2019 Geo Symposium & Field Expo

 

 

2019 Geo Symposium and Field Expo

“A Geo-Resilient Sacramento: State of the Practice and State of the Art”

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION:

  • Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists (AEG)
  • American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) Geo-Institute
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)

Date:  March 29 & 30, 2019

Location: Lions Gate Hotel, 3410 Westover Street, McClellan Park, CA 95652

Summary Description:

We are excited to announce the upcoming 2019 Geo Symposium and Field Expo!  The theme for this conference is “A Geo-Resilient Sacramento” with a focus on Engineering Geology, Seismology, and Geotechnical Engineering.  This conference will be held in Sacramento California at the Lions Gate Hotel.  Activities will include:

  • Keynote Speakers
  • Field Expo to include vendor demonstrations and discussions with the experts.
  • Career Fair and Networking Event
  • Poster Sessions and Oral Presentations on Engineering Geology, Seismology, and Geotechnical Engineering
  • And more!

Registration HERE

Sponsors and Vendors Registration HERE

 

*Pricing:

Full Registration (2 Days): $180 ($230 Late Registration after 2/1/2019)

One Day Registration: $140 ($190 Late Registration after 2/1/2019)

Student 2-Day Registration (w/o Food): $10

Student 2- day Registration (w/ Food): $65

Vendor Price (Indoor):  $500/booth + 1 Registration

Vendor Price (Outdoor): $800 for 2 parking stalls + $400 for additional stall + 1      Registration

*Accepted abstract authors will receive a 10% discount on registration!

Sponsors:

Platinum: $10,000

  • Gold package
  • 5 free attendees
  • Free booth and preferential booth location selection
  • $5,000 towards student scholarship fund
  • Name and Logo with full page in proceedings
  • Table reserved during lunch
  • 5 minutes during opening/lunch/closing session to highlight company

Gold: $4,000

  • Silver package
  • 3 free attendees
  • Free booth
  • Name and logo in proceedings with ½ page description
  • Logo and link to website on conference website
  • Table reserved during lunch
  • 5 minutes during opening/lunch/closing session to highlight company

Silver: $1,500

  • Bronze package
  • 1 free attendee
  • 1 free booth indoors
  • Name and logo in proceedings with ¼ page description
  • Logo on website with link
  • Logo and name presented during lunch

Bronze: $500

  • Name and logo in proceedings
  • Name of company on website

Contact AEGSACTO@gmail.com or Alex Wright at AWright@Kleinfelder.com for details.

Vendors:

Vendors interested in an indoor or outdoor booth at the 2019 Geo Symposium and Field Expo should submit a request to AEGSACTO@gmail.com or Alex Wright at AWright@Kleinfelder.com.  Indoor vendor stalls shall be provided with approximately 5 foot by 4-foot stall.  Outdoor stalls shall include up to 2 parking stalls, with more available upon request.

Vendor Demonstrations:

We are excited to announce as part of the 2019 Geo Symposium and Field Expo that interested vendors may participate in demonstration of field methods and capabilities.  Interested vendors shall reserve space in the Field Expo (link) and shall submit a brief description of the proposed field demonstration for approval by the organizing committee.  Submittals shall include discussion of any safety provisions to be used during the demonstration.  Provide submittals by January 21, 2019 and include: safety provisions, required space, presenters, equipment.  Demonstrations shall be limited to no more than 30-minute increments, or as approved by the committee.  If additional space outside of that reserved for vendors is required, contact the committee. Submittals shall be emailed to AEGSACTO@gmail.com with the subject line “2019 Geo Symposium and Field Expo VENDOR DEMO”.  Direct questions to Meredith Beswick at mbeswick@kleinfelder.com.

Volunteers:

Volunteers wanted.  Are you interested in participating in the upcoming 2019 Geo Symposium?  Reach out to AEGSACTO@gmail.com Alex Wright at AWright@Kleinfelder.com to find out more!  Roles that need filled include:

  • Moderators
  • Registration
  • Student/Day Volunteers
  • Planning Support
  • Abstract Reviewers

Call for Abstracts for Oral Presentation/Poster Session:

The 2019 Geo Symposium and Field Expo in Sacramento is developing a program to include short presentations on topics of interest within the areas of Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering.  The organizing committee is issuing this call for abstracts for those interested in participating in this program as presenters.  Abstracts shall be submitted no later than January 21, 2019.  Abstracts should be no more than 500 words in length.  The selection committee will review abstracts and notify presenters no later than February 10, 2019 of acceptance.  Topics of interest for the conference may include topics related to engineering geology, seismology, or geotechnical engineering with topics of especial interest including:

  • Landslides and Engineered Slopes/Embankments
  • Wildfire Effects
  • Water Storage/Groundwater Sustainability
  • Earthquake Hazard in Central Valley
  • Case Histories/Lessons Learned
  • Site Characterization
  • Difficult Soil Conditions (Expansive Soils, Collapsible Soils, etc.)
  • Contaminant Hydrogeology
  • Remediation Methods
  • Dams and
  • Engineering and Geologic Modeling

Selected abstracts will be assigned to participate in either a poster session or oral presentation. Posters will be 4 ft by 6 ft maximum.  Oral presentations will be 10 to 15 minutes in length.  Selected abstracts will receive a ten percent discount on conference fees for the presenting author.

Presentations that will advance the state of the practice or provide practical insight into these topics will receive preference. Students and Young Professional presentations can be identified on submission and may receive preferential assignment to a young professional session.

Submit abstracts to AEGSACTO@gmail.com with the subject line “2019 Geo Symposium and Field Expo ABSTRACT SUBMISSION”.  Questions or comments can be directed to Alexander D. Wright by email at awright@kleinfelder.com.  The participating authors and author affiliations shall be identified in the body of the email along with the abstract title.  The presenting author and presenting author’s contact information shall also be provided in the email.  Abstracts shall be attached as a Microsoft word document. Abstracts shall be submitted in English and shall be no more than 500 words max.

Tentative Schedule

Day 1 (Friday, March 29)

8:00AM – 9:00AM: Registration and Networking Hour

9:00AM – 9:50AM: Opening Session (Welcome and Keynote Speaker)

10:00AM – 11:50AM: Panel and Breakout Sessions

12:00PM to 1:50PM: Lunch (casual), Career Fair & Networking

2:00PM to 2:50PM: Breakout Sessions

3:00PM – 3:50PM: Breakout Sessions

4:00PM to 6:00PM: Mixer/Social (Vendors: the venue has bar service – feel free to sponsor a cocktail hour! Contact us for details)

Day 2 (Saturday, March 30)

8:00AM – 9:00AM: Registration and Networking Hour

9:00AM – 9:50AM: Panel/Field Exposition & Vendors

10:00AM – 11:50AM: Field Demonstrations, Exposition, Vendors

12:00PM to 1:20PM: Lunch (casual) & Keynote Speaker

1:30PM to 3:30PM: Field Demonstrations, Exposition, Vendors

3:30PM – 4:30PM: Mixer/Social (Vendors: the venue has bar service – feel free to sponsor a cocktail hour! Contact us for details)

 

Sessions

Session info and speaker information will appear here after abstracts are selected.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Sponsor logos will appear here