Engineering Practice of Risk Assessment and Management (TC304)

Engineering Practice of Risk Assessment and Management (TC304)

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Technical Committee

Description

TC Chair: Jianye Ching

1. Conferences & workshops:

 6th International Symposium on Reliability Engineering and Risk Management (6ISRERM), May 31-June 1 2018, Singapore (chaired by KK) (KK Phoon)

http://cee.nus.edu.sg/ISRERM/index.html
Registration now opens.
The theme of this conference is resilience engineering. One objective is to discuss the role of reliability in robustness and resilience.
Special sessions organized by TC304:

Yu Wang and Jianye Ching “Geotechnical risk and reliability” (12 papers)
Dianqing Li and Dagang Lv “Meta-model based uncertainty quantification and reliability analysis” (6 papers)
Hongwei Huang and Bilal Ayyub “Resilience of geostructural system and infrastructure” (3 papers)
Zijun Cao and He-Qing Mu “Geotechnical databases and data analysis” (8 papers)
LM Zhang and Jinhui Li “Landslide risk assessment and management” (6 papers)


Short course on “Statistical Estimation of Soil Properties” (KK Phoon & J Ching)
Keynote “Bayesian data mining for a generic geotechnical database” (J Ching & KK Phoon)
Plenary lecture “Smart sensing on tunnel defects by artificial intelligence” (HW Huang)
TC304 Forum on 304dB (Armin & Jianye): TC304 is sponsoring a panel discussion session to discuss the Opportunities and Drawbacks of publically-available subsurface databases and their role in improving the characterization of the spatial variability of soils. Please do attend the panel session if you can make it to Singapore for the conference.
A special session will be organized for the shortlisted papers for the best student paper award and the student scholarship. More details can be found at the conference website. 
TC304 meeting will be held during 16:30 – 17:30 pm, June 1 2018


The European Geoscience Union - General Assembly 2018 (EGU 2018), April 8-13 2018, Vienna, Austria

https://egu2018.eu/home.html
Multidisciplinary session titled “Geostatistical and statistical tools to perform the data fusion of large datasets in geo-engineering and environmental studies” (D. Di Curzio, A. Castrignanò, A. Micallef, S. Rusi, G. Vessia, R. Viscarra Rossel) (http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2018/session/28382).
Abstract submission is open up to 10th January 2018 at: https://egu2018.eu/abstract_management/how_to_submit_an_abstract.html
TC304 session on “Geostatistical and statistical tools to perform the data fusion of
large datasets in geo-engineering and environmental studies” (Diego Di Curzio,
Annamaria Castrignanò, Aaron Micallef , Sergio Rusi , Giovanna Vessia , Raphael
Viscarra Rossel)
12 presentations


5th China National symposium on Engineering Risk and Insurance, Aug 17-19 2018, Harbin Institute of Technology Harbin, China (Dagang LV & HW Huang)

Full paper submission due: April 30 2018
Aug 17-19 2018
Contact: gcfxybx@163.com
First TC304 Student Contest in 5th China National symposium on Engineering Risk and Insurance, August 18 2018, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Organizer: Dagang Lv, Hongwei Huang & Jie Zhang
 http://140.112.12.21/issmge/tc304.htm?=10

 Winners of TC304 Student Contest Award
 Shuo Zheng, Qinxuan Deng and Yuxin Zhu “A simple outlier detection
method for the multiple dimensional problem” (Wuhan University; advisor: Dianqing Li & Zijun Cao)


 Winners of TC304 Encouragement Award

 Jingze Gao, Guoliang Wang , Renming Deng, and Laiming Deng (Harbin Institute of Technology; advisor: Xiaohui Yu)
 Te Xiao and Jian He (Wuhan University; advisors: Dianqing Li & Zijun Cao)
 J.J. Hu, J.Z. Hu and T. Cheng (Tongji University; advisor: Hongwei Huang & Dongming Zhang)


