HGS Call for Abstracts- Extension The review team for Technical Programs invites papers on landslides, retaining structures, soil and rock slope design, foundations, karst terrain, instrumentation, rockfalls, rock slope stabilization, geosynthetics, risk and management systems, ground improvement, and geological and geotechnical innovations. Papers on subjects concerning highway related geological and geotechnical problems and the solutions […]
TRB’s Rockfall: Characterization and Control addresses rockfall hazard identification and evaluation, investigation process, mitigation options, and maintenance and management programs. The 600-plus page publication includes a DVD with video clips of rockfall field tests and several historical movies documenting rockfall field activities. Rockfall is an important, ongoing socioeconomic issue at many locations worldwide. Accelerated development […]
Last year at the HGS held in Wyoming, HGS formally initiated a Young Author competition. Twelve Young Author Abstracts were submitted for the competition and nine papers ended up being presented at the Symposium. After a heated competition and paper review, the winner of last year’s competition was Simon Boone, with a paper titled “Performance […]
Call for Abstracts The 2015 Annual Technical Forum for Geohazards Impacting Transportation will be hosted by West Virginia Division of Highways and sponsored by the Marshall University Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS). The 2015 Forum will include a pre-conference field trip on Tuesday August 4, 2015. This year’s technical sessions will focus […]
The 66th Annual Highway Geology Symposium (HGS) will be held September 14 to 17, 2015 at the Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. This year’s host for the Highway Geology Symposium is the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. There will be technical sessions along with industry sponsors […]
Schedule of Events Sunday, January 11 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Rockfall Management Sub Committee, Marriott Marquis Monday, January 12 8:00 am AGHP Rope Access Sub Committee Meeting, Cambria Suites Tuesday, January 13 12:30 pm AGHP Board of Directors Meeting, Cambria Suites
Elections for the Association of Geohazard Professionals Board of Directors were held from December 3, 2014 until December 17, 2014. The results are as follows: President – Ghislain Brunet Vice President – Steve Mumma Treasurer – Bob Forbes Secretary – Chris Ingram Corporate Member Representatives – Ben Arndt and Brian McNeal Individual Member Representative – […]
The first AGHP Elections are now open. Elections will run until December 17, 2014. Each member in good standing will be able to vote for President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, two Corporate Member Representatives, and one Individual Member Representative. To view the candidates biographies, please click here. To view the Associations Bylaws, please click here.