13th George F. Sowers Annual Lecture

2010 Sowers Symposium Speakers:

State-of-the-Art Lecture
"Discrete-Element Modeling of Rock Fracture for Nuclear-Waste Isolation"
(ppt) (Demos zip)
David O. Potyondy, Itasca Consulting Group

State-of-the-Practice Lecture
"A Perspective on Geotechnical Laboratory Testing: The Details Matter"
John T. Germaine, Lecturer and Senior Research Associate, 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sowers Lecture
"Hurricane Katrina and the New Orleans Levees: What Went Wrong and What 
Lessons Have Been Learned?"
David E. Daniel, President, University of Texas at Dallas