School of Infrastructure of Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar is organising an international symposium on offshore geotechnics for the first time in India. The event Indian Symposium on Offshore Geotechnics (ISOG 2019) will be held at IIT Bhubaneswar during December 5-6, 2019 under the aegis of the technical committee, TC 209 of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE); and Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), Bhubaneswar Chapter. The symposium will focus on recent advances in offshore geotechnology and the role of geotechnical engineering in the field of renewable energy and oil and gas industries. The symposium will cover various aspects pertaining to offshore geotechnics, such as offshore site investigation, soil characterization, geotechnics related to offshore renewable energy converters, offshore foundations and anchoring systems, pipelines, and deep sea explorations. The objectives of ISOG 2019 is to create a broad platform where educationist, researchers, practicing engineers, entrepreneurs could promote policy changes that would help in raising awareness and developing new design guidelines. The symposium also aims at promoting international cooperation and industry-academia interaction. The eminent international and Indian experts from academics, research institutions and industries will deliver theme lectures. The symposium will be beneficial to academicians, researchers, professionals from various public and private sector offshore industries, universities, and research organisations.
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