ISSMGE News & Information Circular – September 2018

ISSMGE News & Information Circular

September 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. 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 4, August 2018) is available


  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:




  • Geotechnical Challenges in Karst, 11-04-2019 – 13-04-2019        

Hotel Plaža Omiš, Omiš, Croatia. Organiser: Croatian Geotechnical Society Languages: Croatian/English, Contact person: IGOR SOKOLIĆ, Address: NIKOLE PAVIĆA 11, Phone: +385 (0)91 301 2437, Email:, Website:; Email:



Non-ISSMGE Events


  • The First International Conference on Press-in Engineering 2018, Kochi, 19-09-2018 – 20-09-2018   

Kochi University of Technology, Japan, Language: English, Organiser: International Press-in Association (IPA), Contact person: Masafumi Yamaguchi, Address: 9F, Konan YK Bldg, 2-4-12 Konan, Phone: +81-(0)3-5461-1191. Fax: +81-(0)3-5641-1192, Website;; Email:


  • ISRM – 14th International Congress of Rock Mechanics 13-09-2019 – 18-09-2019   

Bourbon Cataratas Convention & Spa Resort,  Foz do Iguassu, Brazil.  Language: English, Organiser: ABMS, SAIG, SPG, Contact person: Sergio A. B. da Fontoura, Email:, Website:, Email:


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


Best wishes,

Paloma Peers