TC 211 related events

19th ICSMGE SEOUL 2017 – activities of the TC211



REGISTRATION TO THE SEOUL CONFERENCE VIA: https://www.icsmge2017.org/registration/registration_01.asp

1. Organization of four Technical Sessions dedicated to Ground Improvement works

  • Session 1 dedicated to the GI works without admixtures and inclusions,
  • Sessions 2 and 3 dedicated to the GI works with admixtures and inclusions,
  • Session 4 dedicated to GI works with grouting type admixtures.
On September 20 and 21 – time schedule to be determined by the Seoul conference committee

2. Organization of a common TC211-TC218 Workshop on the topic of “MSE Walls and Reinforced Soil Slopes”

On September 20 between 9 am to 12:30 pm

The TC211-TC218 Workshop will be held on September 20, from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM:
Provisional title of the presentation or topic

NAME OF THE SPEAKER

COMPANY

COUNTRY

Duration (minutes)

SESSION 1 – 9:00 to 10:30 (duration = 90 minutes)

Introduction to the TC211 activities

Noël Huybrechts – chairman TC211

Belgian Building Research Institute

Belgium

10 minutes

Introduction to the TC218 activities
Presentation of the new TC218

John Sankey – chairman TC218

Terre Armée

USA

10 minutes

PRESENTATION 1
Overview of MSE Wall & Anchor Solutions

John Sankey

Terre Armée

USA

20 minutes

PRESENTATION 2
Mining Applications of MSE Walls

Gary Power

The Reinforced Earth Company

Australia

20 minutes

PRESENTATION 3
Use of Polymeric Geogrids in Structures with Non-Standard Reinforced Fills

Chaido Doulala-Rigby (Yuli)

Tensar International Ltd

UK

20 minutes

DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS

 

10 minutes

COFFEE BREAK: 10:30 to 11:00

 

30 minutes

SESSION 2 – 11:00 to 12:30 (duration = 90 minutes)

PRESENTATION 4
Hybrid reinforced soil structures with primary and secondary reinforcement for high walls and slopes

Pietro Rimoldi

Maccaferri

Italy

20 minutes

PRESENTATION 5
Seismic Considerations for Reinforced Soil Slopes and MSE Walls

Yoshihisa Miyata

National Defense Academy

Japan

20 minutes

PRESENTATION 6
Special Solutions with Geosynthetic MSE Walls

Oliver Detert

Huesker

Germany

20 minutes

PRESENTATION 7
Earth Pressure Distribution in the Facing Area of Geogrid Reinforced Earth Structures – Field Measurements and Design Practice

Kent P. von Maubeuge

NAUE GmbH & Co. KG

Germany

20 minutes

DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS

 

10 minutes

3. Organization of the 4th Louis Ménard Lecture on the topic of “Recent Advances in Vertical Drains and Vacuum Preloading for Soft Ground Stabilisation"

Finally, it is to note that within the framework of the 19th ICSMGE, Prof. Buddhima Indraratna will present the 4th Louis Ménard Lecture.

 

"Recent Advances in Vertical Drains and Vacuum Preloading for Soft Ground Stabilisation"

The ISSMGE Honour Lectures will be organized on September 18 and 19. The final time schedule for the presentation of Prof. Indraratna has to be determined by the Seoul conference committee.

3rd International Conference on Ground Improvement and Ground

Organized under the auspices of the ISSMGE TC217 Land Reclamation, the 3rd International Conference on Ground Improvement and Ground Control will be held on 27-29 October 2017 at Hangzhou (China).

The call for papers is open: http://www.icgi2017.org/