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Geosynthetics 2015 and Environmental Connection 2015

April 1st, 2014 / By: / Industry News

Connect with 1,500 geo-technical professionals representing all facets of the geosynthetics industry.

Geosynthetics Conference

February 15–18, 2015
Oregon Convention Center
Portland, Ore.

Geosynthetics 2015 is co-locating with the International Erosion Control Association’s Environmental Connection 2015 conference. The co-location features many opportunities for attendees from both shows to mingle together, meeting new business contacts, and exploring different facets of geotechnical industries. Co-located events include a shared trade show, welcome plenary, welcome exhibit hall reception, and lunches and break times.

Environmental Connection 2015

Hosted by the International Erosion Control Association, the Environmental Connection (EC) conference is the premier educational event for the erosion, sediment control, and stormwater industries. Environmental Connection combines intense full- and half-day training courses plus topic-focused technical sessions and the largest expo of its kind. With a history of more than 1,700 attendees, EC15 will be a great place to find the best networking opportunities, new products, and industry partners.

EC15 features four educational tracks: Erosion and sediment control; Stormwater management; Surface water restoration ; MS4 management. Find out more here.

Schedule

The Geosynthetics 2015 conference will include plenary lectures, short courses, technical sessions, practical training workshops, panel discussions, a large and diverse exhibit hall, a welcome reception on the show floor, and many networking opportunities.

Lodging

Housing options open mid-April—book early for the best hotel rates. We have negotiated special conference rates at the Doubletree by Hilton Portland (headquarters hotel), Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown, Quality Inn Downtown, and Courtyard Downtown Portland. All of the conference hotels, the convention center, and the airport are located on or within a short walk of the light-rail system.
Go to the Geosynthetics 2015
website
for booking information.

About Portland, Oregon

Portland is known as the most environmentally friendly city in the United States. It features an award-winning airport, efficient light-rail system, and pedestrian-friendly city blocks.

Come early or stay late to enjoy all that Portland has to offer including sales tax-free shopping and more than 50 local breweries that helped give Portland the nickname “Beervana.” Looking for outdoor adventure? Visit the ski slopes of Mount Hood just one hour east of the city.

The Geosynthetics 2015 conference is Feb. 15–18 at the Oregon Convention Center. Getting to Portland is easy, with direct flights into Portland International Airport from many cities.

Make your plans now to attend Geosynthetics 2015 in Portland.

How can you participate in the technical program?

The official Call for Abstracts is now open. Submit your abstract online. To participate as a session chair, panel member, or volunteer, contact Barbara at bjconnett@ifai.com, 651 225 6914.

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