The 70th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 12th Joint Canadian Geotechnical Society/IAH Canadian National Chapter Groundwater Conference GeoOttawa 2017 was held in Ottawa, Canada, from 1st to 4th October 2017. The theme for GeoOttawa 2017 was “70 Years of Canadian Geotechnics and Geoscience”. Over 900 delegates participated in four days of plenary and technical sessions, workshops, short courses, business meetings, and social events.
The highlight of the conference included Darcy Lecture by Kamini Singha, Mike Wei (2017 Farvolden Award Recipient), and Rene Lefebrve (2016 Farvolden Award recipient), among others.
Director of Spar Geo Infra Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Nitin Goyal, and Investment Director, Mr. Tushar Goyal, attended the conference and had fruitful discussions with various stakeholders and company representatives. They learned a lot about new and innovative techniques that are being used in different parts of the world for Geoengineering purposes.