AGS ICSMGE 2021 Grant Application

The Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) will offer a number of grants to assist individuals who might require additional resources to attend the International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering in Sydney in 2021.

Application Requirements:

  • Applications are due by 1 December 2020.
  • The Conference Local Organising Committee (LOC) and the AGS will determine the successful applicants by the end of February 2021.
  • The LOC has determined that the AGS National Funding will be used in the following areas:
    • As a waiver or reduction of registration fees.
    • As a waiver or partial waiver of local accommodation booking (in a designated ICSMGE 2021 hotel determined by the LOC).
  • All applicants must demonstrate a willingness to fund their own travel and visa application costs for entry into Australia.

Successful Candidates

Successful candidates must agree to provide a summary report of approximately 500 words including images (maximum two) for inclusion on the ICSMGE 2021 and AGS website and for publicity purposes. This report must be delivered within four weeks of attending the Conference.

Priority will be given to:

  • Applicants who have submitted an abstract (either a poster or oral presentation) for the Conference.
  • Applicants who can demonstrate that their economic status makes self-funding challenging or impossible without such support.

Procedure for Submission

Complete the Submission Application Form Template and upload to the Portal link provided by 1 December 2020.

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If you have any questions or would like further assistance please contact [email protected]

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  • Key Dates

  • Abstracts OpenDecember 2019
  • Registrations OpenSeptember 2020
  • Abstracts Close31 May 2020
  • Presenters NotifiedJuly 2020
  • Paper SubmissionJanuary 2021
  • Early Bird Registration ClosesApril 2021
  • ICSMGE Sydney 202112 - 17 September 2021

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Committee

The Australian Geomechanics Society was founded in 1970. Its origins lie in the National Committee of Soil Mechanics of the Institution of Engineers. See more information.