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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.

Year: Geographic Region: Practice Area:

Highlighted listings indicate CGS-sponsored events

Date Location Event Contact
Jan 22-23, 2020Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaOil Sands Tailings 101 Workshop
A 2-day workshop focused on practical methods and technologies to treat fluid fine tailings. Delivered through a series of lectures with group activities to reinforce concepts. No prerequisite required to attend.
See Website or Contact ced_ast@nait.ca
Feb 13, 2020Pearson Convention Centre, 2638 Steeles Avenue East Brampton, ON L6T 4L7CGS-SOS 2020 Workshop - Deep Foundations Workshop
This technical workshop is designed to provide insights into deep foundation construction and design. The workshop highlights the importance of new construction techniques and design methodologies.
See Website or Contact ppishgah@thurber.ca
Feb 20, 2020Sir John A. Macdonald (SJAM) Building - Room 100, Ottawa, ONBacon & Eggheads Breakfast
The "fierce urgency of now": Lessons for Canada from the ghosts of climate past, Dr. John P. Smol (Queen's University) The Bacon and Eggheads breakfast lectures bring together Parliamentarians with experts in science and engineering, showcasing outstanding Canadian research accomplishments. The series is open to members of the Senate, House of Commons, Parliamentary Staff, media, PAGSE, NSERC, government officials, and invited guests.
See Website or Contact baconandeggheads@gmail.com
Feb 25-28, 2020Minneapolis, MNGeo-Congress 2020
On behalf of the Program Committee, you are cordially invited to participate in the technical program of the ASCE Geo-Institute’s most dynamic, informative, inspirational, and innovative 2020 event: Geo-Congress 2020: Vision, Insight, Outlook, which will be held February 25 – 28, 2020 in Minneapolis, MN.
See Website or Contact BKeelor@asce.org
Mar 08-10, 2020Charleston, South Carolina, USAGeosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES
Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES features thirty-minute, in-depth geosynthetics case studies highlighting the many unique uses of geosynthetics through a variety of case studies during this specialized edition of the highly respected Geosynthetics Conference. Start making plans to present, exhibit and attend this exciting new event.
See Website or Contact bjconnett@ifai.com
Mar 18 - May 15, 2020OnlineMassive Open On-Line Course (MOOC) - Sustainability in Practice
Engineers Canada partnered with Polytechnique Montréal and to develop a free massive open online course (MOOC) based on their National Guideline on Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship for Engineers. It’s been taken by close to 4,600 people worldwide to great reviews, and uses engineering case studies from across Canada to demonstrate the practical application of the SD and ES principles as explained in their national guideline. Course registration is now open and closes April 20, 2020.
See Website
Mar 19-20, 2020Calgary, ABShort Course and Workshop on Design of Machine Foundations
This short course should be of interest to geotechnical engineers and civil engineers who wish to have a better understanding of the current state-of-the-art with respect to the analysis and design of flexible,rigid and pile foundations dynamic loads
See Website or Contact cquintus@uwo.ca
Apr 06-10, 2020Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, CanadaAnalysis & Design Of Geotechnical Structures
This workshop will focus on the analysis and design of advanced geotechnical infrastructure systems including shallow and deep foundations, slopes & embankments, deep excavations, retaining structures, and shoring systems.
See Website or Contact courses@international-aset.com
Apr 19-21, 2020Lisbon, Portugal5th International Conference on Geotechnical Research and Engineering (ICGRE'20)
The 5th International Conference on Geotechnical Research and Engineering (ICGRE'20) aims to bring together researchers in the field of geotechnical engineering to present their work, network with experts, and develop new and exciting collaborations.
See Website or Contact info@icgre.org
Apr 26-29, 2020Windsor Expo Convention Center, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilGeoAmericas 2020
The 4th Pan American Conference on Geosynthetics will be held April 26-29, 2020 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by the Geosynthetics Brazilian Association – IGS Brasil, under the auspices of the International Geosynthetics Society - IGS. The deadline to submit abstracts and for early bird registrations is June 26, 2019.
See Website or Contact geoamericas2020@geoamericas2020.com
Apr 30 - May 05, 2020Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaInternational Short Course on Design and Assessment of Mine Waste Structures (Tailings Dams and Rock Dumps)
This comprehensive 40-hour course with tutorials covers the design, construction, operation, monitoring, evaluation and safety of mining facilities.
See Website or Contact sally.petaske@ualberta.ca
May 11-12, 2020Atlanta, Georgia, USAIn-Situ Geot Testing Course
Two-day course on in-situ testing including geophysics, CPT, CPTu, SCPTu, DMT, SDMT, SPT, VST, with applications to foundations and seismic geotechnics.
See Website or Contact paul.mayne@ce.gatech.edu
Jun 28 - Jul 01, 2020Golden, CO, USA54th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium
The American Rock Mechanics Association invites you to its 54th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium to be held in Golden, Colorado, USA, on 28 June – 1 July 2020. The 2020 program will focus on technical advances and innovative applied research in rock mechanics and geomechanics.
See Website or Contact info@armarocks.org
Sep 07-11, 2020Budapest, 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). Since 1998, it will be the 6th time that geotechnical engineers and geophysicists from all over the world will gather and share their knowledge and experiences.
See Website or Contact info@isc6.org
Sep 13-16, 2020Calgary, AlbertaCGS Annual Conference - GeoCalgary
73rd annual conference of the Canadian Geotechnical Society, held in Calgary, Alberta at the Calgary Hyatt Hotel.
See Website or Contact secretariat@geocalgary2020.ca
Sep 14-18, 2020Phoenix, AZ, USAGrouting Fundamentals & Current Practice
Since 1979 this short course has provided unique professional training and education to thousands of grouting professionals worldwide. The curriculum is suited for Owners, Regulators, Consultants and Contractors having interest in pressure grouting.
See Website or Contact christoph.zambanini@tugraz.at
Oct 13-16, 2020National Harbor, MD, USADFI's 45th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations
DFI’s 45th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations (#DFI45) will be at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. The theme is People. Purpose. Passion.This conference will showcase a profession at the top of its game, highlighting the hard work, passion, connections, technologies and professionalism that drive the deep foundations industry worldwide.
See Website or Contact events@dfi.org