16th Annual Technical Forum
Geohazards Impacting Transportation in Appalachia
August 2 to 4, 2016
Knoxville, TN

  1. About
  2. Agenda
  3. Abstracts
  4. Registration
  5. Sponsor/Exhibit
  6. Lodging
  7. Contact

Call for Abstracts

This year’s technical sessions will focus on the following major topics:

  • Deep Foundations
  • Acid Producing Rocks
  • Geophysics & Innovative Sub-surface Investigations
  • Protecting Railroad Assets
  • Forensics, Legal Claims & Testimony
  • Rockfalls
  • Hydrogeology
  • Resilience in Design
  • Instrumentation
Abstracts on the related topics are welcome. Abstracts should be submitted for consideration, for presentation at the Forum, on or before June 1, 2016. Abstracts should be in Microsoft Word format, Times New Roman, 12-pitch, double-spaced and left justified, and be 300 words or less. The abstract should include the presentation title, presenters’ names, title, organization or company affiliation, business address, phone number and email address. Abstracts should be emailed to: Mark Lewis lewis115@marshall.edu, (304) 696-6046.

Selected presenters will be notified by June 15, 2016, and PowerPoint presentations will be due on or before July 15, 2016. For information or questions concerning conference presentations, please contact Tony Szwilski Szwilski@marshall.edu, (304) 696-5457. 

Details pertaining to speaker guidelines and other presentation information will be provided to authors and/or presenters at the time of abstract acceptance. Information on past conferences can be found on the website at http://www.marshall.edu/cegas/geohazards/.

Sponsored by Marshall University Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS) at Marshall University

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