Conference Committees

Conference Organising Committee

Chair:

Denis Kalumba, University of Cape Town

Treasurer:

Heather Davis, Jones & Wagener, SAICE Geotech Division Treasurer

Secretary:

Yolande van den Berg, Selah Productions

Members:

  • Solly Phalanndwa, Mukona Consulting Engineers, SAICE Geotech Division Chairman
  • Trevor Green, Jones & Wagener, SAICE Geotech Division Past Chairman
  • Gerhard Heymann, University of Pretoria

 

 

Scientific Committee

Chair:

SW Jacobsz, University of Pretoria

Members:

  • Phil Paige-Green, Paige-Green Consulting, SAIEG
  • Edoardo Zannoni, Maccaferri, GIGSA
  • Robert Armstrong, SRK Consulting, SANIRE

Advisory Committee

Local Advisory Committee

  • Adjunct Prof Peter Day, Stellenbosch University
  • Patrick Beales, Kantey & Templer Consulting Engineers
  • Assoc Prof Felix Okonta, University of Johannesburg
  • Malcolm Jaros, University of Kwazulu Natal
  • Prof Eben Rust, University of Pretoria
  • Dr Nicol Chang, Franki Africa

International Advisory Committee

  • Prof Charles Ng, ISSMGE President
  • Prof Roger Frank, Immediate Past ISSMGE President
  • Prof Neil Taylor, ISSMGE Secretary General
  • Prof Fatma Baligh, Immediate Past ISSMGE Vice President for Africa
  • Dr Marcelin Kana, ISSMGE Vice President for Africa
  • Prof Mounir Bouassida, ISSMGE Board Member
  • Dr Carlos Quaddros, Mozambican Representative, Mozambique
  • Prof Samuel Uche Ejezie, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Prof Samuel Ampadu, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
  • Prof Ramdane Bahar, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algeria

7th African Young Geotechnical Engineering Conference Organising Committee

Chair:

  • Daniel Avutia, Enel Green Power

Members:

  • Frans van der Merwe, GaGE Consulting
  • Luis Alberto Torres-Cruz, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Thomas O’Brien, ARQ Consulting Engineers
  • Brendon Jones, GaGE Consulting
  • Siyamazi Ndlovu (SAIEG), AEI Consultants
  • Jean Potgieter, University of Pretoria
  • Denisha Sewnun, SRK Consulting
  • Dr Thushan Ekneligoda, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Ohveshlan Pillay, SRK Consulting
  • Byron Mawer, JG Afrika