20th George F. Sowers Annual Lecture

2017 Sowers Symposium Speakers:

State-of-the-Art Lecture

"Numerical Modeling Continues to provide Geotechnical Engineers with New Insights"
Rick Deschamps
Vice President of Engineering, Nicholson Construction, Cononsburg, PA


State-of-the-Practice Lecture

"Physical and Numerical Modeling and design of Rocking Shallow Foundations"
Bruce L. Kutter
Professor of Civil Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA


Sowers Lecture

"Performance-Based Design in Geotechnics"
Richard J. Bathurst
Ph.D., P.Eng., F.EIC, F.CAE
Professor of Civil Engineering at the Royal Military College of Canada and Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario