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The theme for GeoMontréal 2024 is Resilient geosciences for future generations.


The conference program will cover a wide range of geotechnical and hydrogeological topics, including specialty sessions that are of local and national relevance. In addition to the technical program and plenary sessions, the conference will include a complement of distinguished keynote speakers, high calibre short courses, social events, and technical tours.


The technical program will be supplemented by an extensive social program including the opening Icebreaker and Exhibitor Reception, Local Colour Night, and the CGS Awards Banquet.


Keynote Speakers, Short Courses, and Technical Tour Details will be posted as they are available.

Key Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline 

January 12, 2024

Paper Submission

May 15, 2024

Abstract Acceptance Notification 

March 5, 2024

Paper Acceptance Notification

June 20 2024

Delegate Registration Opens

March 20, 2024

Final Paper Submission Deadline

July 8, 2024

Social Events

Delegates attending GeoMontréal 2024 will be treated to exciting social events where they can meet, mingle and get to know their professional colleagues in a relaxed setting, outside of the technical and business streams.


Numerous social events are planned and will be included in the full conference registration packages, or can be purchased separately by delegates attending part of the conference or for accompanying guests.


The tentative program of Social Events includes the following:


Young Professionals Networking Event

Sunday, September 15, 2024 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

This event crafted by young professionals, for young professionals, is sure to spark discussion lasting well past the end of the event, and create a unique environment to network, foster new connections, and meet new colleagues!

Icebreaker and Exhibitor Reception
Sunday, September 15, 2024 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Come and meet up with old acquaintances, or introduce yourself to new colleagues from across the country and other parts of the world, as we join together for a complimentary "drinks and nibbles" cocktail reception in the Trade Show Hall.

CGS Awards Banquet

Monday, September 16, 2024 | 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

This is our time to celebrate the meritorious and professional service achievements of our CGS and IAH-CNC colleagues. In keeping with tradition, the GeoMontréal 2024 Local Organizing Committee is planning an up-scale evening with fine dining and entertainment!

Women's Networking Breakfast

Tuesday, September 17, 2024 | 7:00 a.m.

This event has a goal of encouraging discussion about how to support and engage women in the geotechnical field. The event will include a quick speech from CGS Executive Committee members, personal introductions, breakfast for all attendees, and time for casual networking. Please indicate your interest in attending when completing your conference registration; more details will be posted on the website as they are confirmed.

GEOpardy! Student Competition

Tuesday, September 17, 2024 | Afternoon Coffee Break
GEOpardy!, the friendly student competition will be back this year at GeoMontréal 2024 for another great edition. Based on the popular quiz show, questions will challenge your geotechnical engineering skills.
Students registered for the conference, don’t miss your chance to participate. Registrations will open later this year – watch for the announcement!

Montréal Local Colour Night
Tuesday, September 17, 2024 | 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

The GeoMontréal 2024 LOC looks forward to hosting conference delegates at the Théâtre St-James, where they will put on a great Local Colour Night that will tantalize our taste buds and dazzle our senses! 

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