The International Conference on Information Technology in Geo-Engineering (ICITG) was initiated by the Joint Technical Committee 2 (JTC2) of the Federation of International Geo-Engineering Societies (FedIGS). FedIGS is an umbrella organization linking international professional societies in the field of "Geo‐Engineering", including ISSMGE International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, ISRM International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, IAEG International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment, IGS International Geosynthetics Society. JTC2 is one committee under FedIGS and focuses on Representation of Geo-Engineering Data.
The conference intends to bring together engineers, scientists, researchers and educators to review new developments and IT advances in geoengineering and provide a forum for the discussion of future trends. The first three ITITG conferences were organized by Tongji University, Shanghai, China in 2010, Durham University, Durham, UK together with Tongji University, Shanghai, China in 2014, and the University of Minho and the Portuguese Geotechnical Society in Portugal in 2019, respectively. The 4th ICITG will be organized by the Geotechnical Society of Singapore, with the support of Nanyang Technological University and National University of Singapore in 2021.