Engineers Australia

AGS 2021 Young Geotechnical Professionals’ Night

Please note the submission deadline for abstracts has been extended to April 16, 2021.

The Sydney Chapter of AGS is calling for presenters for the Young Geotechnical Professionals’ Night on Wednesday 15 September 2021.

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

Successful applicants will be selected based on a half page abstract on the subject that they propose to present (due 16 April and a one page CV. Following selection, a paper of four to six pages would be required on the presentation subject, submission by 7 May for AGS review.

Talks 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 community.Participation is open to industry participants under the age of 35 as at 30 September 2021. Applicants who are chosen to present at the YGP Night will be ineligible to apply for the 2021 AGS NSW Research Award.

Most of the Sydney geotechnical community will be represented on the night. It will be an opportunity to showcase yourself and your work to the industry.

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

Important dates

  • 15/09/2021 – YGP event
  • 3/09/2021 – Final paper submission
  • 6/08/2021 – Draft paper submission

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.