Victoria Chapter

YGP Jack Morgan Award Presentation

Pablo Toro, Rick Walsh, & Jared Fetherston

The Jack Morgan Award is presented biennially to an outstanding Victorian geotechnical practitioner under the age of 35.

This year, three applicants have been shortlisted to give 20 minute presentations on their chosen topic and an expert panel will judge each candidate on their contribution to geotechnics and understanding of geotechnical issues.

The winner will be announced on the night and receive a trophy, cash prize and an expenses paid trip to the 10th Australian and New Zealand Young Geotechnical Professionals Conference to be held in Queensland in 2014.<.p>

Speaker 1: Pablo Toro (Geotechnical Engineer, Site Geotechnical Pty Ltd). Geotechnical Influences on the Design and Construction of a Grade Separation of Railway Tracks.

Speaker 2: Rick Walsh (Geotechnical Engineer, AECOM Australia Pty Ltd). Port Kembla Berth 107.

Speaker 3: Jared Fetherston (Senior Piling Engineer, Frankipile Australia Pty Ltd). Full Scale Osterberg Cell Static Load Testing in Metasedimentary Rock.

Engineers Australia members participating in AGS technical sessions can record attendance on their personal CPD logs. Members should refer to Engineers Australia CPD policy for details on CPD types, requirements and auditing guidelines.