The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association (BGA). We are the principal association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom. We also perform the role of the Ground Board for the Institution of Civil Engineers, as well as being the UK member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM).

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Upcoming Events

ISSMGE Conferences and Seminars
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International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics - SEG-2018

The International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics (SEG-2018) under the auspices of the Technical Committee TC – 308 of ISSMGE, will place at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland on 26-28 September 2018.

  • Tomorrow 09:00
  • Tomorrow 09:00 - 18:00
  • Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Organiser: EPFL
BGA Meeting
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Critical State Soil Mechanics: 125 years of developments (a story of many dam failures)

BGA Evening Meeting on Critical State Soil Mechanics: 125 years of developments (a story of many dam failures)

  • Tomorrow 18:00
  • Tomorrow 18:00 - 20:00
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London, SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association

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Latest News

Call for Entries – BGA Fleming Award 2018

  • 09.09.2018

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to invite entries for the Fleming Award from Project Teams who have worked on geotechnical projects that have been substantially completed within the two years prior to the award date of December 2018.

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Anniversary Symposium - 40 Years of CCC

  • 07.08.2018

Final Program for the Anniversary Symposium - 40 Years of CCC

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15th BGA Young Geotechnical Engineers Symposium

  • 22.07.2018

15th BGA Young Geotechnical Engineers Symposium (YGES) was a great success

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June/July e-Newsletter

  • 17.07.2018

June/July BGA Newsletter

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ISSMGE July 2018 News

  • 04.07.2018

ISSMGE News & Information Circular July 2018

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Clif Kettle to Receive John Mitchell Award

  • 22.06.2018

The BGA is pleased to announce that Clif Kettle will receive the 2018 John Mitchell Award

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