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CGS Geotechnical Info Net - December 2016
December 6, 2016

A Word from CGS President Doug VanDine

At the beginning of 2017, Dr. Dharma Wijewickreme will assume the duties of CGS President and he and his administration will take over the affairs of the Society... Read More »

Year-end Thank You to CGS Volunteers, Corporate Sponsors and National Office Staff

It’s that time of year to thank the many volunteers that made 2016 a very successful year for the Canadian Geotechnical Society... Read More »

2017 CGS Membership and Corporate Sponsorship

Starting this month, CGS members will begin to receive reminders from the National Office to renew their CGS membership for 2017... Read More »

Mark Your Calendar for GeoOttawa 2017

Running from October 1-4, 2017, this will be the 70th CGS Annual Conference and the 12th Joint Groundwater Conference held with the International Association of Hydrogeologists, Canadian National Chapter... Read More »

CGS Names in the News

Andrea Lougheed (Thurber Engineering Ltd, Vancouver, BC) and Jeffrey Oke (Mine Design Engineering, Kingston, ON) have been selected from the nominations submitted to be sponsored by the CGS and the Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique to attend... Read More »

2016 CGS Awards: Matthias Jakob – Thomas Roy Award

In this and future issues of CGS-Geotechnical Info Net, 2016 CGS awardees are being featured. In this issue, Dr. Matthias Jakob, winner of the 2016 Thomas Roy Award of the CGS’s Engineering Geology Division, is highlighted... Read More »

CGS Student/Member-in-Training Bursaries for 2017

Ten students and/or members-in training (EITs and GITs) were provided with bursaries to help them attend GeoVancouver 2016 last October... Read More »

Canadian Geotechnical Achievements Project

In 2007, as part of GeoOttawa 2007, Mike Bozozuk (CGS President 1987-1988) listed what he thought were seven outstanding “Canadian Geotechnical Achievements Read More »

Nominations for the CGS Colloquium due January 31, 2017

Established in 1977, the CGS Colloquium is an annual commissioned presentation and paper. Along with the honour comes a $5,000 honorarium provided by Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique... Read More »

Call for Nominations – 2017 Robert Schuster Medal

The Robert Schuster Medal is a joint award shared between the CGS (Geohazards Committee and Engineering Geology Division) and the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG). This award honours CGS and AEG member, Dr. Robert Schuster... Read More »

Call for Abstract Deadlines – Upcoming Geotechnical Conferences

We are pleased to provide upcoming abstract deadlines for geotechnical conferences... Read More »

Canadian Geotechnical Journal, November 2016 Table of Contents

The November 2016 issue of the Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Volume 53, No. 11 (as are all past issues of the CGJ) is available online at no extra cost to all CGS members. To access the journal... Read More »

Notes from CGS Affiliates

The deadline for nominations for the 2017 Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences Mentorship Medal is January 15, 2017. The medal is awarded annually to recognize the sustained and inspirational mentorship... Read More »

End Notes

As always, for upcoming issues we are looking for input from you... Read More »