Victoria Chapter Meetings

201812 Meetings
DateMeeting Details
14 FebWhat does GIS offer Geotechnical Investigations? Colin Mazengarb, Senior Geologist, Mineral Resources Tasmania (MRT)
15 FebGIS for Geotechs Short Course Colin Mazengarb, Senior Geologist, Mineral Resources Tasmania (MRT)
14 MarGround Improvement for International Container Terminal at Webb Dock Dr Kejing Chen, Associate Director at AECOM
20 AprSoil and Rock Logging Course – Melbourne 2018 Fred Baynes and Ian Shipway
09 MayOptimising Site Investigations Using a Risk-based Approach Professor Mark Jaksa
20 JunGeotechnical Risk – A contractor’s perspective Vito Trantino, Executive General Manager - Engineering, Technology and Innovation, McConnell Dowell Contractors
25 JulImproved understanding of Melbourne’s hydrogeology gained from investigations and numerical modelling of large civil infrastructure projects Irena Krusic-Hrustanpasic – Principal, Golder Associates
08 AugNew Approaches to Driven Pile Acceptance Dr Julian Seidel
25 Sep57th Rankine Lecture, Victoria Eduardo Alonso
11 OctNational Terzaghi lecture Professor Kerry Rowe, Queens University, Canada
16 OctGeotechnical Mapping Course 2018 – Melbourne
24 OctAGS VIC 2018 Symposium
201714 Meetings
DateMeeting Details
08 FebHow, where and when buried water pipelines break? Professor Jayantha Kodikara
08 MarGroundwater and Deep Excavations Rob Day
30 MarManaging slope instability in the Dandenongs and Yarra Ranges – Technical Presentation Neville Rosengren and Darren Paul
01 AprManaging slope instability in the Dandenongs and Yarra Ranges – Field Trip Darren Paul
06 Apr56th Rankine Lecture, Melbourne Professor Richard Jardine, Imperial College London
10 MayGeotechnical investigation and pile testing for tallest building in the world Chris Haberfield and Darren Paul, Principals at Golder Associates
07 JunAGS Graduate Night 2017
11 Jul2015 E.H. Davis Memorial Lecture – Melbourne Professor Daichao Sheng, University of Newcastle
09 AugBushfires, Landslides and Geotechnical Challenges Tony Miner and Stuart Colls
14 SepInsights from the Ballina bypass prediction exercise – Melbourne Dr Richard Kelly
25 OctAGS VIC Symposium 2017 – Fully subscribed
08 NovJack Morgan Young Geotechnical Practitioners Award 2017
14 NovNatural hazards, risk, and the resilience of U.S. transportation infrastructure Scott Anderson, formerly of U.S. FHWA
29 Nov2017 Vic Chapter AGM, Annual Dinner and Guest Speaker
201616 Meetings
DateMeeting Details
10 FebJohn Jaeger Memorial Award Lecture: Predicting the Mechanical Behaviour of Structured Soils Professor John Carter
09 Mar2014 AGS Practitioner Award Distinguished Lecture in Melbourne John Simmons
30 MarAS 1726 : 2016 Seminar – Melbourne Members of the SA CE-15 Committee
13 AprSignificant geological sites within urban Melbourne – Technical Presentation Neville Rosengren
16 AprSignificant geological sites within urban Melbourne – Field Trip Neville Rosengren
11 MayDeconstructing Engineering Geological Models Dr Fred Baynes
08 JunEnergy and Environmental Geomechanics Associate Professor Marcelo Sanchez
27 JulGround Treatment: Taming the Angryman, and other grouting challenges Joe Evert and Bruce Grant
10 AugE.H. Davis Memorial Lecture – Victoria Professor Malek Bouazza
12 SepCone Penetration Testing (CPT) and Seismic Dilatometer Testing (SDMT) Field Demonstration (fully booked) Nick Ramsey
12 SepKey learnings from conducting In Situ Testing Professor Paul Mayne, Georgia Institute of Technology
12 OctComputational limit analysis: from stability to deformations Associate Professor Kristian Krabbenhoft
25 Oct55th Rankine Lecture Dr Suzanne Lacasse, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI)
25 OctGeotechnical Mapping Course – Melbourne
16 NovAGS VIC Symposium 2016
07 Dec2016 Vic Chapter AGM, Annual Dinner and Guest Speaker Max Ervin
201516 Meetings
DateMeeting Details
13 FebIntroducing Geotechnical Design
to Shallow Geothermal Systems
Professor Ian Johnston
17 Feb14th Glossop Medal Lecture Tour – Melbourne Professor Jim Griffiths
26 MarEastern Side of Western Port – Lecture
What’s Happened to the Oysters?
