Engineers Australia

AGS YGPC 2020 conference

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The Australian Geomechanics Society and the New Zealand Geotechnical Society invite you to attend the 13th Young Geotechnical Professionals Conference (13YGPC Cairns)

Held every 2 years, the Young Geotechnical Professional Conference (YGPC) events are unique 3 day conferences facilitated by a joint initiative of the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) and New Zealand Geotechnical Society (NZGS).

Call for abstracts

Please complete the nomination form attached to this call for abstracts. Nominations of delegates must also be supported by a senior mentor and include an abstract of 200 words on a topic that is related to geotechnical practice or research. Positions are limited to 50 attendees and all successful nominations will be expected to present their technical paper at the conference. Co-authored papers will be accepted but only one author may present at the conference. The Don Douglas Youth Fellowship Award and the Young Geotechnical Professional Fellowship will be awarded to the best Australian paper and the best New Zealand paper, respectively, during the conference.

Sponsorship Prospectus

Gold, silver and bronze sponsorship packages will be allocated only on receipt of a signed booking form. Packages will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis except where multiple sponsorship applications are received on the same day for the same sponsorship package. If this oversubscription occurs we will contact the sponsors to resolve the allocation.

Tender for the platinum package from interested organisations may be directed to the AGS Secretariat prior to 27 September 2019.