News and Events

Tailings and Mine Waste 2017

The University of Alberta Geotechnical Centre is pleased to host Tailings and Mine Waste 2017 in Banff, Alberta, November 5-8, 2017. Visit www.tmw2017.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

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 30 to December 5, 2017.

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. For more information and/or to register, please contact Sally Petaske at sally.petaske[at]ualberta.ca


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