15th Annual Technical Forum
Geohazards Impacting Transportation in Appalachia
&
Interstate Technical Group on Abandoned Underground Mines
August 4 to 6, 2015
Huntington, WV

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

Tentative Agenda

Geohazards Impacting Transportation in Appalachia session topics.
  • Transportation Infrastructure
  • Innovative Landslide/Rockfall Mitigation
  • Impacts of Mining, Oil and Gas Extraction
  • Problem Soils and Soils Improvement
  • Geohazards Mapping
  • Modelling

Printable Agenda

Printable Program (tentative)

Tuesday | August 4 | 2015

* Pre-registration required to attend field trip *

7:00-8:15am Breakfast and Bus Loading at Pullman Plaza Hotel
8:15am Field Trip: Depart Pullman Plaza Hotel for field trip (lunch provided)
4:15pm Field Trip: Return to Pullman Hotel
12:00n-4:30pm Exhibitor Setup
5:00-7:30pm Reception at Pullman Plaza Hotel


Wednesday | August 5 | 2015

7:00am Registration and Coffee
8:00am Opening Plenary Session

Welcome: Tony Szwilski, CEGAS, Marshall University

Innovative Landslide/Rockfall Mitigation
Session Chair: Joe Carte, WVDOT
10:00am Coffee Break
10:30am Session 2
Transportation Infrastructure
Chair: Matt Crawford, KGS
12:30pm Lunch
1:45pm Session 3
Impacts of Mining, Oil and Gas
Chair: Kirk Beach
3:45pm Coffee Break
4:15pm Session 4
Problem Soils and Soils Improvement
Chair: Brian Bruckno, VDOT


Thursday | August 6 | 2015

7:30am Registration and Coffee
8:00am Session 5
Geohazards Mapping
Chair: Jane McColloch, WVGES
10:00am Coffee Break
10:30am Session 6
Modelling
Chair: Steve Brewster, USACE
12:30pm Adjourn




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

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