Speakers

SPEAKER

TITLE

AFFLIATION

Joseph Cavey

26th Street Emergency Retaining Wall Replacement, Baltimore, MD

Vice President, Hayward Baker, Inc.

Joseph Coe, Ph.D

Application of Nondestructive Testing and Geophysical Methods to Evaluate Unknown Foundation Geometry Assistant Professor, Temple University
David Elton, Ph.D, PE A Brief History of Geotechnical Mistakes Profesor Emeritus, Alburn University
George Filz, Ph.D Kennedy Space Center Virginia Tech
Arthur Hoffman, PE,D.GE. Future Geo-Business Trends Executive Vice President, Gannett Fleming, Inc
Robert Holtz, Ph.D To Be Determined Professor Emeritus, University of Washington
Eric Klein, PE, D.GE., M. ASCE Tied-Back Micropile SOE to Support Active Rail Loads Senior Manager, RK&K
Michael Malusis, Ph.D, PE Soil-Bentonite Cutoff Wall Instrumentation Associate Professor and Acting Chair, Bucknell University
Michael McGuire, Ph.D, PE As-Built Verification and Condition Assessment of Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) and Geosynthetic-Reinforced (GRS) Retaining Structures using 3D Point Cloud Data Assistant Professor, Lafayette College
Sarah Missenda, PE East Branch Dam Geotechnical and Dam Safety Engineer, US Army Corps of Engineers
Daniel Ruffing, PE,M.ASCE A Case Study: Soil Mixing for Soft Ground Improvement at a Landfill Engneering Manager, Geo-Solutions, Inc.
Johanna Simon, PE A Hybrid Retaining Wall to Conquer a Massive Slope Project Engineer, Schnabel Engineering
Steve Wendland, PE, PG, DGE Impacts of Superfast Construction on Slope Stabilty

Director of Geo-Engineering, Kleinfelter, Inc.

John Wolosick, PE Revisiting Normandy Beach - Bluff Stabilization

Director, Hayward Baker, Inc.

Joseph Zwetchkenbaum, M.S., E.I.T., A.M., ASCE Fully Softened Shear Strength of Northern Virginia Potomac Clays

Virginia Tech

 

 Program Schedule 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

  • 3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Registration Desk Open
  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Informational Sessions
    • GRL / Pile Dynamics
    • GeoBrugg - Rock Fall Mitigation, Kevin Coyle
    • SoilVision Systems Ltd - 3D Slope Stability, Murray D. Fredlund, Ph.D, P.Eng.
  • 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Opening Reception, Exhibits

Thursday, January 26, 2017

  • 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Registration Desk Open
  • 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Exhibits Open
  • 8:00 a.m. - Welcome
  • 8:10 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Session I Presentations
  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Break - Exhibit Area
  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Session I (continued)
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. - Lunch
  • 1:20 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Session II Presentations
  • 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Break - Exhibit Area
  • 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Session II (continued)
  • 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Social Hour / Buffet Meal

Friday, January 27, 2017

  • 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Exhibits Open
  • 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Session III Presentations
  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Break - Exhibit Area
  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. - Session III (continued)
  • 11:50 a.m. - closing Remarks, Adjournment

 For more information on the speakers contact: Cari Beenenga

Only video (laptop) projectors will be available to the speakers.
Flip charts, slide projectors, and/or overhead projectors can be provided upon special request.