Delegates attending GeoNiagara 2021 will be treated to exciting social events where they can meet, mingle and get to know their professional colleagues in a relaxed setting, outside of the technical and business streams.


Numerous social events are planned and will be included in the full conference registration packages, or can be purchased separately by delegates attending part of the conference or for accompanying guests.

The tentative program of Social Events includes the following:


Young Professionals Networking Event

Sunday, September 26, 2021 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Ahead of the Icebreaker and Exhibitor Reception, the Young Professionals Event will be held in the Trade Show Hall. More details will be posted as they become available. 

Icebreaker and Exhibitor Reception
Sunday, September 26, 2021 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Come and meet up with old acquaintances, or introduce yourself to new colleagues from across the country and other parts of the world, as we join together for a complimentary "drinks and nibbles" cocktail reception in the Trade Show Hall.


CGS and IAH-CNC Awards Banquet

Monday, September 27, 2021 | 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

This is our time to celebrate the meritorious and professional service achievements of our CGS and IAH-CNC colleagues. In keeping with tradition, the GeoNiagara 2021 Local Organizing Committee is planning an up-scale evening with fine dining and entertainment!


Women's Networking Breakfast

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | 7:00 a.m.

This event has a goal of encouraging discussion about how to support and engage women in the geotechnical field. The event will include a quick speech from CGS Executive Committee members, personal introductions, breakfast for all attendees, and time for casual networking. Please indicate your interest in attending when completing your conference registration; more details will be posted on the website as they are confirmed.

GEOpardy! Student Competition

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | Afternoon Coffee Break
GEOpardy!, the friendly student competition will be back this year at GeoNiagara 2021 for another great edition. Based on the popular quiz show, questions will challenge your geotechnical engineering skills. Students registered for the conference, don’t miss your chance to participate. Registrations will open later this year – watch for the announcement!

Niagara Falls Local Colour Night
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

The GeoNiagara 2021 LOC looks forward to hosting conference delegates at Niagara Park's Table Rock Centre, where they will put on a great local colour evening that will tantalize our taste buds and dazzle our senses! Look for more information in the spring of 2021.