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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Geotechnical observations from suction buckets supporting offshore wind turbines

BGA Evening Meeting - Geotechnical observations from suction buckets supporting offshore wind turbines by Avi Shonberg of Orsted.

Drinks afterwards in the ICE Café Bar sponsored by Orsted.

  • 24.09.2019
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
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A New Climate for Geocomposite Drainage

A New Climate for Geocomposite Drainage by Alan Bamforth, ABG Geosynthetics - Joint BGA Meeting with International Geosynthetics Society.

Drinks afterwards in the ICE Café Bar sponsored by Tensar International.

  • 16.10.2019
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association

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"Wednesday 16 October - BGA/IGS Evening Meeting at ICE London - A New Climate for Geocomposite Drainage by Alan Bamforth of ABG Geosynthetics. Drinks afterward sponsored by Tensar "

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"BGA Member Dr Matteo Ciantia of presents the ISSMGE Bright Spark Lecture at Reykjavik Conference "

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Latest News

BGA Member Dr Matteo Ciantia presents the ISSMGE Bright Spark Lecture at Reykjavik Conference

  • 15.09.2019

BGA Member Dr Matteo Ciantia presents the ISSMGE Bright Spark Lecture at Reykjavik Conference

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BGA Early Career Group expands to South West Region

  • 06.09.2019

The BGA Early Career Group expands to the South West region with the formation of a new ECG sub-committee!

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ISSMGE News & Information Circular September 2019

  • 05.09.2019

ISSMGE News & Information Circular September 2019

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AGS Conference 2020: Commercial Risks & How To Manage Them

  • 03.09.2019

AGS Conference: Commercial Risks & How To Manage Them

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Whittles Publishing offer 15% discount to BGA members to celebrate publication of books on Professor A W Bishop

  • 01.09.2019

Whittles Publishing offer 15% discount to BGA members to celebrate publication of books on Professor A W Bishop

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Call for Abstracts - 10th International Conference on Scour and Erosion

  • 29.08.2019

Call for abstracts for the 10th International Conference on Scour and Erosion (ICSE-10). Abstract Submissions due 15 September 2019

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