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Sign up now for geosynthetics short courses

News | August 1, 2011 | By:

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) and the North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS) are teaming up to provide a series of 1- and 1.5-day short courses for civil engineers. The target audiences are county, municipal, and commercial engineers who work on projects requiring geosynthetic reinforcement or geosynthetic separation applications.

The first course is Aug. 11–12 in Valley Forge, Pa. The focus of this 1.5-day course is geosynthetic reinforcement in transportation applications. The instructors are Dr. Robert Koerner, director of the Geosynthetic Institute, and David Suits, executive director of NAGS. Nine professional development hours (9 PDHs) are provided upon completion of this course.

To register for the Aug. 11–12 Valley Forge course:

The 2011–2012 GMA/NAGS short course schedule includes:

  • October 2011—Atlanta
  • December 2011—Orlando
  • February 2012—Northern California
  • February 2012—Southern California
  • April 2012—Seattle

To register or for more information:,

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