4 May 2016

3rd North American Symposium on Landslides (NASL) 2017

Posted by dr-dave

3rd North American Symposium on Landslides

3rd North American Symposium on Landslides

3rd North American Symposium on Landslides (NASL) 2017

From 4th to 8th June 2017 the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists and the Canadian Geotechnical Society will be hosting the 3rd North American Symposium on Landslides in Roanoke, Virginia, entitled

Landslides:
Putting Experience, Knowledge and Emerging Technologies into Practice

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According to the website:

The main objective of the symposia is to provide a stimulating forum for geoscientists, engineers, planners, economists, program managers, and other decision makers concerned with landslide hazards and their impact on society. Papers related to investigation, classification, monitoring, analysis and mitigation of landslides, as well as case studies on innovative analysis techniques and solutions will be presented.

Abstracts are due on 30th June 2016, and full manuscripts on 31st October 2016.  The technical programme will include:-

  • Sunday Workshops
  • Sunday Evening “Ice-Breaker” Reception
  • Three days of Technical Presentations with morning Plenary Sessions and afternoon Concurrent Sessions
  • Exhibition Space
  • Lunch and Refreshment Breaks included
  • Selection of Full-day Field Trips on Wednesday
  • Poster Sessions
  • Electronic Proceedings

This is a great series of meetings that brings together both researchers and practitioners.  I thoroughly recommend it.