GEO-EXPO 2017 - the seventh scientific-expert conference, was held on 26 and 27 October 2017 in Sarajevo. The conference was organized by the Geotechnical society of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The plaques are awarded each year for outstanding efforts in geotechnics and in recognition of support to the Society. Golden plaque has been awarded to Maja Prskalo, professor at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Mostar. Honorary membership has been awarded to professor emeritus Hideaki Marui from Niigata University in Japan. The Plaque of friendship have been awarded to companies: Kotonteks d.o.o., Varaždin, Croatia Keller Grundbau Ges.mbH, Vienna, Austria JP Highway of the Federation of BiH.
Keynote presentations were delivered by invited lecturers: Prof. Charlie C. LI, Ph.D., ISRM Vice President, Department of Geoscience and Petroleum at the NTNU - the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway; Prof. Emeritus Dr. Hideaki Marui, Niigata University, Research Institute for Natural Hazards and Disaster Recovery, Japan; Prof. Monica Barbero, Politecnico Di Torino, Italy Prof. Andrea Segalini Università di Parma, Dept. of Engineering and Architecture, Italy.
The Society’s annual general meeting was held on the second day of the conference. The topic of the round table was “Geotechnical engineering - education and practice”. Conference tours/professional visit took place on the second day of the conference. The conference participants had an opportunity to visit the Corridor Vc construction site nearby Zenica.