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Geo-Chicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy, and the Geoenvironment
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Geo-Chicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy, and the Geoenvironment

8/14/2016 to 8/18/2016
When: Sunday, August 14, 2016
7:00 AM
Where: SHERATON CHICAGO HOTEL & TOWERS
301 East North Water Street
Chicago, Illinois  60611
United States
Contact: Meredith Johnson
703-295-6030

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Geo-Chicago 2016 will feature the latest research advances and engineering-practice innovations with a focus on characterization, modeling, design, construction and field performance.  

SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE 

(Subject to change)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016 – PRE CONFERENCE

7:00 am - 5:00 pm |  Registration
8:00 am - 5:00 pm  |  Short Course 1: Designing Sustainable Pavements
8:00 am - 5:00 pm  |  Short Course 2: Vertical Barriers for GeoEnvironmental Applications
8:00 am - 5:00 pm  |  Short Course 3: Field and Laboratory Characterization of Coastal Deposits and Sediment Remobilization Processes
8:00 am - 12:00 pm  |  Short Course 4: Principles of Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  |  Short Course 5: Sustainable Remediation of Contaminated Sites
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm  |  Exhibitor Move-In
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  |  Exhibit Hall Open/Welcome Reception

MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2016 – DAY 1

7:00 am - 5:00 pm |  Registration
8:30 am - 10:30 am  |  Welcome Plenary Presentations
9:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  Exhibit Hall Hours
10:30 am - 11:00 am  |  Break (in Exhibit Hall)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm  |  Parallel Technical Sessions I
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  |  Lunch (in Exhibit Hall)/Posters I
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  |  Parallel Technical Sessions II/ Session Honoring Legends I
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm  |  Break (in Exhibit Hall)
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  |  Parallel Technical Sessions III/ Session Honoring Legends II
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  |  Legends by the River Reception

TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2016 – DAY 2

7:00 am - 5:00 pm |  Registration
9:00 am - 10:30 am  |  State-of-the-Art/State-of-the-Practice Lectures
10:30 am - 11:00 am  |  Break (in Exhibit Hall)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm  |  Parallel Technical Sessions IV
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  |  Lunch (in Exhibit Hall)/Posters II
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  |  Parallel Technical Session V
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm  |  Break (in Exhibit Hall)
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  |  Parallel Technical Sessions VI
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  |  Cubs Game (Ticketed Event)

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016 – DAY 3

7:00 am - 12:00 pm |  Registration
9:00 am - 10:30 am  |  State-of-the-Art / State-of-the-Practice Lectures
10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Technical Tour: Chicago Industrial Sustainability Project/Method Soap Factory (Ticketed Event)
10:30 am - 11:00 am  |  Break
11:00 am - 12:30 pm  |  Parallel Technical Sessions VII
1:00 am - 2:00 pm  |  Lunch with Presentation on Education
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  |  Parallel Technical Sessions VIII
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm  |  Break
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  |  Parallel Technical Sessions IX
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  |  Dinner Cruise (Ticketed Event)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2016 – DAY 4

8:00 am - 2:00 pm  |  Technical Tour: Burns Harbor Steel Mill (Ticketed Event)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm  |  Technical Tour: Chicago Architecture Foundation: Sustainability Tour (Ticketed Event)


REGISTER:
 http://www.geoenvironmentconference.org/registration/