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Geo-Chicago 2016

Chicago, Illinois | August 14-18, 2016

Call for Abstracts



  • The Geoenvironmental Engineering Committee of the Geo-Institute invites you to submit abstracts for Geo-Chicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy, and the Geoenvironment.

  • Submissions are encouraged from practitioners, educators, researchers, geo‐technical engineers, geo‐professionals, firm owners, and others to any of the conference technical topics. Abstracts without all the details requested below may not be considered:

    • Abstracts must be uploaded to the online MIRA paper management system.
    • Abstracts must be between 300 to 500 words.
    • Abstracts must identify the name of the session to which the paper is submitted. Sessions are listed in the technical topics.
    • Abstracts must include the full formal names, credentials, affiliations, and email addresses for all authors, and full contact information for the corresponding author.

    DEADLINES

    Abstracts Due: ................................................. May 15, 2015  
    Abstract Decisions Complete: ....................... June 19, 2015
    Draft Papers Due: ...................................... August 20, 2015
    Draft Paper Decisions Complete: ...... November 20, 2015
    Final Papers Due: ........................................ January 8, 2016
    Final Paper Decisions Complete: ................ March 4, 2016

    All submitted technical papers will be peer-reviewed and, if accepted, published as part of the conference Proceedings, which will be a Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP). Papers published in a GSP are indexed in the Civil Engineering database, Google Scholar, and similar databases.

    More information on the submissions process