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Download the new brochure:  African-Geotechnical-Conference

Presentation of ATMS: Présentation ATMS 

The Tunisian Association of Soil Mechanics (ATMS) is pleased to invite you to the 16th African Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering to be held from April 27 to 30, 2015 in Hammamet, Tunisia.

The conference will provide a forum for exchange and discussion between engineers, professionals, scientists, researchers, equipment or solution providers operating in the field of soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering. The ATMS is pleased to offer a warm welcome to the participants and accompanying persons and to suggest an enriched and successful social program. The conference will be held at the Royal Hotel in Hammamet (Tunisia):

Registration for the conference is done via the following :


The conference will provide to academicians and practitioners the opportunity to exchange the recent developments and to update the acquired knowledge in geotechnical engineering. This event mainly oriented towards specific challenges for Africa.


The conference will include keynotes, oral presentations and poster sessions. In addition, workshops and trainings will be scheduled. A large exhibition is planned and will bring together the maximum of professional partners to animate the conference and allow participants from six continents to learn about the solutions offered by professionals and to respond their eventual concerns. The conference is followed on May 1st and 2nd, 2015 by a special session “ISP’7″ on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of MENARD pressuremeter

Conference Topics

On the basis of submitted papers, the conference topics, are : Soil behavior, Soil characterization, Deep and shallow foundations, Ground improvement, Landslides and slope stability, Environmental Geotechnics, Lateritic soils and Expansive clays.

Thematic workshops are also offered at the 16th ARCSMG. These workshops are for: lateritic soils, Soil reinforcement techniques and Geosyntetics.

Gold Sponsor

  • Apageo
  • Sedidrill
  • Controlab
  • Fondasol
  • Jean-Lutz
  • Tec System
  • SM-Tencate
  • Teredo
  • Technolabo

Silver Sponsors

  • Labosol

Bronze Sponsor

  • Terrasol
  • Sols Mesures
  • Vectra
  • Hydrosol
  • Hydrosol-Afrique
  • Pajot
  • Geoconseil
  • Geosense
  • Huesker
  • Itech
  • Maccaferri
  • Africsoil
  • CETA
  • NAUE
  • CBAO
  • GGS

Partner Sponsor

  • Simpro
  • Geokon
  • Geotomographie
  • LIM
  • Afitex-Algérie
  • Texinov
  • In Situ
  • In Situ

Download the new brochure: African-Geotechnical-Conference