4th GeoChina International Conference

Sustainable Civil Infrastructures:
Innovative Technologies for Severe Weathers and Climate Changes
July 25-27, 2016 • Shandong, China  

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite you to attend the 4th GeoChina International Conference 2016 to be held in Shandong, China from July 25 to 27, 2016. This Sustainable Civil Infrastructures using Innovative Technologies and Material is endorsed by a number of leading international professional organizations.
This conference will provide a showcase for recent developments and advancements in design, construction, and safety Inspections of transportation Infrastructures and offer a forum to discuss and debate future directions for the 21st century. Conference topics cover a broad array of contemporary issues for professionals involved in bridge, pavement, geotechnical, tunnel, railway, and emerging techniques for safety Inspections. You will have the opportunity to meet colleagues from all over the world for technical, scientific, and commercial discussions.
Shandong, with a history of more than 5,000 years, is considered one of the birthplaces of Chinese civilization. It is being developed into a modern international economic, financial, and trade center. Recent rapid construction in China has provided great opportunities for bridge, pavement, geotechnical, and tunnel engineers to use their knowledge and talents to solve many challenging problems involving highway bridge structures, pavements, materials, ground improvement, slopes, excavations, and tunnels with innovative solutions and cutting-edge technologies.
Accepted papers will be published on ASCE GSP Series (EI Indexed).

Selected papers from the conference may be considered for publications in the special issues of

  1. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE (SCI Indexed),
  2. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM (SCI Indexed),
  3. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE (SCI Indexed),
  4. Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk (GNHR) (SCI Indexed),
  5. International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology (IJPRT) (EI Indexed),
subjected to a full peer review process as set forth by the Editors of ASTM International, ASCE, GNHR, and IJPRT. (Click here to see the detailed requirements.)
The official language for the conference is English.


Secretary Generals

Host Organizations

Dr. Zhanyong Yao
Shandong University
Dr. Dar Hao Chen
University of Oklahoma
Texas Department of Transportation
Shandong University in Cooperation with Shandong Department of Transportation, Shandong High Speed Group, National Science Foundation (China), GeoChina Civil Infrastructure Association, and University of Oklahoma