Call For Abstracts: ICGI Wollongong 2012

picnews11Dear Colleagues,

The Centre for Geomechanics and Railway Engineering, University of Wollongong, Australia and the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) under the auspices of ISSMGE will be hosting the INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GROUND IMPROVEMENT AND GROUND CONTROL: TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT AND NATURAL HAZARDS MITIGATION. The Conference is also supported by the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS).

The Conference will be held at the Innovation Campus of University of Wollongong, Australia, during October 30 – November 2, 2012. It will be aimed at promoting the latest ground improvement concepts and applications predominantly in the fields of transportation and natural hazards management. Following the earlier successful conference in Singapore, this Conference will act as a platform for disseminating the most recent research developments and field advances to the geotechnical community around the globe. It is expected to be the biggest Ground Improvement conference to be held in this region.

Numerous Keynote Lectures, State of the Art presentations, Heritage Lectures, Theme Lectures and other Technical Papers will contribute to three days of scientific and technical discourse followed by an attractive excursion encompassing the unique and scenic natural landscapes and the beaches of the eastern coast of Australia.

Please visit the following conference website for more details: www.icgiwollongong.com

THE DEADLINE FOR THE ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: 1 JULY 2011.

You may submit the Abstracts online or e-mail to Conference Secretariat; e-mail: icgi_2012@uow.edu.au

For further information, please contact the ICGI Conference Secretariat, c/o Dr Jayan Vinod, Faculty of Engineering, University of Wollongong, Wollongong City, NSW 2522, Australia
Ph: 02 4221 4089 | Fax: 02 4221 3238 |e-mail: icgi_2012@uow.edu.au

We look forward to receiving your response.

On behalf of the Organising Committee of ICGI- Wollongong 2012

Buddhima Indraratna,
Conference Chair
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Buddhima Indraratna
PhD, FIEAust, FASCE, FGS, FIES, DIC, CEng, CPEng
Professor of Civil Engineering
Head, School of Civil, Mining and Environmental Engineering;
Director, Centre for Geomechanics & Railway Engineering;
Faculty of Engineering, University of Wollongong;
Wollongong City, NSW 2522, AUSTRALIA.
Tel: (61 2) 4221 3046; Fax: (61 2) 4221 3293

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