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ASCE Meeting Guidelines: COVID-2019

tvlasova | Created: 09 Jun 2020 | Updated: 09 Jun 2020
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Effective June 1, ASCE recommends that decisions on whether to hold in-person meetings, events, or other activities should be made on a case-by-case basis by the Institute volunteer and staff...

University of Utah and Utah FORGE Announce Solicitation

tvlasova | Created: 30 Apr 2020 | Updated: 30 Apr 2020
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SALT LAKE CITY, UT., April 30, 2020 - The University of Utah and Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) are pleased to announce FORGE Solicitation 2020-1. This...

Geo-Extreme 2021 Call for Abstracts!

tvlasova | Created: 28 Apr 2020 | Updated: 22 Jun 2020
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Call for Submissions Proposal Submission for Technical Sessions, Panels, and Short Courses Deadline is May 22, 2020. Abstract Submission Deadline Has Been Extended to July 3, 2020! Download Call for...

IFCEE 2021: Draft Papers Now Due July 17

tvlasova | Created: 22 Apr 2020 | Updated: 22 Apr 2020
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Authors submit draft papers for consideration by July 17, 2020. Draft papers must be formatted according to ASCE guidelines. A sample document that may be used as a template is...

Geoenvironmental Technical Committee Meeting at GeoCongress 2020

k.sample-lord | Created: 27 Jan 2020 | Updated: 26 Feb 2020
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The next Geoenvironmental Technical Committee meeting will be held during Geocongress 2020 in Minneapolis, MN. Meeting Time: Thursday, February 27, 1:30 – 3:30 pm CST Meeting Location: All meetings will...

DIGGS TRB 2020 Workshop

tvlasova | Created: 16 Dec 2019 | Updated: 09 Jan 2020
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With the holidays rapidly approaching it is time again to make plans for TRB 2020. In the past year, DIGGS has seen some significant advances in implementation with ODOT completion...

Best Chapter Award 2019

tvlasova | Created: 13 Dec 2019 | Updated: 13 Dec 2019
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The Geo-Institute wants to recognize our Chapter’s accomplishments towards the community and its members. The winning Chapter will be receiving a Local Involvement Committee Sponsored visit from a nationally recognized...

Call for Abstracts: DFI 45th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

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Abstracts due December 13, 2019 DFI 4 5 th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations October 13- 16, 2020 National Harbor, Maryland DFI is accepting abstracts for original technical papers and...

IFCEE 2021: Call for Abstracts Deadline Extended!

tvlasova | Created: 24 Oct 2019 | Updated: 09 Dec 2019
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You are invited to submit an abstract to any of the technical tracks: TRACK A/ Piles, Shafts, and Load-Bearing Elements TRACK B/ Deep Foundations TRACK C/ Earth Retention and Support...

Sign Up to Receive News from our Technical Committees and Local Sections

admin | Created: 17 May 2019 | Updated: 17 May 2019
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Dear G-I members, As part of the “Digital G-I” initiative of the Geo-Institute, we are pleased to announce that the Geo-Institute website https://www.geoinstitute.org/ has now the capability to support sub-websites...

Photo from the 8th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics

d.zekkos | Created: 18 Feb 2019 | Updated: 18 Feb 2019
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The 8th ICEG was held in Hangzhou, China, on October 28th to November 1st. A number of members of the US Geoenvironmental Technical Committee attended. Below is a photo of...

The Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering Educational Presentation

tvlasova | Created: 30 Aug 2018 | Updated: 30 Aug 2018
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The Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering technical committee recently developed the educational materials to help explain sustainability concepts to geotechnical engineering professors and students to support and enhance instruction. Download the...

