International Geosynthetics Society North American Chapter News

June 1, 2017

A busy Geotechnical Frontiers conference for IGS–NA The International Geosynthetics Society–North American (IGS–NA) Chapter annual meeting was held on March 14, 2017, at Geotechnical Frontiers in Orlando, Fla. Among the key items discussed at the meeting were the appointment of the 2017–2019 board of directors, winners of the IGS–NA photo contest, and the 2017 Educate …

New Board of Directors for 2017–2019

April 1, 2017

The mission of  the North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS–NA) is to provide leadership in advancing geosynthetics education and research to attain their appropriate and widespread use as engineering materials. As the learned society for geosynthetics in North America, our members are engineers, educators, manufacturers, regulators, and researchers, collectively dedicated to creating …

Upcoming event: Educate the Educators (EtE) 2017

IGA–NA has been an active participant in this geosynthetics training program for engineering professors. Many schools do not teach geosynthetics because their instructors may not have the knowledge, confidence, or materials to effectively teach it. Educate the Educators (EtE) provides specialized, hands-on training and lecture materials to equip professors to offer effective geosynthetics content at …