 Two articles have been submitted to ISSMGE Bulletin

 One article for TC Corner (submitted), and the other for Young Member Arena (submitted)
 






Workshop on Reliability Based Design, Risk Analysis, Limit State Design, Dec 7 2018, Hong Kong (Geotechnical Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers)

 Invited speakers: KK Phoon & J Ching


13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP13), May 26-30 2019, Seoul, Korea, 2019 (Chair: Junho Song)

 https://www.icasp13.snu.ac.kr/
 TC304 special session on “Development and Application of Probabilistic Methods in Geotechnical Engineering” (Yu Wang, Jie Zhang & J Ching)

 12 abstracts
 Full paper due Nov 15 2018




16th Asian Regional Conference (16ARC) on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering,

Oct 14-18 2019, Taipei, Taiwan (Der-Wen Chang)
http://www.16arc.org 
TC304 session on “Geotechnical risk/reliability and data analysis” (JP Wang & J Ching)
 11 abstracts
 Full paper due: Dec 1 2018
 Short course (KK Phoon & J Ching)
 Keynote (J Ching & KK Phoon) 


International Symposium for Geotechnical Safety & Risk (ISGSR 2019), Dec 11-13 2019, Taipei, Taiwan (Chair: J Ching; Vice Chair: Dianqing; Secretary: Jie Zhang)

http://www.isgsr2019.org/
Abstract due: March 31 2018
Short course (KK Phoon & J Ching)
Keynote (J Ching & KK Phoon)

Wilson Tang Lecture: Hsein Juang
 Suzanne Lacasse Lecture: KK Phoon


 Keynotes

 John Harrison, Limin Zhang, Trevor Orr, Jinsong Huang, and Yu Wang


 Short courses

Risk Assessment in Geotechnical Engineering (DV Griffiths & Gordon
Fenton)
Bayesian method and tools for geotechnical practice (Timo Schweckendiek & Yu Wang)


Mini-symposiums

 TC309/304 mini-symposium on Machine Learning and Big Data for Geotechnics (Zhongqiang & Zijun)
 Mini-symposium on Performance-based Design Codes and Practice honoring Prof. Yusuke Honjo (Takashi Hara and Yu Otake)
 Special session honoring late Prof. Tien H. Wu (KK Phoon and Hsein Juang)


 Sessions

 Advances in geotechnical reliability-based design (Zijun Cao & Dianqing Li)
 Bayesian method for processing geotechnical data (Shadi Najjar)
 Bayesian updating: Formalizing the observational method (Iason Papaioannou, Johan Spross & Daniel Straub)
 Dams, levees and flood risk (Wim Kanning & Bryant A. Robbins)
Effect of spatial variability on seismic performance of soil and rock and
associated reliability (Armin W. Stuedlein & Taeho Bong)
 Engineering risk sensing by monitoring and inspection (Hongwei Huang & Shinichi Akutagawa)
 Inverse analysis in geotechnical engineering (Shin-ichi Nishimura)
 Landslide risk assessment and management (Limin Zhang)
 Modelling spatial variability in geotechnical engineering (Jinsong Huang & D.V. Griffiths)
Numerical techniques for integrating the spatial variability of soil and
groundwater parameters into designing and environmental management (Giovanna Vessia, Diego Di Curzio & Wojciech Pula)
 Probabilistic seismic hazard assessment and engineering seismology (JP Wang)
 Probabilistic site characterization (Yu Wang & Zijun Cao)
 Risk assessment of rainfall-induced geo-hazards (Lulu Zhang & Hong-Xing Chen)
 Robust geotechnical design in the face of uncertainty (Wenping Gong, Lei Wang & Mengfeng Shen)
 Statistics for soil & rock properties and applications (KK Phoon & Marco Uzielli)
 Uncertainty & reliability analysis in rock engineering (Rafael Jimenez)
 Case histories / applications (Armin Stuedlein & Jianye)  

Targeting researchers and practitioners who can demonstrate the usefulness/limitation of their methods, or methods proposed by others, using real cases.
 The session would include speakers presenting case histories for perhaps 2/3 of the session, followed by a panel of the speakers with whom the audience can participate in debate and discussion regarding the challenges and possible solutions for dealing with real cases.
 Full paper not required, but rather an abstract or extended abstract
to be included in the program.




