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During the 2018 Spring Conference in Chicago, numerous volunteers were recognized for to their many contributions to GBA during the past year. They were recognized for presentations during conferences, contributions to new and updated reference material, leadership on the Board of Directors...

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May 8, 2018

2018 Spring Conference Videos Now Available Those that attended GBA’s 2018 Spring Conference in Chicago agreed that the speakers were inspiring. Now you can watch, listen to, and learn from these speakers, too, on your own schedule, and without leaving your office. Just some of the presentations ...

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Apr 25, 2018

Gordon M. Matheson, Ph.D., P.E., P.G.,D.GE (UTG, LLC), Laura Reinbold, P.E.(Terracon), Michael V. Smith, P.G., C.E.G.(Earth Systems, Inc.) and Steven D.Thorne, P.E., D.GE (Terracon), and have been appointed to the prestigious Council of Fellows of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA).  Th...

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Apr 20, 2018

  Pablo Picasso was quoted as saying “Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act.  There is no other route to success.”  This is true with your companies and with our association of Member Firms. Du...

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Apr 10, 2018

Engineering Change Lab – USA Update Original conversations about the possibility of launching a Lab to help unlock the higher potential of the engineering profession began in Canada between Engineers Canada and Engineers Without Borders Canada in the summer of 2014.  This led to the formation ...

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Apr 10, 2018

Woodward L. “Woody” Vogt, P.E., D.GE, F.ACI, F. ASCE, F.ASTM (Paradigm Consultants, Inc.)  is the new president of the Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA), a not-for-profit association of geoprofessional firms. Accepting office during ceremonies at GBA’s annual meeting in Chicago...

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Apr 6, 2018

GBA Releases Five More Case Histories: 31-35 GBA Case Histories are being used by our members for loss prevention discussions in support of professional development and mentoring.  They are also being used in universities to bring “real-world” lessons into the classroom.  Those who fail to le...

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Mar 13, 2018

National Practice Guideline Geotechnical Engineer of Record Updated The Geotechnical Business Council of GBA has updated the guide to help identify the roles and responsibilities of the geotechnical engineer of record, client, and owner involved with the geotechnical-engineering aspects of a conve...

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Feb 19, 2018

GBA Releases Five More Case Histories: 26-30 Refreshed GBA Case Histories have been downloaded over 2,000 times since May 1, 2017 and they are being used by GBA members for loss prevention discussions in support of professional development and mentoring.  Those who fail to learn the lessons of his...

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Feb 16, 2018

  New Best Practices – Effective Presentations You’ve been tasked with preparing a presentation for an upcoming event, but not quite sure where to start? There is an abundance of information and resources available out there to help you prepare and deliver an exceptional presentation. No d...

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Feb 13, 2018

GBA’s Nominating Committee has announced its slate of officers and directors for the May 1, 2018-April 30, 2019 fiscal year. GBA President-Elect Woodward L. “Woody” Vogt, P.E., D.GE, F.ACI, F.ASCE, F.ASTM (Paradigm Consultants, Inc.) will become President and Chair of the GBA Boa...

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Feb 13, 2018

Two Important Legal Resources Updated for GBA Members The Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) has published new editions of two important legal references, both prepared for design professionals without use of “legalese”; both available free of charge. Limitation-of-Liability Case Index ...

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Jan 3, 2018

    JOIN THE CONVERSATION – The Puzzle of Motivation   GBA has a rich history of uniting to tackle tough problems, collaborating on common issues, and working together to elevate our profession.   GBA is sponsoring a program to promote growth and collaboration, interested GBA ...

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Jan 2, 2018

What are your Peers Reading? GBA’s Most Downloaded Resources in 2017 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 throu...

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Jan 2, 2018

  GBA’s Business Practice Committee has compiled information from several GBA Member Firms to develop a complete Ethics and Professional Conduct Training.  The materials have been developed for GBA member firms so that they can perform comprehensive ethics training for all employees in smal...

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Dec 5, 2017

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