The 43rd Annual SWGEC Conference will be held May 6-9, 2019
​in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Conference Program

Conference Registration is now closed. 


Hotel reservations at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center,
​with conference discount, are available now.
 Click here 

Call for Presentations information is available now. Click here

Exhibitors information is available now. Click here

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, (LADOTD) is pleased to host the 2019 Southwest Geotechnical Engineering Conference (SWGEC).  This conference will bring together designers, practitioners, vendors, and researchers to discuss challenges and advances in Geotechnical, Geological, Geophysical, and Geoenvironmental Engineering.

The conference is aimed at those involved in Geotechnical fields related to the transportation industry.  Practitioners, suppliers, manufacturers, contractors, regulators, and managers from both the private and public sectors are encouraged to attend.

The conference begins Monday, May 6, 2019 with a reception, followed by two days of presentations and a Field Trip on Thursday, May 9.

Professional Development

The conference will count toward Professional Development Hours (estimated 18 hours at this time).


​​Follow us on Facebook to get current updates as the conference draws nearer.