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Geotechnical Frontiers 2017

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Conference theme

The theme of Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 is “Innovation and Collaboration in Technology and Practice.” The conference will feature four days of technical programming, including short courses, panel discussions, and paper presentations. The objective of the event is to share new developments in geotechnical engineering technologies.

Call for proposals submission timeline:

Proposals due: Nov. 22, 2015
Acceptance notification: Dec. 15, 2015

Call for session proposals/topics

The call for session proposals is the opportunity to be a session chair for a topic during technical session presentations at Geotechnical Frontiers 2017.

Session formats include technical paper sessions, invited paper sessions, and panel discussions. All technical paper sessions will be 90 minutes in length. Multiple sessions with a related theme are also possible. Submissions should include a description of the proposed topic, and any plans outside of the call for abstracts for soliciting papers.

All abstracts and papers (including invited papers) are subject to the official Geotechnical Frontiers review process.

Call for short course proposals

Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 is committed to providing continuing education opportunities for participants. Short courses will be eight hours in length and will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2017.

Proposals should include the course title, a description of the course with a summary of its learning objectives, and a list of instructors.

Call for training lectures

One of the goals of Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 is to offer practical, targeted training opportunities for attendees who are not interested in the technical paper programs. Training lectures will be 90 minutes in length, featuring a focus topic. When appropriate, these sessions may be repeated during the program.

Proposals should include the title, and a description of the lecture with a summary of its learning objectives.

Submit proposals online.
Submit by Nov. 22, 2015.

For more information

Short courses chair:
L. David Suits, NAGS

Technical program co-chairs:
Thomas L. Brandon, Virginia Tech

Richard J. Valentine, Valentine Engineering Associates Inc.

Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 secretary-general:
Barbara Connett, Industrial Fabrics Association International

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