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18th Joint Global Seminar on Geo-Environmental Engineering

Date & time

Thursday, May 30, 2019 –
Friday, May 31, 2019 (all day)


Researchers from Canada, Japan, Korea, France and other countries


Student: $175 plus tax
Attendee: $350 plus tax
Accompanying person for the River Cruise and Dinner on May 31: $130 plus tax

Wheelchair accessible


The 18th Global Joint Seminar on Geo-Environmental Engineering (GEE) will be taking place on May 30 and 31, 2019 at Concordia.

Since its inception in 2001, the GEE has taken place annually in Japan, Korea, Canada and France. The objective of the GEE is to provide an international forum for the exchange of ideas and recent advances in the field of geo-environmental engineering and to give students and young researchers the opportunity to present their work to an international and expert audience.

Consult the schedule and register today!


  • Waste/landfill design and management
  • Hazardous and radioactive waste treatment
  • Geo-synthetics and geo-environmental engineering
  • Geotechnical reuse of solid waste
  • Remediation of contaminated sites (soils, mining sites, groundwater and sediments)
  • Environmental risk assessment and management
  • Ground improvement technologies
  • Sustainable geo-environmental engineering
  • Impact of energy production on geo-environment

Abstract submission

We invite presenters and authors to submit abstracts containing no more than 200 words related to the topics of the conference. Written abstracts must be in English on letter size paper — 8.5 by 11 inches — and submitted by email by January 15, 2019.

Important dates

Abstract submission deadline: January 15, 2019
Notice of acceptance: February 1, 2019
Full paper submission deadline: March 15, 2019

Registration Fees

Student: $175 plus tax
Attendee: $350 plus tax
Accompanying person for the River Cruise and Dinner on May 31: $130 plus tax
Registrants must pay their fees online.

Organizing Committee

President Masashi Kamon, RIEG, Prof. Emeritus, Kyoto University, Japan
Prof. Takeshi Katsumi, Kyoto University, Japan
Prof. Catherine Mulligan, Concordia University, Canada
Prof. Chunjiang An, Concordia University, Canada
Prof. Jean-Pierre Gourc, University Joseph Fourier, France
Prof. Daniel Levacher, Caen National University, France
Prof. Junboum Park, Seoul National University, South Korea

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