ISC'6 Postponement


We have closely followed the developments worldwide over the past months,
and it is with regret that we must inform you, that ISC'6 will be postponed to 2021.

On the first day of the conference, Monday, September 7th, we arrange various short courses and workshops, to extend the technical programme of the conference. These courses require seperate registration, which can be done convinently through the conference registration system.

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Pre-conference workshops

Conference workshops

  •  László Rétháti workshop

Short courses

 

 

Short courses

In situ testing using the DMT, the SDMT and the Medusa DMT

 

This course is focused on in-situ testing equipment, in particular the Flat Dilatometer (DMT), the Seismic Dilatometer (SDMT) and the Medusa DMT. A technical presentation will introduce in detail working principle, test procedure and interpretation of the field readings to obtain geotechnical parameters for design. Comparisons with results of other soil testing equipment will be shown. The presentation will illustrate all of the main geotechnical applications for which this test is commonly used worldwide with practical examples and also the latest research topics and findings. Experience offshore will also be addressed, particularly for performing Vs measurements in nearshore conditions and for very deep offshore Dilatometer testing (Medusa DMT). Invited speakers will share their direct experience in case history projects. A final discussion involving both participants and speakers will address all possible topics of interest.

Participants will have the opportunity to simulate DMT and SDMT tests in the classroom.

This short course is for both attendants that are not familiar with the DMT/SDMT/Medusa as well as experienced users, considering the recent developments of the last years. Certificate of attendance will be provided to each participant.

 

Speakers:

Eng. Diego Marchetti, Studio Prof. Marchetti – Italy

Prof. Paola Monaco, University of L’Aquila – Italy

Prof. Sara Amoroso, University of Chieti-Pescara – Italy

International Invited Speakers:

Eng. Antonio Damasco Penna, Damasco Penna Engenharia Geotecnica – Brazil

Eng. Marco Holtrigter, Ground Investigation – New Zealand

Eng. Roger Failmezger, In-situ Soil Testing – USA

Eng. Allan McConnell, Insitu Geotech Services – Australia

Eng. Darren Ward, In Situ Site Investigation – UK

 

The short course is organized by Eng. Diego Marchetti, Studio Prof. Marchetti – Italy.

Duration: whole day (9 am - 4 pm).

Short course participation fee: 80€

 


Conference workshops

 


Pre-conference workshops

Pre-conference workshops will be organized prior to ISC'6 at external venues by joint committees. These workshops do not require prior registration and can be attended freely. All pre-conference workshops are organized at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (location). Further details of these workshops will be announced as soon as additional information becomes available.

 

ICOLD/ISSMGE TCs workshop

“DAMS,  LEVEES AND FLOOD" ( PARTICLE MOVEMENTS – CASE STUDIES, EXPERIMENTS, THEORY) Morning on September 5, 2020. Details

 

Grading curve

“PARTICLE SHAPE, PARTICLE SIZE, GEOTECHNICAL BEHAVIOUR” Afternnon on September 5, 2020. Details.

 

Inverse problems

“PARAMETER IDENTIFICATION, MODEL VALIDATION, EMBEDDED SYSTEMS” Morning on September 6, 2020. Details.

 

Dissipation testing (CPT, DMT)

“CPTu, DMT, PMT DISSIPATION TESTS: INTERPRETATION” Afternoon on September 6, 2020. Details.