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Symposia honoring David Daniel and Robert Koerner at Geo-Chicago 2016

News | January 26, 2016 | By:

At the American Society of Civil Engineer’s Geo-Chicago 2016 conference, there will be back-to-back symposia that will honor two legends in the geosynthetics community—Dr. David E. Daniel and Dr. Robert M. Koerner.

Robert Koerner
Robert Koerner
David Daniel
David Daniel

On Monday afternoon, Aug. 15, 2016 from 2–3:30 p.m., the first symposium will honor Daniel for his research achievements with compacted clay liners, amended clay liners, and geosynthetic clay liners. He is currently the deputy chancellor of the University of Texas System.

From 4–5:30 p.m., the second session will honor Koerner, well-known for his research accomplishments in the field of geosynthetics. He is director emeritus of the Geosynthetic Institute.

A reception and buffet dinner for speakers, guests, and friends will follow at 6 p.m.

Registration for this conference will be available in March.

Geo-Chicago 2016
“Sustainability, Energy, and the Geoenvironment”
August 14–18, 2016
Sheraton Hotel & Towers

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