Young Member Presidential Group (YMPG)

Young Member Presidential Group (YMPG)

Members 469
Board Level Committee

The mission of the YMPG is to engage the next generation of geotechnical engineers in the ISSMGE. This is accomplished through mobilising students and younger members from across the world to share knowledge and ideas, to connect with leaders in the field, and to create opportunities for the international geotechnical community.

The YMPG includes 19 members from 6 regions (3 from each region) who were nominated by the regional Vice Presidents of ISSMGE and a Chair, appointed by the Board. In addition to the full members, the YMPG also has many more corresponding members from around the world. Corresponding members are kept informed of the work and progress of the YMPG, but are not allowed to vote on any initiatives. While the YMPG can only have 19 full members, the number of corresponding members is unlimited. The YMPG was first initiated by Prof. Jean-Louis Briaud during his presidency and has been continued by President Roger Frank.

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Bright Spark Lecture Award - 9AYGEC 05/04/2020 17:19 This news is a bit late but hopefully it will brighten everyone's day during these uncertain times. We… 3 2020-06-21 18:48:18
ISSMGE Time Capsule 21/06/2020 01:02 The ISSMGE wants your input on creating a Time Capsule! Please fill out this form with your ideas: ISSMGE Time Capsul… 1 2020-06-21 18:44:57
Upcoming Young Member Award Deadlines! 31/05/2020 21:16 We have upcoming deadlines for 2 very prestigious awards aimed at recognising young geotechnical engineers! Th… 0 N/A
Bright Spark Lecture Award at 20ICSMGE 07/04/2020 03:25 We're excited to announce that nominations for the Bright Spark Lecture Award for the 20ICSMGE in Sydney, Australia … 0 N/A
ISSMGE Virtual University Platform 09/03/2020 04:57 I have a very exciting announcement! The ISSMGE is pleased to announce the launch of its Virtual University (V… 3 2020-03-12 09:26:15
7th International Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference - Call for Abstracts 02/03/2020 00:06 The 7th International Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference is scheduled to be held from 10-12 September 202… 0 N/A
Conference Networking 24/02/2020 01:46 Hello Everyone! I will be attending GeoCongress in Minneapolis next week. This is ASCE's annual conference and … 0 N/A
Webinar on Landslide Runout Analysis 11/12/2019 05:56 The latest webinar from the ISSMGE has launched!… 0 N/A
Welcome new members! 02/12/2019 00:40 Big welcome to those of you who just joined the group! The YMPG is a Board Level committee within the ISSMGE (https… 2 2019-12-05 09:19:05
Bright Spark Lecture Award - Asia 22/10/2019 00:58 We are pleased to announce Anthony Leung and Ching Hung have been selected as the recipient … 0 N/A
CAPG Regional Conference Sessions 15/10/2019 02:55 We are co-hosting the CAPG Session on Are We Overdesigning at the 16 Asian Regional Conference in Taipei today! The YMPG… 0 N/A
Bright Spark Lectures at IS-Cambridge 2020: Call for Nominations 01/08/2019 04:22 Technical Committee 204 (TC204), one of the technical committees of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geo… 0 N/A
Bright Spark Lecture Award - ISGSR 02/06/2019 12:57 We are pleased to announce Bryant Robbins, Zi-Jun Cao and Takayuki Shuku have… 0 N/A
Bright Spark Lecture Award - Africa 09/04/2019 01:05 We are pleased to announce Charles John Macrobert has been selected as the recipient of ISSM… 0 N/A
Bright Spark Lecture Award - Panamerican 26/03/2019 05:28 We are pleased to announce Carlos Omar Vargas Moreno, Marlísio Oliveira Cecílio Jun… 0 N/A
Bright Spark Lecture Award - Europe 19/03/2019 14:02 We are pleased to announce Federico Pisanò and Matteo Ciantia have been selected… 0 N/A
SYGeoSS-YMPG Networking Event 13/03/2019 02:51 Thanks very much to SYGeoSS for hosting a networking event during our stay in Singapore. &nb… 0 N/A
YMPG Meeting 09/03/2019 07:08 YMPG committee members are having meeting in Singapore to discuss planning for coming year. Let us … 0 N/A
TC304 Student Contest 04/02/2019 00:36 On behalf of the ISSMGE TC304 (Engineering Practice of Risk Assessment and Management), we are pleased to open the TC304… 0 N/A
European Bright Spark Lecture 24/11/2018 22:43 To promote young members of ISSMGE to play a major role in various international and regional conferences, the President… 0 N/A
African Bright Spark Lecture 24/11/2018 22:41 Applications due next week! To promote young members of ISSMGE to play a major role in various international and regi… 0 N/A
ISSMGE Bulletin 15/08/2018 05:45 The ISSMGE wants to hear from you! The YM Arena is regularly featured section in the ISSMGE Bulletin featuring work by a… 0 N/A
7th African Young Geotechnical Engineers’ Conference 18/06/2018 14:24   AYGE 2019 Abstract Submissions Deadline extended! Abstract submission deadline - Monday 2 July 2018 … 0 N/A
Outstanding Young Geotechnical Engineer Award! 14/06/2018 07:46 Dear Corresponding Member, Every 4 years the ISSMGE awards a maximum of 3 Young Geotechnical Engineers with the &quo… 0 N/A
Recent Initiatives 27/05/2018 14:09 Hello Everyone, Welcome to all the new members to our group! If you are new to GeoWorld, this is a place to connect w… 0 N/A
PanAmerican Bright Spark Lecture 24/04/2018 01:48 To promote young members of ISSMGE to play a major role in various international and regional conferences, the President… 0 N/A
Scholarship Database 05/04/2018 03:01 The YMPG team is in the process of creating a scholarship database, so you can find out about awards that you may be eli… 0 N/A
YM Arena - ISSMGE Bulletin 19/03/2018 04:47 The ISSMGE wants to hear from you! The YM Arena is regularly featured section in the ISSMGE Bulletin featuring work by a… 0 N/A
Innovation Initiatives of ISSMGE Survey 18/03/2018 00:22 Dear Younger Members, On behalf of the President of ISSMGE Charles Ng and the Innovation and Development Committee, &… 0 N/A
Corresponding Member Forum 13/03/2018 17:05 Hi Everyone!  It's been a while since you've heard from us. We are in the middle of developing a series … 0 N/A
Photos from the iYEG6 in Seoul Korea 17/10/2017 13:52 Opening Ceremony   Session   Session 2   Keynote Lecture   Gener… 0 N/A
Fifth International Young Geotechnical Engineers’ Conference (5iYGEC’13) - France 26/12/2012 15:05 Those who are interested can submit papers now to 5th International Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference, to be held … 0 N/A

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