GeoMEast 2018 Geosynthetics Program

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GeoMEast 2018 International Congress and Exhibition will be held in Cairo, Egypt from 24 – 28 November  2018 at Marriott Mena House Hotel in front of the Great Pyramids. The theme for the event is “Sustainable Civil Infrastructures: Structural Integrity.” Geosynthetics has a major role in the technical program. The organizers have released more details on the geosynthetics program. Learn more abou... »

GeoMEast 2018 Abstracts Call Closes April 15

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The GeoMEast 2018 International Congress and Exhibition is one of the leading Geosynthetics and Geotechnical Congresses in the Middle East. The event will be held to be held 24 – 28 November 2018 at the MENA House Hotel in Cairo, Egypt. Geosynthetics has a major role in the technical program. Theme: “Sustainable Civil Infrastructures: Structural Integrity.” GeoMEast 2018 abstracts are invited thro... »

XV PCSMGE Unveils Soil Mechanics 2015 App

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We are only a few weeks away from the 15th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XV PCSMGE), which will be held 15 – 18 November 2015 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Organizers have launched the downloadable app Soil Mechanics 2015 to share conference information and facilitate networking. The Soil Mechanics 2015 app can be downloaded here or through various app store... »

Pre-Conference Courses at XV PCSMGE

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The 15th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XV PCSMGE) takes place 15 – 18 November 2015 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. PCSMGE delivers one of the most important technical knowledge exchange platform for geotechnical engineers, agencies, material manufacturers, and affiliated stakeholders throughout the Americas. Also, three major events are co-located with the PC... »

XV PCSMGE Pre-Conference Workshop on Geosynthetic Reinforcement

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Argentina will host a very international gathering of engineers in November when the XV Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XV PCSMGE), the VIII South American Conference on Rock Mechanics, and the VI International Symposium on Deformational Characteristics of Geomaterials co-locate in Buenos Aires, 15 – 18 November 2015. To further boost the offerings, the Inte... »

FedIGS Launches Website

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The Federation of International Geo-Engineering Societies (FedIGS) is a collaborative endeavor that brings together four major geotechnical societies. FedIGS facilitates interaction between these learned societies’ members, promotes common interests, and mobilizes collective action on key issues. The group has now launched a website: www.geoengineeringfederation.org. The four sister societies of t... »

UPDATE: XV PCSMGE Extends Early Reg Deadline to July 28

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One of the biggest geotechnical events in the Americas this year has announced a gracious deadline expansion for the early registration rate. The PanAmerican Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XV PCSMGE), which will take place 15 – 18 November 2015 in Buenos Aires, has announced a best-rate deadline extension to July 28. The event is an excellent opportunity for connecting ... »

XV PCSMGE Best Rate Deadline – June 30

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The 15th PanAmerican Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XV PCSMGE) will take place 15 – 18 November 2015 in Buenos Aires. Following the trend of other major geotechnical events in Latin America, the conference will co-locate with three major events to optimize participant networking and educational benefits. Also being held in conjunction with the XV PCSMGE will be: 8th Sou... »

Pan-American Geotechnical Engineering Conference Comes to Argentina

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The 15th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XV PCSMGE) will take place 15 – 18 November 2015 in Buenos Aires. Following the trend of other major geotechnical events in Latin America, the conference will co-locate with three major events to optimize participant networking and educational benefits. Also being held in conjunction with the XV PCSMGE will be: 8th So... »

FedIGS Elects Professor Jean-Louis Briaud New President

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Professor Jean-Louis Briaud was very recently elected President of the Federation of International Geo-engineering Societies (FedIGS) for the 2014-2018 term. FedIGS regroups the following international societies: ISSMGE: International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering ISRM: International Society for Rock Mechanics IAEG: International Association for Engineering Geology and th... »

GeoRegina 2014 Extends Abstracts Deadline to January 31

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Organizers for the Canadian Geotechnical Society’s (CGS) 67th Canadian Geotechnical Conference have extended the abstract submission window to January 31. GeoRegina 2014 (www.georegina2014.ca) will be held 28 September – 1 October 2014 at the Delta Regina Hotel in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. As of Januay 17, more than 215 abstracts had been submitted. To ensure the most comprehensive... »