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Conference Announcement
Central Pennsylvania Section of ASCE and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation present 16th geotechnical seminar:
Excellence in Geotechnical Engineering

October 22, 23, & 24 1997

Radisson Penn Harris Hotel, Harrisburg Pennsylvania

The Central Pennsylvania Section of ASCE and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation are sponsoring the 16th geotechnical seminar entitled "Excellence in Geotechnical Engineering." The symposium is geared toward presenting innovative technology in the geotechnical area. The tentative speakers and topics include:

  • Lymon C Reese, Lateral Capacity of Caissons
  • Shamsher Prakash, Retaining Structure with Earthquake Loading
  • John Schmertmann, Osterberg Cell Testing-3 Years
  • Robert Koerner, Geosynthetics in Ground Improvement
  • James Lambrechts, Central Artery Excavation & Tunneling
  • Joseph Welsh, Ground Modifications Milestones
  • Wesley P. Moody, Bridge Abutments on Soft Soils
  • William F. Marcuson III, Centrifuge Testing for Embankment Design
  • Elio D'Appolonia, Performance Based Design
  • John T. Christian, Reliability Based Design
  • Hector Jacques, Northumberland Strait Project
  • Neal Hawks, Geotechnical Research at TRB
  • Gary Hoffman, PaDOT Foundation Problems
  • Umakant Dash LRFD in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Michael Duncan, Construction of La Esperanza Dam and
  • Ralph B Peck, Terzaghi's Concept of Excellence in Geotechnical Engineering

For registration or further information please contact Cari Beenenga, Gannet Fleming Inc, P.O. Box 67100, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7100, or call (717) 763-7211

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