International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)
Société internationale de mécanique des sols et de la géotechnique (SIMSG)
1936 Cambridge MA USA
Reconstituted at 2nd International Conference, 1948, Rotterdam (Netherlands). Statutes modified 1953, Zurich (Switzerland), on formal organization of the Society. Statutes subsequently modified: 1957, London (UK); 1961, Paris (France); 1965, Montréal QC (Canada). New Statutes adopted 1969, Mexico City (Mexico), revised: 1971, Sydney (Australia); 1973, Moscow (USSR); 1975, Istanbul (Turkey); 1977, Tokyo (Japan); 1979, Oaxaca (Mexico). New statutes adopted 1989. Statutes revised 1999, Amsterdam (Netherlands); 2005, Osaka (Japan); 2009, Alexandria (Egypt); 2011, Toronto ON (Canada); 2013, Paris (France); 2015, Edinburgh (UK); 2017, Seoul (Korea Rep).
Promote international cooperation among engineers and scientists for the advancement of knowledge in the field of geotechnics and its engineering applications.
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Council (meeting every 2 years); Board; Regions (6); International Committees (31). Autonomous Technical Committees set up to investigate special problems. Meetings closed.
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