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Conference Topics

  • Mega projects
  • Computational geotechnics
  • Foundations (shallow and deep)
  • Earth retaining structures
  • Geotechnical earthquake engineering
  • Embankments, dams, and slopes
  • Engineering geology and rock mechanics
  • Geoenvironmental engineering
  • Geosynthetics
  • Soil and rock properties, characterization, and modeling
  • Underground engineering
  • Ground improvement and grouting
  • Unsaturated soils and soil erosion
  • Geophysical engineering
  • Pavement engineering
  • Sustainability in geotechnics
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Design/build, PPP, contracting, and geo-practice
  • Geotechnical engineering education
  • Forensic geotechnical engineering


Abstracts without all the details requested below may not be considered:

  • Abstract submissions are due by . There will be no further extensions.
  • The submitting author should be the author that will upload the draft and final versions of the paper, receive and respond to reviews, and present the final paper at the conference.
  • Abstract submissions are expected to be between 100 to 400 words and cannot contain images, tables, or other graphic elements.
  • Abstract submissions must include the full names, credentials, affiliations, contact information and email addresses for all authors.
  • Authors may select between two paper types to indicate the intended format of their final submission: Technical Paper (6 to 10 pages in length) or Case History Paper (up to 15 pages in length).
  • Authors may choose if they want to submit their paper for a GSP- or GPP-level of review.
  • Abstracts must be submitted via the online CATALYST Submission System.
  • More information about how to log into CATALYST, create an new account, and navigate through the submission process is available.
  • For technical support related to the CATALYST submission system: Once signed in, click on Support at the top to submit a support ticket. If you are unable to log in, contact the CATALYST Help Desk by clicking on Site Support at the bottom of the login page.



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