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Seattle Spring Short Course and Seminar 2017: Ground Improvement

Seattle Spring Short Course and Seminar 2017: Ground Improvement
ASCE Seattle Section Geotechnical Group & Geo Institute – Seattle Chapter

The ASCE Seattle Section Geotechnical Group is pleased to announce our 34th annual Spring Seminar. Following completion of our first of its kind document “Commentary Guidelines for Ground Improvement Using Discrete Elements”, this year’s topic is Ground Improvement and will many types and aspects of ground improvement. The full day seminar will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 on the University of Washington campus in Seattle, Washington. Planning for this event is underway. We are proud to announce that Peter Robertson (Gregg In Situ), George Burke (Hayward Baker) and Brendan Bradley (University of Canterbury) have agreed to be speakers at this Seminar. A one-day short course on ground improvement will be held on the Friday before the seminar. For additional information please see the attached information: 2017 ASCE Geotech Seattle Section – Flier

Please join us for the Spring Short Course 2017 and the Spring Seminar 2017. Registration is now open.


Symposium in Honor of I. M. Idriss

The contributions of I. M. (Ed) Idriss to geotechnical earthquake engineering will be honored at this one-day symposium on the UC Davis campus. The program will include lectures by nine of his life-long friends and colleagues: J. M. Duncan, J. K. Mitchell, T. D. O’Rourke, K. H. Stokoe, R. Dobry, J. D. Bray, L. H. Mejia, N. Abrahamson, and R. W. Boulanger.

June 17, 2016

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