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 Allan Herse Australia
7 Nominated Member Chih-Chung Chung Chinese Taipei
8 Nominated Member Noriyuki Yasufuku Japan
9 Nominated Member Kazunari Sako Japan
10 Corresponding Member Kuo-Hsin Yang Chinese Taipei
11 Nominated Member Meysam Safavian Australia
12 Corresponding Member Lorella Montrasio Italy
13 Nominated Member Ian Nettleton United Kingdom
14 Nominated Member Thomas Wong Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
15 Nominated Member Marcos Futai Brazil
16 Nominated Member Muhsin Rahhal Lebanon
17 Nominated Member Jérôme PALISSE France
18 Nominated Member Anthony Leung Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
19 Corresponding Member Maria Clorinda Mandaglio Italy
20 Corresponding Member Nicola Moraci Italy
21 Corresponding Member Baris Trak Turkey
22 Nominated Member Hjördis Löfroth Sweden
23 Nominated Member Federica Cotecchia Italy
24 Corresponding Member Simonetta Cola Italy
25 Corresponding Member Sarah Verfaille Belgium
26 Nominated Member Kubilay Kelesoglu Turkey
27 Nominated Member Mohammad Hasan Baziar Iran
28 Nominated Member Amin Askarinejad Netherlands
29 Nominated Member GEORGIOS BELOKAS Greece
30 Nominated Member Chan-Young Yune South Korea
31 Nominated Member Arindam Dey India
32 Corresponding Member Lanmin Wang China
33 Nominated Member Michael Bardanis Greece
34 Nominated Member B. Manna India
35 Corresponding Member Uday Kala India
36 Nominated Member Celeste Jorge Portugal
37 Nominated Member Wenjie Xu China
38 Nominated Member Jean-Sébastien L'Heureux Norway
39 Nominated Member Robert Charlier Belgium
40 Nominated Member Philippe Welter Belgium
41 Nominated Member Duc Manh Nguyen Vietnam
42 Nominated Member Tuan Nghia Do Vietnam
43 Nominated Member Lin Meei-Ling Chinese Taipei
44 Nominated Member Neuza Carvalho Portugal
45 Nominated Member Denis Demers Canada
46 Corresponding Member Nikhil Nedumpallile Vasu United Kingdom
47 Nominated Member Ross Roberts New Zealand
48 Nominated Member GONZALO MARTIN AIASSA Argentina
49 Nominated Member Manuel Pastor Spain
50 Nominated Member JOSÉ LUIS PASTOR NAVARRO Spain
51 Corresponding Member Ero Vinicius Silva Spain
52 Nominated Member Felipe Gobbi Brazil
53 Nominated Member Miguel Angel Cabrera Colombia
54 Nominated Member Vernon Schaefer United States
55 Nominated Member Paolo Tommasi Italy
56 Nominated Member Guiseppe Buscarnera United States
57 Nominated Member YIfei Cui China
58 Nominated Member Imam Aschuri Indonesia
59 Nominated Member Farrokh Nadim Norway

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