Engineers Australia

ISC’6 Early bird registration deadline October 31st


We cordially invite you to the 6th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization to be held in Budapest between 7-11 September, 2020.


Early bird registration has been opened, if you wish to take advantage of the early bird registration fee (deadline October 31st), please head over to our registration site to register to the conference and book your accommodation. Day tours and excursions are also available, detailed information can be found here. Should you require any assistance with your registration, please feel free to contact our organizing partner, Tensi Congress. They can assist you in matters of registration, travel, accommodation, etc. Tensi Congress will also provide a Lufthansa group access code, which you will be able to use to book discount tickets at any Lufthansa group airline. Details will be posted on our website soon. Registration details can be found on the website.

Keynote addresses

We are working tirelessly on arranging conference sessions and keynote speakers, we can currently confirm the following keynote addresses already:

Kenneth H. Stokoe: The Increasing Role of Seismic Measurements in Geotechnical Engineering

Jason DeJong: Integrated Site Characterization: Current Practices, Emerging Opportunities & Research Needs

Helmut Schweiger, Marcos Arroyo: New Advances in Numerical Modelling of CPT

Mitchell Lecture: Fernando Schnaid: On the geo-mechanics and geo-characterization of tailings

Silvano Marchetti Lecture will be delivered by winner of the 1st Silvano Marchetti Award

Silvano Marchetti Award

The 1st Silvano Marchetti Award will be awarded at ISC’6 in memory of Professor Silvano Marchetti. This award will be granted to an author with a publication concerning the dilatometer (DMT and/or SDMT). Full details of the award and information on the application process may be found on our website.

Travel information

Our organizing partner, Tensi Congress secured a discount code for air travel with the Lufthansa Group and their partners. Conference attendees, accompanying persons, exhibitors and guests may use the discount code on our website to book their plane tickets. For more information please visit this page on our website.

Short courses and workshops

The Local Organizing Committee, working together with International Advisory Board, the ISSMGE Technical Committees and colleagues form around the world to fill Monday’s agenda with relevant short courses and workshop. If you are interested organizing a short course, please feel free to contact us at [email protected].


Not only does ISC’6 provide an opportunity to the geotechnical and geophysical communities to share their latest findings and exchange ideas, but it also offers the opportunity for our corporate partners to showcase the latest developments and advancements in field and laboratory testing, data evaluation and processing. A full list of current exhibitors and sponsors can be found on our website. If you are interested in exhibiting, please feel free to contact our organizing partner, Tensi Congress at [email protected].