Welcome ASIMS

Dear friends

I2SM or ISSM is an International Symposium of Sediment Management lunched in 2008 in the city of Lille in the north of France. The aim of this international event is to gather researchers, industrials, engineers around trans-disciplinary problem of better management of dredged or cured sediments.

After the first edition in France, the international event was organised in Casablanca (Morocco) in 2010, Alibaug (India) in 2012, Ferrara (Italy) in 2014, Montreal (Canada) in 2016 and will welcome you in San Cristobal de Las Casas (Mexico) in 2018.

During these last ten years, the I2SM has reached an outstanding international recognition with participants from over 30 Countries.

As a scientific chairman of this event and on behalf of the organising committee and the scientific committee, I wish you a fruitful exchanges and collaborations in the framework of this international event and welcome you to join us in Mexico in 2018 to participate in this 6th edition.


President of the Association of the International Symposium on Sediment Management, ASIMS

IMT Lille Douai, France