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Geosynthetics 2019 conference sets theme

News | October 18, 2017 | By:

On Oct. 17, 2017, Barbara J. Connett, secretary general of the Geosynthetics 2019 conference in Houston, Texas, announced that the theme of the preeminent geosynthetics conference will be “Geosynthetics: Strengthening Infrastructure Safety, Reliability, and Longevity.”

The conference, to be held Feb. 10–13, 2019, at the Marriott Marquis Houston and sponsored by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), will feature four days of technical programming, including short courses, panel discussions and paper presentations, as well as three days of exhibits. The conference offers key opportunities to network with your peers, and share with them innovations and fresh ideas in geotechnical engineering using geosynthetics.

As previously announced, Geosynthetics 2019 is now accepting proposals for sessions, topics and short courses. For more information or to submit your proposal, visit

Registration for the Geosynthetics 2019 will open in the fall of 2018. Keep your eye on, and for further announcements. We will also publish announcements about the conference in the free biweekly Geosynthetics newsletter. To sign up to receive that and other IFAI newsletters, visit

For more information about Geosynthetics 2019 now, visit

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