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16th Geotechnical Portuguese Conference – Azores Islands, Portugal, 27 – 30 May 2018 – Special Session on Geosynthetics

The 16th Geotechnical Portuguese Conference will be held in the Azores Islands, in the city of Ponta Delgada, from 27 to 30 May 2018 and is being organized by the Regional Laboratory for Civil Engineering (LREC) of the Azores, in cooperation with the Portuguese Geotechnical Society. The conference venue is the campus of the University of the Azores. Azores consists of nine islands of volcanic origin located in the middle of North Atlantic and characterized by natural landscapes of volcanic craters and lakes.

This conference is the main event of the Portuguese Geotechnical Society, which is held biennially, integrating the areas of engineering geology, soil and rock mechanics. The main topic of the conference is “Geotechnics, Natural and Geotechnical Risks and Sustainability”. This conference edition is organized in conjunction with the 6th Geotech-nical Portuguese-Spanish Workshop under the theme of “Geotechnical Works in Volcanic Terrains”.

The Portuguese Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society will organize a special session on geosynthetics integrating the program of the conference.
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