Call for Abstracts
Deadline for Abstract submissions: May 18, 2013
The 2013 Annual Technical Forum will be a joint effort between the Appalachian States Coalition for Geohazards Impacting Transportation and the Interstate Technical Group on Abandoned Underground Mines (ITGAUM). The Forum will be hosted by James Madison University located in Harrisonburg, VA and sponsored by the Marshall University Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS). This year’s Forum will include a pre-conference field trip and workshop on July 30.
This year’s technical sessions will focus on the following major topics:
- Innovative and Integrative Field, Digital, and Remote Mapping
- Tunneling and Trenchless Excavation
- Monitoring and Instrumentation
- Squeeze, Creep and Collapsible Fill
- Geological Mapping
- Karst Issues
- Geo-environmental Aspects
- Risk Assessment
- Environmental Issues
- Mining Methods
- Historical Aspects
Related topics are welcome. Prospective presenters are asked to submit abstracts for presentations on or before May 18, 2013. Abstracts should be in Microsoft Word format, Times New Roman, 12-pitch, double-spaced and left justified, should be 300 words or less, and should include the presentation title, along with the presenters name, title, organization or company, business address, phone number and email address. Abstracts should be emailed to: Tony Szwilski Szwilski@marshall.edu, (304) 696-5457.
Selected presenters will be notified by June 7, 2013, and PowerPoint presentations in MS Office 2010 will be due on or before July 18, 2013. For information or questions concerning conference presentations, please contact Tony Szwilski Szwilski@marshall.edu, (304) 696-5457 or Teresa Buckland (304) 696-3568, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the conference website at http://www.marshall.edu/cegas/geohazards/. Details pertaining to speaker guidelines and other presentation information will be provided to authors and/or presenters at the time of abstract acceptance.
Sponsored by Marshall University Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS) at Marshall University