NGS to Hold a Webinar on 31 May 2020

What could be a better option, especially when we think of doing some activities in Nepal Geotechnical Society (NGS) than having a few experts share some of their understandings and experiences with us? Yes, a webinar for this! Nepal Geotechnical Society this time is going to hold a webinar as follows
Webinar Theme: Geotechnical Engineering in Transport Infrastructure Plan and Policy
Date/Time: 31 May 2020 (Sunday, 18 Jestha 2077 B.S.); 16:00-18:00 Nepal Standard Time
Venue: ZoomMeetings online (
ZoomMeetings Code: 663 2037 6239
Program Outline:
16:00 Program commencement (Program format introduction MC: Er. Kalpana Adhikari; Welcome address by the NGS President)
16:10 Key Presentation I: Er. Tulasi Sitaula, Former Secretary, Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Former Director-General, Department of Roads
16:35 Key Presentation II: Dr. Marinos Skempas, Senior Geotechnical and Highway Consultant World Bank
17:00 Panel Discussion: On speakers presentation content and general issues of geotechnical engineering in transport plan and policy (5-7 minutes of comments and concerns by the four panelist commentators)
1. The key speakers
2. Er. Tuk Lal Adhikari (Managing Director ITECO, President SCAEF, Past President Nepal Geotechnical Society)
3. Dr. Indra Prasad Acharya (Vice President, Nepal Geotechnical Society; Coordinator, Master Program in Geotechnical Engineering, IoE Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University)
4. Er. Naresh Man Shakya (Senior Divisional Engineer, Bridge Section, Department of Roads)
5. Er. Kamal Jaisi (Former Senior Divisional Engineer at Department of Local Infrastructure Development and Agricultural Roads)
Moderator: Prof. Netra Prakash Bhandary (President, Nepal Geotechnical Society)
17:30 Floor Discussion
18:00 Wrap up and closing

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