ISSMGE News & Information Circular - August 2017

Please visit the new-look ISSMGE website – for full details of all ISSMGE activities.

1. XIX ICSMGE – Seoul, Korea- Registration

The organisers have issued a new information circular which can be viewed at:  

2. International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories (IJGCH)

The International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories is pleased to launch its new website, which is available at:  Further details are given at

3. 2017 Geotechnical Business Directory

Geoworld, the network for geotechnical engineers, has just published the 2017 Geotechnical Business Directory. The directory is published with the support of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. For further information:

4. ISSMGE Bulletin

The latest edition of the ISSMGE Bulletin (Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2017) is available from

5. ISSMGE Foundation

The next deadline for receipt of applications for awards from the ISSMGE Foundation is the 1st November 2017. Click here for further information on the ISSMGE Foundation.

6. ISSMGE Webinars




Pierre Delage (France)

Wednesday 16th August 2017

12 P.M. GMT (noon)

(followed by the 48-hour Q&A Session)

Thermal issues in clays and claystones: Application to radioactive waste disposal.


Click here for a full list of previously recorded ISSMGE webinars

7. Conferences

For a listing of all ISSMGE and ISSMGE supported conferences - click here.

The following are events that have been added/upated since the previous Circular:


  • 3rd International Conference on Ground Improvement and Ground Control,27-10-2017 - 29-10-2017,Zhijiang Hotel, Hangzhou, China Contact person: Dr. Li Shi email, Website:

     Non-ISSMGE Events

  • 6th International Forum on Opto-electronic Sensor-based Monitoring in Geo-engineering, 03-11-2017 - 05-11-2017, Nanjing, China, Contact person: Hong-Hu Zhu, School of Earth Sci & Eng, Nanjing University, Phone: +8615895996665, Email:, Website: