Dear fellow geoscientists,
Since 1878, the International Geological Congress - IGC has every four years been the meeting place for people interested in Earth Science, and in 2008 the Nordic countries will arrange the 33rd International Geological Congress in Oslo, Norway. 2008 will be ‘The Year of Earth Sciences’ including the 33rd IGC, the International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE), and the International Polar Year (IPY). With its strong emphasis on cross-disciplinary symposia, Earth sciences’ societal impact, and on the Arctic, the Congress in Oslo will give you a unique opportunity to discuss high-level science in a broad perspective. Even with the best preparations, however, the success of the meeting depends on your participation. We have a vision of seeing up to 8-10 000 of you in Oslo at the 33rd IGC, the Geoscience World Congress 2008. There are a number of reasons for you to help us make this vision come true:
Since the first IGC in 1878, the Earth Sciences have experienced a period of increased specialisation. Now is the time for a more holistic view on the Earth sciences and the 33rd IGC is the best forum!
We wish you all welcome to Oslo in 2008.
President, 33rd IGC S Anders Solheim
Secretary General, 33rd IGC
Secretary General, 33rd IGC
2nd U.S.-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium.
Sponsored by: The American Rock Mechanics Association
In conjunction with The Canadian Rock Mechanics Association.
Presented by by Mr Gan Cheng Chian & Mr Alve Rutgersson.
Venue: Nanyang Technological University Alumni Club, Level 6, Multipurpose Hall
11 Slim Barracks Rise (Off North Buona Vista Road), Singapore 138664.
Co-organised by the Tunnelling and Underground Construction Society of Singapore, the Centre for Soft Ground Engineering (National University of Singapore) and the NTU-PWD Geotechnical Research Centre (Nanyang Technological University).
By Prof. Wulf Schubert & Prof. Kurt Klima
Graz University of Technology, Austria
12 – 16 November 2007
CEE Seminar Room A (BLK N1, B1b-06), NTU
Jointly Organised by
Society for Rock Mechanics & Engineering Geology
Defence Science & Technology Agency
Protective Technology Research Centre, Nangyang Technological University
Title: Rock failure process analysis
Date: 7 Nov, 2006
Venue: CACS Seminar room C, NTU
Coordinators: Dr. Ma Guowei (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Dr. Li Haibo (Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Time and Date: 8:30-12:30, Tuesday, November 7, 2006
Venue: Meritus Mandarin Hotel
Speakers: Prof Francois E Heuze; Prof Bibhu Mohanty; Dr Haibo Li; Dr Guowei Ma; Prof Mingyang Wang
The 8th International Conference on Analysis of Discontinuous Deformation and Application to Safe Mining and Civil Engineering will be held on 14-19 August 2007, Beijing, China.
Dr. Lu Ming, UTRE Visiting Professor
Chief Scientist, SINTEF Building and Infrastructure, Norway
Adjunct Professor, Norwegian University of Science and
Wednesday 25 July 2007 @3.00 – 5.30 pm
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