ISSMGE News & Information Circular
- LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL
For details of this new award, see https://www.issmge.org/news/issmge-lifetime-achievement-medal-announcement-and-call-for-nominations.
Nominations must be received by 15 April 2023.
- ISSMGE HERITAGE TIME CAPSULE (HTC) UPDATE
At the ISSMGE board meeting, 6 March 2023, Hurghada, Egypt, the following policy was approved:
- contributions to the HTC could be in any language provided that the relevant ISSMGE Vice Presidents approved and that at least an abstract relating to the contribution should be in either English or French
HTC Contributions by 28 Member Societies and 14 Technical Committees are hosted on https://www.issmge.org/the-society/time-capsule/part-a. We will provide updates here of HTC contributions from the remaining 62 Member Societies and 23 Technical Committees. The parallel/plenary sessions dedicated to the HTC project at each of the five ISSMGE regional conferences in 2023 & 2024 will provide important venues to engage in depth with the HTC Project.
- ISSMGE SECRETARY GENERAL
The President, Professor Marc Ballouz, is pleased to announce that Dr Andrew McNamara will be appointed as the new Secretary General of ISSMGE. Dr McNamara will take up the appointment after the next ISSMGE Council Meeting on 13 August 2023 held in conjunction with the 17th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Astana, Kazakhstan.
Dr McNamara is a practicing engineer with a strong attachment to academia and research. He is both Chief Engineer, Skanska UK Building and Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering, City, University of London. He will bring a wealth of experience and leadership to the ISSMGE Secretariat, and we look forward to working with him on the Board of ISSMGE.
- TC301 PRESERVATION OF HISTORIC SITES
Please visit the new TC301 website: https://tc301-historic-sites.com/ for information about the ongoing activities, for a list of upcoming and past conferences of interest, for webinars and Kerisel Lectures, as well as for a large collection of references on civil engineering aspects of the preservation of historic sites.
- ISSMGE INTERACTIVE TECHNICAL TALK AVAILABLE FROM THE ISSMGE WEBSITE
- ISSMGE Interactive Technical Talk Episode 4: Environmental Geotechnics (TC215)
- ISSMGE Interactive Technical Talk Episode 5: Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering (TC307)
- ISSMGE BULLETIN
The latest edition of the ISSMGE Bulletin (Volume 17, Issue 1, February 2023) is available from the website.
- ISSMGE FOUNDATION
The next deadline for receipt of applications for awards from the ISSMGE Foundation is the 31st May 2023. Click here for further information on the ISSMGE Foundation.
Member Societies, Technical Committees, Sister Societies and related organisations may add their events directly to the ISSMGE Events database via the link + Submit Event at the top pf the EVENTS page
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. For updated information please refer to that specific events website.
The following are events that have been added or amended since the previous Circular:
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CASE HISTORIES IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING & 4TH ASRTC6 URBAN GEOENGINEERING SYMPOSIUM - 25-09-2023 - 28-09-2023
Pullman Jakarta Central Park, West Jakarta, Indonesia; Language: English; Organiser: Universitas Katolik Parahyangan - Indonesia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia - Malaysia, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology - Taiwan, National Chung Hsing University (NCHU), Contact person: Aswin Lim, Ph.D; Address: Jl. Ciumbuleuit 94, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia; Email: [email protected]; Website : http://www.geocase2023.com
2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONSTRUCTION RESOURCES FOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES - 20-11-2023 - 22-11-2023
Fukuoka International Congress Center, Fukuoka, Japan, Language: English; Organiser: Kyushu University; Contact person: Secretariat of CREST 2023; Address: Room No. 1124, West Building 2, Kyushu University 744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan; Phone: +81 092-802-3369 ; Email: [email protected]: Website : https://www.ic-crest.com/
7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE SERIES ON GEOTECHNICS, CIVIL ENGINEERING AND STRUCTURES (CIGOS) - 04-04-2024 - 05-04-2024
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Language: English; Description Organisers: Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts (AVSE Global) and University of Architecture Ho Chi Minh City (UAH); Contact: [email protected]; https://cigos2024.sciencesconf.org/