The terms of reference TC 211 – Ground Improvement period 2010-2013 1. Rework the existing website and organise it according to the T.O.C.2. Introduce a newsletter3. Develop actions and members’ interaction on the following themes :3.1. influence of equipment,3.2. available Q.C. method,3.3. monitoring of G.I. works,3.4. particular soils (crushable sands, glauconitic sands, organic soils, hydraulicallydeposited mud – dredged or industrial)3.5. specifications for G.I. works,4. Organise a workshop at the14th Asian Regional Conference, 23-26 May 2011 inHong-Kong, with as theme the items mentioned before.5. Organise an International Symposium “Ground Improvement”.This symposium shall take place in Brussels under the sponsoring of the BGGG-GBMS,of Belgium and the CFMS of France host countries of the Co-chairmen. The sponsors arecontacted at the moment. The idea is to organise the state of fundamental research byuniversities and practitioners and presented as keynote. Presently subjects are:- One day of professional training in Q.C for various ground improvement techniques.- Two days of conference focused a.o. on going research programmes around theworld, for example :- Deep mixing research (Kitazume & BBRI)- Vacuum research (Jurong – Singapore)- Asiri research : Rigid inclusions- New bio technologies- FMA – USA research on MSE. A “Menard lecture” as proposed by Jean-Louis Briaud will also take place.