April 15 deadline: Call for Geosynthetics '15 abstracts

Paper presentations highlight the biennial conference’s technical programs

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“Geosynthetics: Advances and Innovation” is the theme of Geosynthetics 2015. The conference will feature four days of technical programming, including short courses, panel discussions, and paper presentations.

For the first time ever, this biennial geosynthetics conference, organized by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), will be co-locating with International Erosion Control Association's Environmental Connection 2015 conference. The concurrent conferences will feature a shared exhibit floor while conducting separate technical programs.

Call for abstracts

This Geosynthetics 15 call for abstracts is issued to create a comprehensive, varied, and provocative technical papers program. Submit 200–300 word abstracts by April 15 to become part of Geosynthetics 2015. Abstracts are being accepted on any topic relevant to the event. Please click here for the current list of proposed sessions and general topics.

All submissions will be peer reviewed at each step including the abstract, first draft, and final paper submissions. At least one author from each accepted final paper must register and present the paper during the conference.

Abstract submission timeline

Abstracts are due April 15, 2014; abstract acceptance notifications by May 15, 2014; submit your abstract online.

Technical program co-chairs

James McKelvey III, P.E.
Earth Engineering Inc.
JayM@EarthEngineering.com

John McCartney, Ph.D., P.E.
University of Colorado at Boulder
john.mccartney@colorado.edu

Secretary General

Barbara Connett
Geosynthetics 2015
651 225 6914 | 800 486 3980
bjconnett@ifai.com

We look forward to receiving your proposal.

Geosynthetics 2015 is organized by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), supported by the North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS), and under the auspices of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS).

Source: IFAI

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