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:

 3rd International Workshop on Resiliency of Urban Tunnels and Pipelines, October 1 2018, Hannover, Germany (Michael Beer, Hongwei Huang & Bilal Ayyub)

Six keynotes


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


Workshop on advanced numerical simulation methods for geotechnical problems involving large deformation, May 24-25 2019, Tongji University, Shanghai, China (Hongwei Huang & Mingliang Zhou)
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)

9 full papers accepted, two sessions


TC304 meeting
Keynotes: Daniel Straub and KK Phoon


Kid's Science Day on Urban Hazards and Mitigation, June 29 2019, Tongji University, China (HW Huang & Jie Zhang)
2nd International Workshop on Machine Learning and Big Data in Geoscience, June 30- July 2 2019, Shanghai, China (HW Huang, Zhongqiang & Dongming Zhang)
29th European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2019), September 22-26 2019, Hannover, Germany, (Michael Beer & Enrico Zio)

https://esrel2019.org/#/
TC304 session (Jianye)

10 abstracts


TC304/TC309 Student Contest (Giovanna  & Wojciech Puła)

35 groups of students have applied for participation


Keynote: KK Phoon
Possible TC304 meeting


16th Asian Regional Conference (16ARC) on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, October 14-18 2019, Taipei, Taiwan

http://www.16arc.org
TC304 session on “Geotechnical risk/reliability and data analysis” (JP Wang & J Ching)

7 papers were received.


Short course (KK Phoon & J Ching)
Keynote (J Ching & KK Phoon)


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

http://www.isgsr2019.org/
144 full papers have been received
Named lectures

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


Keynotes

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


Short courses

Risk Assessment in Geotechnical Engineering (DV Griffiths & Gordon Fenton)
Bayesian method and tools for geotechnical practice (Timo Schweckendiek & Yu Wang)
Geotechnical reliability-based design examples to improve partial factor design methods (BK Low & KK Phoon)


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 & DV 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)


TC304/TC309 Student Contest


6th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization (ISC’6), September 7-11 2020, Budapest, Hungary

http://www.isc6.org/
Abstract deadline March 31 2019
Possible TC304 session
Possible TC304/TC309 meeting


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


6th Int. Conf. on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization (ISC'6), September 7-11 2020, Budapest, Hungary.

TC304 is organizing a special session together with TC309 on "Probabilistic site characterization and data analytics"
The topics relevant to this session include, but are not limited to the following:

Soil/rock databases
Statistical characterization of soil/rock data
Correlations and transformation models
Characterization of spatial variability
Statistical uncertainty in site characterization
Machine learning methods
Bayesian approaches
Impact on reliability‐based design


If you are keen to submit abstracts to this conference, please submit through the conference website (http://www.isc6.org/), preferably by March 31, and also send a copy to Jianye Ching (jyching@gmail.com).


Black-box reliability challenge 2019, Department of Structural Reliability, TNO

Information provided by Timo Schweckendiek
https://rprepo.readthedocs.io/en/latest/introduction.html
Everyone is welcome to join the challenge (registration will open in early 2019). The participants use their computer and their selected method to solve reliability problems with performance functions located on the organizers servers.
Important dates

December 21 2018: Announcement & test problems
March 28 2019-October 31 2019: Challenge
December 1 2019: Announcement of results




18th Nordic Geotechncial Meeting (NGM2020) & 14th Baltic Sea Geotechnical Conference (BSGC2020), May 25-27 2020, Helsinki, Finland

Session on “Statistical Methods and reliability based Design” (Korkiala-Tanttu Leena)
https://www.ril.fi/en/events/ngm-2020.html
https://www.ril.fi/en/events/bsgc-2020.html



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.
“Uncertainty and Reliability in Engineering” (Iason Papaioannou & Daniel Straub), March 11-12 2019, Munich, Germany.

3. Keynote lectures:

Special lecture “Optimising Site Investigations Using a Risk-based Approach” (Mark Jaksa), May 8-9 2018, Australian Geomechanics Society, Tasmanian and Victorian Chapters.
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 “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 “Individual and regional risk assessments of landslides” (Jinsong Huang), Australian Geoscience Council Convention, October 14-18 2018, Adelaide, Australia
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.
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 on "Risk Assessment and Civil Infrastructure" (DV Griffiths), EXPOingenieria World Congress, Medellin, Colombia.
Keynote lecture “Individual and regional risk assessments of landslides” (Jinsong Huang), Australian Geoscience Council Convention, October 14-18 2018, Adelaide, Australia
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
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.
Keynote lecture “Smart Sensing on Metro Tunnel Safety by WSN” (Hongwei Huang), 2nd International Metrorail Forum Turkey, October 4-5 2018, Istanbul, Turkey
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
10th Lumb Lecture on “The Story of Statistics in Geotechnical Engineering” (KK Phoon), University of Hong Kong, December 6 2018, Hong Kong, China

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