Three big reasons why you should
attend this event!


Sharing and Learning:

Site characterisation is unarguably the most important, but also most “difficult”, component of geo-engineering. ISC’5 brings together the world’s experts who, with you and others, are working daily to improve the quality and reduce the difficulties involved. This conference is the forum for sharing this knowledge and experience. Hear and contribute to the latest ideas and technologies at the conference. See and touch and learn of the latest hardware and software and services at the trade exhibition. Take home new knowledge and give some to others to take also home.



The conference will be attended by academics, consultants, researchers, industry icons, students, contractors, suppliers, and many others – experts, beginners, learners, teachers and users. All of these are real people who look forward to meeting each other, including yourself. ISC’5 is the No 1 opportunity to forge friendships and relationships with people like you who are committed to best practice site characterisation. This makes the benefits of attending the conference life-long, not a one-shot exercise.



The conference is being held in an excellent venue at one of Australia’s most famous business, leisure and holiday destinations – the very accessible Queensland Gold Coast. The ambience is an intriguing mix of relaxation and excitement. Stay in accommodation with ocean views. Stroll along and swim at some of the world’s finest beaches. Eat and drink at fine places. Enjoy nature in the surrounding countryside. Enjoy the casino attached to the conference centre. Visit the nearby beautiful city of Brisbane (host to the recent G20). Arrive early and bring your family if you can, and stay as long as possible afterwards. Life was meant to be enjoyable, even when sharing, learning and networking.


Key Dates:

Registration Open 12 October 2015
Call for Abstracts Close 30 September 2015
Notification to Authors of Abstract Acceptance 18 December 2015
Manuscripts Due 13 March 2016
Early Bird Registration Close 15 April 2016
Full Program released 1 May 2016
Final Papers Due 30 June 2016

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