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The 12th Luso-Brazilian Geotechnical Congress and the 8th Luso-Spanish Geotechnical Conferences will be held, an event that will take place on August 23, 2024, at LNEC, immediately before the 18th ECSMGE. Additional information can be found on the flyer or on the event website: http://12clb_8jle.lnec.pt/

SPG participates in the Time Capsule Project promoted by the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE).

The XVIII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering will take place from 26 to 30 of August 2024 in Lisbon.

The XVIII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering will take place from 26 to 30 of August 2024 in Lisbon.

The Portuguese Geotechnical Society (SPG) and the Brazilian Association of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ABMS) organize the Luso-Brazilian Congress every two years.

As part of the Webinars Cycle that SPG has been organizing, where companies are invited to disclose their main and most recent activities, the 17th Thematic Session was held on May 11, 5:30 pm (Mainland Portugal time).

SEMSIG (Spanish Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering Society) and SPG organize the 7th Spanish-Portuguese Geotechnical Conference, which will take place in Mieres, Asturias, Spain, on May 25, 2022.

The video of the Commemorative Ceremony of the 50 Years of Revista Geotecnia, held on September 20 and 21, 2021 at LNEC, is available on the SPG YouTube channel.

the General Assembly and the Special Conference given by our partner Gustavo Pereira.

In the continuation of the recovery by the organization of the Webinars Cycle that SPG started in 2021, where companies are invited to disclose their main and most recent activities, the 16th Thematic Session was held on March 23, 17:30-18:30.

SPG returns in 2022 to the organization of the Cycle of Webinars, where companies are invited to disclose their main and most recent activities.

SPG and CPT join the celebrations of International Women's Day with the holding of the Webinar - Round Table on March 8, 2022 at 17:30.

The Portuguese Environmental Geotechnical Commission (CPGA) of the Portuguese Geotechnical Society, with support from the National Civil Engineering Laboratory, invited Carlos Costa, from eGiamb – Consultoria Geoambiental, Lda, to deliver the 6th Lecture of the “Cycle of Geotechnical Lectures to Thinking about the Environment “, with the title Contaminated Land Management in Urban Operations.. The...

The 5th International Seminar on Underground Space will be held at the annual BEFIPS partnership meeting, jointly organized by LNEC and CPT of the Portuguese Geotechnical Society. The theme of this issue will be Health & Safety in Underground Space. The topics to be addressed at the seminar will be as follows: • Historical evolution...

It will take place on December 5 and 6, 2019, at the Academy of Sciences, in Lisbon, the Seminar Excavations in Urban Environment, a joint organization of SPG and the Lisbon City Council, with the support of the Order of Engineers. On December 6th, in the morning, the Seminar will include a session dedicated to...

Under the auspices of the Portuguese Environmental Geotechnical Commission of the Portuguese Geotechnical Society and ISSMGE TC307 – Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering, the National Civil Engineering Laboratory (LNEC) is organizing the 1st International Conference on Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering – Geodiversity & Resilience ( 1st ICSGE’21), which will take place at the LNEC Congress Center...

The 4th. Technical Session on Geosynthetics, which was scheduled to take place in March 2020, will finally take place, in person, on July 1, 2022, at LNEC, Lisbon, from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. Please find the program and registration form.

Salzburg, Austria, October 09-14, 2023.

De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, September 20- 23, 2022. +Info: https://www.kivi.nl/afdelingen/geotechniek/stress-wave-conference-2022

Rome, Italy (postponed to September, 17-21, 2023). + Info https://www.12icg-roma.org/

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, August 14-18, 2023. + Info: Email: milanbi@mail.ru

Chania, Crete island, Greece, June, 25-28, 2023. +Info: https://www.iceg2022.org/

Bucharest, Romania, June, 7-9, 2023. + Info: http://www.17decge.ro

Cairo, Egypt, postpone to February, 20-23, 2023. +Info: https://geoafrica2021.org

Technical Comittees

The Portuguese Commission of Tunnels and Underground Space (CPT) is a group of professionals and companies associated with the underground works sector, integrated in the Portuguese Geotechnical Society (SPG).

The Portuguese Committee of Geotechnics for Transportation (CPGT) is a technical committee of the Portuguese Geotechnical Society (SPG).

The Portuguese Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS–Portugal), integrated into the Portuguese Geotechnical Society (SPG), is made up of Portuguese members associated with the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS).

The Portuguese Land Improvement Commission (CPMT) is a technical commission of the SPG, approved in October 2021 by the SPG Board, made up of members representing research and teaching institutions, both public and private, that interface with the Society.

The Portuguese Environmental Geotechnics Commission (CPGA) was created in 2012 by the Portuguese Geotechnical Society (SPG), to which it belongs, in substitution of the Technical Commission for Waste Recycling in Geotechnical Works (CTVROG).

International Societies

The Portuguese Geotechnical Society (SPG) represent the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG).

The Portuguese Geotechnical Society (SPG) represent the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) in Portugal since 2001, and in 2006 the Portuguese Geosynthetics Commission (IGS-Portugal) was constituted by the Portuguese members of IGS.

The Portuguese Society of Geotechnics (SPG) represent the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) in Portugal since 1966.

The Portuguese Geotechnical Society (SPG) has been representing the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) since the early 1950s.

The Portuguese Geotechnical Society (SPG) has been representing the International Tunelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) in Portugal since the end of the 1980s. In 2006 the Portuguese Tunnel and Underground Works Commission (CPT) was created. This group belonging to the SPG, made up of the Portuguese members of ITA.

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