The theme of the 19th Symposium was Geosynthetic Reinforced Walls, Slopes, and Earthworks.  The attendance was about 120 people, with 7 exhibitors and 10 sponsors.  The Symposium program, keynote presentation and submitted papers are below.

19th Vancouver Geotechnical Symposium Program

Keynote Presentation: "Improving the Performance of Mining Infrastructure Through the Judicious Use of Geosynthetics"; A. Fourie, M. Bouazza, J. Lupo, and P. Abrao

"Lightweight Coke Soil Cover Over Very Soft Tailings Slurry"; E. Naesgaard, P. Byrne, J. Caldwell, and P. S. Wells

"Adoption and implementation of GRS design concepts, A consultant's perspective"; Calvin VanBuskirk

"Seismic Design and Performance of Green-Faced Geotextile Reinforced Retaining Structure"; Deyab R. Gamal-El-Dean & Carl Miller

"Design and Construction of MSE Slopes Associated With the Port Mann Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia"; G. Fung, G. Cajigas, R. Tones, D. MacDonald, J. R. Kerr, E. Parra, and J. P. Sully

"Dynamic Response of a Reinforced Earth Wall"; A. Amini, B. Brockbank, and E. Naesgaard

"Design and performance of an 11 m high block-faced geogrid wall"; T. M. Allen & R. J. Bathurst