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admin | Created: 28 Jul 2016 | Updated: 23 Feb 2018
Outreach and Engagement Committee

Dear colleagues,

The Geo-Institute (G-I) Outreach and Engagement Committee would like to invite all G-I members to participate in 2016 Outreach and Engagement Photo Contest. The goal of this contest is to collect photographs that convey the importance of our profession, demonstrate the value of our diverse membership, and showcase the creative talent of our G-I members.

A panel of judges and photographers will evaluate the photographs to select three winning photos. The winning photos of the 2016 Outreach and Engagement Photo Contest will be featured in the Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 (March 12-15, 2017 |Orlando, FL) program and in several social media outlets, with credit to the photographers.

Photo Contest Prizes

The photographers will also have a chance to win one of the following prizes:
• First Place: Free conference registration for the Geotechnical Frontiers 2017
• Second Place: $250 gift card
• Third Place: $150 gift card
To enter the photo contest just Follow G-I Outreach and Engagement committee on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and post your photos with #gioec17 hashtag (Do not forget to tag and tag the G-I OEC) by October 20, 2016.
Alternatively, you can email your photo to with ‘#gioec17’ in the subject line by October 20, 2016.
Please note that the original photo should be at least 300 dpi to have sufficient resolution for publication in the Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 program.

Menzer Pehlivan, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE
Chair, G-I Outreach and Engagement Committee