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Dear Colleague

I am sure you are aware of the recent calamity that befell Sri Lanka. Fortunately, the Sri Lankans have stood together and overcome the immediate issues and the country is getting back to normal. Therefore we are pleased to confirm that there are no changes to the ICGEColombo2020 programme and it will be held on 10-11August 2020 as previously decided. We are pleased to inform that the response has been great with abstracts received from; Australia, Canada, India, Japan , Thailand, USA and Sri Lanka. We are currently reviewing the abstracts and the authors will be notified soon on the acceptance of the abstracts. Please note that the deadline for submission has been extended to 30th June and please let your colleagues know of this change.

We look forward to your participation at the conference.
With very best wishes

ICGE - Colombo - 2020

The Sri Lankan Geotechnical Society (SLGS) is pleased to announce its 3rd International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering (ICGE – Colombo -2020) to be held on 10 and 11 August 2020 in Colombo. ICGE – Colombo brings together the world community of engineers and scientists in every branch of geotechnical engineering. The conference will serve as a forum for reviewing the current state of the art and discuss future directions and exciting developments.

In 2015, SLGS held ICGE-Colombo-2015 successfully with more than 300 participants including 110 from overseas. There were 5 keynote lectures and 135 research papers.

This time too, there will be five keynote addresses by eminent international experts in the areas of Piled Foundations, Ground Improvement, Slope Stabilization, Deep excavations and Tunnelling and Geo Environmental Engineering.

The proceedings will be published as a printed book and a USB/Online containing the full-length papers.

Special technical and sightseeing tours will also be organized for the participants to experience Sri Lanka’s heritage, wild life in national parks, beautiful beaches and recent mega development projects.

The venue of the conference is the Cinnamon Grand Colombo, located in the very heart of Colombo, the financial capital of the beautiful island of Sri Lanka. It is one of the newest five-star hotels in Sri Lanka, facing the foaming ripples of the Indian Ocean, with the best of dinning, accommodation and entertainment facilities.


Keynote Speakers

Important Dates

    Abstract submission opens

  • 15



    Abstract submission closes (Extended)

  • 30



    Notification of acceptance of abstracts

  • 20



    Full paper submission deadline (Extended)

  • 31



    Paper Acceptance Notification

  • 31



    Camera-Ready Paper Submission Deadline

  • 30



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