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!

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The main members of the Ingeokring-board:

President | Dr. ir. R.M. Schmitz (Robrecht)

Secretary | Ir. M. Vijlbrief (Milcar)

Treasurer | Ir. R. Vuurens (Robert)

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You can become a member of Ingeokring by using our


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 at the annual symposium of the Ingeokring held every autumn.
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2018 Ingeokring Autumn Symposium: “A tribute to Peter Verhoef: Engineering Geology as an eye-opener for Civil Engineering” -UPDATE-

The 2018 Ingeokring-TU Delft symposium “Engineering Geology as an eye-opener to Civil Engineering” was fully dedicated to Peter Verhoef. It has been a great success with more than 100 participants. The speakers, all ex-students and/or ex-colleagues of Peter gave a vibrant homage to Peter before providing an excellent insight into the challenging projects to which …

Mini-symposium on”Deep Underground Engineering and Data Mining” during the 3rd International Conference on Information Technology in Geo-Engineering

Call for contributions We would like to invite you to submit a contribution for a half a day Mini-symposium on “Deep Underground Engineering and Data Mining” to be held during the 3rd International Conference on Information Technology in Geo-Engineering organized by University of Minho and Portuguese Geotechnical Society under the auspices of the Joint Technical …