Call for Abstracts

Submissions are open!
Geotechnical authors – it’s time to get your abstracts in order for Geotechnical Frontiers 2025. Abstracts are being accepted on a variety of geotechnical topics. Submission has been extended to March 1. This event has historically received an incredible response to the call for abstracts – be sure yours is one of them.

Special Topics for Geotechnical Frontiers 2025

  • Adding resiliency – Including resilient features in geotechnical designs, quantification of resiliency incorporated
  • AI and machine learning applications – What are the current and near-future opportunities for artificial intelligence in the Geotechnical community?
  • Asset Management – Strategies for the management of physical assets based on engineering and economic performance and goals related to the operation, maintenance, and improvement of assets throughout their lifecycle
  • Climate change – Addressing the impacts of climate change on geotechnical infrastructure, including rising sea levels, extreme weather events, and changes in temperature and precipitation patterns; Developing resilient solutions and designs that account for climate-related challenges
  • Drones/unmanned testing – Innovative and state of practice applications of drone technology
  • Geospatial and non-destructive technologies – Leveraging cutting-edge geospatial and non-destructive technologies, including remote sensing, geospatial data analysis, and non-invasive testing methods, to provide detailed insights into subsurface conditions, foundation stability, and infrastructure health; Optimizing project planning and decision-making with accurate geotechnical data
  • Geotechnics for renewable energies – Geotechnical engineering for wind, solar, water, and other renewable power sources and for battery production
  • Hazard mitigation – Focuses on mitigating geotechnical-related hazards, such as earthquakes, landslides, and flooding; Strategies to minimize risks, enhance preparedness, and protect infrastructure and communities against natural and human-induced hazards
  • Highways and Bridges – Improving performance through Innovations in materials, design, and construction
  • Landslides – Characterizing, understanding, and managing unstable soils and rock
  • Management of Resilient Infrastructure – Innovative strategies or technologies focused on the management of sustainable and resilient infrastructure including identifying vulnerabilities, resource allocation, community resilience, flexible or dual-use infrastructure, and the design and implementation of resilient solutions
  • Risk-Informed Geotechnics – Probabilistic, Reliability, and Risk-Informed geotechnical solutions and construction

Core Geotechnical Engineering Topics

  • Computational Geotechnics
  • Data and Software for Geotechnical Engineering
  • Deep Foundations
  • Earth Retaining Structures
  • Education
  • Embankments, Dams, and Slopes
  • Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics
  • Engineering Geology and Site Characterization
  • Geoenvironmental Engineering
  • Geophysical Engineering
  • Geosynthetics
  • Geotechnics of Soil Erosion
  • Pavements
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Shallow Foundations
  • Soil Improvement
  • Soil Properties and Modeling
  • Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Underground Engineering and Construction
  • Unsaturated Soils