10th Australian Small Bridges Conference 2020
 
Geotechnical Engineering and Civil Works
Presentations providing expert technical advice, including case studies, with respect to geotechnical engineering, foundations, earth structures and retention, including associated civil and geotechnical works, will be featured at the conference in a Geotechnical Engineering and Civil Works Stream.

Abstracts for this Stream can now be submitted. Please see details on abstract submission below.
 
Abstracts that have already been accepted include:
 
Paul Lunniss
Project Manager
Inner West Council
Alistair Hyde Page
Environmental Engineer
Inner West Council
DIBBLE AVENUE WATERHOLE SLOPE STABILISATION – FORMER BRICK PIT REHABILITATION IN DENSE URBAN ENVIRONMENT
 
Henry Zhang
Technical Executive, Geotechnics
WSP Australia
STATE-OF-PRACTICE IN LARGE DIAMETER DRIVEN TUBULAR STEEL PILES ON WOOLGOOLGA TO BALLINA PACIFIC HIGHWAY UPGRADE PROJECT
Ian Ward
Associate Director and Roads & Rail Leader (Vic),
TSA Management
RETAINING WALL SYSTEMS INTERFACING WITH BRIDGE ABUTMENT WALLS
 
 
Hamidreza Sadeghi
Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Katahira Engineers International JAPAN
SOFT GROUND IMPROVEMENT WORKS FOR AN EXTRADOSED BRIDGE IN MYANMAR
 
Dr Oliver de Lautour
Associate
Aurecon NEW ZEALAND
TAMAVUA BRIDGE REPLACEMENT – STRUCTURAL AND GEOTECHNICAL DESIGN CHALLENGES
 
Rupert Noronha - 1
Section Engineer
Morgan Sindall
CONSTRUCTION OF VINES CREEK ROAD BRIDGE INCLUDING PILING
 
 
Jeremy Jennings
Senior Bridge/Structural Engineer,
WSP Opus NEW ZEALAND
OPAWA BRIDGE REPLACEMENT - BRIDGE AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING AT A HIGHLY CONSTRAINED SITE
 
Chris Dowding
Director / Senior Structural Engineer
Tod Consulting
HOW MICROPILES HAVE A ROLE TO PLAY IN BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION
 
Kim Guttridge
Senior Principal Structural Engineer
WSP
Tim Pistono
Structural Engineer
WSP Aurecon
Satyajit Datar
Technical Director, Infrastructure,
Aurecon
EMBANKMENT RETAINING WALLS CONSTRUCTED IN A NARROW RAIL CORRIDOR
  
Dr Dominique Cavell
Technical Director
Aurecon
Mahes Rajakaruna
Structures Design and Standards Engineer
Main Roads Western Australia
USE OF STRAIN SENSOR TECHNOLOGY AND ANALYTICAL MODELLING FOR BRIDGE PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT OF BRIDGE NO 1223, WA

Ken O'Neill
NSW Bridges Leader
Aurecon
THE “DOS AND DON’TS” OF REPLACING A 1930S CONCRETE BRIDGE WITH A NEW STEEL TRUSS BRIDGE AT A HIGH SKEW

Abstract Submission: Geotechnical Engineering and Civil Works for Bridges, Roads and Rail Stream
Presentations providing case studies, or expert advice, are  now sought for the 2020 conference. 

Abstracts may now be submitted for consideration.


To propose a presentation, please go HERE to read how to submit.
 
Please see our topics listed above as a guide. However papers on other topics will also be reviewed.
Topics could include, but are not limited to:
Geotechnical engineering
Geotechnical investigations
Foundations
Piling
Earth retention and engineering 
Earth structures including slope stability, embankments and earth retaining walls 
Reinforced soil structures 
Soil nailing, Tied-back support 
Ground or Embankment stabilisation 
Geogrids and Geosynthetics
Walling systems, performance and selection
Gravity walls
Concrete diaphragm walls 
Soil mixed walls 
Design of walls, Seismic design of walls 
Numerical analyses of walls 
Sinking of shafts
Cofferdams 
Supported excavations and shoring
Water structures including for scour prevention
Drainage 
Contracting practices
Roadworks
Trackworks
Bridge Protection
Rockfall protection