The society relies on volunteers to help organize and put on the events, and sponsorship from local geotechnical companies and support from the national CGS. If you are interested in helping on the committee, if you have ideas for speakers or topics, or if your company would like to help sponsor the society or a specific event, please talk to one of the committee or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Speaker(s): Marco Arrieta, P.Eng.
Topic: Half Century of Shear Strength in Granular Materials\
Date: September 22, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
In-Person Venue Location
Croatian Canadian Cultural Centre
3010 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7P7
- $10 per person
- Free for full-time students.
- No virtual option is available for this event.
An event hosted by the Calgary Geotechnical Society
CyGS AGM & Presentation (June 14)
Speaker(s): Robert (Bob) Saunders, M.Eng., P.Eng.
Topic: The Impact of Technology on Geotechnical Engineering: A 40 – Year Perspective
Date: June 14, 2023, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
CGS Spring CCLT Presentation
Speaker(s): Steven Kramer, Ph.D.
Topic: Performance-Based Design in Geotechnical Engineering Practice (2018 Nabor Carrillo Lecture)
Date: May 4, 2023, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
Site Characterization Short Course
May 9th, 2023
Site Characterization Short Course organized by ConeTec and in collaboration with the CyGS! This course will be hosted in Calgary on Tuesday, May 9th, 2023.
This full-day course will cover the following topics:
- Integrated Site Characterization
- CPT Basics
- Variable Rate CPT/VST & Full Flow Penetrometers
- CPT with Sonic Drilling
- Assessing Saturation at Depth
- Pressuremeter Testing (PMT) – analysis and applications
- Instrumented Becker Penetration Test (iBPT)
- Planning of Site Investigations
- Life Cycle Assessment of SI Methods