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

ISSMGE May 2018 News

ISSMGE News & Information Circular May 2018
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Please visit the ISSMGE website – for full details of all ISSMGE activities. This circular is also available from the web:

1. TC309 – Machine Learning and Big Data.

This new TC is actively seeking nominations for members from the Member Societies. Please make sure that your Member Society representative is aware of your interest in joining this TC.

2. Webinars

Click herefor a full list of previously recorded ISSMGE webinars.

3. Bulletin

The latest edition of the ISSMGE Bulletin (Volume 12, Issue 2, Apr 2018) is available from

4. ISSMGE Foundation

The next deadline for receipt of applications for awards from the ISSMGE Foundation is the 1st August 2018. Click here for further information on the ISSMGE Foundation.

5. Conferences

For a listing of all ISSMGE and ISSMGE supported conferences - click here.

The following are events that have been added/updated since the previous Circular:


  • Urban Planning Below the Ground Level: Architecture and Geotechnics, 19-09-2018 - 21-09-2018. The House of Architects , Saint Petersburg, Russia; Organizer: St. Petersburg Council of Architects, ISSMGE ТС 207 "Soil-Structure Interaction and Retaining Walls"; Contact person: Eugene Dubinin, Address: Russia, Izmaylovsky prosp. 4, of. 414, Phone: +7-812-3393587, Fax: +7-812-5753625, Email:, Website:; email:
  • 17th African Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 06-10-2019 - 10-10-2019. Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa, Organizer: South African Institute of Civil Engineering: Geotechnical Division, Contact person: Yolande van den Berg, Phone: +27 (0)82 323 3910, Email:

Non-ISSMGE Events

  • 2nd International Intelligent Construction Technologies Group Conference, 23-04-2019 - 25-04-2019 Beijing Hotel, Beijing, China, Beijing, Organizer : International Intelligent Construction Technologies Group (IICTG), Contact person: George Chang, Address: 6111 Balcones Drive, Phone: 5124516233, Email:, Website:,

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