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Bright Spark Lecture Award - ISGSR

We are pleased to announce Bryant Robbins, Zi-Jun Cao and Takayuki Shuku have been selected as the recipient of Bright Spark Lecture award of International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk (ISGSR) 2019.  They will speak at a specia ...

Course on Unsaturated Soil Mechanics available on ISSMGE Virtual University

The ISSMGE is pleased to announce the delivery of the first course on unsaturated soils as part of the ISSMGE Virtual University program. This course is delivered by Prof. Delwyn G. Fredlund and is composed of six lectures of total duration 260 minutes. This cour ...

Minutes from TC218 Conference Call on March 5, 2019

Recorded minutes from conference call on March 5, 2019 are available on request from  Next call is scheduled for June 4, 2019.


Please visit the ISSMGE website – for full details of all ISSMGE activities.  Are We Overdesigning? – A Survey of International Practice A joint initiative by the CAPG, the YMPG, TC205 - Safety and Serviceability, and TC304 ...

Draft Proposal for Establishment of Honour Lecture

This document is the first draft of proposals for the establishment of honour lecture to be submitted by TC 107 to the ISSMGE President.  TC 107 Members are requested to study the document and send feedback to the TC Chair by separate mail

SoA Strength and Compressibility of Laterites and lateritic soils

This document is a draft of the state of the art of strength and compressibility of laterites and lateritic soils. It is being circulated for discussion, Courtesy of Task Force No. 3

Draft SoA -Characterising Laterites and Lateritic Soils

This document is the output of Task Force 1 that worked on characterising laterites and lateritic soils. The document sought to answer two questions: To what extent can the conventional approaches that have successfully been used to characterize temperate sedimentary soils ...

Pre Conference Workshop on Laterites and Lateritic Soils

Proceedings of a workshop held at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on laterites and lateritic soils. The generous support of Prof Charles Ng is greatly acknowledged.

5th Schofield Lecture - Call for Nominations

Dear ISSMGE TC104 members   As you are informed by the last TC104 Chairman's Report, April 19, 2019, now I'm initiating the voting process for the 5th Schofield lecturer. Basically TC104 will propose the 5th Schofield lecture as a plenary session program during ...

4th ICTG 2020 - Call for abstracts

Welcome to the 4th International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics (4th ICTG), which will be held in Chicago, Illinois, on August 30–September 2, 2020. This is the main conference event of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSM ...