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Waste containment technical seminar

News | February 11, 2016 | By:

March 22–23 in Syracuse, N.Y.

A two-day waste containment system design course will be offered March 22–23 in Syracuse, N.Y., sponsored by the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) and the North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS).

Registered participants will qualify for 12 professional development hours (PDFs) or 1.5 professional engineer (P.E.) credits. Registration includes all education sessions and industry presentations, a $100 room rate at the conference site (Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool), as well as the PDHs and P.E. credits.

Attendance is encouraged for landfill design engineers, landfill owners and operators, construction supervisors, regulatory agency staff members, and public works and municipal engineers.

The instructors for this short course are:

  • Richard Brachman, Ph.D., P.Eng, professor of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering at Queen’s University in Kingston, ON, Canada.
  • Robert Phaneuf, P.E., assistant director of New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)/Division of Materials Management.

The registration deadline for this course is March 18 and conference organizers anticipate that the maximum attendance will be achieved prior to that date. Seating and attendance is strictly on a first come/first served basis.


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