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Arrived in Seattle for ER2010

Today is the first day of the Earth Retention Conference 3 or ER2010 conference in Bellevue, Washington.  Sponsored by ASCE’s Geo-Institute, this is the third conference in a series that occurs every 20 years! I’ll […]

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Southwest Geotechnical Conference Wrapup

[Editor] Updated Thursday May 28, 2009 2:15pm [/Editor]

I was able to attend the first full day of the 34th Southwest Geotechnical Conference in Phoenix, AZ yesterday. The conference, sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and the FHWA, is going on through tomorrow, and I wish I could have attended the rest of the sessions, but I had to get back to work! There were some very interesting presentations, and I made some valuable contacts that will hopefully result in some additional articles and other content for GeoPrac. Below are some of the highlights for me, some of which I plan to elaborate on in separate posts. When I do, I’ll update this post with the links. The highlights were…


International Foundation Congress and Equipment Expo

IFCEE 2009 This Week in Orlando, FL

The International Foundation Congress and Equipment Expo is underway in Orlando, FL. This is one of the biggest geo-conferences out there and is sponsored by ADSC, The Geo-Institute and PDCA with the cooperation of 15 […]