Originated from October 2011, the first international conference GEOTEC HANOI 2011 was excellently successful with about 450 attendees from 24 countries. Among the conference highlights were the six keynote-lectures given by Prof. Sven Hansbo (Sweden), Prof. Kenji Ishihara and Dr. Hiroshi Yoshida (Japan), Prof. Harry G. Poulos (Australia), Prof. Pieter A. Vermeer (Netherlands), Prof. Alain Guilloux (France).
Continued in November 2013, the second conference GEOTEC HANOI 2013 was organized with great keynote lectures by Prof. Rolf Katzenbach (Germany), Prof. Alain Guilloux (France), Prof. Fumio Tatsuoka (Japan), Prof. Kenichi Soga (UK), and Prof. Helmut Schweiger (Austria), and an Honorable lecture given by Prof. Sven Hansbo from Sweden. GEOTEC HANOI 2013 was an unforgettable event with 112 papers, 500 attendees from 27 countries.
To be inherent and developed from the success of the two previous events, GEOTEC HANOI 2016 conference is organized by FECON Corporation, the Vietnamese Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (VSSMGE), and the Japanese Geotechnical Society (JGS), and will be held on 24th and 25th November 2016 in JW Marriott Hotel in Hanoi.