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GeoVirtual 2020

Golder will be presenting at GeoVirtual 2020, the Canadian Geotechnical Society’s first-ever virtual conference. The conference will feature presentations and short courses within the theme of Resilience and Innovation.

Golder Presentations

Monday, September 14
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM PDT 

R.M. Hardy Keynote Address by Dr. Dennis E. Becker 

Title: Practical Aspects of Geotechnical Risk Management and Lessons Learned
Dr. Dennis Becker, Principal, Senior Geotechnical Engineer
The presentation provides an overview of geotechnical risk management approaches that are available in state-of-practice, including observational approach, failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), risk assessments, and reliability and probabilistic methods that are inherently linked to reliability based design (RBD) methods such as Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD).

9:35 AM – 11:50 AM PDT
Title: Tailings dike seepage mitigation through adaptive tailings deposition sequencing
Presenting author: Marion Habersetzer, P.Eng., ing., Geotechnical Engineer, Golder
Co-author: Yves Boulianne, Principal and Geotechnical Engineer, Golder

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM PDT
Title: A finite element analysis of the Fundão Dam failure
Presenting author: Guillermo Riveros, Junior Geotechnical Specialist, Golder
Co-author: Dr. Moghadam Reza and Dr. Siavash Farhangi, Senior Consultant, Golder

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM PDT
Title: Results of several Eastern Canada site response analyses 
Presenting author: Michael Snow, P.Eng., ing., Principal and Geotechnical Engineer, Golder
Co-author: Sarah Ghadbane, P.Eng., Geotechnical Engineer, Golder

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
Title: A case for a higher geotechnical resistance factor – piles driven to bedrock 
Presenting author: Michael Snow, P.Eng., ing., Principal and Geotechnical Engineer, Golder
Co-author: Tony Sangiuliano, P.Eng., Ministry of Transportation of Ontario

9:30 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
Title: Optimizing approach slab design for settlement using soil-structure interaction modelling – A case study
Presenting authors: Christine Ko, Senior Geotechnical Engineer and Joe Carvalho, Ph.D., P.Eng., Principal, Rock and Fracture Mechanics Specialist with Golder
Lead author: Tony Sangiuliano, P.Eng., Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Co-author: William Cavers, P.Eng., PMP, Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Golder

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM PDT
Title: A review of prediction methods of primary consolidation settlement from field monitoring data
Presenting author: Matthew Thibeault, Geotechnical Engineer, Golder
Co-authors: Dr. Paul Dittrich, Principal and Geotechnical Engineer, Golder; Alysha Kobylinski, Geotechnical Engineer, Golder; Kirsten Janssen, Geotechnical Engineer, Golder and Tony Sangiuliano, P.Eng., Ministry of Transportation of Ontario

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
12:50 PM – 1:50 PM PDT
Title: Geotechnical assessment of the 1930s Jacques Cartier bridge 
Presenting author: Michael Snow, P.Eng., ing., Principal and Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Golder
Co-author: Dr. Fady Ghobrial, ing., Geotechnical Engineer, Golder

Visit GeoVirtual2020.ca for more information.

Date

Sep 14 - 16 2020
Expired!

Time

All Day

Organizer

Itza Acosta
Email
Itza_Acosta@golder.com

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