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11th International Conference on Geosynthetics in Seoul, Korea

News | March 16, 2018 | By:

The 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11ICG) will be held at Coex in the 2,000-year-old city of Seoul, Korea, from September 16 to 21, 2018. The program will feature some 1,000 experts from more than 100 countries presenting under the theme “Geosynthetics: Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development.”

The Korean Geosynthetics Society (KGSS), the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Korea Chapter and host of the 11ICG, will welcome distinguished geosynthetics experts, including Dr. Nathalie Touze-Foltz of France’s National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture delivering the Giroud Lecture. Other esteemed speakers presenting keynote lecutures include Prof. R. Kerry Rowe of Canada’s Queen’s University, Prof. Martin Ziegler of Germany’s RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Jorge G. Zornberg of The University of Texas at Austin in the U.S., Prof. Neil Dixon of the UK’s Loughborough University and Prof. Jiro Kuwano of Japan’s Saitama University.

The 11ICG will also offer two short courses: “Basal Reinforced Piled Embankments” and “Introduction and Mechanisms for Geosynthetic-Stabilized Roads.” In addition, the conference offers a full schedule of training lectures and technical sessions, as well as meetings of the IGS Technical Committee, and technical visits to Korean geosynthetics-related companies and organizations.

The once-every-four-years conference’s exhibitors will include some 100 geosynthetics companies, agencies, and organizations showcasing their products and services. The 11ICG will be one of the largest gatherings of geosynthetics professionals in the world.

Register now, as the Early Registration Deadline is March 30, 2018.

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