ISSMGE News & Information Circular February 2018

ISSMGE News & Information Circular

February 2018



Please visit the new-look ISSMGE website – for full details of all ISSMGE activities.


  1. ISSMGE Online Library


The post-conference proceedings of the 19ICSMGE (Seoul) and the proceedings of the ISSMGE Pan-American Regional Conference 2011 (Toronto) have been added to the Online Library. Click  to access the library.


  1. Webinars


Click here for a full list of previously recorded ISSMGE webinars.


  1. Bulletin


The latest edition of the ISSMGE Bulletin (Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2017) is available from


  1. ISSMGE Foundation


The next deadline for receipt of applications for awards from the ISSMGE Foundation is the 1st  May 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/upated since the previous Circular:




  • Geotechnical Construction of Civil Engineering and Transport Structures of the Asian-Pacific Region,  04-07-2018 – 07-07-2018

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Russia), Organizer: Far Eastern State Transport University, Contact person: Tatyana Valtseva, Address: 47 Serisheva st., Khabarovsk, Russia, Phone: +7 (4212) 407-502, Email:, Website:


  • 8th International Symposium on Environmental Vibration and Transportation Geodynamics  26-10-2018 – 28-10-2018

Xiandai Grand Gloria Hotel, Changsha, Organiser: Central South University; Contact person: Prof. Yuanjie Xiao, Prof. Xiaobin Chen, Address: Central South University, School of Civil Engineering. 22 South Shaoshan Road Changsha, Hunan, Email:, Website:


  • 6th African Young Geotechnical Engineering Conference (6th AYGEC), 24-11-2018 – 27-11-2018

University of Khartoum, Sudan, Organiser: Sudanese Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Contact person: Prof Ahmed El Sharief, Phone: 0024991214418, Email:; Website:; Email:


  • TC204: Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground – TC204 Cambridge 2020, 29-06-2020 – 01-07-2020
  • University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.  Organiser: University of Cambridge; Contact person: Dr Mohammed Elshafie; Address: Laing O’Rourke Centre, Department of Engineering, Cambridge University, Email:,



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


Best wishes,

Paloma Peers



Paloma Peers

Administrative Officer

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