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Cross Canada Lecture Tour

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

Recent Cross Canada Lecturers

Information on the Cross Canada Lecture Tours, and video recordings of select lectures can be found here:  https://www.cgs.ca/cross_canada.php 

Fall 2024 - Dr. Jocelyn Hayley, Professor, University of Calgary

Spring 2024 - Dr. Ellen Rathje, Janet S. Cockrell Centennial Chair, University of Texas at Austinn

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

Spring 2022 – Dr. Doug Stead - Simon Fraser University

Video recordings of some CCLT lecturers can be accessed by CGS Members at:  https://members.cgs.ca/documents.php#cclt

2024

Spring

The Cross Canada Lecture Tour Speaker is:

Dr. Ellen Rathje, Janet S. Cockrell Centennial Chair, University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Ellen M. Rathje is the Janet S. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at th e University of Texas at Austin (UT) , and a Senior Research Scientist at the UT Bureau of Economic Geology . She is an acknowledged expert in the areas of seismic site response analysis, seismic slope stability, induced seismicity, and field reconnaissance after earthquakes . Dr. Rathje is a founding member and previous Co – Chair of the Geotechnical Extreme Events Re connaissance (GEER) Association, and currently the Principal Investigator for the DesignSafe – ci.org cyberinfrastructure that supports research in natural hazards engineering . She has been honored with the 2022 Peck Lecture Award from the ASCE Geo – Institute, the 2018 William B. Joyner Lecture Award from the Seismological Society of America and the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute and the 2010 Huber Research Prize from the ASCE . She was elected Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers in 2016.

Lecture Topics:

  • Regional – Scale Seismic Landslide Assessment s for Distributed Infrastructure
  • New Approaches for Evaluating the Seismic Performance of Slopes and Earth Dams
  • Site Response Analysis: Does it Work?
  • Learning from Earthquakes and Other Natural Hazards: Past, Present, and Future

Sponsored by

ConeTec
 Klohn Crippen Berger
Reinforced Earth Company
Trek Geotechnical
 Thurber Engineering Ltd.
WSP

Fall

The Cross Canada Lecture Tour Speaker is:

Dr. Jocelyn Hayley, Professor, University of Calgary

Sponsored by

BGC
ConeTec
 Klohn Crippen Berger
Menard
Tetra Tech
 Thurber Engineering Ltd.

2023

Spring

The Cross Canada Lecture Tour Speaker is:

 Dr. Steve Kramer – University of Washington

Sponsored by

ConeTec
Geostabilization International
JD Mollard and Associates
TetraTech Canada
Thurber Engineering

Fall

The Cross Canada Lecture Tour Speaker is:

Dr. Hesham El Naggar, University of Western Ontario

Sponsored by

ConeTec
Geopier / Geosolv
Reinforced Earth Company
Rocscience
Thurber Engineering

2022

Spring

The Cross Canada Lecture Tour Speaker is:

Dr. Doug Stead, Simon Fraser University

Sponsored by

ConeTec
Keller Foundations
Klohn Crippen Berger
Thurber Engineering

Fall

The Cross Canada Lecture Tour Speaker is:

Dr. Catherine Mulligan, Concordia University

Sponsored by

BGC
Klohn Crippen Berger
TetraTech Canada
Thurber Engineering