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
Spring 2023 – Dr. Steve Kramer – University of Washington
Fall 2022 – Dr. Catherine Mulligan – Concordia University
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.
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.
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.
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.