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.


Ingeokring Autumn Symposium 2021 in honour of the retirement of Wim Verwaal CANCELLED due to COVID-19

Dear Ingeokring members, We invited you to Wim Verwaal’s farewell symposium and reception on 26 November 2021. Unfortunately, we must postpone the event because of the current COVID situation. Thank you for your understanding. We are looking forward to the time when this event can be held again in a safe manner. Dominique Ngan-Tillard & …

Ingeokring Autumn Symposium 2021 in honour of the retirement of Wim Verwaal

Please save the date for the upcoming Ingeokring Autumn Symposium 2021 with a very interesting program on the occasion of celebrating the retirement of Wim Verwaal after 40 years of excellent contribution to the education of Engineering Geology in the Netherlands. What: Ingeokring Autumn Symposium 2021 When: 26th November, 13:00 – 17:30 Where: TU Delft, …

EUROENGEO 2021: 3rd European Regional Conference of IAEG in Athens, Greece

On behalf of our colleagues of the IAEG: It is a great pleasure to announce that the 3rd European Regional Conference of IAEG, will be hosted in Athens, Greece, by the IAEG National Group of Greece. The conference will take place from October 6th to 10th, 2021 in Athens at Divani Caravel Hotel. The activation again of the IAEG regional …