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The Geo-Structures 2024 conference aims to provide a forum for engineers, contractors, regulatory agencies, students, and developers/owners to discuss innovation and advancements in the design and construction of ERS. The organizing committee calls for papers to be included in a proceeding's manual and presented during the conference. The proceedings will subsequently be published in a GSP.

Conference Co-Chairs

  • James A. McKelvey, III, P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, Earth Engineering Incorporated
  • Debra Laefer, Ph.D., Dept. of Civil and Urban Engineering, New York University

Technical Committee

  • Joel Dellaria, S.E., P.E., M.ASCE, Keller- North America
  • Robert Alperstein, P.E., LM.ASCE, D.GE (ret), RA Engineering
  • Harry W. Schnabel, P.E., Schnabel Geostructural Design and Construction
  • George Segré, P.E. M.ASCE, Terracon
  • Robert Johnson, P.E., MBA, Tensar
  • Scott T. Andersen, P.E., M.ASCE, GENTERRA Consultants, Inc.


  • Chief Editor: Miguel A. Pando, Ph.D., P.Eng., M.ASCE, Drexel University
  • Co-Editor: Evangelia Ieronymaki, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, M.ARMA, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Manhattan University

Sponsorship & Exhibits

  • TBD

Tours & Local Activities

  • Mary Ellen Bruce Large, P.E., D.GE, Nicholson Construction Company
  • Nick Melvin, Nicholson Construction Company

Students & Young Member Activities

  • TBD

At Large

  • Glen Andersen, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, CDM Smith
  • Bhaskar Chittoori, Ph.D., P.E., Boise State University
  • Ranjiv Gupta
  • Canan Ozudogru
  • Patrick Chan

The Geo-Institute of ASCE

Created by ASCE in October 1996, the Geo-Institute (G-I) combines the talents and perspectives of its members to promote the geotechnical profession and enhance career development through specialty conferences, journals and practice-oriented publications, educational programs, networking and coalition building, technical committees and task forces and leadership on emerging issues. The over 13,000 members and 60+ organizational members of G-I include scientists, engineers, technologists and organizations interested in improving the environment, mitigating natural hazards, and constructing economically engineered facilities.

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