ISSMGE Soil-Structure Interaction and Retaining Walls
formerly TC38 "Soil-Structure Interaction" (2005-2010)

Saint Petersburg, 19-21 September 2018

TC207 International Geotechnical Conference
"Urban Planning Below the Ground Level: Architecture and Geotechnics"

The topics of the Conference:

- The prospects of development of the urban underground space
- Development of the underground space as a means of historical megacity preservation
- Architecture of an underground city
- The capacities of modern geotechnical engineering
- Engineering geology and underground construction

Seoul, 17-22 September 2017

2 workshops of TC207 “Soil-Structure Interaction and Retaining Walls”


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Vienna, 2-3 October 2016

Workshop of TC207 “Soil-Structure Interaction and Retaining Walls”

General Topics:

– Soil-Structure interaction
– Retaining Structures

Saint Petersburg, 12-15 September 2016

15th World Conference of ACUUS:
"Underground Urbanisation as a Prerequisite for Sustainable Development"

Dear Colleagues,

We invite you to participate in the 15th World Conference of the Associated research Centers for the Urban Underground Space, which will be held in Saint Petersburg, Park Inn By Radisson, on September 12-15, 2016.

Association of Underground Builders organises the Conference on behalf of Associated research Center for the Urban Underground Space (ACUUS).

The main theme of ACUUS 2016 is "Underground Urbanisation as a Prerequisite for Sustainable Development".

Pune, 16 December 2015

Joint Workshop of TC207 “Soil-Structure Interaction and Retaining Walls” and TC212 “Deep Foundations“

General Topics:

- Determination of the soil-structure interaction - examples from engineering practice
- Design of foundations in urban areas
- Construction of underground walls in Urayasu to mitigate liquefaction damage and in Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant to stop radioactive leakage
- Modelling and Analysis of Reinforcement-Backfill Interactions
- Foundation considerations for two tall towers
- Overview of the damage and lessons learned from the 2015 Nepal Earthquake
- Influence of seepage force on active and passive thrust for design of a rigid cut-off wall
- Flat dilatometer (DMT) – Deformation parameters, compaction, liquefaction
- Design of earth retaining structures and tailing dams under static and seismic conditions
- Graviloft technology: The cost effective and time saving solution for earth retention
- Evolved earth pressure during excavation against a combined sheet pile wall enhanced by H sections: Centrifuge test

Edinburgh, 13 September 2015

Joint Workshop of TC207 “Soil-Structure Interaction and Retaining Walls” and TC305 “Megacities“

General Topics:

- Soil-Structure interaction
- Retaining Structures
- Geotechnical Challenges of Megacities and New Capitals

Saint Petersburg, 16-18 June 2014

TC207 International Geotechnical Conference
"Soil-Structure Interaction. Underground Structures and Retaining Walls"

The topics of the Conference were:

- Soil-Structure Interaction
- Underground Structures and Retaining Walls
- Site Investigation as source of input parameters for Soil-Structure Interaction
- Interaction between Structures and Frozen Soils

Paris, 2-6 September 2013

Workshop of TC207 during the 18th International Conference on Soil-Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

Download Proceedings of the Workshop (PDF 59 MB, password required).

The topics of the TC207 workshop are:

- Soil-Structure Interaction Analyses of High-rise Buildings and Underground Structures
- Soil-Structure Interaction Analyses of Complex Structures
- Analyses and Monitoring of Retaining Structures
- Use of Soil-Structure Interaction in preservation of historic Monuments

Saint Petersburg, 22 November 2012

TC207 International Workshop of geotechnical failures of structures

Key-note speakers:

W. Van Impe (Belgium). Large petroleum tanks on soft soil: a failing design and its consequences.
A. Puzrin (Switzerland). Geotechnical analyses of failures. Case histories.
I. Kolybin (Russia). Analyses of failures in underground construction in Moscow.

The workshop was attended by 250 people from 3 countries.

GeoRisk 2011

Geotechnical Risk Assessment and Management Conference, organized by Geo-Institute, was held on June 26-28, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. More than 250 people from many countries all over the world attended the conference. The conference program included more than 120 technical papers/presentations in 21 technical sessions. TC 207 participated in the conference by organizing two sessions on “Retaining Structures.” TC 207 committee member Dr. Ömer Bilgin (from University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A.) organized the sessions and chaired them at the conference.

GeoMos 2010

International Geotechnical Conference “Geotechnical Challenges of Megacities”
Moscow, Russia, 7-10 June 2010

TC207 was a co-organizer of this conference, together with NIIOSP Research Institute (Moscow) and Georeconstruction Engineering Co (Saint Petersburg).

There were a Plenary and 3 Technical Sessions during the Conference:

- Construction of congested urban conditions
- Preservation of existing structures with account of their interaction with subsoil
- Geotechnical engineering in urban conditions.

Members of TC207 participated in a Plenary session and two technical Sessions delivering 7 presentations at the conference (2 Invited lectures, 2 General reports, and 3 oral presentations).