STGEC Conference

Call for Papers

Please note the following important dates regarding the submission of papers:

Important Dates
September 29, 2017 Abstract deadline
October 13, 2017 Notification of acceptance
November 10, 2017 PowerPoint Presentations due

Download the 2017 Call for Papers here.

Suggested Topics

GADOT will be hosting the 2017 STGEC in Savannah, Georgia. As part of this conference, we are looking forward to a variety of presentations that demonstrate feasible, state-of-the-practice and innovative solutions to today’s challenges in transportation geotechnical engineering. Suggested topics for the presentations include the following:

  • In-situ Testing Methods
  • Geophysical Testing Methods
  • Soil and Rock Mechanics
  • Seismic Design
  • Soil and Rock Slope Design
  • Deep Foundations and Substructures
  • Geotechnical Innovations
  • Geosynthetics
  • Ground Improvements
  • Earth Retaining Structures
  • Geotechnical Instrumentation (Use of Smart sensors, etc.)
  • Geotechnical Asset Management
  • Design Build
  • Case Studies
  • Other related topics are welcome. Please Specify

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Abstract length should be limited to 200 to 400 words, 1½-spaced, 11-point Arial font type, justified, without figures or photos, in Microsoft WORD DOC format (2007 or newer).

The abstract should include:

  • Title of paper,
  • Authors' names,
  • Affiliations of all authors, and
  • Contact information (addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, and e-mails).

Technical and editorial assistance for abstract preparation are available on request.

Abstract Submission Contacts

To submit your abstract and speaker information or to ask any questions you may have, please contact either

     Nicolas Sotolongo (, 404-608-4729) or
     Mary Cooley (, 404-608-4730)

Please include "STGEC Abstract" in your subject line.