Introduction

The 19th Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference and 2nd Association of Geotechnical Societies in Southeast Asia Conference (19SEAGC-2AGSSEAC) will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 31 May - 3 June 2016. 

A pre-conference short course will be held on 30 May 2016 and the Southeast Asia Young Geotechnical Engineers' Conference on 30 May 2016. 

The Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society was founded in 1967 at AIT Bangkok by Dr Za-Chieh Moh. In 2007 the Association of Geotechnical Societies in Southeast Asia was founded also by Dr Za-Chieh Moh. 

At the 17SEAGC held in Taipei in 2010, it was decided that the 18SEAGC-1AGSSEA Conference will be held in Singapore in 2013. The Singapore Conference was a great success with more than 350 participants. 

This 19SEAGC-2AGSSEAC to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is also expected to be well supported and successful. 

The Conference will have an Opening Keynote Address, Chin Fung Kee Lecture, Za-Chieh Moh Lecture, S L Lee Lecture, Keynote Lectures, Special Lectures, and Special Session Lectures to be delivered by distinguished geotechnical experts and eminent academicians. 

Contributed papers from member countries and abroad will also be presented.