PRESIDENT 2021-2022

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Ir Dr Julian Kwan

The Society

The primary aim of the Hong Kong Geotechnical Society is the exchange and dissemination of knowledge and experience amongst geotechnical practitioners in the HKSAR with the view of contributing to the achievement of excellence in geotechnical engineering for the benefit of society. The Hong Kong Geotechnical Society also aims to promote international cooperation amongst engineers and scientists for the advancement of knowledge in the field of geotechnics and its engineering applications.

The Hong Kong Geotechnical Society promote its aim by holding regular local technical meetings, site visits and seminars. It also organizes and participates in the organisation of international and regional conferences and symposia, exchange information with counterparts, and cooperates with other organisations whose aims are complementary to those of the Hong Kong Geotechnical Society, the Geotechnical Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) and the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE).

Members of the HKGES can enjoy numerous benefits and rights, including:
  • become a member of the ISSMGE automatically;
  • access to ISSMGE publications, such as newsletters and reports released by ISSGEM Technical Committees;
  • submit papers to conferences and symposia organised by ISSMGE and its Technical Committees;
  • pay lower registration fees for attending conferences, worksops and seminars;
  • access to the work of the ISSMGE in various fields, including education, communications and technology transfer;
  • be a Hong Kong representative in one or more of the 38 ISSMGE Technical Committees working on specific topics;
  • be nominated and sponsored by the HKGES to attend events of the ISSMGE, such as the South East Asian Geotechnical Conferences, Asian Regional Conferences and the Young Geotechnical Engineers Conferences;
  • be nominated for the awards and honours presented by the ISSMGE and HKGES;
  • build lasting contacts with geotechnical practitioners all over the world.
See and connect with the committee member of HKGES

If you decide to join the HKGES and enjoy the privileges, please download the application form . The membership is valid for a 2-year period. If you wish to renew your membership, please fill in the member renewal form. The completed form should be sent to the General Secretary, Dr Andy Leung .
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