Winter School “Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment”, 22-24 January 2019 , Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

Following the success of last year, we are pleased to announce the 2nd edition of the Winter School on Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment (, which will be held on January 22nd-24th 2019, in Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland. Geomechanics, Environment and Energy are increasingly related and contemporary themes. The goal of the school is to provide participants with a deep understanding on selected topics in Geomechanics which are fundamental for applications related to Energy and the Environment. This Winter School is organized in the framework of the international journal Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment.

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Intensive Course on Energy Geostructures: Analysis and Design

6-8 March 2019, EPF Lausanne, 2nd Edition

Lyesse Laloui and Alessandro Rotta Loria are pleased to inform you about the second edition of a 3-day intensive course for practitioners and scientists entitled Energy geostructures: analysis and design that will be held at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, from March 6th?to 8th, 2019.

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COURSE IN SOIL MODELLING September 3rd- 7th, 2018

NTNU’s Geotechnical Group offers a PhD Course in Soil Modelling from September 3rd to 9th, 2018.

The course provides a background for development and application of the soil models used in finite element based computer codes. It focuses on soil behaviour, elasto-plastic theory, selected material models and their parameters. The aim is to provide a general theoretical framework for interpretation of the mechanical behaviour of soils.

The course is at postgraduate/PhD level. It is based on a combined mathematical and graphical approach but is designed to give a platform for practical application in geotechnical design.

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2nd International Conference on Natural Hazards & Infrastructure

We are delighted to launch ICONHIC2019; a major event that invites Engineers, Financers, Policy Makers and Innovators to join forces in order to set a robust and viable trace towards protecting our civil infrastructure from natural hazards.

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Abstract Submission

  • Deadline : 10 September, 2018
  • Online Submission:

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ALERT Olek Zienkiewicz Winterschool 2018

The 10th ALERT Olek Zienkiewicz Winterschool 2018 on Natural versus compacted clayey soils: from micro to macro behaviour and modelling will be held from 5th to 9th of November 2018 in Bari, Italy. The school is organised by The Alliance of Laboratories in Europe for Education, Research and Technology (ALERT), the Politecnico di Bari and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

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Granular Matter workshop on Constitutive modelling -Entropy-Grading Entropy -DEM (CEGD workshop)

Granular Matter workshop on Constitutive modelling -Entropy-Grading Entropy -DEM (CEGD workshop) is organised in relation to the publications of the Granular Matter Section JETC 2017, at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS), Main Building, June 12, „Felolvasó terem” 1051 Budapest, Széchenyi István tér 9.

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Organiser contact: Emoke Imre

Advanced course on Modeling of Localized Inelastic Deformation (LID 2018)

Advanced course on Modeling of Localized Inelastic Deformation (LID 2018), taught by Milan Jirásek in Prague, Czech Republic, 3-7 September 2018.

This course provides an overview of modeling approaches used in the mechanics of inelastic materials and structures, with special attention to an objective description of highly localized deformation modes such as cracks or shear bands. It is one of the RILEM educational courses. The course is intended for graduate students at the doctoral level, but it can be equally useful to motivated master students, post-doctoral researchers, or senior researchers who are not specialists in this field.

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LARAM, the International School on ”LAndslide Risk Assessment and Mitigation”

LARAM, founded by the Geotechnical Engineering Group (GEG) of the University of Salerno in 2005, was envisioned to offer a permanent venue for PhD students, young researchers and renowned experts to interact and exchange ideas in the field of landslide risk. The main objectives of LARAM are: to develop high educational interdisciplinary programs for assessing, forecasting and mitigating landslide risk over large areas; to promote the creation of training programs aimed at solving real landslide risk problems using the most advanced theories and methodologies in the fields of geotechnical engineering, geomechanics, geology, physical geography, mathematical modelling, monitoring, GIS techniques, risk management and other relevant topics. These aims are achieved by means of yearly cycles of lectures, seminars, workshops and conferences.

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1rst Computational & Geoenvironmental Geomechanics for Underground and Subsurface Structures Symposium. Nancy, France.

Dear Colleague,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, Ineris and GeoRessources, it is my pleasure to invite you to the 1rst Computational & Geoenvironmental Geomechanics for Underground and Subsurface Structures Symposium, to be hold from February 12 to 14, 2019, at Nancy, France.

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