conference 2022
Location:
Banff, Alberta
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OCT
02-05
2022
GeoCalgary 2022: 75th Annual Canadian Geotechical Society
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
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DEC
04-07
2022
International Oil Sands Tailings Conference
Location:
Edmonton, Alberta
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Please contact the chair of the Education Committee if you have any comments or suggestions, at Pooneh.Maghoul@umanitoba.ca.