Welcome to GeoVancouver 2017

Geotechnical engineering, engineering innovation business ideas and innovations that will help you develop your business.

If you would like to find out more about GeoVancouver, we are glad to help, for a long time The Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS) worked in collaboration with the Vancouver Geotechnical Society (VGS), and now we bring you the 70th Canadian Geotechnical Conference! The said Conference will be held from October 2nd to 5th, 2017 in Vancouver at the picturesque Westin Bayshore Hotel, the same as last year’s but of course with brand new ideas and tips that will help you develop a better business. We also would like to present innovations and presenters with this years’ conference, so make sure you apply and participate!

The theme of the Conference is “Business and Innovation,” recognizing the business ideas together with achievements and which can give the innovation a place to present itself in geotechnical engineering.


The Conference will cover a wide range of topics with special sessions that are of local and national relevance to the field of geotechnical engineering. In addition to the technical program and plenary sessions, the Conference will include a complement of short courses, technical tours, and social events. We also hope to give you a Conference that will help you connect with potential business associates and which will boost your business. Getting new ideas and learning about latest trends can be amazing for your business development so make sure you do not miss out on this amazing opportunity. Also, you will make contacts with people who are in your business branch which can help you collaborate and spread your knowledge and innovative ideas.

We picked Vancouver as the place for our Conference because in addition to Vancouver is known for its beautiful scenery, which encompasses the Coast Mountains, the Fraser River Delta and the Strait of Georgia, it has been host to many national and international events, including the 2010 Winter Olympics. We hope to give you a chance to take a break and enjoy the surroundings are in full view from the Westin Bayshore Hotel, which is well situated along the iconic Seawall between Vancouver’s downtown business district and Stanley Park. This Conference will therefore not be just a working holiday, but also one of the most amazing holidays you have had lately. We hope to see you again the next year and make sure you bring all your friends and coworkers!