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IAEG Newsletter, 2018 Issue 4


The IAEG Newsletter (2018 Issue #4), is now available to download.

ACIGS 2019 International Speakers Program


ACIGS is pleased to announce the first International Speakers Series for 2019 on geosynthetic applications in Transport Infrastructure and Mining Applications.

For more information, download the flyer.

Geosynthetics In Transport Infrastructure

February 19th, 2019
Engineers Australia,
600 Bourke Street, Melbourne
8.30AM – 12.30PM
Tuesday 19 February 2019

Register for Geosynthetics in Transport Infrastructure

Geosynthetics in Mining Applications

February 22nd, 2019
Rydges Hotel,
9 Glenelg Street, South Brisbane
8.30AM – 12.30PM

Register for Geosynthetics in Mining Applications

ISSMGE News & Information Circular January 2019


The January 2019, ISSMGE newsletter is available online.

IAEG Top Posts of 2018


The IAEG have published a list of the top posts from their Connector E-News. The list of articles is available online.

ISRM Newsletter No. 44


The latest ISRM newsletter, number 44, is now available online.

Call for abstracts YSRM 2019 & REIF 2019


The Japanese Society for Rock Mechanics have announced the YSRM 2019: The 5th ISRM Young Scholars’ Symposium on Rock Mechanics & REIF 2019: International Symposium on Rock Engineering for Innovative Future”

from December 1 to 4, 2019.

The purpose of this symposium is to promote the exchange of newly invented technology among young and skilled researchers/engineers and to aid in the passing on of this technology and future developments to the younger generations.

Important dates:

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2019
  • Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: August 10, 2019
  • Early Bird Registration Closes: August 31, 2019


Scholarships for students and young scholars will be awarded to selected applicants.

For more information visit the website:

2017 Australian Geomechanics Award


The 2017 Australian Geomechanics Award has been awarded to Kim F. Chan and Tim S. Hull.

The award, which recognises the authors of the best paper published in Australian Geomechanics each calendar year, was awarded for their paper “20 years of monitoring a Geogrid Reinforced Soil Wall supporting a bridge abutment” published in Australian Geomechanics Volume 52, Issue 2.

Abstract submission date extended for 2019 US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium


The abstract submission deadline for the ARMA 53rd US Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium is extended to 30 November 2018.

Abstracts should be submitted online.

The symposium will be held in New York City, USA on 23-26 June 2019. The event will be held at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, a short walk from Manhattan.

The symposium program will focus on new and exciting advances in all areas of rock mechanics and geomechanics. Technical tours and field trips are also being planned. Sightseeing tours will include various city landmarks, social activities and other attractions. Short courses and workshops will be held immediately prior or after to the symposium and will be listed as they are confirmed.

Information on symposium registration, exhibition, accommodation and sponsorships can be found on the website: or by contacting [email protected].

22nd IAEG Connector Newsletter


The most recent IAEG newsletter is available online.

This issue includes a number of calls for abstracts and general news.

19th IAEG Connector


The 19th IAEG Connector is available on the IAEG website.

The briefing includes information about the recent AEG Annual Meeting and XIII IAEG Congress, the awarding of the Richard Wolters Prize, as well as information on upcoming conferences and geology news.