2018 Underground Engineering Speakers Program and Student Tunnel Tour Program

admin | Created: 08 Jan 2018 | Updated: 23 Feb 2018
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The UEC committee continues its successful Underground Engineering Speakers Program and Student Tunnel Tour Program. The Speakers Program links potential speakers from industry with student chapters of G-I or ASCE and the Underground Construction Association of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (UCA of SME)

2018 Geo-Institute Award Lecturers Named

admin | Created: 29 Nov 2017 | Updated: 27 Feb 2018
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The three Geo-Institute named lecturers for 2018 have been named. The Terzaghi, Seed, and Peck Lectures will be given at IFCEE 2018 in Orlando, Florida in March 2018. For a...

DIGGS Developers Workshop

admin | Created: 26 Nov 2017 | Updated: 18 Feb 2019
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A DIGGS ( Data Interchange for Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists ) Developer Workshop was held September 25-26, 2017, in Atlanta, GA. The Workshop provided an opportunity for those intimately involved...

2018 Graduate Scholarship – Geotechnical

admin | Created: 26 Oct 2017 | Updated: 23 Feb 2018
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The American Society of Civil Engineers Metropolitan Section – Geotechnical Group (ASCE Met Section – Geo Institute Chapter) will award at least one scholarship to a graduate student studying geotechnical...

Apply for 2018 Student Travel Grant Application

admin | Created: 12 Oct 2017 | Updated: 23 Feb 2018
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Do you know students in the geo-profession who are looking to expand their career opportunities, meet potential Geo-Institute Organizational Member (OM) employers, and possibly receive a $300 stipend to attend the International Foundations Congress and Equipment Expo (IFCEE 2018)?

Student Tunnel Tour Program – 2017/18

admin | Created: 11 Oct 2017 | Updated: 23 Feb 2018
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Apply to bring your ASCE Geo-Institute Graduate Student Organization, Underground Construction Association Student Chapter, or ASCE Student Chapter to a tunnel project construction site. Travel grants are provided to accepted...

Reviewers Needed for Conference Papers

admin | Created: 27 Jul 2017 | Updated: 27 Feb 2018
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Want to get more involved in the Geo-Institute? Consider volunteering to review technical papers submitted to the PanAm-UNSAT 2017 conference and other upcoming G-I conferences.

Dr. Sissy Nikolaou Nominated for G-I Board

admin | Created: 19 May 2017 | Updated: 27 Feb 2018
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The Geo-Institute Board of Governors has nominated Sissy Nikolaou, Ph.D, P.E., F.ASCE to join the G-I Board for a term beginning in October 2017. Dr. Nikolaou is currently Principal in the Geotechnical & Tunneling Technical Excellence Center of WSP USA. She has more than 20 years of worldwide experience, and her technical capabilities range from geotechnical to structural engineering, with emphasis on performance-based design, soil-structure interaction, liquefaction assessment and mitigation, and risk evaluation.

ASCE Elections

admin | Created: 19 May 2017 | Updated: 27 Feb 2018
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All ASCE members can vote now for the 2018 President-Elect, Technical Region Director, and Regional Directors.

The 5th International Grouting Conference Registration is Open

admin | Created: 27 Feb 2017 | Updated: 23 Feb 2018
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GROUTING 2017: Grouting, Deep Mixing, and Diaphragm Walls – Registration is open! Click to REGISTER NOW Grouting 2017 will focus on new technologies and current practice related to Grouting, Deep...

Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice Short Course

admin | Created: 27 Feb 2017 | Updated: 23 Feb 2018
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The 38th annual installment of the renowned Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice short course, technically sponsored by the GI and instructors from the grouting committee, will again be hosted by UT Austin, from May 15-19, 2017.

Calling all Chapters, Technical Committees and Geoprofessionals!

admin | Created: 17 Feb 2017 | Updated: 23 Feb 2018
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Do you have an amazing recorded lecture or interesting presentation from ASCE and/or G-I event you would like to share with your fellow geotechnical professionals? Or do you have a...

SFGI /AEG Joint Meeting

admin | Created: 10 Feb 2017 | Updated: 23 Feb 2018
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Topic: Natural hazards, Risk, and the Resilience of the Built Environment Speaker: Scott Anderson Ph.D, PE, BGC Engineering Inc