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History of Geotechnical Consulting in Boston on November 17

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BSCES Geo-Institute presents...
History of Geotechnical Consulting in Boston

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 
Radisson Hotel, 200 Stuart Street, Boston
5:30 PM Registration; 6:30 PM Dinner; 7:15 PM Presentation & Panel Discussion 

These three founding Principals will describe from their perspectives the evolution of geotechnical engineering as we know it today from its beginnings as small technically specialized practices in the 1950's and 1960's.  Join us in this celebration of Boston's prominent and unique role in the history and evolution of the practice of geotechnical engineering in the United States.  

The founders of three major geotechnical consulting firms from the Boston area will discuss the genesis of the “new science” of soil mechanics and foundation engineering and its close interaction with academia.  Selected topics and illustrative stories from the “early years” of geotechnical consulting in Boston will be described.  Time will be provided after the presentations for questions and discussion from the attendees. 
Harl P. Aldrich, Founding Principal, Haley & Aldrich, Inc.
Donald T. Goldberg, Founding Principal, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
Steve J. Poulos, Founding Principal, GEI Consultants, Inc.


$55 Members, $65 Non-Members
$45 Public Sector Members, $55 Public Sector Non-Members
$25 Student Members, $40 Senior Members (65+)
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 12, 2010
For Information/Registration: IMPORTANT: To register online for an event at the BSCES member rate you must login using your BSCES assigned username and password. If you do not know your BSCES member login information, contact Rich Keenan at 617/305-4110. To process your online payment the billing name and address must match the name and address of the credit card you are using. If they do not match, we will not be able to process your order. If you have difficulties registering online contact Faye Nelson at 617/305-4104 or You can also register by contacting Kristinn Gerra of GZA at Cancellations received after November 12 and no-shows will be billed.


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