The 4th International Conference "Transportation Soil Engineering in Cold Regions" will be held in St.Petersburg, Russia from May 20 to 23, 2019.
The “cold regions” of the world cover large areas in the northern hemisphere, including Canada, Alaska, Finland, Norway, Sweden, vast portion of China and Russia, and all the northern tier of the United States. Cold regions cover 50% of the world’s total land area.
Transportation infrastructure in cold regions faces great technical challenges due to ground freeze-thaw or permafrost degradation. New transportation infrastructure on embankments, such as high-speed railways on slab tracks or highways, requires high geometry standards.
This Conference aims to provide a broader look at the overall problems faced by designers, contractors, and infrastructure owners during planning and building of transport infrastructure in cold regions.
In addition, the conference programme includes "Young Geotechnical Engineers Symposium", which provides the opportunity for post-graduate and postdoc students and practitioners to present their actual research and learn best practices from colleagues all over the world.
Please visit TRANSOILCOLD 2019 for further information.