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Emerging Leaders Class 4 Case Histories have been written and read for more than 30 years. Now, they are available as podcasts so you can download, listen, and learn from anywhere. Follow along as our narrator shares the highlights, engages with subject matter experts, and delivers the lessons learn...

Feb 23, 2021

Mark Kramer, P.E., F. GBA, (SME) You can say I grew up with GBA (formerly ASFE). My father attended early ASFE meetings and I was fortunate to attend many meetings growing up. I still remember skiing at Keystone while attending an early ASFE meeting in the late 70’s. I enjoyed the resorts and I r...

Feb 9, 2021

Resource Collaboration Committee GBA just published a Best Practices document titled Avoiding Absolutes. This is an update from a Practice Alert of the same name that was published  many years ago to help our members improve technical writing and verbal communication skills in managing their risks....

Feb 9, 2021

Emerging Leaders Class 4 GBA has a tradition of collaborating on issues that impact the geoprofessions. One of the ways we work together is by providing lessons learned through GBA Case Histories. GBA Case Histories provide unprecedented real-world learning examples related to project and business m...

Feb 8, 2021

GBA is excited to announce its new Project Award of Excellence. With this prestigious award, GBA will recognize the most outstanding projects by its members as they demonstrate the vision of GBA to  great accomplishment. Winners of this award will have a platform to showcase their project excellen...

Feb 8, 2021

GBA provides hundreds of highly effective resources  developed to satisfy the unique needs of geoprofessionals,  giving members essential tools for achieving success.  However, we also know that it can be overwhelming to sort through them all. To help, we have compiled a list of the top 10 GBA re...

Jan 13, 2021

Don Roberts’ experience as a consulting civil and environmental engineer, for over 60 years, was a great asset to the geoprofessionals. He was a past ASFE president (1985-1986) and contributed in many ways, for many years, to ASFE/GBA. Mr. Roberts was responsible for major geotechnical investigat...

Dec 21, 2020

Call for Abstracts: GBA 2021 Spring Conference If you are a dynamic, engaging speaker with valuable content to share with industry leaders, the  Geoprofessional Business Association invites you to submit an abstract for GBA’s 2020 Spring Conference. Our members gather at GBA conferences to networ...

Dec 2, 2020

This is a great honor for me to be on the Board of Directors for the Geoprofessional Business Association and share my background and why GBA is so important to me. I was born and raised in Quebec City, Province of Quebec, Canada. The history of Quebec City extends back thousands of years, with its ...

Nov 16, 2020

GBA AWARDS RECIPIENTS GBA is a volunteer organization. Almost all the resources we produce for our members, our contributions to the geoprofessional community, and these conferences are mostly driven by volunteer leaders. Each Spring, during our conference we recognize those that have contributed to...

Nov 3, 2020

During the 2020 Fall Conference, President Ken Johnston (GZA GeoEnvironmental) shared his review of the first 6-months of GBA’s fiscal year with our members. In his address, President Johnston shared his personal challenges and the challenges facing our members today. He highlighted GBA’s respo...

Nov 2, 2020

2020 Conference Videos Available Now: Those that attended GBA’s 2020 Fall  Conference agreed that the presentations were educational, entertaining, and inspiring. Now you can watch, listen to, and learn from these speakers too, on your own schedule. These videos are available for all GBA members ...

Nov 2, 2020

Case History #101, the last of the archived real-life stories of member-firms’ projects that went wrong and how they overcame problems is now available. When a GBA-Member Firm realized it had committed a serious error while conducting construction-materials engineering and testing (CoMET) services...

Oct 6, 2020

GBA is committed to promoting the value of geoprofessionals and for our 2020  photo contest we asked Members to share: “How do you depict the day in the life of a Geoprofessional?” The photos below capture our members in field activities, meeting with colleagues and clients, and observing safet...

Sep 21, 2020

GBA Publications Committee   Learn from others. Don’t repeat the mistakes  of the past! GBA Case Histories are being used by our members for loss prevention discussions in support of professional development and mentoring. That is why GBA case histories are so valuable, and why GBA is updati...

Sep 21, 2020

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