IFCEE 2015

See the Lectures!

Karl Terzaghi Lecture – Donald Bruce
Jorg Osterberg Lecture – Frank Rausche
Michael O’Neill Lecture – Jerry DiMaggio
Conference Keynote Lecture – Wayne Clough

Karl Terzaghi Lecture
Tuesday, March 17
For more than 50 years, the Karl Terzaghi Lecture has been given by an individual honored for their exemplary contributions to the field of geotechnical engineering.
Presented by this years recipient Donald A. Bruce, Ph.D., D.GE, C.Eng., L.G., L.E.G., M.ASCE, President, Geosystems, L.P.

Keynote Address: Purpose-Driven Execution of Large-Scale Institutional Capital Projects – A Personal View

Wednesday, March 18
Presented By: Wayne Clough, Secretary Emeritus of the Smithsonian

Osterberg Lecture

Thursday, March 19
The annual Osterberg Memorial Lecture and Award was established in honor of Dr. Jorj O. Osterberg, one of the true pioneers of geotechnical engineering, to recognize innovations in deep foundations construction related to engineering design, testing or education - all aspects of Jorj Osterberg's lifelong contributions.

Presented by: Frank Rausche, P.E., Senior Consultant, GRL Engineers Inc.

Michael O'Neill Lecture
Thursday, March 19
The ADSC Michael W. O’Neill Lecture Award will be presented triennially at each IFCEE for outstanding contributions to the advancement of state-of-the-practice in the design and construction of deep foundations through practical, applied research and/or through recommended improvements to design and/or construction methodologies.
Presented by Jerry A. DiMaggio, P.E., D.GE, M.ASCE, Principal Engineer, Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Gerwick Lecture

Friday, March 20
The award is presented annually to an individual, team or company, and pays tribute to Ben Gerwick, recognizing his innovative spirit and his many contributions to the design and construction of marine foundations. Gerwick had a 62 year professional career as a contractor, educator and construction engineer.

Awarded to Proserve Ltd., Accepted by Martin Hawkswood, B.Sc., C.Eng, M.I.C.E., M.I.Struct.E., A.M.ASCE.

Seed Lecture

Friday, March 20
Presented annually by the recipient of the H. Bolton Seed Medal for outstanding contributions to teaching, research, or practice in geotechnical engineering.

Presented By: Peter K. Robertson, Ph.D., P.Eng, M.ASCE., Professor, University of Alberta, Canada

Peck Lecture:
Bio-Stabilization of Slopes and Stream Banks
Saturday, March 21
Presented annually by a geotechnical engineer selected for outstanding contributions to the profession through the analysis and publication of case histories.

Presented By: Donald H. Gray, M.ASCE., Professor Emeritus, University of Michigan