MidwestRegion243rd Annual Midwest Geotechnical Conference

October 1 October 3, 2014
Bloomington, Minnesota

 

About the conference

The 43rd annual meeting of the FHWA Midwest Regional Geotechnical Conference will be held on October 1 October 3, 2014 in Bloomington, Minnesota. 

 

The conference typically includes participation from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kansas and Missouri, however, state employees from any State DOT may attend.

 

Topics to be presented include:

        Geophysical Surveys

        Large diameter piles / loadtests

        Downdrag

        Asset Management

        Geotechnical Risk

 

Keynote Speakers include:

        Barry Christopher (FHWA)

        Dan Brown (DBA)

        Choon Park (Park Seismic)

 

Location / Lodging

The conference will be held at the Best Western Plus Bloomington Hotel located across the street from the Mall of America (southwest side).  A block of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the reduced rate of $121/night. Please call 888-370-2130 and ask for special rate for MnDOT Midwest Geotechical Conference.

 

Hotel Website:  bestwesternbloomington.com

Confernce rate is good through September 16, 2014.

 

Register online before September 15th for discounted conference fee.
Registration

 

Tentative Program

agenda.pdf

 

Special Events

A banquet dinner will be held on the evening of Wednesday, October 1 at the conference hotel.