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Geosynthetics in Roadways: NAGS/GMA Short Course in Atlanta

News | August 15, 2011 | By:

Oct. 20–21, 2011
Sheraton Atlanta Perimeter North Hotel
Atlanta, Ga.

Presented by: North American Geosynthetics Society / Geosynthetic Materials Association

This 1.5-day/9 professional development hours (PDHs) short course provides training on the appropriate, cost-effective use of geosynthetic materials in roadway applications.

The course examines the use of geotextiles, geogrids, and edge drains in pavement structures. Geosynthetic applications for filtration, drainage, roadway separation, roadway reinforcement, roadway subgrade improvement, and pavement overlays are also addressed.

Instructors: Barry Christopher, Ph.D., P.E., is an independent geotechnical engineering consultant. David Suits, MSCE, is the executive director of the North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS).

Schedule: Oct. 20 (8 a.m.–5 p.m.)
Oct. 21 (7:30 a.m.–Noon)
Continental breakfasts (2), breaks, and lunch (1) provided

Registration: View the online registration form

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