See the ISSMGE website – http://www.issmge.org/ for full details of all ISSMGE activities. This circular is also available from the web https://www.issmge.org/news/news-and-information-circular-july-2021.
As a consequence of the 20ICSMGE being pushed back to May 2022, and in accordance with the Statutes and Bylaws, the deadline for receiving nominations for the next ISSMGE President has been extended to 30th January 2022.
The ISSMGE is pleased to announce the names of the regional vice-presidents for the next term (2022 - 2026). They are:
Africa: Dr Marawan Shahin (Egypt)
Asia: Professor Keh-Jian Shou (Chinese Taipei)
Australasia: Mr Graham Scholey (Australia)
Europe: Professor Lyesse Laloui (Switzerland)
North America: Mr Walter Paniagua (Mexico)
South America: Professor André Pacheco de Assis (Brazil)
New dates have been confirmed for the conferences in Sydney as follows;
7iYGEC - Friday 29 April-Sunday 1 May 2022
20ICSMGE – Sunday 1 May – Thursday 5 May 2022.
For more information, please visit the conference website (https://icsmge2021.org/) which is in the process of being updated.
You may already know that an ISSMGE Blog section has been launched as part of the ISSMGE Time Capsule Project (https://www.issmge.org/the-society/time-capsule), the idea being to stimulate personal consideration on the practice of Geotechnical Engineering. Contributions of 200-400 words on any topic that will generate debate within the Geotechnical Engineering profession are encouraged, and may be submitted via the website. For further information, examples of current and upcoming articles, and instructions on submission, please go to the TCP pages on the ISSMGE site https://www.issmge.org/news/tcp-blog-posts
Experiences in Sustainable Geotechnics, delivered by Prof. Nilo Consoli, is a new webinar now available from the ISSMGE website.
The Joint Technical Committee (JTC1) on Natural Slopes and Landslides of the Federation of the International Geo-engineering Societies (FedIGS) is organizing the 3rd JTC1 workshop, which will be held in Norway in Spring, 2022; the provisional title of the event is Landslide initiation, prediction and risk mitigation.
The workshop will host the 3rd Hutchinson Lecture, which has been established by the same JTC1 to award a scholar, aged 42 or less at the time of the event, who has significantly contributed to the development of knowledge in the field of slope stability and landslides. The Hutchinson Lecture should deal with a subject consistent with the workshop issues. The lecture will be published in an international journal.
The Hutchinson lecturer, who should have a disciplinary background from one or more of the domains of the geosciences, will be chosen - by vote of JTC1 Committee members - among candidates proposed by national societies. All countries are then asked to propose their own candidate. The proposals, accompanied by the candidate CV, should be submitted to the JTC1 chairman, Luciano Picarelli, by September 15th 2021 (firstname.lastname@example.org) .
The latest edition of the ISSMGE Bulletin (Volume 15, Issue 3, June 2021) is available from the website https://www.issmge.org/publications/issmge-bulletin/vol-15-issue-3-june-2021
The next deadline for receipt of applications for awards from the ISSMGE Foundation is the 30th September 2021. Click here for further information on the ISSMGE Foundation.
For a listing of all ISSMGE and ISSMGE supported conferences, and full information on all events, including deadlines, please go to the Events page at https://www.issmge.org/events. However, for updated information concerning possible changes due to the coronavirus outbreak (ie. postponements, cancellations, change of deadlines, etc), please refer to that specific event’s website.