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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EUROCK 2020 - Postponed

EUROCK 2020, Trondheim, Norway - This event has been postponed

  • 15.06.2020
  • 09:00 - 17:00
  • Clarion Hotel & Congress Trondheim
  • Organiser: ISRM
BGA Conferences and Seminars
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BGA Annual Conference and AGM 2020 - Postponed

This event has been postponed.

BGA Annual Conference and AGM 2020

  • 17.06.2020
  • 09:30 - 17:30
  • Telford Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association

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"RT : Covid-19: conference postponed to next year | "

May 28

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

May 28

"RT : ANNOUNCEMENT... Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference, that was due to be held at Durham University on…"

May 28

"The BGA invites UK nominations for young geotechnical engineers to be considered for the award of an ISSMGE “Bright Spark” lecture at the 20th ICSMGE in Sydney in September 2021 "

May 25

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ISSMGE News & Information Circular June 2020

  • 02.06.2020

ISSMGE News & Information Circular, June 2020

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Ground Engineering’s June 2020 issue is available online

  • 28.05.2020

Ground Engineering’s June 2020 issue is available online

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Piling 2020 conference Postponed until March 2021

  • 25.05.2020

The Piling 2020 conference that was due to be held at Durham University on the 15th and 16th September 2020 has been postponed until the 25th and 26th March 2021 due to the COVID 19 pandemic.

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Invitations for Nominations for Bright Spark lecture at ICSMGE 2021 in Sydney

  • 25.05.2020

The BGA invites UK nominations for young geotechnical engineers to be considered for the award of an ISSMGE “Bright Spark” lecture at the 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering in Sydney in September 2021

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BGA On-line event 20 May 2020 - The Use of InSAR for Ground Investigation and Monitoring

  • 10.05.2020

The BGA is pleased to announce its first on-line event will be held at 16:00 hours on Wednesday 20th May 2020 - The Use of InSAR for Ground Investigation and Monitoring

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Voting for Election to BGA Executive Committee – Deadline 12 June 2020

  • 05.05.2020

Voting for Election to BGA Executive Committee – Deadline 12 June 2020

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