GBA News

Read the latest GBA news here. GBA frequently offers new resources, issues new publications, and announces new events. Check back here often for the latest updates on these and more from GBA.

GBA Board of Directors Based on our strategic objectives, feedback from members, and historical data, the  GBA Board of Directors has adopted a new schedule of events, beginning this year. GBA’s goal with these events remains to deliver conference...

Feb 20, 2024

GBA Business Practices Committee To maximize your hiring manager’s efforts and protect your firm from legal trouble resulting from bad hiring practices, GBA’s Business Practices Committee has developed a new Best Practices document titled, “Int...

Feb 19, 2024

GBA Multimedia Delivery Committee GBA has a long history of sharing the painful and sometimes expensive lessons its Member Firms have learned through its popular GBA Case History series. Member Firms can also learn from one another on projects that t...

Feb 1, 2024

By: Stuart “Stu” Thompson (CTL|Thompson, Inc.) “What is a geotechnical engineer?” I have been answering that question for most of my life. My dad, Robert W. Thompson P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, is a geotechnical engineer and founded CTL|Thompson, Inc...

Jan 17, 2024

GBA Business Practices Committee For the second year, GBA, in partnership with The Employee Engagement Group, is launching a historic “State of the Workplace” Industry Report. These are critical days for our industry. Though business is ...

Jan 15, 2024

Nominations are now being accepted for the Professional Practice Ethics & Leadership Award (PPEL), jointly presented by GBA and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). This award honors the accomplishments of a licensed professio...

Jan 11, 2024

The start of a new year offers geoprofessionals the opportunity to set goals for professional growth and excellence. These resolutions are the waypoints on the roadmap of personal and professional growth. They will help you excel as a consultant, co...

Jan 9, 2024

We hope you had a great holiday season. As we reflect on a successful year, we would like to take a moment to thank all our loyal members, dedicated volunteers, and valuable business partners. Below are the most popular NEWSlog stories in 2023, base...

Jan 9, 2024

GBA is happy to announce our continued collaboration with the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG), signified by the renewal of our organizations’ Memorandum of Understanding. GBA and AEG first signed an MOU in 2...

Jan 3, 2024

GBA Conference Program Committee Geoprofessionals from across North America will come together at GBA’s 2024 Annual Conference, taking place April 18-20, 2024 at the JW Marriott, Anaheim Resort in Anaheim, California. Registration is open...

Dec 22, 2023