Board Meeting at the KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana, 11th August 2016

ISSMGE Board meeting in Ghana during the 5th Young African Geotechnical Engineer conference - Aug 10 to 12, 2016

During the meeting many subjects were discussed related to the profession including:

  • The ISSMGE conference in Seoul coming up next summer
  • The updates on Technical committees and their activities
  • The activities of the young engineer presidential group and how to become an active corresponding member
  • The ISSMGE foundation
  • The reports from the 6 regions about geotechnical activities of Members Societies
  • The International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories
  • Other Resources made available for free online
  • How to improve the image of the profession
  • The webinar series being launched online and new subjects coming up particularly geared towards the young members