SEAGS-AGSSEA Newsletter – September 2019

September 2019


AGSSEA-TC212 (ISSMGE) Touring Lecture 2019: Short Course on Pile Foundations – Experimental Investigations, Analysis, and Design of Pile Foundations

The touring lecture for deep foundations offered by Prof. Alessandro Mandolini with the Università degli Studi della Campania was successfully held on 24th July 2019 in Taipei, on 26th July 2019 in Bangkok, and on 31st July 2019 in Kuala Lumpur. Prof. Mandolini is the Chairman of TC212 Deep Foundation. The touring lecture was co-organized by AGSSEA, SEAGS, ISSMGE, CTGS, TGS, and IEM with the support from local professors. Other local experts were also invited to give a talk at the lecture.

Prof. Alessandro Mandolini lives up to his reputation as a great teacher of pile foundation. We would like to thank the organizing committee members namely, Dr. Chung-Tien Chin and Prof. Jie-Ru Chen (main committee); Prof. Der-wen Chang and Dr. Chwen-Huan Wang (for the Taipei lecture); Dr. Suttisak Soralump, Dr. Geoff Chao and Dr. Apiniti Jotisankasa (for the Bangkok lecture); and Dr. Teik Aun Ooi and Mrs. Nurul Aida (for the Kuala Lumpur lecture). Also, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude and appreciation to the hosting member societies and their local partners, namely CTGS, TGS, and IEM.




The 4th Int. Conf. GEOTEC HANOI 2019 – Updates

The organizing committee of GEOTEC HANOI 2019 expressed their sincere greetings and shared some exciting updates about the conference on their website. Six world-leading professors were invited to deliver keynote lectures to six themes of the conference. These keynote speakers include Prof. Harry Poulos, Prof. Adam Bezuijen, Prof. Masaki Kitazume, Prof. Delwyn Fredlund, Prof. Lidija Zdravkovic, and Prof. Mark Randolph. […]

The Mar/Apr 2019 Digital Edition of Deep Foundations

Highlights of this issue include:
• A cover story on Emergent Grout Pile Technologies
• Technical articles on the Empirical Assessment of Base Material for a Drilled Pipe Pile, Deep Soil Mixing Walls, Micropiles for Unbalanced Loading During Demolition, and Slope Stabilization Using Drilled Shafts
• Final updates and the program for SuperPile ’19 taking place May 1-3 in Seattle
• The first message from Tracy Brettmann, new chair of the DFI Educational Trust […]

International Conference on “Landslide and Slope Stability” SLOPE 2019, Bali, Indonesia September 25 – 27, 2019

The committee of the International Conference on Landslides and Slope Stability (SLOPE 2019) cordially invites you to participate in the conference, which will be held on September 25-27, 2019 at Kartika Plaza Hotel, Bali, Indonesia. The conference is organized by the Parahyangan Catholic University (UNPAR) and supported by Indonesian Geotechnical Engineering Society (HATTI), the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), the International Society of Rock Mechanics (ISRM), and International Consortium on Landslides (ICL) […]

ICGE – Colombo – 2020

The Sri Lankan Geotechnical Society (SLGS) is pleased to announce its 3rd International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering (ICGE – Colombo – 2020) to be held on 10 and 11 August 2020 in Colombo. ICGE – Colombo brings together the world community of engineers and scientists in every branch of geotechnical engineering. The conference will serve as a forum for reviewing the current state of the art and discuss future directions and exciting developments […]

6th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization, September 7-11, 2020 Budapest, Hungary

The ISC conferences (International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization) are the major events in the life of ISSMGE’s TC102 (Technical Committee for Ground Property Characterization from In-Situ Tests). This is the 6th ISC conference that geotechnical engineers and geophysicists from all over the world gather and share their knowledge and experiences […]

The 16th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (16ARC), October 14-18, 2019, Taipei International Convention Center (TICC), Taipei, Taiwan

The 16th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (16ARC) is scheduled to be held from October 14 to 18, 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan. A total of over 490 papers are scheduled to be presented at the conference. It is expected that more than 800 delegates will participate the conference. The 16ARC has 17 plenary lectures and an ISSMGE CAPG forum. Nearly 50 discussion sessions will be presented at the venue. […]

ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress (WTC) 2020 and 46th General Assembly 15-21 May 2020

Innovation and Sustainable Underground Serving Global Connectivity is more than a slogan for ITA-AITES and Its members, it is a challenge to make a commitment to contribute to sustainable development. […]
WTC 2020-Bulletin […]
• WTC2020 is calling for submission of abstract. If you are interested in submitting a paper, please visit http://www.wtc2020. […]


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SEAGS-AGSSEA Journal – June 2019

Editor: Jey K. Jeyapalan, P.E.

SEAGS-AGSSEA Journal – September 2019

Editors: Eng-Choon Leong and Hossam Abuel-Naga



SEAGS / AGSSEA Newsletters are published quarterly by Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society and Association of Geotechnical Societies in Southeast Asia.

Contributions on the information related to the professional advancement, member profile, and other news of SEAGS and AGSSEA members are invited. Please direct all correspondence to:

Dr. Geoff Chao
Secretary – General
Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society
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The Newsletter Team would like to express our special thanks of gratitude to the Griffith University for their continuous support of our Society and Association.