ISSMGE News & Information Circular July 2018

ISSMGE News & Information Circular

July 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.



  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 August 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:




  • 9th International Conference on Scour and Erosion 05-11-2018 – 08-11-2018   

Taipei International Convenience Center , Chinese Taipei/. Organisers: National Chiao Tung University; Contact person: Ms. Cherry Hsu, Address: 4F., No. 285, Sec. 2, Tiding Blvd., Taipei, Taiwan (R.O.C), Phone: +886-2-2798-8329, Email: ; Website:,



Non-ISSMGE Events


  • International Seminar on Road, Bridges and Tunnels: Challenges and Innovation (ISRBT2018), 09-11-2018 – 15-11-2018

Aristotle University, Centre for Dissemination of Research Results (Red Building), Thessaloniki, Greece. Organiser: School of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,

Contact person: Mrs. D. Gatoula, Address: Highway Engineering Laboratory (for the ISRBT2016 Seminar), School of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Phone: +30 2310 994385, Fax: +30 2310 995789, Email:, Website:


  • Winter School on Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, 22-01-2019 – 24-01-2019

Eurotel Victoria, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland, Organiser: Prof. Lyesse Laloui and Prof. Alessio Ferrari (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne – EPFL); Contact person: Angelica Tuttolomondo, Address: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Laboratory of Soil Mechanics (LMS), Station 18, Phone: +41 21 69 32333, Email:; Website:


  • Intensive Short Course on “Energy Geostructures: Analysis and Design” – 2nd Edition – 06-03-2019 – 08-03-2019

Lausanne, Switzerland, Organiser: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Contact person: Formation Continue UNIL-EPFL, Address: EPFL Innovation Park Bâtiment E, Email:, Website :, Email :



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


Best wishes,

Paloma Peers



Paloma Peers

Executive Officer

City University

Northampton Square

London EC1V 0HB



Phone: +44 (0)20 7040 8154

Fax: +44 (0)20 7040 8832