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*Ground Water participants do not need to submit a paper

Paper submissions are due May 15th, 2023.

Submission Guidelines

The GeoSaskatoon 2023 Conference organizing committee invites members of the Canadian and international geotechnical and geo-environmental communities to contribute recent research, developments and advancements in their respective fields of interest and practice.  

Being held in the “City of Bridges” in the beautiful valley of the South Saskatchewan River, the theme of the conference is “bridging”. Bridging research & practice, bridging theory & experience, and above all, bridging different areas of practice.   

The technical program of the conference will cover a wide range of topics, including special sessions that are of local, national, and international relevance to the fields of geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering.  

In addition to a wide range of oral presentations and short courses, the conference program will include a number of plenary presentations conducted by distinguished guest speakers.  

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of a maximum of 300 words by February 28th, 2023. Abstracts can be written in English or French.  

Technical Themes

Abstracts should generally fall within the following themes: 

  • Dams and Embankments 
  • Rock Mechanics 
  • Engineering Geology 
  • Soil Mechanics 
  • Foundations 
  • Geosynthetics 
  • Geohazards 
  • Hydrogeology 
  • Cold Regions 
  • Mining Geotechnics 
  • Geophysics and Remote Sensing 
  • Geo-environmental 
  • Laboratory Testing 
  • Numerical Modeling 
  • Pipelines 
  • Unsaturated soils 
  • Liquefaction 
  • Transportation Geotechnics
  • Saskatchewan’s Role in the History of Canadian Hydrogeology
  • History of groundwater in the prairies

Abstract Submission Process

Please read the following abstract submission process before preparing your abstract and ensure all contact information is accurate while completing the submission process. 

  1. Follow all abstract submission guidelines. Read Abstract Submission Guidelines Here
  2. Wait up to 24 hours to receive an abstract submission confirmation email. If you do not receive the email, please contact Lisa Harford at [email protected]

Registration for the GeoSaskatoon Conference will open on March 15, 2023.

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