Call for Sessions and Abstracts for the 14th Congress of the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment at Chengdu, China from September 21 to 27, 2023

Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to inform you of the 14th Congress of the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment to be held in Chengdu, China from September 21 to 27, 2023.  The congress aims to enhance the multi-disciplinary and research development of international engineering geology and the environment, and contribute to the advancement of major projects, ecological progress, and a habitable earth. Topics for research and discussion will include global climate change mitigation and adaptation, geological hazard assessment and prevention, geotechnical properties of rock and soil mass, engineering geology applied to traffic, energy, urban and marine, ecological environment protection in major projects, new theories and technologies in engineering geology, etc. We warmly welcome the worldwide engineering geological community to come to Chengdu to participate in this academic event.

Themes of the congress include but not limited to :
Theme 01: Engineering Geomechanics of Rock and Soil Masses
Theme 02: Climate Change and Sustainable Development
Theme 03: Megacity Engineering Geology
Theme 04: Environmental Engineering and Ecological Solutions
Theme 05: Active Tectonics, Geomorphology and Geological Hazards
Theme 06: Marine Engineering Geology, Marine Geo-environment and Disasters
Theme 07: Deep Earth Resource and Energy Exploitation
Theme 08: Geohazard Mechanisms, Risk Assessment and Control, Monitoring and Early Warning
Theme 09: New Technology in Engineering Geology      
Theme 10: Applied Geology for Major Engineering Projects
Theme 11: Preservation of Cultural Heritage and Engineering Geology
Theme 12: Young Engineering Geologist Afternoon “Machine learning in geomechanics”

Call for Sessions

The organizing committee would like to invite session proposals on the above-mentioned themes. The proposed sessions will serve as guidelines for paper and abstract submissions. Session conveners will be responsible for accepting or declining papers or abstracts for their sessions.

All session proposals must include the convener names, institutional affiliations, an email address of the session convener, a title, a brief abstract that describes the session and specifically how the session ideally fits into the congress theme. Also, please indicate the Theme number your proposal aligns with.

If you are interested, please click on the link below to submit the application before March 30, 2023. For further information, please feel free to contact us.

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For the abstract submission

The abstract submission system for oral presentations and posters is open! If you would rather prepare an abstract for an oral or poster presentation, rather than submit a full paper, please submit your abstract or poster for consideration by May 31, 2023.

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More information on the congress can be found in the attached PDF file.

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