Dear Colleagues,

We cordially invite you to attend the 8th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics (8ICEG, under the auspices of TC 215 Environmental Geotechnics of ISSMGE, which will be held in Hangzhou, China on Oct. 28 – Nov. 1, 2018Reasons to attend 8ICEG:

1. Vision & Wisdom There are 21 Keynote & Invited Lectures from 11 countries, including 8 academicians, 4 editors of major journals, and 6 chairpersons of international renowned organizations. Their experiences, wisdom and visions will shed lights in the future directions of geoenvironmental engineering.

2. "New ContinentsEmerging topics, such as sustainability, bio-geoengineering and geoenvironmental aspects in energy geotechnics have strong appearance; Diverse background of the authors from 27 countries and regions brings new markets for collaboration opportunities and exchange of experiences and knowledges both academically and managerially. This facilitates the advancement of the state-of-the-art knowledge and experiences both geographically and inter-disciplinarily.

3. Leisure & Recreation Two world heritage sites (West Lake and Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal), G20 Summit site, China Tea and Silk Museum, Xixi National Wetland near the 8ICEG venue, night view of skyline in Qiantang River, pedestrian street at night, polite people and kids-friendly environment … There are many leisure and recreation places that Hangzhou has to offer, which left visitors rich and satisfactory experiences.

4. Sightseeing Nearby Shanghai, Suzhou, Wuzhen, Heng Dian World Studios (China’s Hollywood), Thousand Island Lake.


Visa application might take time, please apply early. Invitation letter for Visa application is available upon request.


Sponsors are welcome to contact us for further information.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Hangzhou this October!



The Organizing Committee of 8ICEG


  • Abstract submission
  • 1st October 2017
  • Notification of acceptance
  • 30th November 2017
  • Full manuscript submission
  • 31st March 2018
  • Final paper submission
  • 15th July 2018


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