Monthly Meetings & Calendar of Events

AEG Sacramento Chapter October 22 Meeting 

Please join us on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Aviator’s Restaurant. We will be hosting Ron Skaggs from Condor Earth, who will be giving a presentation titled “Design and Construction of Two Mile Bar Tunnel for Oakdale Irrigation District“. Register Now!


This presentation will discuss the planning, design, and construction management aspects of the recently completed Two Mile Bar Tunnel, a 6000-ft long water conveyance tunnel in the Sierra Nevada foothills of Tuolumne and Stanislaus counties.  Geotechnical aspects of tunnel design and construction will be covered, including site geology, geotechnical baseline conditions, construction management of changed ground conditions, and design changes due to encountered ground conditions.  

Speaker Bio:

Ron Skaggs is Principal Engineer and Vice President of Engineering of Condor Earth, an employee-owned geotechnical and environmental consulting firm with offices in Sonora, Stockton, and Rancho Cordova, California. Mr. Skaggs obtained a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from California State University, Fresno, and a Master of Engineering from University of California, Davis. Mr. Skaggs is a licensed Civil Engineer in California and Nevada, Geotechnical Engineer in California, and a licensed Hazardous Waste Contractor in California.

2019 Calendar of Events

January 22 January Meeting

Speaker: Dr. William Kane, PG, PE

Talk: Flexible Debris Flow Nets for Post Wildfire Debris Mitigation in the Western United States

Location: Aviators, Sacramento
February 22 Taber Ranch Foundation Drill Class

Annual Taber Ranch one day course for undergraduate students.
February 26 February Meeting

Speaker: Jeremy Lancaster, CEG

Talk: Post-Fire Debris Flows of 9 January 2018, Thomas Fire, Southern California: The California Geological Survey’s Efforts to Map Inundation, Depth, Velocity, Initiation Areas, Precipitation, and Damages and Costs

Location: Aviators, Sacramento

March 29 – March 302019 Geo Symposium and Field Expo

Expo Theme: A Geo-Resilient Sacramento: State of the Practice and State of the Art

Location: Lions Gate Hotel, A Trademark Collection by Wyndham, 3410 Westover St, McClellan Park, CA 95652, USA

Event Page
April 12
Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships Deadline

Deadline: Friday, April 12th

More Info Here
April 23
Annual Student Night

Theme: Student poster presentations, student-professional interaction and networking, AEG presentation of scholarship recipients

Location: Old Spaghetti Factory, Sacramento
May 28May Meeting

Speaker: Adam Malsam

Talk: Falls, Flows, and Slides: Maccaferri’s Unique Solutions to Geohazard Mitigation

Location: Aviators, Sacramento
JuneNo June Meeting
JulyNo July Meeting
August 27August Happy Hour

Location: Kupro’s Craft House

Event Page & Registration
September 24No September Meeting
October 21 EERI/ASCE-GI/AEG Short Course

Short Course Theme: California Building Code Update for Geologists and Engineers

Location: Citizen Hotel

Event Page & Registration
October 22AEG October Meeting

Speaker: Ron Skaggs, PE, GE, QSD

Talk: Design and Construction Management of a 6,000 ft Water Conveyance Tunnel for Oakdale Irrigation District

Location: Aviators, Sacramento

Event Page & Registration
NovemberNo November Meeting
December 11Annual Joint GRA/AEG Holiday Meeting – 2019 NGWA McEllhiney Lecture

Speaker: Gary L. Hix

Talk: Drilling Disasters and What Can We Learn

Location: Aviators, Sacramento

Event Page & Registration Coming Soon