ISSMGE News & Information Circular – August 2018

ISSMGE News & Information Circular

August 2018


Please visit the ISSMGE website – for full details of all ISSMGE activities. This circular is also available from the web:



Please distribute this Circular widely.



  1. TC309 – Machine Learning and Big Data.

This new TC is actively seeking nominations for members from the Member Societies. Please make sure that your Member Society representative is aware of your interest in joining this TC.



  1. Webinars


Click here for a full list of previously recorded ISSMGE webinars.  Past webinars with a common theme have been grouped together to create courses within the ISSMGE Virtual University and information about these can be found here.



  1. Bulletin


The latest edition of the ISSMGE Bulletin (Volume 12, Issue 3, June 2018) is available from



  1. ISSMGE Foundation


The next deadline for receipt of applications for awards from the ISSMGE Foundation is the 1st November 2018. Click here for further information on the ISSMGE Foundation.



  1. Conferences


For a listing of all ISSMGE and ISSMGE supported conferences – click here.


The following are events that have been added/updated since the previous Circular:




  • 4th European Conference on Unsaturated Soils – Unsaturated Horizons 24-06-2020 – 26-06-2020

Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, Organiser: IST, TUDelft and UPC, Contact person:, Address: Av Rovisco Pais, 1, Website:,



Non-ISSMGE Events


  • Geomechanics Colloquium 2018 , 11-10-2018 – 12-10-2018    EOMECHANICS COLLOQUIUM 2018

Salzburg Congress, Austria , Languages: German, English, Organiser: Austrian Society for Geomechanics, Contact person: Christine Santos Martinez, Address: Innsbrucker Bundesstrasse 67, Phone: +43 662 875519, Fax: +43 662 886748, Email:, Website:, Email:



Apologies to those of you getting multiple copies of this circular.


Best wishes,

Paloma Peers