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Special Events

Monday, March 25, 2019

Welcoming Remarks

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. | Edward G. Rendell

Geo-PIT: Powerful, Informative Talks on Geotechnical Topics

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Panel Session: Deep Foundations in Urban Environments

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Moderators: George E. Leventis, P.E., F.ASCE, Langan

Panel Session: GBA Professional Practice

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. | Moderators: Victor R. Donald, P.E., M.ASCE, Terracon

Special Session: A 50-Year Tribute to Ralph B. Peck and the Observational Method, Part I

1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Use of the Observational Method as the Sole Basis for Design

Speakers: J. Michael Duncan, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE(Ret.), Dist.M.ASCE, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Thomas L. Brandon, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, W.C. English Geotechnical Research Laboratory, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Repairs to Whitehouse Lake Dam

Speakers: Garry H. Gregory, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, M.ASCE, Gregory Geotechnical, and Stephen R. Richards, P.E., M.ASCE, ETTL Engineers and Consultants, Inc.

Special Session: A 50-Year Tribute to Ralph B. Peck and the Observational Method, Part II

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

An Irrefutable Case for Case Histories: Seismic Design of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

Speakers: Edward Kavazanjian, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, NAE, Dist.M.ASCE, Arizona State University

Two Observational Method Applications: An Ideal Solution for Geotechnical Projects with Uncertainty

Speakers: Suzanne M. Lacasse, D.Eng., P.E., D.GE(Ret.), F.ASCE, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute

Poster Session

3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Geo-PIT: Powerful, Informative Talks on Geotechnical Topics

8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Panel Session: Tunnels

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. | Moderator: Elizabeth M. Dwyre, P.E., D.GE, M.ASCE, WSP

Panel Session: MSE Walls

3:00 – 4:30 p.m. | Moderator: Barry Christopher, P.E., M.ASCE, FHWA

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