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Explore, learn, and share at Geosynthetics 2013

News | October 1, 2012 | By:

Geosynthetics 2013 is co-locating with the Southwest Geotechnical Engineers Conference and will also feature the Geosynthetic Research Institute’s 25th conference.


The Trade Show
The exhibit hall will be filled with companies featuring every facet of the geosynthetics industry—manufacturers and service providers showcasing geosynthetic and geotechnical solutions, technologies, and innovations.


General Sessions
The Geosynthetics 2013 Advisory Committee is developing informative and relevant topics for Geosynthetics 2013 General Sessions. Current topics include a session on Energy/ Shale Gas Fracking, Water/Resources, and Mining. General Sessions are open to all Geosynthetics 2013 registered attendees.

Student Poster Competition
Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to submit technical themed posters involving geosynthetic topics. Posters should focus on geotechnical engineering related technical topics.

The submission deadline is Jan. 15, 2013. Awards and recognition will be given to the top three winners. Details can be found on the conference website. The Student Poster Competition is sponsored by:



Many networking opportunities are built into the conference including networking lunches and receptions. Conference attendees will enjoy meeting colleagues from around the world and from an array of geotechnical professionals.

Special session added

GeoTechnologies Toolbox
Presenter: Ryan Berg
The title of a recently added special information session at Geosynthetics 2013 is “GeoTechnologies Toolbox: Technology Selection Guidance and Engineering Tools.”

Well-known engineering consultant Ryan Berg will conduct this session on the third day of the Geosynthetics 2013 conference—Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 3:30–5 p.m.

The conference is organized by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), a division of IFAI. Supported by NAGS, GSI and is conducted under the auspices of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS).

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