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AGS Sydney Symposium 2016

Ground Stabilisation Techniques for Problematic Soils & Unstable Rocks The Sydney Chapter of the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) is proud to present the 20th Annual Sydney Symposium which will be held on Friday 11th November 2016. The Symposium forms part of the continuing program of events by the Sydney Chapter of the Australian Geomechanics Society …more

AGS VIC Symposium 2016 – Call for Abstracts

Excavations and slope stability in Melbourne geology: experiences and recent developments The Victorian chapter of the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) is pleased to announce a one day symposium to be held on 16 November 2016. The event will be held in Melbourne and will bring together geotechnical and other civil engineering professionals to meet, share and discuss their knowledge …more

AGS SA-NT Seminar 2016

Design considerations for cuttings, revetments and retaining structures for unsaturated clay The SA/NT Chapter of the Australian Geomechanics Society is pleased to announce our one day seminar for 2016. This forms part of a continuing series of technical events organised by the Chapter and will focus on design for unsaturated clay. Who should attend? Geotechnical …more

Marcel Arnould Medal (AGS/IAEG) – 2016 Call for Nominations

Basis of the Award This medal is awarded to a distinguished member who has made a significant contribution to the engineering geology profession in his/her region and given outstanding service to the Association. Nominations for the award are to be received by the AGS Secretary, Peter Robinson (secretary@australiangeomechanics.org) by Friday 15th April 2016. Please ensure …more

Richard Wolters Prize (IAEG) – 2016 Call for Nominations

Basis of the Award Biennial scientific achievement by a young engineering geologist (under 40) and a member of IAEG. Nominees should exhibit a significant list of publications, with outstanding contribution in the last decade. Nominations for the award are to be received by the AGS Secretary, Peter Robinson (secretary@australiangeomechanics.org) by Friday 15th April 2016. Please …more

Hans Cloos Medal (IAEG) – 2016 Call for Nominations

Basis of the Award Biennial award in conjunction with the Int. IAEG / Geological Congress. Engineering geologists with an international reputation for their eminent contribution. Nominations for the award are to be received by the AGS Secretary, Peter Robinson (secretary@australiangeomechanics.org) by Friday 15th April 2016. Please ensure all required documentation is included in the submission. …more

AGS QLD Symposium 2016 – Presentations

The Future of Geotechnics Please start making arrangements to join us for AGS QLD’s 2016 full day symposium. This year’s theme revolves around “The Future of Geotechnics”. Presentations include (click the link to view): Mark Cassidy – The Future of Offshore Geotechnics (Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, The University of Western Australia) Presentation James Glastonbury – Disruptive Technologies and a …more

Rocha Medal (ISRM) – 2018 Call for Nominations

NOMINATIONS TO BE RECEIVED BY AGS BY 2 DECEMBER 2016 The ISRM Rocha Medal has been awarded annually by the ISRM, since 1982, for an outstanding doctoral thesis in rock mechanics or rock engineering, to honour the memory of ISRM Past President Manuel Rocha while stimulating young researchers. Besides the Rocha medal awarded to the winner, one or …more