GeoMEast History

The #GeoMEast2017 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt had come to a close and was marked with a Great Success in all aspects! 

  • The #GeoMEast2017 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt has come to a close and is marked with a Great Success in all aspects 

    • #GeoMEast2017 was an outstanding meeting with +600 attendees, throughout the conference's 5 days, of 48 country from Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Australia and Russia.
    • The #GeoMEast2017 successfully organized (covering all themes of the Sustainable Civil Infrastructures)
      • 3 Official Lectures,
      • 7 Honors Lectures,
      • 28 Keynote Lectures,
      • 4 Workshops and
      • 6 Short Courses.
    • We have received the honor to welcoming the most influential professionals from around the globe to Egypt. We received the honor by the attendance of the
      • President of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE),
      • President of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE),
      • Vice-President of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS),
      • Vice-President of the ISSMGE, Africa,
      • 2 Nominees for the ISSMGE President (2017-2021),
      • 5 Chairmen of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) technical committees,
      • 4 Chairmen of the ISSMGE technical committees,
      • 8 Presidents of international professional firms,
      • Scientific Attaché of the Italian Embassy in Cairo representing the @International Association for Engineering Geology (IAEG),
      • Spiritual father of the science of Rock Mechanics (Professor Nick Barton),
      • Distinguished Board Members of the ASCE, ICE, ISSMGE, IGS and DFI.
    • It was a great honor to be hosted by the Governor of South Sinai, Egypt.
    • Over 10 Official Media channels and over 15 Official Press magazines, in Egypt and in Middle East Countries have covered the whole event.
    • We have successfully organized two Gala Dinners; Bedwin and Boat Dinners, which proof that Egypt is very safe everywhere!
    • The #GeoMEast2017 has received over 750 submissions, and has finally accepted 325 full papers that have been published in 15 Edited Volumes by Springer Nature. The volumes could be accessed through: Also, the all lectures are permanently freely available through: Journal of Innovative Infrastructure Solutions
    • The Editors are a group of International Experts from around the globe, Which guarantees the reader the quality of published scientific content in the Proceedings.

The #GeoMEast2018 in Giza, Greater Cairo, Egypt has come to a close and was marked with a Great Success in all aspects!

  • Dear Colleagues,

    On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to thank all participants for their important contributions to the 2nd GeoMEast2018 International Congress and Exhibition [under the theme of: Sustainable Civil Infrastructures], which was held from November 24th to 28th, 2018 in Giza, Egypt at Marriott Mena House hotel, in front of the Great Pyramids!

    Within the conference days, we welcomed over 900 experts from 71 country representing the globe, and the exhibition has been held with the participation of 30 company from 20 country. The GeoMEast2018 was launched by official speeches of the Egyptian Minister of Transport and the Vice-Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on behalf of the Egyptian Prime Minister.

    The response to our call-for-abstracts was extremely successful with receiving more than 800 abstracts, 570 draft full-papers, and over 300 accepted papers published in 16 Edited Volumes with Springer in SUCI book series.

    GeoMEast organized 5 official lectures delivered by the current Presidents of ASCE, CSCE and ISSMGE, the former President of IGS, and the General Manager of GMA-IFAI. GeoMEast organized 40 Main Lectures and 12 Workshops/Courses delivered by a group of well-known global experts in our profession. Over 250 presentations have been delivered during the GeoMEast2018, which represents the strength of the technical program.

    We didn't want this festival to be finished, but this is the life that must make every wonderful time ends very quickly. I hope you have enjoyed the GeoMEast2018 and its social activities. Also, I hope you will give us another chance to welcoming you again to Egypt, in Cairo this time, for #GeoMEast2019 during the period of 10-14 November 2019! Thank you again and I wish you all the very best in your life.

    co-Chairman and Secretary General 
    Dr. Eng. Hany Farouk Shehata 
    CEO & Founder of Soil-Structure Interaction Group in Egypt (SSIGE) / [email protected] / [email protected]