The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
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BGA ECG 2nd Session of MOGE Discussion Series

BGA Early Career Group Meetings
  • 17.04.2024
  • 18:00 - 20:00
  • Lecture Theatre 201, Skempton Building, Imperial College, South Kensington, London SW7 2BU
  • Event Type: BGA Early Career Group Meetings
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Fundamental principles of Soil Mechanics


Prof John Burland of Imperial College London


Hilary Shields of Tony Gee


Dr Stuart Hardy of Arup

17th Apr 2024 18:00 hours

Lecture Theatre 201, Skempton Building, Imperial College, South Kensington, London SW7 2BU

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The 2nd session of the BGA ECG MOGE Discussion Series is now open for application. We invite engineers of all levels, from early-career to professionals, to learn about the latest content of the manual. This is a unique opportunity to engage with the broader engineering community and facilitate insightful discussions.

We are thrilled to announce that our first session will feature esteemed speakers Prof. John Burland, Hilary Shields, and Dr Stuart Hardy. They will lead an enlightening discussion on the 'Fundamental principles of Soil Mechanics,' sharing their invaluable insights and experiences. The session will include an overview of selected MOGE chapters, including Chapter 14: Soils as Particulate Materials, Chapter 17: Strength and Deformation Behaviour of Soils, and Chapter 19: Settlement and Stress Distributions, with examples of application of their content in current engineering practice. This will be followed by an interactive discussion led by our ECG representative Dr. Riccardo Scarfone.


18.00-18.30 – Refreshments

18.30-19.30 – Presentation by the Speakers

19.30-20.00 – Q&A and Discussion

After 20.00 – Drinks

The session will be delivered both in person and online. Prior registration is required.

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