[Hgs] Highway Geology Symposium - Call for Papers & Early Announcement

Marie Romanelli marie at delaneymeetingevent.com
Mon Jan 28 14:18:20 EST 2019

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The 70th Annual Highway Geology Symposium (HGS) will be held October 21-24, 2019 at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel in Portland, Oregon.  The Symposium will include technical sessions, field trips, and networking time with industry sponsors and exhibitors. Mark your calendar and make plans now to participate!

Schedule at-a-Glance
The following schedule is preliminary and subject to change.

MONDAY, October 21


TRB Mid-Year Session


Registration and Welcome Reception

TUESDAY, October 22

Full Day

Technical Sessions & Guest Field Trip

WEDNESDAY, October 23

Full Day

Field Trip


Reception and Banquet

THURSDAY, October 24


Technical Sessions

Call for Abstracts
The review team for Technical Programs invites papers on the following topics:

*         Landslides

*         Karst terrain

*         Foundations

*         Retaining structures

*         Geotech instrumentation

*         Soil & rock slope design

*         Rockfall

*         Geophysical testing methods

*         Geological and geotechnical innovations

*         Geotechnical asset management

*         Risk and Risk Management

We welcome papers on subjects concerning highway related geological and geotechnical problems and the solutions developed to address them are also of interest. Those papers that focus on practical solutions will be given first consideration and will be considered on a first come basis.  Abstracts should be 200-250 words, and must be submitted online by the deadline of March 20, 2019.

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__bit.ly_2TI4VGg&d=DwIFAg&c=vYl7KJMDeuM7F-Nqf_hfailBifPmyspo7hrJGlNN7nU&r=TEot7bedYDIhTP_flBEqJXlXYDoS1Uo5_Fbc1Rl2FUY&m=2bIHuAInJezSxEfjIDiDZS35_5yayZgNz5f1G-mFPkk&s=EPr52e9PT1KNh2zdjmfLimJ4IvCpSncRAzCx-Wyp6Y0&e=

We look forward to seeing you in Portland, Oregon in October! Please check the Highway Geology Symposium website for updates: www.highwaygeologysymposium.org
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