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Technical Program Calendar

Sunday October 01, 2017
ROOM Room 204 Room 202 Room 201 Room 203 Room 208 Room 206 Room 205 Room 207
17:30 - 19:30 Icebreaker & Exhibitor Reception
Canada Hall 1
Monday October 02, 2017
ROOM Room 204 Room 202 Room 201 Room 203 Room 208 Room 206 Room 205 Room 207
08:00 - 08:15 Opening Ceremonies
08:15 - 10:15 R.M. Hardy Keynote Address - Dr. Richard Bathurst
Load and Resistance Factor Design and Calibration for Simple Soil-Structure Limit States in MSE Walls
Darcy Lecture - Dr. Kamini Singha
A Tale of Two Porosities: Exploring Why Contaminant Transport Doesn't Always Behave the Way It Should
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee & Refreshment Break
Canada Hall 1
10:45 - 12:00 Theoretical Soil Mechanics Unsaturated Soils I Mining - Hard Rock I Remote Sensing Sustainable
Geotechnics
GeoContractor Panel Quantitative Remediation General Hydrogeology I
12:00 - 13:45 Geotechnical Achievements Luncheon
13:45 - 15:15 Experimental Soil Mechanics I - Element Tests Unsaturated Soils II Mining - Hard Rock II Reliability and Risk I Geohazards I -Transportation Geotechnics/Pipelines Cold Regions I Groundwater and Resources I General Hydrogeology II
15:15 - 15:45 Coffee & Refreshment Break
Canada Hall 1
15:45 - 17:15 Field Investigation I - CPT, Geophysics, etc. Dams and Embankments Mining - Underground and Backfill Reliability and Risk II Geohazards II - Rockslides and Avalanches Cold Regions II Groundwater and Resources II Mining / Oil and Gas
17:30 - 18:30 CGS Division & Committee Meetings
IAH Annual General Meeting
18:30 - 19:00 Awards Banquet Cocktail Reception
Canada Hall 1
19:00 - 22:00 CGS / IAH-CNC Awards Banquet
Canada Hall 2
Tuesday October 03, 2017
ROOM Room 204 Room 202 Room 201 Room 203 Room 208 Room 206 Room 205 Room 207
08:00 - 10:00 CGS Lecture - Dr. Greg Brooks
Prehistoric Sensitive Clay Landslides and Earthquakes in the Ottawa Valley
Hydrogeology Lecture - Mark Jensen
Radioactive Waste Management in Canada: The Role of Geosciences
Geotechnical Lecture - Robert Blair
Refinements in Bedrock Geology Understanding of Downtown Ottawa
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee & Refreshment Break
Canada Hall 1
10:30 - 12:00 Soil Mechanics - Numerical Methods Piles I Mining - Oil Sands I Geosynthetics I Geohazards III - Slope Stability Analysis Renewable Energy Geotechnique 2016 Farvolden Lecture
12:00 - 13:45 CGS Members Luncheon and Annual Business Meeting
IAH Members Luncheon and 2017 Farvolden Lecture
13:45 - 15:15 Experimental Soil Mechanics II Piles II Professional Practice Geosynthetics II Geohazards IV / Transportation Geotechnics I Rock Mechanics I Groundwater Contamination and Geothermal General Hydrogeology III
15:15 - 15:45 Coffee & Refreshment Break
GEOpardy! Student Competition
15:45 - 17:15 Experimental Soil Mechanics III Field Investigation II - CPT, Geophysics, etc. Mining - Oil Sands II Transportation Geotechnics II - Roads A Geohazards V Rock Mechanics II Groundwater Contamination Source Water Protection
17:30 - 18:30 CGS Division & Committee Meetings
19:00 - 22:30 Local Colour Night at the Canadian War Museum
Wednesday October 04, 2017
ROOM Room 204 Room 202 Room 201 Room 203 Room 208 Room 206 Room 205 Room 207
08:30 - 09:15 CGS Colloquium - Dr. Michael Hendry
The geotechnical assessment of railway infrastructure reliability
CGS Graduate Student Lecture - Zhong Han
Modeling stiffness and shear strength of unsaturated soils
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee & Refreshment Break
Canada Hall 1
10:30 - 12:00 Field Cases I Soil Amendments Rock Mechanics III Transportation Geotechnics III - Roads B Landslides in Sensitive Clay Geoenvironmental I Cold Regions Hydrogeology I EcoSystem and Climate Change
12:00 - 13:45 R.F. Legget Award Luncheon and IAH-CNC Toth Awards
13:45 - 15:15 Field Cases II Tunnelling and Deep Excavations Mining - Reclamation and Covers I Transportation Geotechnics IV - Railways & Pipelines Seismiscity and Sensitive Clay Geoenvironmental II Cold Regions Hydrogeology II / Public Consultation Radioactive Waste
15:15 - 15:30 Coffee & Refreshment Break
Canada Hall 1
15:30 - 17:00 Field Cases III Innovative Foundation Systems Mining - Reclamation and Covers II Transportation Geotechnics V Seismiscity Nuclear Waste Disposal
17:00 - 17:30 Closing Ceremonies