Ingeokring, is the Dutch association of engineering geologists and geo engineers. It is the Dutch National group of the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) and the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG). It is a forum for engineers and geologists in the Netherlands. During fieldworks and symposia organised by the Ingeokring its members and members of other societies in the Netherlands such as the KNGMG (Royal Geological and Mining Society of The Netherlands) meet, talks, discuss and learn. The Ingeokring is a provider of Continuous Professional Development courses recognised by the European Federation of Geologists.

With 150 members working in different organisations, ranging from universities and research institutes to contractors, from consultancy firms to various governmental organizations, Ingeokring plays a vital role in the communication between engineering geologists in The Netherlands.

Ingeokring organizes activities as excursions and symposiums, and publishes a Newsletter once a year. On this website more information can be found about upcoming events, publications, and the Newsletter. Check regularly for updates!

Ingeokring Board

The main members of the Ingeokring Board (Stichting IAEG 1990):

President | Dr. ir. S. Slob (Siefko)

Secretary | Dr. ir. A. Elkadi (Ahmed)

Treasurer | Ir. J.D. Adrichem (John)

Ingeokring-Student Awards

Ingeokring has established a prize for the best thesis (MSc, ir. or drs.) in the field of Engineering Geology submitted to a Dutch University or Institute of higher education. The prize consists of a sum of 500 Euro and a certificate, to be handed out every two years at the annual symposium being held by the Ingeokring every autumn.


EngGeo Get-together at Fugro

Friday 29 September 2023 Time: 16:00-19:00 h Location: Fugro, Prismastraat 4 NootdorpPlease bring your PPE: hard hat and safety shoes! Please register for this event here: https://forms.gle/jT7Rm3m89QremLLf7 Several engineering geologists, geophysicists and geotechnical engineers working for Fugro will show and tell you all about what they are currently working on. This could be data acquisition, …

Excursion Morsleben Salt Mine: Saturday 7 to Monday 9 October 2023

Dear members of Ingeokring, In this Ingeokring theme year “Salt of the Earth”, we will visit the salt mines in central Germany. The mines are now in use as storage location of nuclear waste. Along the way we will also visit a Mock-up mine in the Harz area and some other interesting geological sites. Preliminary …

Ingeokring and TU Delft Autumn 2022 symposium: Farewell to Robert Hack [from Rock to Opera]

Save the date! On Friday 18 November 2022 The Ingeokring organises the Autumn Symposium “From Rock to Opera”. This symposium is dedicated to Robert Hack who has committed a great part of his working life to research and education in the field of Engineering Geology. The symposium is hosted by TU Delft, Faculty of Civil …

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