Neville Rosengren
28 MarEastern Side of Western Port – Fieldtrip
What’s Happened to the Oysters?
Neville Rosengren
08 AprGeotechnical Instrumentation and Monitoring Stephen Darmawan and Craig Johnson
14 May54th Rankine Lecture (2014):
Interactions in Offshore Foundation Design
Professor Guy Houlsby, University of Oxford
10 JunRetaining Structures for Grade Separations Chandra Chandrasekaran and Bhupatindra G. Vaidya
16 JunThe Performance Characteristics of Granular Base using a Laboratory Wheel Tracking Device Dr Didier Bodin
15 Jul2014 Terzaghi Lecture: Energy Geotechnology:
Enabling New Insights into Soil Behaviour
Professor J. Carlos Santamarina
29 JulChallenges of New Metro Station and Associated Tunnel Construction in a Mature Urban Environment: New Bugis Station Peter Longstaff (AFS), Tim Palmer (GFWA) and Joseph Donohue (Arup)
12 AugRecent developments in earthquake seismology Gary Gibson
08 SepJoint AGS/Structural Meeting:
Residential Slabs on Reactive Soils
Dr Don Cameron
13 OctLandslides, Risk Concepts and Case Studies Anthony (Tony) Miner, Principal Geotechnical Engineer, A.S. Miner Geotechnical Consulting Engineers
28 OctEnergy piles: Developments and common construction practices in Europe Dr Fleur Loveridge
11 NovJack Morgan Young Geotechnical Practitioners Award 2015 Presentations
25 NovAGM, Chair’s Address, Annual Dinner and Guest Speaker Jeremy Barber & Stephen J. Gallagher
20143 Meetings
DateMeeting Details
12 FebNumerical Modelling Of Dynamic Saturated Soil And Pore Fluid Interaction Andrew Chan
09 DecAGS Victoria – Latrobe Valley Geotechnical Group
2014 AGM, Technical Meeting & BBQ
10 DecAGS Victorian Chapter Annual Dinner and AGM
201314 Meetings
DateMeeting Details
27 FebATS: Tunnelling Under Sydney Opera House Ben Clarke
13 MarGround Engineering and the Law Nicolas Gallina
11 AprEvening Technical Meeting: Western Port Neville Rosengren
13 AprTechnical Field Trip: Western Port Neville Rosengren
29 AprGeothermal Energy: to heat and cool buildings Ed Lohrenz
08 MayUniversity Research Student Presentations Various speakers
24 JunLow level construction vibrations in residential structures Dr David Heath & Don Raisbeck
10 JulAdvances in Piling Techniques and Design Slav Tchepak
14 AugUse And Abuse Of Springs To Model Foundations Rob Day and Joe Muccillo
09 OctYGP Jack Morgan Award Presentation Pablo Toro, Rick Walsh, & Jared Fetherston
15 Oct52nd Rankine Lecture (2012): Performance-Based Design In Geotechnical Engineering Professor Malcolm Bolton
13 NovJohn Jaeger Award National Tour Professor Ian Johnston
27 NovE.H. Davis Lecture Prof Mark Cassidy
11 DecAGM Annual Dinner – Geotechnical and Hydrogeological Misadventures I Have Known Dr Rick Evans
201219 Meetings
DateMeeting Details
08 FebGeotechnical Engineering and the Law Nicholas Gallina, Senior Associate, Allens Arthur Robinson
13 Feb46th Terzaghi Lecture – Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil: From the Experimental to the Familiar R. D. Holtz, Professor Emeritus, University of Washington
14 MarProbabilities of Failure and Factors of Safety in Geotechnical Engineering Professor D. Vaughan Griffiths
18 AprDesign of Columnar-Reinforced Foundations Professor Mounir Bouassida
20 AprGeology and Geomorphology of Bacchus Marsh Region Neville Rosengren, Honorary Associate, La Trobe University
21 AprGeology and Geomorphology of Bacchus Marsh Region: Field Trip
