Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) was established in the year 1948. The aim of the Society is to promote co-operation among the engineers and scientists for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in the field of Geotechnical Engineering. Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC) is the annual conference of the Society and an eagerly awaited event looked forward by its members and the geotechnical community as a whole. IGC-2008 at Bengaluru was a Grand Finale to the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of IGS. IGC-2018 will be a special event since it coincides with the 70 years Celebrations of IGS.