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The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.

ISSMGE News Digest

Please visit the ISSMGE website – www.issmge.org for full details of all ISSMGE activities.

Please visit the ISSMGE website – www.issmge.org for full details of all ISSMGE activities.

  1. ISSMGE Webinars




Samuel I.K Ampadu


14 December 2015

Characterizing lateritic soils

Click here for a full list of previously recorded ISSMGE webinars

  1. ISSMGE Bulletins



Volume 9, Issue 5

October 2015


Volume 9, Issue 6 is due to be published in mid-December.  It will be available from http://www.issmge.org/en/resources/issmge-bulletin

  1. Events






Rome, Italy

XIV Arrigo Croce Lecture

Friday, 11 Dec 2015

10:30 am

Prof. Sarah M. Springman (ETH, Zurich):

“Lessons learnt for geotechnical engineering practice from field case histories and centrifuge modelling”


AGI Secretariat:agi@associazionegeotecnica.it.


  1. Conferences


For a listing of all ISSMGE and ISSMGE supported conferences - click here.  New conferences/changes added since the last circular are listed below:

·         1st International Conference on Natural Hazards & Infrastructure: Protection, Design, Rehabilitation; 28-30 June 2016, Chania, Crete, Greece http://iconhic2016.com

·         Change of date: 13 Baltic States Geotechnical Conference, 22-24 September 2016, Vilnius, Lithuania (http://www.13bsgc.lt)

·         V South American Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference - SAYGEC/GEOJOVEM 2016, 20th October 2016, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (http://cobramseg2016.com.br/)

·         GeoMEast International Conference, 15-19 July 2017, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt - http://www.geomeast2017.org


5.     ISSMGE Foundation

Please note that the next deadline for receipt of applications for awards from the ISSMGE Foundation is the 1st February 2016.  Click here for further information on the ISSMGE Foundation


6.     ISRM Online Lectures

The 12th ISRM Online Lecture was delivered by Professor Ove Stephansson with the title “Rock Stress and Stress Fields”. This lecture was broadcast on 12 November at 10 a.m. GMT, and is available from http://www.isrm.net/gca/?id=1219.

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