Section Conferences

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Current Section Conferences:


Date: Friday, May 27th
Time: Registration starts 8 am, Conference 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine Street, Omaha, NE 68106
Registration Cost: $110 members, $130 non-members
Anticipated PDHs: 7.5 hrs
•An update on Omaha’s Street Car project
•City of Lincoln’s Downtown 2-Way Feasibility Study
•Council Bluffs’ 1st Avenue
•Lessons Learned with Adaptive Corridors and CMGC process for Connect Sarpy
•UNL MATC Outreach Activities
•plus more!
*Conference agenda is being finalized and topics are subject to change pending speaker availability.

To register, click here


By |May 10th, 2022|Current Section Conferences, News|

GEO-Omaha 2022, 39th Annual Geotechnical Conference

The 39th annual geotechnical seminar provides a forum for the presentation of a wide variety of geotechnical field, design, and construction-related topics. Please join us for what promises to be an interesting and informative program. A certificate verifying 7.5 Professional Development Hours (Includes 1 hr of ethics) will be provided to registered attendees.

Register here for the follow events.

Geo-Omaha 2022 Conference:

Short Course:

Section Meeting:

Ethics Course:


Past Conferences

Notes From Past Conferences

GeoOmaha 2023 Conference Notes Presenter / Download
Geo-Omaha 2023Professional Engineering Ethics BrentMeyer
Lessons Learned from 54 Years of Mistakes Chuck Easton
Design of Shallow Foundations on Loess Chuck Easton
Project Performance Monitoring & Data Driven Decisions Georgette Hlepas
Foundation Performance of Millennium Tower in San Francisco, CA Jonathan P. Stewart
Geo-Innovations, Past, Present, and Future: Where Are We Going? Kord Wissmann
Design of Excavation Support Systems Scott Ludlow

Notes From Past Conferences

GeoOmaha 2021 Conference Notes Presenter / Download
Advances in Geophysical Technologies and Techniques as Applied to Geotechnical Engineering Projects Jacob Spinsby
Gabion Faced Reinforced Embankment Case study and Installation Considerations Stefano Rignanese
Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) Case History Number 108 Guest
Lessons Learned from Litigation Caused by Expansive Clays Steve Wendland
Merchants Bridge West Approach Reconstruction DB HDR
The Application of Cast-in-Place Piles in Intermediate Geomaterials W. Morgan NeSmith

Notes From Past Conferences

GeoOmaha 2019 Conference Notes Presenter / Download
Use and Measurement of Fully Softened Shear  Strength in Engineering Practice Bernardo A. Castellanos
Design and Construction of Drilled Shafts for Council Bluffs Interstate System (CBIS) Project Emad Farouz
Direct CPT Methods for Shallow and Deep Foundations Paul Mayne
Expanding Structural Polymer Tommy Russum & Tom Strauss
Key Lessons Learned – Design & Construction of MSE Wall Structures Ryan Berg
The 2017 Oroville Dam Spillway  Incident –What Happened and  What Should We Learn? John France
2019 GEO Omah Program Schedule Schedule

Recent Conferences

Date Host Group Topic Location
September 15, 2017 NEASCE, University of Nebraska, SEAON 37th Annual Structural Conference Scott Conference Center
February 8-9, 2018 NEASCE Geotechnical Group / G-I Chapter 35th Annual Geotechnical Seminar – Short Course Flyer / Registration
GEO-Omaha 2018 Flyer / Registration
DC Centre (11830 Stonegate Dr., Omaha)
May 4, 2018 NEASCE / LOCATE 14th Annual ASCE/LOCATE Transportation Conference Scott Conference Center
GeoOmaha 2018 Conference Notes Presenter / Download
Long Term Settlement Performance Monitoring of the I-15 Embankment in the Salt Lake Valley, Utah Steve Bartlett
Bearing Resistance of Large Diameter Open-End Piles: Preliminary Analysis Results Kathryn Petek
NCDOT Project B-2500: Bonner Bridge Replacement Mike Batten and Beth Howey
Behavior of Laterally Loaded Piles in Mechanically-Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls Jie Han
Shoring is a Team Effort: Underpinning, Shoring and Limited Access to Support an Aging Structure Phillip Gallet
Design of Energy Piles Considering Soil-Structure Interaction and Unsaturated Soil Effects John McCartney
Column Supported Embankments Applications and Examination of Installation Effects and Soil-Column Interaction on System Efficacy Kyle Shatzer and Aaron Gallant
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