41st Conference Foundations - Brno 2013

CZECH GEOTECHNICIAL SOCIETY cice is organizing  11. – 12.11.2013

41st conference with international participation FOUNDATIONS BRno 2013  focused on EUROCODE 7: ExperiEnce Applied in geotechnics

1. Application of EC 7 in Engineering Geology
2. Application of EC 7 in Foundation Engineering and Earth Structures
3. Application of EC 7 in Underground Structures
4. Interesting Structures

Call for participation: Preparatory committee calls all professionals interested in the subject of the Conference to submit: (1) short annotation (200 words), (2) full name of author/s, (3) titles, (4) address of employment and (5) e-mail address of author should be sent by May 31, 2013 to the address of the secretary. You can find more information about conference inikona pdfBulletin no.1.

40th Conference Foundations Brno

The anniversary 40th Foundation engineering conference in Brno organized by Czech geotechnical society was held on 12th - 13th November 2012.

Detailed conference program is available here.

Keynote presentations were made by distinguished guests from abroad: Prof. H. Brandl, Prof. J. Logar, Dr. Ch Tsatsanifos, Prof.. J. MECS, Dr. J. Steenfelt, Prof.. W. Wittke, Prof.. V. A. Ilyichev, Prof.. And Prof. A. Zhussupbekov. Z. Sikora.

Presentations in pdf format that were not published in the printed conference proceedings are available for download below:


Prof. Z.J. Bažant Prize Award 2012

Prize of Proffesor Z.J. Bažant in 2012:

in category A - Ing. Petr Chamra – for: Realization of Metro station 5A Veleslavín. ikona pdf presentation for download

in category D (1.) - Ing. Jiří Vacek, Ph.D. – for dissertation thesis defended 8.10.2012: Old ecological burdens with focus on chemically contaminated uranium mining site Stráž pod Ralskem   ikona pdf presentation for download
in category D (2.) - RNDr. Tomáš Svoboda, Ph.D. – for dissertation thesis defended 22.9.2011: Numerical model NRTM of tunnel in stiff clay.

Technical Visit - Metro line A extension in Prague

Czech Geotechnical Society organized technical visit to extension of Prague metro line A on 25th september 2012. The participants visited the construction pit of Veleslavín Station and went into the tunnel tube station Petřiny. The technical visit was accompanied by professional commentary of site manager Ing. Petr Chamra from Metrostav company. Photos from technical visit are located in the gallery below.