Technical Themes

The theme of GeoRegina 2014 will be "Engineering for the Extremes" and will feature engaging technical sessions and courses on subjects of interest in the field of geotechnical engineering. In addition to a wide range of oral and poster sessions, intensive workshops, and technical visits, the conference program will include a number of presentations conducted by distinguished guest speakers.

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit abstracts for the oral and poster sessions in the following topic areas/themes:

Climate Change and Sustainability

Cold Regions Geotechnics

Engineering Geology

  • Remote Sensing Applications
  • Case Studies
  • Terrain Analysis
Geoenvironmental Engineering
  • Site Remediation
  • Landfill and Waste Containment
  • Brownfield Redevelopment
  • Site Characterization


Hydrogeology and Groundwater
  • Isotopic Age Dating
  • Regional Groundwater Flow System
  • Groundwater Management
  • Buried Utilities
  • Earth Dams
  • Pipelines
Instrumentation and Monitoring

Issues in Geotechnical Practice

Laboratory and Field Testing

Landslides and Geohazards

Mining Geotechnics
  • Tailings
  • Mine Waste Management
  • Water Management
  • New Regulatory Divisions

Risk Assessment and Reliability

Rock Mechanics
  • Surface Mining Slope Stability
  • Underground Mines
Soil Mechanics and Foundations
  • Problematic Soils
  • Unsaturated Soils
  • Site Improvement
  • Gassy Soils
Transportation Geotechnics
  • Pavement
  • Aggregates