TC304 Student Contest


7th Asian-Pacific Symposium on Structural Reliability and its Applications (APSSRA7), Oct 4-7 2020, Tokyo (Ikumasa Yoshida & Shin-chi Nishimura)

Theme: From Reliability to Risk, from Academia to Society
 Important Dates

 Nov 2019 Abstract submission due
 Apr 2020 Full paper submission due
 Jun 2020 Notification of acceptance


 Correspondence

 Symposium Chair: Tsuyoshi Takada, The University of Tokyo, Japan
 Secretariat: Tatsuya Itoi, The University of Tokyo, Japan
 email: apssra2020@load.arch.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp


 TC304 events include Suzanne Lacasse Lecture, TC304 mini-symposium, and Student Contest


29th European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2019), Hannover, Germany, Sep 22-26 2019 (Michael Beer & Enrico Zio)

 Conference website: https://esrel2019.org/#/
19 methodological topics and 23 application areas and sectors.
 Giovanna & Wojtek Pula will discuss the possibility of having a TC304 Student Contest at this conference
 Important Dates

 31st October, 2018: Abstract submission deadline
 30th November, 2018: Notification of acceptance
 28th February, 2019: Full paper submission deadline
 31st March, 2019: Notification of acceptance
 30th April 2019: Final revised paper & registration




Nordic Geotechnical meeting NGM2020, Helsinki Finland, May 2020

 BR Leena is planning to have a special session about statistical methods and reliability based design, if they can get enough papers.
 https://www.ril.fi/en/events/ngm-2020.html


The 17th European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (17 ECSMGE), Sept 1-6 2019, Reykjavik, Iceland

http://www.ecsmge-2019.com/
Abstract due: May 30 2018


13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP13), May 26-30 2019, Seoul, Korea, 2019 (Chair: Junho Song)

https://www.icasp13.snu.ac.kr/
TC304 session on “Development and Application of Probabilistic Methods in Geotechnical Engineering” (Yu Wang, Jie Zhang & J Ching)

12 abstracts
Full paper due Nov 15 2018




5th Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics Conference, Austin, Texas, USA, 10-13 June 2019 (Chair: Adrian)

Adrian and Ellen Rathje will organize a session related to probabilistic assessment of seismic hazards and risk assessment



2018 Euopean Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 8-13 April 2018

Giovanna and co-conveners will organize a session on "Geostatistical and statistical tools to perform the data fusion of large datasets in geo-engineering and environmental studies"



2. Short courses:

“Statistical estimation of soil properties” (KK Phoon & J Ching), 6ISRERM, Singapore  “Reliability and risk analysis in geotechnical practice” (in Dutch) (Wim Kanning and Timo Schweckendiek) for 20 Dutch practicing engineers, October 7-8 2018, The Netherlands
 “Limit states design" (probabilistic aspects) (Dennis Becker & Gordon Fenton), Sep 23 2018, Geo-Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
 “Use of Bayesian statistical methods in geotechnical engineering” (Jinsong Huang), July 31 2018, Sydney, Australia
 “Probabilistic methods in geotechnical engineering” (D. V. Griffiths), August 6 2018, Sydney, Australia
 “Quantitative risk assessment in geotechnical engineering” (D. V. Griffiths), NZGS. May 28 2018, Wellington, NZ; NZGS. June 5 2018, Christchurch, NZ; CGSE, August 6 2018, UTS Sydney, Australia.
 “Quantitative risk assessment in geotechnical engineering” and RFEM Workshop (D. V. Griffiths), Escuela Ingenieria de Colombia. October 12-13 2018, Bogota, Colombia.
 “Probabilistic methods in geotechnical engineering” and RFEM Workshop (D. V. Griffiths), 1-5 days for a major geotechnical consulancy. December 11-12 2018, Sydney, Australia.

