Upcoming 71st Highway Geology Symposium in Asheville, North Carolina

The upcoming 71st annual Highway Geology Symposium will be held at the  Renaissance Inn, in Asheville, North Carolina on September 21 - 23, 2020. Activities will start on Monday at 8:00 am with a half-day Transportation Research Board session, then half-day HGS technical session, followed that evening by an ice-breaker for HGS participants. An all day field trip is scheduled for Tuesday, and Wednesday will have a full day of technical sessions followed by a banquet. More information will be posted to the website as it becomes available. We hope to see you in Asheville!


Calling Young Authors

The Highway Geology Symposium has existed for nearly 70 years and over the years has had much participation by what might be considered “Young Authors”. This participation by our younger professionals has been fabulous and is a true benefit to the Symposium and the Mission of HGS. In recent years, HGS has taken participation of Young Authors to another level by sponsoring a competition with both financial, registration and award recognition. This is an annual and perpetual award with up to three awards presented. We are very excited about this continued opportunity for participation by Young Authors and we encourage you to submit your paper and to present your work at the Symposium. If you know a Young Author that should join this competition, encourage them to check out the guidelines and submit their abstract. HGS is all about sharing our geologic technical experiences and we look forward to hearing about and learning from your experience. So please see the links for guidelines and participation requirements as well as award details.

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71st HGS Invitation Slideshow

71st HGS Invitation Slideshow

The upcoming 71st annual Highway Geology Symposium will be held in Asheville, North Carolina, September 21st through September 23rd, 2020. Please take a look at the Early Announcement and Call for Papers for more information.

Past Symposium

Past Symposium

The 70th Annual Highway Geology Symposium was held from October 21st through October 24th, 2019, in Portland, Oregon. Thank you to everyone who participated for making the 2019 HGS a memorable event.

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Pictures from Past Symposiums

View the pictures from 2009-2016: 67th HGS, Colorado Springs, Colorado 2016   66th HGS, Sturbridge, Massachusetts 2015   65th HGS, Laramie, Wyoming 2014   64th HGS, North Conway, New Hampshire 2013   63rd HGS, Redding, California 2012   62nd HGS,