Geotechnical Centre

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International Oil Sands Tailings Conference 2018

The University of Alberta Geotechnical Centre is pleased to host the 2018 International Oil Sands Tailings Conference in Edmonton, Alberta. Visit www.iostc2018.com for more details and the call for abstracts. For information regarding sponsorship opportunities and/or exhibitor booths, please contact Sally Petaske at conference[at]ostrf.com

International Short Course on Permafrost Engineering: Effective Design and Construction in Permafrost Regions

The University of Alberta Geotechnical Centre and the Cold Regions Geotechnology Division of the Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS) are pleased to host the International Short Course on Permafrost Engineering: Effective Design and Construction in Permafrost Region in Edmonton, Alberta, November 29 to December 4, 2018. This five-day course will cover a variety of topics, including the logistical challenges of building in Northern Regions, understanding the origin and different types of ground ice and evaluating and designing foundations and slopes in permafrost. Lecturers include Dave Sego, Kevin Biggar, Lukas Arenson and other distinguished researchers and practitioners. Click here for the short course information brochure. For more information, please contact Sally Petaske at sally.petaske[at]ualberta.ca

International Short Course on Design and Assessment of Mine Waste Structures

The University of Alberta Geotechnical Centre is pleased to host the International Short Course on Design and Assessment of Mine Waste Structures (Tailings Dams and Rock Dumps): Design, Construction, Operation, Monitoring, Evaluation and Safety of Facilities in Edmonton, Alberta, May 2019. This comprehensive short course is comprised of five days of 40 lecture hours and three tutorials on the design, construction, operation, monitoring, evaluation and safety of mining facilities. Click here for the 2018 short course information pamphlet for sample topics. For more information, please contact Sally Petaske at sally.petaske[at]ualberta.ca

 

For more geotechnical engineering events, visit the Geotechnical Society of Edmonton and Canadian Geotechnical Society.