Geosynthetics for Water & Energy Challenges
Geosynthetics | February 2013
Register now for Geosynthetics 2013. This year’s conference is co-locating with the Southwest Geotechnical Engineers Conference and features the Geosynthetic Research Institute’s GRI-25 Conference. Early bird registration and best hotel rates apply until March 8, 2013.
The event includes five short courses, 142 papers within 26 technical sessions, geotechnical products and services exhibits, student poster competition, networking events, and will feature three highly anticipated General Sessions that you won’t want to miss.
These three General Sessions are open to all registered attendees:
April 2, 2013
Energy/Shale Gas Fracking,
Carla Suszkowski, director of regulatory affairs, Atlas Energy
Don Siegel, Ph.D., professor of earth sciences at Syracuse University
(Invited)–environmental issues staff member from the U.S. House of Representatives
Robert Koerner, Ph.D., P.E., director emeritus of the Geosynthetics Institute
April 3, 2013
Emerging Issues in Mining Containment
Mark Smith, RRD International Corp.
April 2-3, 2013
As part of the four-day event, attendees will have the opportunity to view geotechnical products, applications, and services. Exhibitors include manufacturers and service providers showcasing geotechnical solutions.
Professional Development Hours (PDHs) can be earned by attending Geosynthetics 2013 short courses and technical sessions. It is recommended that professionals regularly check with their state registration boards for specific continuing education requirements in their jurisdiction that affect professional engineering licensure and the ability to renew licensure.
- Introduction to Geosynthetics
- Design of Geosynthetic-reinforced Unpaved and Paved Roads
- How to Specify a Planar Drainage Geocomposite
- Geosynthetic Test Procedures and Material Specifications
- Design and Construction of Bottom Liner and Cover Systems
A welcome reception and two networking lunches take place on the exhibition show floor. And an award ceremony, showcasing industry achievements, will round out Geosynthetics 2013.
Please visit www.geosynthetics2013.com for a full list of exhibitors, course schedules, and to register online. Geosynthetics 2013 is the premiere industry event of the year.