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For a complete listing of national and international events for the geotechnical community, please visit the CGS website at . Below is a partial list of events at which the Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique will be participating:


Awards & lectures that are currently sponsored by Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique and Canadian Geotechnical Society include:


The Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique is run by volunteer members and a Board of Directors. The members are committed to ensuring that your donations are used to support geotechnical excellence in Canada.

Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique

The Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique is a registered charitable organization established to recognize and foster excellence in the geotechnical field in Canada.

Cross-Canada Lecture Tour Sponsors

Fall 2023 – Dr. Hesham El Naggar, University of Western Ontario

ConeTec Inc.

Geopier / Geosolv

Reinforced Earth Company


Thurber Engineering

Spring 2023 – Dr. Steve Kramer – University of Washington

ConeTec Inc.

Geostabilization International

JD Mollard and Associates

Tetra Tech Canada Inc.

Thurber Engineering

Fall 2022 – Dr. Catherine Mulligan – Concordia University

Thurber Engineering

Tetra Tech Canada Inc.

Klohn Crippen Berger

BGC Engineering


Recent News

Summer 2023

The CFG is a not-for-profit group focussed on providing funding to foster and recognize excellence in geotechnical engineering.

Fall, 2023

The CFG will be participating in the GeoSaskatoon Conference in a number of ways. The CFG AGM will be held during the conference and is open to anyone interested. The time and location will be updated as soon as possible.

April 2020

The Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique notes the passing of Michael Bozozuk who was instrumental in the development of the Canadian Foundation for Geotechnique (CFG) and its predecessor Geo-Contributions and its mandate to fund and support its activities.

October 2019

In recognition of Dr. Becker’s contributions to the geotechnical community, a prize for a Masters level student has been set up.  The prize has a value of $ 5,000 and was awarded in 2019.

September 2018

In Edmonton, during the last week of September, a total of $ 14,300 worth of prizes were awarded and the R.F.Legget award was presented to Michel Aubertin at the annual Canadian Geotechnical Society conference. The awards are funded by the Foundation.

June 2017

Charles Kwok became a legacy donor in June 2017. We thank Charles for his generous donation of securities to the CFG-FCG.

2022 List of Prize Winners

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