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FGI short course Sept. 19

August 26th, 2014 / By: / Industry News

Best practices for water containment and conveyance.

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) is offering a one-day short course-“Best practices for water containment and conveyance”-Friday, Sept. 19, in Greeley, Colo.

An FGI press release described the event: “This day-long course will be taught by industry professionals from academia, contractors, engineers, installers, and third-party testing personnel. This course will cover information pertinent the proper design, specification, and construction of water-related applications.”

The release noted that Prof. Timothy D. Stark will lead the course and act as moderator. There will also be a network of industry professionals from which participants can draw knowledge and experience. The day will include practical information that participants can implement into their projects immediately.

Among the conference speakers are: Doug MacDonald, Aqua Engineering, on design and construction of water storage facilities; Phil Carter from the city of Greeley who will address current water trends and issues; Stan Slifer, CDI Watersaver, and Pat Elliott, Colorado Lining, will talk about geomembrane applications and proper installation.

A complete list of speakers and the entire schedule is at: www.fabricatedgeomembrane.com

Registration for industry professionals is $49 until Sept. 5 and government employees and students are welcome free of charge; after Sept. 5, industry professionals $99, and government employees $49. The course will be held at the Island Grove Events Center in Greeley. Participants are eligible for seven (7) professional development hours.

To register: fgi-greeley.eventbrite.com

FGI is affiliated with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Stark is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the university with expertise in geotechnical and geosynthetics engineering. For more information on the FGI: tstark@illinois.edu.

Source: FGI

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