ARC 2019 Conference
Innovation and Sustainability


Innovation and Sustainability in Geotechnics for Developing Africa

The 17th African Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ARCSMGE) in Cape Town, South Africa will draw together geotechnical practitioners, researchers, academics and students from Africa and beyond and provide a forum for sharing recent experiences, developments and challenges in the field of geotechnical engineering.

The conference is privileged to host the ISSMGE mid-term Council meeting immediately preceding the main conference and look forward to welcoming the ISSMGE President and Board to Cape Town.

The host city of Cape Town has in 2017 once again been crowned as the number one city in Africa for business tourism events by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), the fourth consecutive win for the city. The city and scenic surrounds offer numerous and a wide range of exciting tourism opportunities catering for all tastes. The conference will include an accompanying persons program showcasing this vibrant African city and the region. Conference delegates are invited to enjoy the Cape Town and surrounds before returning home.

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17th African Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering