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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The 17th European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering Reykjavik Iceland

The 17th European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering will be held in Reykjavik, Iceland from 1st to 6th September 2019

  • 01.09.2019
  • 09:00 - 17:00
  • Harpa, Concert Hall and Conference Centre, Reykjavik
  • Organiser: Icelandic Geotechnical Society
BGA Meeting
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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

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

Latest Tweets from @BritishGeotech

"Ground Engineering’s August/September 2019 issue and the 2019 Geotechnical Services File are available online - Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions "

Aug 14

"Course on Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice to be held in Munich in September 2019 "

Jul 31

"Call for Nominations - ISSMGE Bright Spark Lecture Award at IS-Cambridge 2020. Young geotechnical professionals/academics can be nominated for this award. Deadline is 30 September 2019 "

Jul 31

"Professor Roger Frank wins the Sir Alcon Copisarow Award 2019 from the British Section of the Société des Ingénieurs et Scientifiques de France (IESF) "

Jul 03

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ISRM International Symposium, September 20-22, 2021, Asuncion- Paraguay

  • 16.08.2019

IX Latin American Rock Mechanics Symposium, Asuncion

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Ground Engineering August/September 2019 issue and the 2019 Geotechnical Services File available online

  • 14.08.2019

Ground Engineering August/September 2019 issue and the 2019 Geotechnical Services File available online

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Mid-Summer 2019 e-newsletter

  • 31.07.2019

Mid-Summer 2019 e-newsletter

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Course on Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice to be held in Munich in September 2019

  • 31.07.2019

Course on Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice to be held in Munich in September 2019

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Call for Nominations - ISSMGE Bright Spark Lecture Award at IS-Cambridge 2020

  • 31.07.2019

Young geotechnical professionals/academics can be nominated for this award. Deadline is 30 September 2019.

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AGS Conference: Safety in Mind

  • 10.07.2019

AGS Conference: Safety in Mind

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