9th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics

9th International Congress on

Environmental Geotechnics

25-28 June 2023
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Chania
GREECE
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Highlighting the Role of Environmental Geotechnics

in Addressing Global Grand Challenges

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GLOBAL CHALLENGES

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.

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A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY

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.

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FOR COLLABORATION

9ICEG will reinforce the dialogue among geoenvironmental engineering professionals and researchers envisioning new methods, tools and infrastructure to address the global grand challenges.

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

We invite the submission of abstracts that fit the conference theme. Abstracts should be up to 500 words long and include a title and contributing authors. Accepted abstracts will be invited for paper submission.

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CALL FOR SESSIONS

We invite you to propose a technical session that fits the conference theme. To do so, please submit a proposal to secretary@iceg2023.org. Authors of the session papers will need to submit an abstract by the abstract deadline.

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OPEN ACCESS PROCEEDINGS

All papers submitted to 9ICEG will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published in an Open Access Online Journal.

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LOCATION
CHANIA, CRETE ISLAND

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Conference Highlights

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. 

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