The seventh scientific and expert conference, GEO-EXPO 2017, was held in the Hotel Hollywood congress center in Sarajevo on 26th and 27th of October 2017. The GEO-EXPO 2017 conference themes: “Geotechnics, Roads, Mines and Environmental Engineering” attracted over 150 participants from the world and region. Keynote presentations were delivered by invited lecturers: Prof. Charlie C. LI (Norway), Prof. Marui Hideaki (Japan), Prof. Monica Barbero and Prof. Andrea Segalini (Italy). 27 papers by prominent lecturers, professors and experts from the world and the region were published. Nine expert companies from Europe and U.S.A., involved in geotechnics, have presented their latest technologies, products and projects implemented all over the world. Conference tours/professional visit to the Corridor Vc construction site nearby Zenica took place on the second day of the conference. Conference photos are available here
Professor Norikazu Shimizu delivered a lecture at the Faculty of mining, geology and civil engineering, University of Tuzla
Professor Norikazu Shimizu from the Yamaguchi University in Japan, delivered a lecture on topic: "Monitoring subsidence and landslides process using satellite technology" on November 16, 2017 at the Faculty of mining, geology and civil engineering, University of Tuzla.
Professor emeritus Heinz Brandl delivered a lecture on topic: "Structures in unstable soil and rock slopes (Retaining structures, bridges, earth structures)" on 23rd of November 2017 at the Faculty of mining, geology and civil engineering, University of Tuzla. Professor emeritus Heinz Brandl, dipl. civil eng., has been awarded the title of Honorary Doctor of Science in Geotechnics, for the great contributions to the development of energy ground structures, continuous compaction control, geosynthetics, freezing-thawing behaviour of soil’s research, cellular double-wall vertical barriers for landfills, geotechnics in the modern infrastructure, as well as, for the active collaboration with the researchers and contribution to the development of geotechnics in Bosnia and Herzegovina and at the University of Tuzla.
Professor emeritus Heinz Brandl delivered a lecture at the Faculty of mining, geology and civil engineering, University of Tuzla