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The Geo-Institute (G-I) is a membership organization focused on geoprofessionals and the geo-industry. It is one of the American Society of Civil Engineers' eight specialty Institutes and has nearly 11,000 members.

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Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress 2016

The Geo-Institute (G-I) and Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers have come together to create this first-of-its-kind event. By combining the best of both Institutes’ annual conferences into one unique…

Geo-Chicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy, and the Geoenvironment

The theme of Geo-Chicago 2016 is Sustainability, Energy, and the Geoenvironment and it will feature the latest research advances and engineering‐practice innovations with a focus on characterization, modeling, design, construction, and field performance. The conference…

Geotechnical Frontiers 2017

Save the date Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 will take place March 12-15, 2017, in Orlando, Florida. Co-organized by ASCE's Geotechnical Institute and IFAI's Geosynthetic Materials Association, it is the third edition of this popular conference combining the…

Design of Foundations for Equipment Support

Design of foundations for equipment support is often required in industrial and process facilities, yet this topic is rarely, if ever, included in the engineering college curricula. Engineers are left to learn on the job…

Geotextile Filter Failures

Polymeric fibers (usually polypropylene) are woven or nonwoven into fabrics which placed in the ground are called geotextiles. When used to filter liquids (very often water) they are commonly called filter fabrics. These geotextile filter…

Risk-Based Seismic Design and Evaluation

The purpose of seismic design is to reduce the risk to life and property to a tolerable level. The tolerable risk is implied in the building code procedures, but it is not explicitly stated. Moreover…


Highlights from the 2014 Geo-Congress, in Atlanta, Georgia:
3-1/2 action-packed days of meeting new people, interacting with old friends, learning about new technologies, and building new relationships.

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