The 11th Asian Regional Conference of IAEG [ARC-11]

November 28-30,2017, Kathmandu, Nepal

Welcome to Kathmandu in 2017!

Founded in 1980, Nepal Geological Society (NGS) is a professional geoscientific organization with over 800 members and nearly one-third of them are international scientists. The Society is the National Group Member of International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG) and was a member of Nepal National Committee on International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR) to led the IDNDR activities in Nepal for a decade. The Society was honored with: the 1998 United Nations Sasakawa Disaster Prevention Award Certificate of Merit in appreciation for its contribution to disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness and Science and Technology Promotion Award from Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) in recognition of its contribution in the research and promotion of Geoscience.

Urgent Request to all participants:

  • Please manage to enter in the Inauguration Program Hall (Regal 1) before 8 AM  on 28th November. This is a suggestion posed by the Office of President of Nepal. 
  • On-site registration fee payment is possible on November 26th, 27th and November 28th. The counter will open at 8 AM and close at 6 PM at the Atrium of Hotel Yak and Yeti. 
  • We request all Nepalese participants also to register within these days. Those who have already paid, can also visit the registration desk and collect conference kit. We are going to have a huge number of participants and collecting conference kit on November 28th, may cause delay to attain the conference. We are looking forward to your kind support!

Conference Sponsors:

Trumer Schutzbauten-Geotech Solutions International (Trumer-GSI) is Silver Sponsor of ARC-11.


To download final conference program, click here.

Poster size for the presentation: A0 size (print measures 84.1 cm x 118.9 cm, 33.11 inches x 46.81 inches). Portrait shape only!

Oral Presentation format: 12 mins presentation and 3 mins Q and A.

To download Final Circular, click here.

Online registartion fee payment is ready: Click here to pay registration fee and excursion fee or click on Make Payment menu on top!

Special Lecture

YEG Event


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Abstract Submission

All interested participants are requested to fill the registration form. For registration, if you wish to participate with a presentation, please prepare abstract as per the template provided. For abstract, MsWord template is available here. Each participant can submit maximum two presentations in the ARC-11. Abstracts of only those authors or presenters who have already paid their registration fee within the deadline will be published in the abstract volume of the Journal of Nepal Geological Society, which will be distributed to all the registered participants during the conference.

Full paper submission deadline is 2018, January 31Full papers will be published in the Journal of Nepal Geological Society after peer review process and will be available on 1 April 2018. 

Deadline for abstract submission is now extended to October 30, 2017

Important Dates

5 Jan 2017

Conference 2nd circular and abstract submission (obligatory online submission) starts

15 Mar 2017

Conference 3rd circular Conference “Early Bird” registrations and payment of registration fees.

15 July 2017

“Early Bird” registrations close and payment of discounted registration fees, CLOSED NOW!

15 October 2017

Closing of discounted registration fee.

30 Oct 2017

Final abstract submission date (obligatory online submission)

15 Nov 2017

Conference final circular

20 Nov 2017

Field excursion booking close.

21 Nov 2017

Conference final program and standard online registration closes

27 Nov. 2017 (Mon)

Pre-conference excursions

28 Nov. 2017 (Tue)

Inaugural program followed by technical sessions and Welcome Reception

29 Nov. 2017 (Wed)

Technical Sessions

30 Nov. 2017 (Thu)

Technical Sessions

1-3 December 2017

Post-conference Excursions

Official Travel Agents


Mr. Ram Narayan Uprety, CEO

Ramshahpath, Kathmandu, Nepal

Tel: +97714011212

Mobile: +9779851027047

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