3. Keynote lectures:

Keynote lecture “Bayesian data mining for a generic geotechnical database” (J Ching & KK Phoon), 6ISRERM, May 31-June 1 2018, Singapore
 Plenary lecture “Smart sensing on tunnel defects by artificial intelligence” (HW Huang), 6ISRERM, May 31-June 1 2018, Singapore
 Keynote lecture “Individual and regional risk assessments of landslides” (Jinsong Huang), Australian Geoscience Council Convention, October 14-18 2018, Adelaide, Australia
 Keynote lecture “Smart Sensing on Infrastructure Safety by WSN” (Hongwei Huang), 5th Joint Workshop on Building / Civil Engineering between Tongji & Tokyo Tech, July 26-27 2018, Tokyo, Japan
 Keynote lecture “Robust Design and Maintenance in Geostructural System” (Hongwei Huang), 3rd International Workshop on Resiliency of Urban Tunnels and Pipelines, October 1 2018, Hannover, Germany
 Keynote lecture “Smart Sensing on Metro Tunnel Safety by WSN” (Hongwei Huang), 2nd International Metrorail Forum Turkey, October 4-5 2018, Istanbul, Turkey
 Keynote on "Risk Assessment and Civil Infrastructure" (DV Griffiths), EXPOingenieria World Congress, Medellin, Colombia.
 Panelist and main workshop speaker on "The Role of Water and Climate Change in Geotechnical Risk" (DV Griffiths), CARe2018 Conference, October 26-28 2018, Hong Kong
Round table lecture on "Lessons from the past and perspectives for the future of Geotechnical Engineering" (Waldemar Hachich), GEOJOVEM 2018, August 28 2018-September 1 2018, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
 Special lecture on "Reliability of soil nailing structures" (Waldemar Hachich), COBRAMSEG 2018, August 28 2018- September 1 2018, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Special lecture on “Optimising Site Investigations Using a Risk-based Approach” (Mark
Jaksa), May 8-9 2018, Australian Geomechanics Society, Tasmanian and Victorian Chapters.

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First TC304 Student Contest (Harbin, China) 27/08/2018 08:13 The First TC304 Student Contest has been held on August 18 2018 in Harbin, China. The outcomes of this… 0 N/A
TC304 Student Contest on Data Analytics Applied to 304dB 22/04/2018 09:12 The TC304 Student Contest on Data Analytics Applied to TC304dB is going to be held at Harbin, China du… 0 N/A
TC304 lauches the TC304 databases (304dB) Efforts 06/01/2018 16:07 One of the key findings of the 2017 ISSMGE 2017 SOA/SOP Survey is that publically-available databases that… 0 N/A
Joint TC205/TC304 discussion group reports/chapters (free download) 25/10/2017 03:09 Joint TC205/TC304 discussion group workshop The workshop was successfully conducted on 20 Sep 2017, Hal… 0 N/A
TC304 survey questions to support project on “Creation and distribution of a global survey on the state of the art versus state of practice in the varied fields of geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering 11/01/2017 01:49 International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) Global survey on the state of the ar… 0 N/A
Keynote lectures 11/01/2017 01:33 Keynote lectures 1. Huang HW, "An Integrated Risk Sensing System for Geostructural Safety", 1st International Sympo… 0 N/A
Risk and Geotechnical Engineering 06/02/2013 15:21 ISSMGE has posted on its website a recorded webinar by Zenon Medina-Cetina and Marco Uzielli on the topic "Risk and Geot… 1 2013-02-13 10:24:27

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