TC208 Slope Stability

Slope Stability in Engineering Practice

Host Member Society: Canada

Short name: Slope Stability (TC208)

GeoWorld GroupStability of Natural Slopes (TC208)


TC208 Workshop at ECSMGE 2019

TC208 Workshop on global grand challenges for engineered slopes at ECSMGE 2019

A pre-conference workshop for TC208 will be held at the European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Reykjavik on 1st September 2019 from 1-4pm. We invite TC208 members and ot



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To develop and disseminate knowledge and practice within the ISSMGE slope stability community

  1. Task Force 1a: ISSMGE virtual University – To identify, pursue, and aid leading academics and practioners in the generation of high quality webinar content for the TC208 subject area under the ISSMGE virtual University initiative
  2. Task Force 1b: Special Issues – To encourage the dissemination of the state of the art through hosting special Issues within scholarly journals (e.g. 2019 IJPMG special issue on physical modelling of landslides)
  3. Task Force 1c: Honor Lecture – To explore the possibility of the creation of a TC208 honor lecture

To establish guidelines and technical recommendations for slope stability practice

  1. Task Force 2a: Technical guidelines – To work with landslide committees within member societies and other affiliated bodies to create a library of national landslide guidelines within the ISSMGE library
  2. Task Force 2b: Technical recommendations for the selection of shear strength parameters for slope stability analyses – To create recommendations, based on soil mechanics theory, for use in slope stability analyses
  3. Task Force 2c --> 2n. Opportunity for other technical recommendations to be championed by members of the TC

To assist with technical programs of international and regional conferences organised by the ISSMGE

  1. Task Force 3a Conferences. To assist the ICSMGE / ECSMGE  organising committees in the peer review for manuscripts submitted under the slope stability topic.
  2. Task Force 3b: Workshops. To develop a plan for TC208 activities at ICSMGE & regional ISSMGE (e.g. ECSMGE) conferences

To assist with industry and overlapping organisations within the international slope stability community

  1. Task Force 4a: To work in cooperation with JTC1 and offer help in the organisation of the International Symposium on Landslides, JTC1 workshops, and other initiatives. To identify other organisations with overlapping interests in slope stability or education to promote the work of the TC

# Type Full Name Country
1 Chair Andy Take Canada
2 Vice Chair Federica Cotecchia Italy
3 Secretary Elisabeth Bowman United Kingdom
4 Nominated by TC Chair Clarence Choi Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
5 Nominated Member Piotr Srokosz Poland
6 Corresponding Member Ivan Gratchev Australia
7 Corresponding Member Allan Herse Australia
8 Nominated Member Chih-Chung Chung Chinese Taipei
9 Nominated Member Noriyuki Yasufuku Japan
10 Nominated Member Kazunari Sako Japan
11 Nominated Member Omer Faruk usluogullari Turkey
12 Corresponding Member Kuo-Hsin Yang Chinese Taipei
13 Corresponding Member Ali Karrech Australia
14 Nominated Member Meysam Safavian Australia
15 Corresponding Member Lorella Montrasio Italy
16 Nominated Member Dino Sarac Australia
17 Nominated Member Stefano Utili United Kingdom
18 Nominated Member Ian Nettleton United Kingdom
19 Nominated Member Dominic Lo Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
20 Nominated Member Marcos Futai Brazil
21 Nominated Member Muhsin Rahhal Lebanon
22 Nominated Member Junjun Ni Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
23 Corresponding Member Maria Clorinda Mandaglio Italy
24 Corresponding Member Nicola Moraci Italy
25 Corresponding Member Baris Trak Turkey
26 Nominated Member Hjördis Löfroth Sweden
27 Nominated Member Federica Cotecchia Italy
28 Corresponding Member Simonetta Cola Italy
29 Nominated Member Sergio Castro Peru
30 Corresponding Member Sarah Verfaille Belgium
31 Nominated Member Kubilay Kelesoglu Turkey
32 Nominated Member Mohammad Hasan Baziar Iran
33 Nominated Member Amin Askarinejad Netherlands
34 Nominated Member GEORGIOS BELOKAS Greece
35 Nominated Member Chan-Young Yune South Korea
36 Nominated Member Arindam Dey India
37 Corresponding Member Lanmin Wang China
38 Nominated Member Michael Bardanis Greece
39 Nominated Member B. Manna India
40 Corresponding Member Uday Kala India
41 Nominated Member Celeste Jorge Portugal
42 Nominated Member Wenjie Xu China
43 Nominated Member Jean-Sébastien L'Heureux Norway
44 Nominated Member Robert Charlier Belgium
45 Nominated Member Philippe Welter Belgium
46 Nominated Member Duc Manh Nguyen Vietnam
47 Nominated Member Tuan Nghia Do Vietnam
48 Nominated Member Lin Meei-Ling Chinese Taipei
49 Nominated Member Neuza Carvalho Portugal
50 Nominated Member Denis Demers Canada
51 Nominated Member Ross Roberts New Zealand
52 Nominated Member GONZALO MARTIN AIASSA Argentina
53 Nominated Member Manuel Pastor Spain
54 Nominated Member JOSÉ LUIS PASTOR NAVARRO Spain
55 Corresponding Member Ero Vinicius Silva Spain
56 Nominated Member Felipe Gobbi Brazil
57 Nominated Member Miguel Angel Cabrera Colombia
58 Nominated Member Vernon Schaefer United States
59 Nominated Member Paolo Tommasi Italy
60 Nominated Member Guiseppe Buscarnera United States
61 Nominated Member YIfei Cui China
62 Nominated Member Imam Aschuri Indonesia
63 Nominated Member Farrokh Nadim Norway

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