16 October 2016

JTC1 Workshop: Advances in Landslide Understanding

Posted by Dave Petley

Advances in Landslide Understanding

JTC1 Workshop on Advances in Landslide Understanding

JTC1 Workshop: Advances in Landslide Understanding

JTC1 (the Joint technical Committee on Natural Slopes and Landslides) has announced that it will hold the First JTC1 Workshop on “Advances in Landslide Understanding” in Barcelona, Spain from 24th to 26th May 2017.

The aim of the Workshop is to promote discussion on various aspects of Advances in Landslide Understanding, including:

  • Brittle failures/ First time failures
  • The transition between slow and fast motion
  • The stability of weathered profiles
  • Compound landslides
  • Landslides in reservoirs
  • Landslides in mines and tailing deposits

The organising committee has invited extended abstracts to be submitted, with the following schedule:

31st January 2017: Deadline for Extended Abstract submission
15th March 2017: Notification of acceptance of extended abstracts and registration opens
30th April 2017: Publication of final programme and end of early registration
10th May 2017: Late registration ends (without extended abstract submission)
20th May 2017: Online publication of extended abstracts (free access)

The organisers are inviting the submission of extended abstracts, which will be published in an electronic format book (Including ISBN).  All accepted contributions will receive a slot for oral presentation in the workshop, which will strongly encoyrage discussion.  The programme includes a number of keynote and invited lectures.  The first day of the workshop will be a field trip.

Full details are provided in the conference website.