Sponsorship Benefits & Categories

Organsed by the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and SPG, the XVIII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering is one of the most important global conference and exhibition that brings together thought leaders, decision makers, leading researchers, and business representatives from the geotechnical community.

The scope of the conference will allow the sponsor to reach a wide range of participants mainly linked to the areas of geology, soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering.


Lyesse Laloui

Vice-President of the ISSMGE for Europe 2022-2026

To be elected

President of the ISSMGE 2022-2026

Mario Manassero 

Vice-President of the ISSMGE for Europe 2017-2021

Charles Ng​

Past-President of the ISSMGE 2013-2017

Neil Taylor

Secretary General of the ISSMGE

Haraldur Sigursteinsson

Chair of the XVII Conference Organising Committee

Eduardo Fortunato

Member of the Conference Organising Committee

Laura Caldeira

President of LNEC, Lisbon


  • Public authorities
  • Academic and research institutions
  • Consultancy companies
  • Contractors
  • Equipment manufacturers
  • Supervision companies


+ 1.300 participants from 60 countries

+ 20 sessions with top speakers

679 submitted papers

+ 190 posters

+ 30 sponsors & exhibitors

‍For further information please contact the local Organising Committee  

(Phone +351 218 443 859 e-mail: spg@lnec.pt)