Geotechnical News - September 2012 - page 9

Geotechnical News • September 2012
North American Geosynthetics Society
(NAGS) invite you to
The Conference will be held
at the
Hilton Montreal Bonaven-
located in downtown Montreal,
Quebec, Canada from September 29 to
October 2, 2013. GéoMontréal 2013
will jointly present the 66th Canadian
Geotechnical Conference, the 40th
Annual IAH-CNC Congress and the
NAGS Conference. The technical
program is designed to meet the needs
of practitioners in the geotechnical,
hydrogeological and geosynthetics
The conference organizing commit-
tee invites members of the Canadian
and International geotechnical and
hydrogeological communities to
contribute recent research develop-
ments and advancements in geotechni-
cal engineering, engineering geology,
rock mechanics, soil mechanics and
foundations, mining geotechnique,
cold regions engineering, geoenviron-
mental engineering, geosynthetics and
hydrogeology. The conference will
cover a wide range of topics, includ-
ing special sessions that are of local
and national relevance to the fields of
geo-engineering and hydrogeology. In
addition to the technical program and
plenary sessions, the conference will
include a complement of local tours,
workshops and short courses.
Authors are invited to submit abstracts
through the conference web site
that will
be launched just after the GeoMani-
toba 2012 conference in Winnipeg.
Abstracts can be written either in
French or English –
the deadline for
abstract submission will be January
14, 2013.
Invitations for submission
of full papers will be sent to authors
whose abstracts are accepted by the
conference’s Technical Committee by
March 1, 2013
. The submitted papers
will be reviewed prior to final accep-
tance for inclusion in the conference
proceedings, which will be also avail-
able on CD-ROM. At least one author
of an accepted paper must register for
the conference.
Please look for more details this fall
on the
GéoMontréal 2013
– all CGS
members will receive e-news details
of the conference website launch and
the Call for Abstracts in October.
Questions regarding sessions, topics
and the technical program should be
directed to the Local Organizing Com-
mittee contacts given below:
For Technical Program Inquiries,
Catherine Mulligan
Vice-president technique/Technical
Chair, Geotechnical
Marie Larocque
Quebec Representative for the IAH-
Canadian National Chapter
Eric Blond
Quebec Representative for NAGS
For General Inquiries
Mario Ruel
Sylvain Roy
Phil Bruch, P.Eng.
Principal, Senior Geotechnical
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