25 MayGeomechanics & Engineering Professor Robert Lytton
28 MayBogong Power Development Project Geotechnics Graham Granger, GHD
28 MayGeomechanics & Engineering – “Pavements on Expansive Soils” Professor Robert Lytton
13 JunGroundwater Issues Related to Tunnelling Dr Harry Asche & Mike Dudding
25 JulRefinement of the Conceptual Ground Model for Melbourne Metro Anthony Bennett, Stephen Barrett and Darren Paul
17 AugEvaluation of Soil Liquification and Post-Earthquake Deformation using CPT Professor Peter Robertson
12 Sep51st Rankine Lecture – Geotechnical Stability Analysis Professor Scott W Sloan, University of Newcastle
26 SepGeotechnical Practitioner of the Year 2010 and Civil Engineer of the Year 2011 Andrew Leventhal
10 OctBest Victorian presentations from the 9th Australia and New Zealand Young Geotechnical Practitioners Conference (9ANZYGPC) Various Speakers
01 NovFundamental issues in developing a code of practice for geotechnical design – Eurocode 7 Dr Brian Simpson
29 NovReinforced Soil Structures and the development of BS8006:1-2010 Stephen Corbet
06 DecNear-surface seismic: More than a problem of scale Dr Rick Miller
12 DecAGM & “A 21st Century Perspective on the tombs of the Valley of the Kings, Egypt” Steve Macklin
201111 Meetings
DateMeeting Details
09 FebGround Anchors – The importance of maintenance and inspections and some recent development Dr Devon Mothersille, SBMA Ltd
06 AprGeotechnical Investigation and Design for Foundation Engineering Works Dr Chris Haberfield
11 MayGeology and geomorphology of Port Phillip Bay Neville Rosengren
08 JunIs selecting a TBM a puzzle? Tony Peach & Andrew Campbell
13 JulSoil and Rock Logging AS 1726 Geotechnical Site Investigations Dr Fred Baynes
01 AugFrom Myth to Reality… Liquefaction in the Canterbury Earthquake Chris Bauld & Mike Jacka
15 SepFoundation design in (dune) sand Prof. Barry Lehane
04 Oct2009 Rankine Lecture: Geohazards and Large Geographically Distributed Systems Professor Tom O’Rourke
12 OctLight Weight Deflectometer – Measuring Dynamic Modulus and CBR on-site Immediately Robin Power
09 NovJack Morgan Award Presentations Shortlisted presenters
07 DecAnnual General Meeting and Annual Dinner Various speakers
201011 Meetings
DateMeeting Details
10 FebNew Piling Code AS 2159-2009 Slav Tchepak & Tom George
24 MarMarch 2010 edition of Australian Geomechanics ‘Geotechnology of Victoria’ Various Speakers
12 May2009 E.H. Davis Lecture: Recent Advances in the Application of Vertical Drains and Vacuum Preloading in Soft Soil Stabilization Buddhima Indraratna, PhD, FIEAust, FASCE, FGS, CEng, CPEng.
21 MayMelbourne Geomorphology Dr Neville Rosengren
16 JunConcepts & Parameters Related to Ground Improvement Illustrated by Case Histories Serge Varaskin
23 JulSoil and Rock Logging – AS1726 Geotechnical Site Investigations Dr Fred Baynes
11 AugPiling Rig Bearing Pressure and Design of Construction Working Platforms Dr Stephen Buttling
27 AugRock mass characterisation: A vehicle to translate Geology into the design of Engineering Structures Professor Paul Marinos, National Technical University of Athens
13 OctThe Lessons From The Yallourn Inquiry Tim Sullivan, Principal, Pells Sullivan Meynink Pty Ltd
03 Nov50th Rankine Lecture: Stiffness at Small Strain – Research and Practice Prof. Chris Clayton – University of Southampton, UK
08 DecAnnual General Meeting & Annual Dinner Chris Boyd & Lt Col Dechlan Ellis (ret.)