ISSMGE News & Information Circular – MARCH 2021

 

See the ISSMGE website – http://www.issmge.org/ for full details of all ISSMGE activities. This circular is also available from the web: https://www.issmge.org/news/news-and-information-circular-march-2021.  Please distribute this Circular widely.

 

 

1. 20ICSMGE / 7iYGEC – NEW DATES – MAY 2022

            New dates have been confirmed for the conferences in Sydney as follows;

7iYGEC  – Friday 29 April-Sunday 1 May 2022

20ICSMGE – Sunday 1 May – Thursday 5 May 2022.

For more information, please visit the conference website (https://icsmge2021.org/) which is in the process of being updated.

 

2. CORPORATE ASSOCIATES’ PRESIDENTIAL GROUP

The March 2021 CAPG update (https://www.issmge.org/corporate-associates/corporate-associates-presidential-group) has important information on the soon upcoming CAPG speciality session at the International Foundations Conference and Equipment Expo (IFCEE), in Dallas, USA, May 10 -14, 2021, the CAPG sessions at the 20th ICSMGE in Sydney (May 2022), the successful completion of the world wide online sessions for the ISSMGE Overdesign Survey, planning of CAPG contributions to the ISSMGE virtual Time Capsule project and other important areas.

 

3. ISSMGE TC217 LAND RECLAMATION SEMINAR SERIES

The committee of TC217 is hosting a trilogy of online seminars on topics relating to land reclamation from consultant, specialist contractor and academic perspectives. Please register your interest to attend these seminars here: https://forms.gle/QLPkWYzFguxbqJPz7

Seminar Programme:

  1. Construction and Reclamation of the SARB Islands offshore the coast in Abu Dhabi by Dr. Ir. Patrick Mengé – 11 March 2021, 7pm (GMT+8)
  2. Innovative Approaches to Land Reclamation in Singapore by Er. James Lam Pei Wei – 15 April 2021, 7pm (GMT+8)
  3. Land Reclamation using Soft Clay by Prof. Chu Jian – 20 May 2021, 7pm (GMT+8)
  4. Application of Machine Learning in Cement Stabilisation in Land Reclamation by Assoc. Prof. Darren Siau Chen Chian – 20 May 2021, 7:30pm (GMT+8)

 

4. BULLETIN

The latest edition of the ISSMGE Bulletin (Volume 15, Issue 1, February 2021) is available from the website https://www.issmge.org/publications/issmge-bulletin/vol-15-issue-1-february-2021

 

5. ISSMGE FOUNDATION

The next deadline for receipt of applications for awards from the ISSMGE Foundation is the 31st May 2021. Click here for further information on the ISSMGE Foundation.

 

6. CONFERENCES

For a listing of all ISSMGE and ISSMGE supported conferences, and full information on all events, including deadlines, please go to the Events page at https://www.issmge.org/events.  However, for updated information concerning possible changes due to the coronavirus outbreak (ie. postponements, cancellations, change of deadlines, etc), please refer to that specific event’s website.

As might be expected, many events have been rescheduled and we update the Events page whenever we are advised of changes.

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

ISSMGE Events

 

16TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING, 23-02-2022 – 24-02-2022  

University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore, Pakistan; Language: English; Contact information: Dr. Jahanzaib Israr;  Department of Civil Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology Lahore; Phone: +923344132808; Email: 16icge@uet.edu.pk; Website: https://16icge.uet.edu.pk/

 

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING FOR THE PRESERVATION OF MONUMENTS AND HISTORIC SITES, 22-06-2022 – 24-06-2022  

Naples, Italy; Organizer: TC 301, AGI (Italian Geotechnical Society), Contact person: Filomena de Silva, Email: secretary@tc301-napoli.org, Website: http://www.tc301-napoli.org

 

XVIII EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON SOIL MECHANICS AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING – 25-08-2024 – 30-08-2024  

             Lisbon, Portugal ; Organisers: SPG; E-mail: spg@lnec.pt