In this section we bring you the glimpses of news about various activities of different chapters as well as of the members of the society. Members can request for a post of any news that is relevant to the society. It can also be personal such as promotions, retirement, new assignments that might benefit other members, etc. We will also bring you the announcements of awards, fellowships, prestigious lectures, etc.
Brainstroming Session on TC-04 - Geotechnical Invetsigation on 21 November 2015 at IIT Madras - 9:30 hrs to 13:30 hrs and Lunch thereafter. Please see the details [invitation bulletin]
Annual General Body Meeting: Indian Geotechnical Society, Chennai Chapter Annual General Body Meeting will be held on 03 May 2014 at Anna University, Chennai. [Notice and Agenda]
6IGS Chennai 2015 SIXTH INTERNATIONAL GEOTECHNICAL SYMPOSIUM
ON DISASTER MITIGATION IN SPECIAL GEOENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS, Organised by IGS Chennai Chapter, IIT Madras, Chennai,IGS Bangalore and IGS Kochi with the support of Asian Technical Committee on Geotechnology for Natural Hazards (ATC-3) of ISSMGE, Jan 21-23,2015, (Wednesday-Friday) IIT Madras. [Web page] [FIRST BULLETIN]
Deep Foundation Technologies for Infrastructure Development in India 2014, September 19-20, 2014 • IIT Delhi Campus • Mumbai, India: Indian Geotechnical Society Delhi Chapter, IIT Delhi and DFI. The conference will be preceded by aeone-day workshop on ground improvement for liquefaction mitigation on September 18, 2014. Await details
Deep Foundation Technologies for Infrastructure Development in India 2013, November 15-16, 2013 • IIT Bombay Campus • Mumbai, India: Indian Geotechnical Society, IIT Mumbai and DFI a two-day conference on Deep Foundation Technologies for Infrastructure Development in India 2013 at IIT Bombay, Mumbai on November 15-16, 2013. The conference will be preceded by a two-day workshop on ground improvement scheduled for November 13-14, 2013. [PRESENTATION CALL LETTER]
4th Indian Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference: Indian Geotechnical Society, Chennai Chapter in association with IIT Madras and Anna University, is organising two day (17th and 18th May 2013) 4th Indian Young Geoteechnical Engineers Conference 4IYGEC 2013. This conference is being supported by the national body of Indian Geotechnical Society. The conference will be held at IIT Madras. Request to contribute paper in the conference. [BROCHURE][MORE DETAILS]
Two Day National Conference: Indian Geotechnical Society, Ludhiana Chapter in association with Department of Civil Engineering, Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, is organising two day (15th and 16th Feb. 2013) National Conference on Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Aspects of Waste and their Utilization in infrastructure Projects (GGWUIP-2013). This conference is being supported by the national body of Indian Geotechnical Society and is expected to publish all the accepted paper of the Conference in a Proceeding with ISBN number from a reputed publishing house. Request to contribute paper in the conference. [BROCHURE]
R. Kerry Rowe Lecture: The ISSMGE and TC215 on Environmental Geotechnics have established the R. Kerry Rowe Lecture in recognition of Professor Rowe outstanding impact in the field of Environmental Geotechnics and excellence in scholarly achievements. The lecture is to be given at the opening plenary session of the Environmental Geotechnics Congress held every 4 years. The inaugural lecture is scheduled to be given at the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering to be held in Paris, France, in September 2013 and at the 7th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics to be held in Melbourne, Australia, in November 2014. For more news and for submitting a nomination please see the notification. [Notification]
Indian Geotechnical Journal: The publication of Indian Geotechnical Journal, IGJ, is currently handled by Springer India Limited, New Delhi. The volumes are available for all the IGS Main members after registering with the IGS main web site. www.igs.org.in
IGS Election 2012: The election of President and executive members of the society will be held during the months of August -November 2012. The formal notification will be issued on the 6th of August 2012 and the counting of votes will be on 16 November 2012. The details of the schedule can be read from the document 'Election Schedule'
IGS (Main) Membership rates: There is a revision in the membership rates of IGS Main effective from April 2012. The details are available in the document 'Membership Rates'.