Intensive course - CANCELED


Application Process of Flexible-net Mitigation Structures


AGHP (association of geohazards professionals)


Sunday June 12, 2022 | 12h00 pm to 5h00 pm | Health break included

 Course description

This course is designed to provide guidance for developing and implementing rockfall hazard mitigation using flexible-net catchment fences. The general approach from site investigation to ownership will be reviewed focusing on standard practice, available resources, common mistakes and project expectations. A major focus will be on communicating information between the various stakeholders of projects. Information provided is intended to be an unbiased, non-commercial perspective of the current state of the industry.


Presentations will be given on each of the topics below and followed by a discussion. Each module will be led by members of the Association of Geohazard Professionals.


  • Site Investigation
  • Modeling
  • Mitigation Design
  • Specifications and Tendering
  • Construction Planning and Methods
  • Ownership and Maintenance

 Who should attend

Engineers, geologists, planners, and owners involved with rockfall hazards who would like to better understand the basic steps of applying flexible-net catchment fences and learn how to maximize the success and efficiency of their projects.