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Call for papers

First International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction
Materials and Environment, Tsu City, Mie, Japan, Nov.21-23, 2011

The First International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment GEOMAT2011 will be held in Center Palace Miyako Hotel, Tsu city, Mie Japan in conjunction with Japan Geotechnical Society (JGS), Japanese Society of Irrigation Drainage and Rural Engineering (JSIDRE), Mie University, JCK Comp. Ltd and Glorious International. It aims to provide with great opportunities to share common interests on geo-engineering, construction materials, environmental issues, water resources, and earthquake and tsunami disasters. The organizers encourage and welcome enthusiastic participation and look forward to receiving contributions with in-depth multidisciplinary technologies towards new research and developments (please see attached files).

Conference themes will consider papers in the following topics:

l  Advances in Composite Materials
l  Computational Mechanics
l  Foundation and Retaining Walls
l  Slope Stability
l  Soil Dynamics
l  Soil-Structure Interaction
l  Pavement Technology
l  Tunnels and Anchors
l  Site Investigation and Rehabilitation
l  Ecology and Land Development
l  Water Resources Planning
l  Environmental Management
l  Earthquake and Tsunami Issues
l  Safety and Reliability
l  Geo-Hazard Mitigation
l  Case History and Practical Experience

Authors are invited to submit the title and an abstract of about 250-500 words in English in MSWORD or PDF to and The proceedings including full papers will be provided at the conference. The proceedings will carry an ISBN reference. English will be the official language of this conference. Along with oral presentation, poster presentation will also be arranged.

Important dates:
June 15, 2011     Extended deadline for abstract submission
June 30, 2011        Notification of abstract acceptance
Aug. 30, 2011        Full paper to be received for review
Sept. 30, 2011       Notification for acceptance of paper
Oct.15, 2011          Deadline of registration
Nov. 21-23, 2011   Conference days

For full listings of keynote & technical papers and other conference updates, visit:

Awards and Journals publications:

All papers will be reviewed by 2 reviewers and highly commendable paper will be awarded. Selected original papers from the conference papers will be published in the special issue of International Journal of Numerical and Computational Methods in Civil Engineering. The conference secretariat is working with this journals to have a special issue. Certificates will be provided to all speakers, session chairs, keynote speakers etc.

Conference Venue: Center Palace Miyako Hotel, Tsu city, Mie, Japan (For access, please see below).

Please see the Tsu Miyako Hotel webpage ( for conference venue and accommodation. GEOMAT2011 is providing special concession rates for this hotel. When booking, please refer to GEOMAT2011 to get the special concession rates.

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