Engineers Australia

AGS Debate 2018

Kim Chan, Dr Adrian Russell, Dr Jeff Hsi and Philippe Vincent

It will be a lively night which starts with short talks by the expert panel on relevant topics and then the audience would have the opportunity to share their thoughts and raise their questions to the panel.

Debate Topics:

  • Geotechnical designers are too conservative while the contractors are too ambitious.
  • Unsaturated Soil Mechanics is of no use to the practicing geotechnical engineer

About the speakers

Kim ChanGHD Principal
Senior Technical Director - Geotechnics

Dr Adrian RussellAssociate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UNSW

Dr Jeff HsiTechnical Principal – Geotechnical, EIC Activities (a member of the CIMIC Group)

Philippe VincentManaging Director, Menard Oceania

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.