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Call for Abstracts and Papers

The GeoCalgary 2020 conference organizing committee invites members of the Canadian and international geotechnical and geoenvironmental communities to contribute recent research, developments and advancements in their respective fields of interest and practice. The technical program of the conference will cover a wide range of topics, including special sessions that are of local, national and international relevance to the fields of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering.

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of a maximum of 300 words by January 31, 2020 through the link below. Abstracts can be written in English or French.


Abstracts should generally fall within the following themes:

  • Soil Mechanics and Foundations
  • Rock Mechanics and Engineering Geology
  • Landslides and Geohazards
  • Mining Geotechnics and Hydrogeology
  • Geoenvironmental Engineering
  • Transportation Geotechnics
  • Geosynthetics
  • Cold Regions Geotechnology
  • Sustainable Geotechnics
  • Professional Practice
  • History and Heritage
  • Special Geotechnical Themes
    • Offshore and Nearshore Geotechnical Issues
    • Dams and Embankments
    • Structures Founded on Clay Shale
    • Pipelines and Trenchless Technologies
    • Soft and Sensitive Clays
    • Oil Sands Geotechnology
    • Application of Remote Sensing and Mapping

October 7, 2019
Abstract submission opens

January 31, 2020
Deadline for online submission of abstracts

February 14, 2020
Notification of abstract acceptance/rejection

May 29, 2020
Deadline for online submission of papers

June 19, 2020
Notification of required revisions to papers

July 12, 2020
Deadline for online submission of revised papers