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

Meeting or Conference
Laval University (UL); Ministry of Transportation, Quebec; Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI)
28-30 Oct 2013
Canada (Quebec)
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.


Early Warning, Environment & Ecosystems, Risk Identification & Assessment, GIS & Mapping, Disaster Risk Management
Land Slide
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