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Geo-Chicago 2016

Chicago, Illinois | August 14-18, 2016

Program


  • Geo-Chicago 2016 will feature the latest research advances and engineering-practice innovations with a focus on characterization, modeling, design, construction and field performance.  

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    Schedule at-a-glance 

    Sunday, August 14, 2016 – PRE CONFERENCE

    7:00 am - 6:30 pm |  Registration (closed 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm for lunch)  
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm  |  Short Course 1: Vertical Barriers for GeoEnvironmental Applications
    8:00 am - 12:15 pm  |  Short Course 2: Principles of Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering  
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm  |  Exhibitor Move-In
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  |  Exhibit Hall Open/Welcome Reception

    Monday, August 15, 2016 – DAY 1

    7:30 am - 6:30 pm |  Registration (closed 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm for lunch)
    8:30 am - 10:30 am  |  Welcome Plenary Presentations
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm  |  Exhibit Hall Hours
    10:30 am - 11:00 am  |  Break (in Exhibit Hall)
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm  |  Concurrent Technical Sessions IA-IE
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  |  Lunch (in Exhibit Hall)/Posters I

    1:15 pm - 1:45 pm  |  AGP Certification: Q & A
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  |  Session Honoring Legends: David E. Daniel
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  |  Concurrent Technical Sessions IIA-IIE
    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm  |  Break (in Exhibit Hall)
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  |  Session Honoring Legends: Robert M. Koerner
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  |  Concurrent Technical Sessions IIIA-IIIE
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  |  Awards by the River Reception

    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 – DAY 2

    8:00 am - 5:00 pm |  Registration (closed 12:45 – 1:45 pm for lunch)
    9:00 am - 10:30 am  |  State-of-the-Art/State-of-the-Practice Lectures
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm  |  Exhibit Hall Hours
    10:30 am - 11:00 am  |  Break (in Exhibit Hall)
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm  |  Concurrent Technical Sessions IVA-IVE  

    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  |  Lunch (in Exhibit Hall)/Posters II

     1:15 pm - 1:45 pm  |  AGP Certification: Q & A
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  |  Concurrent Technical Sessions VA-VE
    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm  |  Break
    3:30 pm - 7:00 pm  |  Exhibitor Move-Out
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  |  Concurrent Technical Sessions VIA-VIE
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  |  Cubs vs. Brewers at Wrigley Field (Ticketed event)

    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 – DAY 3

    8:00 am - 00 pm |  Registration (closed 12:45 – 1:45 pm for lunch)
    9:00 am - 10:30 am  |  State-of-the-Art / State-of-the-Practice Lectures
    10:30 am - 11:00 am  |  Break
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm  |  Concurrent Technical Sessions VIIA-VIIE
    1:00 am - 2:00 pm  |  Lunch with Panel on Education: The Interface of Professional Practice, Research, and Education  
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  |  Concurrent Technical Sessions VIIA-VIIE
    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm  |  Break
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  |  Carl Monismith Lecture on Pavement Engineering, 2016
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  |  Concurrent Technical Sessions IXB, IXD, IXE
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm  |  Chicago River Dinner Cruise (Ticketed event)

    Thursday, August 18, 2016 – DAY 4

    8:00 am - 2:00 pm  |  Technical Tour: Burns Harbor Steel Mill (Ticketed event)