9th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics
9th International Congress on
Highlighting the Role of Environmental Geotechnics
in Addressing Global Grand Challenges
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JOIN US IN CHANIA, GREECE
..in a 5-star seaside resort
From global warming to devastating calamities from increasing natural disasters — there’s no denying that we’re facing the worst environmental crisis of all times.Learn More
Environmental geotechnics is more than ever in the spotlight of global research, paving the way towards a green, circular economy that promotes the use of sustainable technologies and management practices.Learn More
9ICEG will reinforce the dialogue among geoenvironmental engineering professionals and researchers envisioning new methods, tools and infrastructure to address the global grand challenges.Learn More
“IF I STARTED MY CAREER IN ENVIRONMENTAL GEOTECHNICS NOW, I WOULD…”: A Special Session Highlighting the Exciting Research Frontier in Environmental Geotechnics by our Intellectual Leaders
Crete is an amazing place to visit, boasting stunning beaches, incredible landmarks, traditional villages, and unparalleled nature reserves. So, make sure you enhance your conference schedule with some excursions for you and your family and turn your stay in Crete into an unforgettable journey.
Visit a unique collection of small-scale teaching samples on environmental geotechnics and get inspired to share your own educational material. Contributions are open to the entire environmental geotechnics community (including non-9ICEG attendees).
An unforgettable journey
WASTE DOESN’T NEED TO BE WASTE
From the re-entry of construction wastes and marine sediments into the production cycle, to the reuse of existing foundations and the use of re/upcycled geotextiles, environmental geotechnics are laying the ground for greener circular economy in constructions.
MANAGEMENT OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES
Despite the improvements in living conditions over the last century, pollution continues to have profound effects on human health with over 9 million deaths worldwide be attributed to disease from exposure to pollution. Hazardous substances, unregulated contaminants, and medical waste in the era of a pandemic are global threats, that call for innovation in soil remediation techniques.
ACCESS TO CLEAN ENERGY
Access to energy is increasingly recognized as a basic human need. One of the UN Sustainable Development Goals is to “ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all” by 2030. Exploiting the potential of green sources of energy and energy recovery from waste can ensure secure and affordable energy supplies for more people while supporting global climate change objectives.
DESIGNING IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS
We live in a challenging era; increasing flooding events create havoc across the world, droughts seriously threaten water supplies and extreme heat creates unlivable conditions in major city centers. Designing infrastructure to withstand such extreme conditions while safeguarding community resilience remains an open challenge for environmental engineers.