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

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BGA Annual Conference 2020 2nd Session

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the British Geotechnical Association Annual Conference 2020 will be held as three online sessions - this is Session 2

  • 14.07.2020
  • 10:00 - 11:15
  • Online Event
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
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BGA Annual Conference 2020 3rd Session

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the British Geotechnical Association Annual Conference 2020 will be held as three online sessions - this is Session 3

  • 21.07.2020
  • 10:00 - 11:15
  • Online Event
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association

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"RT : Cooling Prize Paper | The engineering mitigation of a water-bearing fissure in the Chalk at the Tideway Deptford Church St…"

Jul 06

"Call for Entries for the Fleming Award Competition 2020. The competition commemorates the life and work of Dr Ken Fleming and recognises excellence in the practical application of geotechnics in a project or a part of a project. Deadline 20 Sept "

Jun 24

"Ground Engineering’s July 2020 issue is available online - Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions "

Jun 24

"Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the British Geotechnical Association Annual Conference 2020 will be an online event on three consecutive Tuesdays: 1. 7th July 2020, 2. 14th July 2020 & 3. 21st July 2020. Each session runs 10:00 to 11:15 "

Jun 19

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CHANGE OF DATE: International Conference on Challenges and Achievements in Geotechnical Engineering (ICCAGE2020)

  • 26.06.2020

CHANGE OF DATE - International Conference on Challenges and Achievements in Geotechnical Engineering March 31- April 2, 2021

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Ground Engineering’s July 2020 issue is available online

  • 24.06.2020

Ground Engineering’s July 2020 issue is available online

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Call for Entries for the Fleming Award Competition 2020

  • 24.06.2020

The BGA is pleased to invite entries for the Fleming Competition. This is held annually to commemorate the life and work of Dr Ken Fleming and to recognise excellence in the practical application of geotechnics in a project or a part of a project.

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BGA Annual Conference to be Held as an Online Event

  • 18.06.2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the British Geotechnical Association Annual Conference 2020 cannot be held as a physical event. Instead it will be held as three online sessions on 7th, 14th and 21 July 2020

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PhD Opportunities in Geotechnics - June 2020

  • 17.06.2020

To support the wider academic and professional field the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) would like to draw attention to an available PhD position in the geotechnical field.

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eGEE 2020: June 23-25, 2020, Online conference on Geotechnical Engineering Education

  • 11.06.2020

TC306’s upcoming online conference on Geotechnical Engineering Education GEE 2020 on June 23-25, 2020

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