The theme of the 20th Symposium was Soft Ground Engineering. The attendance was about 140 people, with 9 exhibitors and 11 sponsors. The Symposium program, keynote presentation and submitted papers are below.
Keynote Presentation: “The Observational Method: Case History and Models”; Tien Wu
“Methodology for the Design of a Staged Construction Program on Soft Clay”; Makram El Sabbagh & Demetrious Koutsoftas
“Helical Piles in Soft Sensitive Soils – A Field Study of Disturbance Effects on Pile Capacity”; Christopher Weech & John Howie
“Peat Behaviour – Some Conceptual Mechanisms and Challenges”; Howard Taylor
“Comparison of In-Situ Shear Strength Measurement Techniques of Soft Clays”; Jeff Schaeffers & Ilmar Weemees
“Sunrise City, Vietnam — A Case History of Testing and Analysis”; Bengt Fellenius & Nguyen Minh Hai
“The ‘Broadway’ Project, Kelowna, BC”; Norman Williams