7th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials 26th – 28th June 2019, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

The University of Strathclyde and the University of Bristol  are organising the 7th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials, to be held in Glasgow on 26th – 28th  June  2019. This is a prestigious conference series started in 1994 organised under the auspices of the Technical Committee TC101 ‘Laboratory Stress Strain Strength Testing of Geomaterials’ of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE).

We are pleased to announce that the Call for abstracts has just been published and is available at the symposium website

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Géotechnique Letters journal will publish a themed issue

The journal Géotechnique Letters will publish a themed issue on Latest Findings on Micro to Macro Mechanics of Geomaterials (see attached pdf for further information)

Deadline for abstract submission: 10 April 2018
Communication of accepted abstracts: 10 May 2018
Paper submission deadline: 30 October 2018
First reply of the peer review: 20 December 2018

ALERT Poster session 2018

The ALERT Poster session will be held during the ALERT Workshop in October 1-3, 2018 in Aussois. Those who are interested are asked to submit their abstracts (both word/openoffice and pdf files are required) by email to the coordinators Nadia Benahmed (nadia.benahmed@irstea.fr) and Antoine Wautier (antoine.wautier@irstea.fr) using the attached abstract form (Template). The deadline for the abstracts submission is September 1, 2018. No abstract will be accepted after this date.

VIIІ International Geomechanics Conference. 2 to 6 July 2018. Varna, Bulgaria.

The Scientific and technical union of mining, geology and metallurgy in Bulgaria is the fundamental organizer of the VIIІ International Geomechanics Conference. The Conference will be held from 2 to 6 July 2018, at International House of Scientists “Fr. J. Curie”, Resort “St. St. Constantine and Elena”, Varna, Bulgaria.

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China-Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, Vienna 13-16 August 2018

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the China-Europe Conference on geotechnical Engineering, in Vienna, 13-16 August 2018. There will be a large delegation from China including Hongkong and Taiwan, Europe and beyond. Please find the invitation bulletin for this conference in the attachment.

Please note that the abstracts are due on the 31st December, 2017. Abstracts can be uploaded via the conference website. The conference proceedings will be published in “Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering”.

More information on the conference is available at the website 

2nd Yet Another Discrete Element Workshop — Discrete-based modeling of multi-scale coupled problems

Irstea and the international research network GdRI GeoMech invite you to participate in the 2nd Yet Another Discrete Element Workshop — Discrete-based modeling of multi-scale coupled problems to be held in Aix-en-Provence (France) on April 26-27, 2018.

This international workshop will discuss DEM or DEM-based modeling approaches in geomechanics, and is free of registration fees.

Abstract submission and registration are currently open, please see the workshop website.