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

BGA Conferences and Seminars
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BGA Annual Conference 2019

The BGA Annual Conference is an all day event, to be held on the 19 June 2019 at the ICE, London. 2019 is the BGA’s 70th anniversary, and the theme of the conference is Celebrating 70 years of BGA and the next 70 years of innovation in geotechnical engineering

  • 19.06.2019
  • 09:30 - 17:00
  • Telford Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London, SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
ISSMGE Conferences and Seminars
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7th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials IS-Glasgow 2019

The 7th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials (IS-Glasgow 2019) will be held in Glasgow on 26 to 28 June 2019

  • 26.06.2019
  • 09:00 - 17:00
  • Strathclyde Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, UK
  • Organiser: ISSMGE TC101

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Latest News

2018 BGA Medal Winning Paper Announced

  • 22.05.2019

The 2018 BGA Medal is awarded to a paper on ‘Micro mechanics of drained and undrained shearing’ published in Géotechnique by authors Dr John de Bono and Professor Glenn McDowell

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GEE2020

Abstract Submission - International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering Education (GEE2020)

  • 21.05.2019

International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering Education (GEE2020), 24-25 June 2020, Athens

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Call for Papers - IS Cambridge 2020

  • 09.05.2019

Tenth International Symposium on Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground (IS - Cambridge 2020)

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ISRM News Journal 2018

  • 08.05.2019

ISRM News Journal 2018

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AGS Magazine: May 2019 Issue

  • 08.05.2019

AGS Magazine: May 2019 Issue

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ISSMGE News & Information Circular May 2019

  • 08.05.2019

ISSMGE News & Information Circular May 2019

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