The technical program is under development. The table below shows the preliminary technical program.

New updates will be available soon on this page.

Date

Planned Activities

10/19/2016

SHORT COURSES

Registration will be available soon.

Short courses will be held at Escola de Engenharia da UFMG (Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627).

Short courses are available only to participants registered in COBRAMSEG / SBMR / GEOJOEVM / SFGE 2016.

Please visit the page in portuguese for detailed program.

Topics:

  • Short Course 1: Liquefaction Analysis of Tailings Facilities (Prof. Scott Olson)
  • Short Course 2: Rocscience Tools for Surface & Underground Mining Applications (Dr. Thamer Yacoub)
  • Short Course 3: Técnicas e Artifícios de Modelagem Numérica – Sistema GeoStudio 2012 (Prof. Saulo Gutemberg Ribeiro)
  • Short Course 4: Two and Three Dimensional Slope Stability Analysis of Tailings Dams (Dr. Murray Fredlund and Prof. Gilson Gitirana)
  • Short Course 5: Estacas Metálicas: Aspectos de Projeto e Execução (Prof. Alexandre Gusmão)
  • Short Course 6: Ensaios de Cone (CPT), Piezocone (CPTu), Flat Dilatometer (DMT) and  Seismic Dilatometer (SDMT) (Dr. Edgard Odebrecht, Prof. Heraldo Luiz Giacheti, Eng. Fernando Damasco Penna, Dr. Diego Marchetti and Dra. Francesca Buselli)
  • Short Course 7: CANCELED
  • Short Course 8: Patologia, diagnóstico e Projeto – Quedas e Debris Flow (Profa. Anna Laura L S Nunes e Enga. Andrea Balbuzano Pelizoni)
  • Short Course 9: Investigação e Instrumentação Geotécnica em Barragens de Rejeitos (Geol. Jeferson Guimarães e Dra. Monica Moncada)
  • Short Course 10: Bioengenharia de Solos: Estabilização de Taludes/Encostas e Proteção Superficial de Solos (Eng. Luiz Lucena)

TECHNICAL VISIT: Aguas Claras Mine

For details, contact Mrs. Lilia at cbmr@abms.com.br

10/20/2016

Please visit the page in portuguese for detailed program.

MORNING

  • Opening Ceremony GEOJOVEM (Young Geotechnical) and SFGE
  • Opening Conference GEOJOVEM (Young Geotechnical) and SFGE – John Burland Lecture – Basic Geotechnical Engineering Skills – What Can Graduates Do? Prof. John Atkinson
  • Coffee break and Poster Session
  • Exposition Opening
  • ABMS Awards
  • Workshop SFGE/GEOJOVEM – If you could go back in time and change the geotechnical engineering education you received, what contents would you change and why?

AFTERNOON

  • Technical Sections GEOJOVEM (Young Geotechnical)
  • Invited Lecture SFGE: Some Thoughts about Teaching Soil Mechanics to Civil Engineering Undergraduates – Prof. Manuel Matos Fernandes
  • SFGE – Paper Presentation
  • Coffee break and Poster Session
  • RockBowl Opening
  • Meetings ABMS
  • Opening Ceremony COBRAMSEG/SBMR
  • Opening Conference COBRAMSEG/SBMR: “Tailings Dams and Hydraulic Fills” – Dr. Luis Valenzuela

EVENING

  • Opening Cocktail (Exposition)

10/21/2016

Please visit the page in portuguese for detailed program.

MORNING

  • Technical Sessions COBRAMSEG
  • Technical Sessions SBMR
  • SFGE Keynote Lecture – Dr. Pieter De Vries
  • Exposition
  • Workshop Structures and Foundations
  • Coffee break and Poster Sessions
  • Conference – Sustainable Bioengineered Soil Cover System for Waste Dumps and Landfills – Prof. Krishna R. Reddy
  • SFGE Invited Lecture – Bridging Geotechnical Engineering Education and Research on Education – Dr. Marina Pantazidou
  • Conference  – Recent Developments in Numerical Modeling of Caving – Dr. Patricio Gomez
  • Meetings with Companies

AFTERNOON

  • Technical Sessions COBRAMSEG
  • Technical Sessions SBMR
  • SFGE Invited Lecture – Geo-Engineering Education conferences: a historical perspective – Dr. Iacint Manoliu
  • SFGE Round Table : Publish or Perish: Impact on the Education of Geotechnical Engineers
  • Workshop Structures and Foundations
  • Coffee break and Poster Sessions
  • Closing Session of SFGE 2016 and TC306 Meeting
  • Pacheco Silva Conference : Prof. Nelson Aoki
  • Exposition

EVENING

  • Gala Dinner

10/22/2016

Please visit the page in portuguese for detailed program.

MORNING

  • Technical Sessions COBRAMSEG
  • RockBowl Final
  • Conference – Coulomb Lecture: 2015+1: Melhoramento de Solos Moles – Prof. Márcio de Souza Soares de Almeida
  • Conference  – Cooperação Técnica Brasil Japão para gestão integrada de risco de desastres – Projeto GIDES / Experiência Japonesa para contenção de fluxo de detritos – Dimensionamento de Barragens SABO
  • Conference – Uso de Geossintéticos em Mineração – Dr. Luis Paredes
  • Coffee break and Poster Sessions
  • Conference: Mecânica das Rochas em Engenharia Civil – Prof. André Assis
  • Exposition
  • Meetings with Companies

AFTERNOON

  • Exposition
  • Conference: Recent advances in evaluating liquefaction of tailings dams – Prof. Scott Olson
  • Workshop Talings Dams
  • Technical Sessions COBRAMSEG
  • Technical Sessions SBMR
  • Coffee break and Poster Sessions

EVENING

  • Closure Ceremony