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In addition to our previous communication in which we announced the postponement of the XIII International Symposium on Landslides – XIII ISL for the week of February 22nd to 26th – 2021, taking into account how the Covid-19 pandemic has been evolving, with great severity in the American Continent, in common agreement with JTC1 and the authorities of ISSMGE, ISRM, IAEG and FedIGS, it has been decided to change the modality of this important event from presential to virtual.
The virtual event includes the presentation of the ten illustrious Keynote speakers originally invited, who have reaffirmed their support, and the participation of most of the authors of the short articles presented by colleagues from more than 30 countries around the world.
The corresponding program, including the detail of its activity, will be available on the Symposium’s website in the coming days. We look forward to your participation.
Symposium website: http://www.scg.org.co/xiii-isl/index.html
On September 10th, GEER (Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association Turning Disaster into Knowledge – Sponsored by the U.S. National Science Foundation) will be holding a webinar with members of the Steering Committee acting as moderators.
This webinar will consist of several elements as follows:
(15 minutes) – Introduction to webinar series – Dr. Youssef Hashash
(45 minutes) – Introduction to GEER – Dr. David Frost
(30 minutes) – GEER Activities Q&A Panel Session – All participants
The webinar is completely free, but requires registration in advance. Please see the attachment for the registration link and more information regarding panel members and topics to be discussed.
Attachment: GEER Intro and Q&A Webinar
GEER website: http://www.geerassociation.org/
Webinar del Prof. Luciano Picarelli – 3 giugno 2020 – The Classification of Landslides in Soils in a Mechanical Perspective
con grande piacere vi annunciamo che l’ISSMGE diffonderà domani 3 giugno un webinar del Prof. Luciano Picarelli intitolato “The Classification of Landslides in Soils in a Mechanical Perspective“.
Ulteriori informazioni nel sito ISSMGE —> LINK
Il primo Mediterranean Symposium on Landslides, intitolato “Slope Stability Problems in Stiff Clays and Flysch Formations“, si terrà a Napoli dal 7 al 9 giugno 2021. La scadenza per l’invio dei sommari è fissata al primo giugno 2020. Gli atti del simposio saranno pubblicati sulla raccolta open access “Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering” di Springer Nature.
Landslides represent a relevant problem for most of the countries overlooking the Mediterranean. This trivial consideration should prompt researchers, professionals, and stakeholders in this region to form closer relationships and engage themselves in a continuous exchange of data and ideas to find common strategies of landslide risk mitigation.
A common problem concerns the stability of slopes in hard fissured soils, weak rocks and flysch deposits, which are widespread all over the region, posing major problems to the development of these areas.
It is evident that the behaviour of such a wide and complex class of materials, spreading across large areas in this corner of the world, cannot be interpreted simply through the basic laws of the Soil or Rock Mechanics. With the goal in mind of urging people living on the Mediterranean to join their efforts, we decided to organize a Mediterranean Symposium on Landslides (MSL) in Napoli in June, 2021 hoping that this initiative will be the first of a series of similar periodic events.
Symposium website: https://medsymplandslides.wixsite.com/msl2021
Due to the drastic measures imposed at the local and international level to control the Coronavirus, the entry of foreigners to Colombia has been forbidden since the middle of March 2020 and most probably it will be very limited until the month of June 2020 and therefore we were forced to postpone the XIII International Symposium on Landslides to February 22-26, 2021.
More information at the conference website: http://www.scg.org.co/xiii-isl/index.html
Due to the COV-19 outbreak in all European countries in the last weeks, in agreement with the Chair and the Secretary of the TC-106, E-UNSAT 2020 conference to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, will be postponed. The new dates have been fixed to October 19-21, 2020.
Postponing the conference was necessary to allow for safe travelling and enjoying the event. Hopefully this delay will be enough for the emergency to be over. Further information can be found at https://eunsat2020.tecnico.ulisboa.pt
Il Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Ambientale dell’Università di Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland, UK) offre una posizione di dottorato sul tema “Vegetation-mediated ground-atmosphere interaction“.
Durata: 3 anni
Relatore: Prof. Alessandro Tarantino
Ulteriori informazioni nell’allegato: PhD Vegetation-mediated ground-atmosphere interaction
XIII International Symposium on Landslides – Cartagena (Colombia) – Deadline extension for paper submission
In association with the Joint Technical Committee on Natural Slopes and Landslides (JTC1) and the Federation of International Geo-engineering Societies: ISSMGE, ISRM and IAEG (FedIGS), the Colombian Geotechnical Society (CGS) cordially invites the international geotechnical community to participate in XIII ISL: http://www.scg.org.co/xiii-isl/index.html
A call for papers is currently underway. The deadline for submission of papers has been extended to February 17, 2020. Previously, no later than February 14, full manuscripts (4 to 8 pages in length, abstract included) shall be submitted to the conference organizing committee through the ISSMGE’s Conference Review Platform: https://www.issmge.org/publications/review-platform/conferences/isl2020 .
Winter School “From research to practise in geotechnical engineering” – 12–17 January 2020, Ascona (Switzerland)
The Winter School “From research to practise in geotechnical engineering”, coordinated by Prof. I. Anastasopoulos, will take place in Ascona (Switzerland) from 12 to 17 January 2020.
With the ultimate goal of developing innovative mitigation techniques, the international geotechnical engineering community has made substantial efforts to gain deeper insights on geotechnical hazards. For the state of practice to advance, academics need to join forces with practitioners.
The Winter School aims to bring these two groups together, to question the status quo, and to propose out‐of‐the‐box solutions. The program will combine:
a) Keynote lectures by international experts from the academia and the industry;
b) Seminars on state‐of‐the‐art numerical and physical modelling techniques;
c) Presentations by the participants;
d) Panel sessions, where the participants will have a “debate” with industry and academia experts on the applicability of their ideas;
e) Special session on start‐ups, on the process of product development, from initial conception to founding of a new company.
More information in the attachment: WS-2020-Flyer
Registration deadline: 15 November 2019
Vi segnaliamo, nell’ambito della EGU General Assembly 2020 (Vienna, 3-8 maggio 2020), la sessione NH4.3 sulla Microzonazione Sismica, coordinata da Giovanni Forte con Hans-Balder Havenith e Filippo Santucci de Magistris. È possibile presentare entro il 15 gennaio 2020 un sommario a cui farà seguito una presentazione durante l’Incontro, nelle sessioni orali o tramite poster.
This session is focused on the ‘hazard’ part of seismic microzonation (SM), concerning the classical approaches and the case studies for:
– Subsoil investigation and characterization for SM mapping;
– Multi-level SM mapping;
– Evaluation of seismic site response (1D-2D-3D);
– Assessment of seismic-induced landslides,
– Analyses on Soil liquefaction.
Innovative contributions on soil non-linearity and damping, seismic monitoring and hazard assessment effects are also welcome.
Ulteriori informazioni sulla sessione alla pagina: https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2020/session/34889
Sito web EGU General Assembly 2020: https://www.egu2020.eu/