Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Aspects of Wastes and Their Utilization in Infrastructure Projects

Organization: Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, Punjab (INDIA)

Venue: Park Plaza

Location: Ludhiana, India

Event Date/Time: Feb 15, 2013 / 9:00 am - (GMT +5:30 hours) End Date/Time: Feb 16, 2013 / 5:00 pm - (GMT +5:30 hours)
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 15, 2012
Paper Submission Date: Dec 30, 2012
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Who Should Participate

·         Design Engineers and Architects

·         Contracting Engineers

·         Research Funding and Professional Bodies

·         Local and Regional Authorities

·         Highway Authorities and Designers

·         Academicians, Researchers and Students


Limited accommodation is available in the College Guest House. A list of hotels in the city offering discounted Conference rates will be provided on the Conference website shortly. Please note that the accommodation is not included in the Conference fee and the delegates are responsible for their own accommodation.

Travelling to Ludhiana

Ludhiana is an industrial hub of Punjab, well known for the cycle and hosiery industry. It is well connected to the rest of India by Rail, Air and Road. The local climate during February will be cold with temperature ranging from 15oC to 25oC.

Nearest Railway Station: Ludhiana Junction.

Nearest Airports: Ludhiana; Chandigarh; Amritsar

Important Trains Halting at Ludhiana:

Shatabdi Express; Shalimar Express; Malwa Express; Amritsar Golden Temple Express; Pachim Express; Jhelam Express; New Delhi-Amritsar Express; Sachkhand Express; Dadar-Amritsar Express; Tata Hatia–Jammu Tawi Express.


Prospective authors are invited to submit papers online through e-mail at at following conference themes:

Conference Themes

·         Waste management—Indian Scenario

·         Waste Characterization

·         Waste Mechanics

·         Waste Dump and Engineered Landfill

·         Appropriate Use of Waste Materials in infrastructure projects

·         Construction and Environmental Issues-Challenges for Developing Countries

·         Geotechnical reuse of solid waste

·         Appropriate Ground improvement techniques for Waste

·         Geosynthetics and their Appropriate Use with respect to Waste

·         Environmental Geomechanics

·         Remediation of contaminated sites

·         Geohazards mitigation

·         Numerical and Physical Modelling

·         Embedded Structural and Foundation Systems

·         Evaluation of Ground Improvement and Theoretical Methods

·         Urban sustainability and Infrastructure Development

·         Lessons from the field and case studies



Park Plaza
Bhai Bala Chowk Ferozepur Road


Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, Punjab (INDIA)