Engineers Australia

2020 Young Geotechnical Professionals’ Night

Deadline for abstracts extended to March 27

The Sydney Chapter of AGS is calling for presenters for the Young Geotechnical Professionals’ Night on Wednesday 10 June 2020.

Four applicants (from industry and universities) will be chosen to give a 15-minute presentation on their preferred topic. Four to six applicants will be invited to display a poster on their preferred topic.

Successful applicants will be selected based on a one page abstract on the subject that they propose to present (due 20 March) and a one page CV. Following selection, a paper of four to six pages and/or an A1 poster would be required on the presentation subject, submission by 8 May for AGS review.

Talks and posters need not be overly technical or theoretical but should reflect interesting and challenging aspects of the presenter’s work that would be of interest to the geotechnical

Participation is open to industry participants under the age of 35 as at 30 September 2020. Applicants who are chosen to present at the YGP Night will be ineligible to apply for the 2020 AGS NSW Research Award.

Most of the Sydney geotechnical community will be represented on the night. Food and drinks will be available, and students and geotechnical professionals will be welcome to mingle with representatives from the various geotechnical companies.

What’s in it for you?

  • $3000 total prize value for participants
  • Papers may be published in the AGS Journal
  • Get your work out there and build your professional portfolio
  • Contribute to the geotechnical community

Key Dates

27 March 20201-Page Abstract & CV Due To apply, please send your abstract, CV and contact details to Puvaneswary Rajarathnam
8 May 2020Draft papers and posters due
29 May 2020Final papers, presentations and posters (digital copy) due
10 June 2020AGS Sydney Young Geotechnical Professionals’ Night

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