La Société canadienne
de géotechnique
The Canadian
Geotechnical Society
La Société canadienne 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
Oct 24-27, 2018Anaheim, CADFI 43rd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations
This conference will feature technical presentations on innovations and advancements that address performance based design and construction of foundations subject to increasingly challenging structural demands. The 2018 Conference will provide an international forum for a wide range of geo-professionals to present, discuss, and debate all aspects of assessment,development, design and mitigation for complex loading conditions in the 21st Century. Abstract submission deadline is December 15, 2017.
See Website or Contact events@dfi.org
Oct 25, 2018Best Western Seven Oaks. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PMRGG Lunch and Learn
Contact reginageotechgroup@gmail.com
Nov 24-28, 2018Cairo, EgyptGeoMEast 2018 International Congress and Exhibition
GeoMEast 2018 will provide a showcase for recent developments and advancements in design, construction, and safety Inspections of transportation Infrastructures and offer a forum to discuss and debate future directions for the 21st century.
See Website or Contact info@ssige.org
Nov 27, 2018Liu Institute Case Room, UBC, Vancouver, BC, CanadaSVDESIGNER & SVSLOPE Training Workshop
One-Day Workshop presented by SoilVision Systems.
Key Topics include:
• Focus on mining solutions
• 3D stability analysis of tailings dams and open pits
• Focus on Limit Equilibrium Methods (LEM)
• Simplified 3D model creation in minutes or hours
• Handling complex intersecting geo-strata and topology and using material volumes in 3D models
See Website or Contact contact@soilvision.com
Nov 29 - Dec 04, 2018Edmonton, AB, CanadaInternational Short Course on Permafrost Engineering: Effective Design and Construction in Permafrost Region
This five-day course will cover a variety of topics, including the logistical challenges of building in Northern Regions, understanding the origin and different types of ground ice and evaluating and designing foundations and slopes in permafrost.
See Website or Contact sally.petaske@ualberta.ca
Dec 03-05, 2018Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)The Second JTC1 Workshop on Triggering and Propagation of Rapid Flow-like Landslides
The Workshop will provide a platform to discuss the latest technical development and knowledge gaps with a view to promoting further advances in the understanding of the subject. The highlights of the Workshop include the Hutchinson Lecture, Hungr Oration, benchmarking exercise for landslide runout analysis, keynote addresses and special lectures. Extended abstracts are due by June 30, 2018.
See Website or Contact hkges@hkges.org
Dec 09-12, 2018Edmonton, AB, CanadaInternational Oil Sands Tailings Conference (IOSTC) 2018
Invited speakers and select technical presentations on topics including innovations in tailings management and dewatering technologies, regulatory policy and guidelines, mine waste structure integrity and closure/reclamation considerations.
See Website or Contact sally.petaske@ualberta.ca