Details of Chalk 2018 Programme are Finalised

Details of Chalk 2018 Programme are Finalised

The Organising Committee of the Chalk 2018 Conference is pleased to announce the detailed conference programme.

The oral sessions are described below. In addition, there is a Technical Exhibition and poster displays.

Day 1

Day 1 of the conference on Monday 17th September 2018 includes two Keynote Lectures and 26 oral presentations in two parallel streams.

The keynotes will be Professor Rory Mortimore on ‘Developing Ground Models for Chalk Engineering: Links across the Disciplines’ and Dr Clive Edmonds on ‘Review of Collapse Events on Chalk since 2000 and the Opportunities for Improved Engineering Practice’.

Day 1 will finish with conference drinks and a buffet reception.

Day 2

Day 1 of the conference on Tuesday 18th September 2018 includes one Keynote Lecture and 32 oral presentations in two parallel streams.

The keynote will be Professor Richard Jardine on ‘Behaviour of Piles Driven in Chalk’

The conference will finish at the end of Day 2

Technical Visits

After the end of the main conference Technical Visits will be held, for those delegates who selected this option (numbers are limited), on Wednesday 19 September 2018.

Full details can be viewed here.

Engineering in Chalk is a major two-day international conference organized by the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) with support from the Engineering Group of the Geological Society (EGGS), and will be held on 17th and 18th September 2018 at Imperial College in London.

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