In association with the Joint Technical Committee on Natural Slopes and Landslides (JTC1) and the Federation of International Geo-engineering Societies: ISSMGE,ISRM and IAEG (FedIGS), the Colombian Geotechnical Society-CGS cordially invites the international geotechnical community to participate in the XIII International Symposium on Landslides-XIII ISL, which will be held from June 15 to 19 - 2020 in the city of Cartagena-Colombia.

Our invitation extends to all those colleagues interested in presenting articles, and in a very special way to invite students and professors of universities and research centers, and to the representatives of industry and research for the installation of stands to display software, equipment and geotechnical services. Finally, we invite you to enjoy our tourist attractions and the hospitality of our people.

Submittal of documents

All abstracts and final paper shall be submitted to the Symposium staff through the ISSMGE's Conference Review Platform whose address is:


People interested in submitting documents for the Conference should visit the website listed above and register. The account credentials should be used to access the platform for subsequent submittals. While it is not required that the person submitting documents is an author of a paper, all communication from the Conference staff concerning a paper will be directed to the person who submits the documents (the account holder). It is the responsibility of this person to communicate relevant information to the paper authors.

First-time submittals should be performed in two steps. Firstly, the authors should provide a text of their abstract. Secondly, after acceptance, authors should submit a PDF copy of their manuscript before the papers submission deadline.

For questions about paper submission or help with the Document Management System, please contact the Conference staff using the contact information available here.

In association with


+ March 4th, 2019 - Call for Papers / Open
+ February 17th, 2020 - Papers deadline
+ April 3th, 2020 - Decision to authors
+ April 23th, 2020 - Final Papers submission
+ April 30th, 2020 - Final decision to authors
+ April 30th, 2020 - Early payment

+ Submissions and Program