Abstract Deadlines for T&DI, GEO, and SEI Conferences


Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress (February, 14-17, 2016 –Phoenix, AZ;

Submit an abstract or full session proposal by April 7, 2015

GEO Institute (G-I) and Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers are hosting this first-of-its-kind event!  And, you can be a part of the excitement.

This joint conference has combined the best of both Institutes Congresses into one unique event. This will take the place of the 2016 congress for both Institutes.

ASCE International Conference on Transportation & Development (Omni Houston Galleria Hotel, Houston, Texas; June 26-29, 2016;

Submit an abstract or full session proposal by June 29, 2015

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Clarification of HCFCD Geotechnical Guide

The attached is a HCFCD internal memo intended to provide clarification to help geotechnical consulting firms to comply with Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) geotechnical guidelines within reaches of the Brays, Halls, Greens, Sims and White Oak bayous that were previously constructed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE).  This clarification is provided as the USACOE also enforces their geotechnical requirements in review of projects in these areas.