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The #GeoMEast2017 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt has come to a close and is marked with a Great Success in all aspects

The #GeoMEast2017 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt has come to a close and is marked with a Great Success in all aspects

  • #GeoMEast2017 was an outstanding meeting with +300 attendees, throughout the conference's 5 days, of 48 country from Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Australia and Russia.
  • The #GeoMEast2017 successfully organized (covering all themes of the Sustainable Civil Infrastructures)
    • 3 Official Lectures,
    • 7 Honors Lectures,
    • 28 Keynote Lectures,
    • 4 Workshops and
    • 6 Short Courses.
  • We have received the honor to welcoming the most influential professionals from around the globe to Egypt. We received the honor by the attendance of the
    • President of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE),
    • President of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE),
    • Vice-President of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS),
    • Vice-President of the ISSMGE, Africa,
    • 2 Nominees for the ISSMGE President (2017-2021),
    • 5 Chairmen of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) technical committees,
    • 4 Chairmen of the ISSMGE technical committees,
    • 8 Presidents of international professional firms,
    • Scientific Attaché of the Italian Embassy in Cairo representing the @International Association for Engineering Geology (IAEG),
    • Spiritual father of the science of Rock Mechanics (Professor Nick Barton),
    • Distinguished Board Members of the ASCE, ICE, ISSMGE, IGS and DFI.
  • It was a great honor to be hosted by the Governor of South Sinai, Egypt.
  • Over 10 Official Media channels and over 15 Official Press magazines, in Egypt and in Middle East Countries have covered the whole event.
  • We have successfully organized two Gala Dinners; Bedwin and Boat Dinners, which proof that Egypt is very safe everywhere!
  • The #GeoMEast2017 has received over 750 submissions, and has finally accepted 325 full papers that have been published in 15 Edited Volumes by Springer Nature. The volumes could be accessed through: https://link.springer.com/conference/geomeast. Also, the all lectures are permanently freely available through: Journal of Innovative Infrastructure Solutions
  • The Editors are a group of International Experts from around the globe, Which guarantees the reader the quality of published scientific content in the Proceedings.

The success of this conference could not have been possible without the valuable contributions from sponsors and exhibitors, which are greatly appreciated!

The commitment, professionalism, and effectiveness of the Local Organizing Committee in producing this conference are absolutely praiseworthy. The efforts and amount of time invested by them, were beyond any expectation.

Thank you so much for reading the #Fact_Sheet of the GeoMEast2017, and we look forward to welcoming you to the next #GeoMEast2018 in Cairo, Egypt!

Contact us via: info@ssige.org

Yours sincerely,
Dr.-Eng. Hany Farouk Shehata
General Secretary & Co-Chairman The founder and CEO of the Soil-Structure Interaction Group in Egypt (SSIGE), the Managing/Executive Editor of “Innovative Infrastructure Solutions” journal with Springer, and the Editor-in-Chief of the Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Book Series with Springer.

Supporting Organizations

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Transportation Research Board (TRB), USA

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American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

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Transportation and Development Institute, T&DI, USA

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Geo-Institute of ASCE (GI), USA

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Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), UK

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Deep Foundation Institute, DFI, USA

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Federal Highway Administration, US DOT

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International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)

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The International Association for Engineering Geology and the environment (IAEG)

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American Concrete Institute (ACI)

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International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)

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International Geosynthetics Society, IGS

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International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS)

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International Code Council (ICC)

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International Society for Concrete Pavements (ISCP)

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International Society for Asphalt Pavements (ISAP)

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Southern Plains Transportation Center (SPTC), USA

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International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII)

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International Tunneling Association (ITA)

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National Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (AAAEA)

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Pile Driving Contractors Association, USA

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University of Oklahoma, USA

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Memphis University, USA

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Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

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Shandong University, China

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ENTPE, Université de Lyon, France

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Louisiana State University, USA

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The International Association of Chinese Infrastructure Professionals (IACIP)

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The International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS)

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GeoChina Civil Infrastructure Assoc. GCIA, USA

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Springer Nature, Springer International Publishing

  • Giza, Dokki Office: Geo-Institute of HBRC

    87 Tahreer Street, Dokki, Giza, 1770, Egypt

    Phone: +2 0111 0666 775
    Email Address: info@geomeast2017.org

    Cairo, Nasr City Office: SSIGE

    Tower C, Maamora Towers, 7th District, Nasr City, Cairo, 11727, Egypt

    Phone: +2 0111 0666 775
    Email Address: info@geomeast2017.org

  • Middle East Office: SSIGE

    Ajman, UAE; Dubai, UAE

    Phone: +971 5690 317 20
    Email Address: info@geomeast2017.org