1st international workshop on landslides in sensitive clays (IWLSC)

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Laval University (UL); Ministry of Transportation, Quebec; Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI)
Date:
28-30 Oct 2013
Location:
Canada (Quebec)
Venue:
Laval University

The workshop aims to provide an international perspective of landslides in sensitive clays and their consequences. The workshop shall provide a broad coverage of the scientific and engineering aspects of geo-hazards related to sensitive clays.

Workshop themes include:

  • Sensitive clays: source, nature, development, characterization and extent
  • Slope development and processes
  • Triggering of landslides
  • Post-failure behaviour and landslide morphology
  • Modeling and slope stability assessment
  • Geotechnical and geophysical investigations
  • Susceptibility mapping
  • Hazard assessment, risk management, regulations and policies
  • Landslide precursors and early warning systems
  • Stabilizing methods in sensitive clays


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Event fee

Registration through September 30th, 2013: $500; Registration after October 1st, 2013: $550

Target audience

International researchers in the academia and in the industry, as well as planners working on land-use and hazard mapping.


How to register

Please register online.


Keywords

Themes:
Early Warning, Environment, Risk Identification & Assessment, GIS & Mapping, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Land Slide
Countries:
Canada
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