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

ISSMGE News Digest May 2016

ISSMGE News & Information Circular

ISSMGE News & Information Circular

May 2016

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


1.     19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Seoul 2017

Please note that Member Societies should be collecting abstracts, ready to submit via  -



Revised abstract submission deadline – Please refer to full information on the revised abstract submission deadline, and guidelines for abstract submission.

2.     ISSMGE Awards to be presented at the 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Seoul 2017

Please note that the call for awards has now been published, and the deadline for nominations is 1st July 2016.  Information can be found on the website at


3.     Message from the Chairs of the TOC and the CAPG

A text about the exchanges between the ISSMGE Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) and Corporate Associate Presidential Group (CAPG) has been recently published on the ISSMGE website (


4.     ISSMGE Webinars

Click here for a full list of previously recorded ISSMGE webinars.


  1. ISSMGE Bulletins

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Edition - latest


Volume 10, Issue 2

April 2016

  1. Conferences

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


·        Conference in Honour of Michele Maugeri, Friday 1 July 2016,

University of Catania, Dept Civil Engineering and Architecture (DICAR), Italy, Email Website:

·        8th International Conference on Scour and Erosion, 12 - 15 September 2016

University of Oxford Mathematical Institute, Oxford, United Kingdom,  E-mail: icse2016@hrwallingford

·        International Conference on New Challenges In Geotechnical Engineering, ICNCGE-2017, Monday 23  January 2017

FAST National University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan; Email -, Website:

7.     ISSMGE Foundation

The Trustees would like to express their gratitude toARGO-E ( for its recent donation to the ISSMGE Foundation.

The next deadline for receipt of applications for awards from the ISSMGE Foundation is the 1st August 2016.  Click here for further information on the ISSMGE Foundation.

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