The geotechnical industry is complex, from constant roadway stabilization efforts to catastrophic hurricane recovery. Join your peers for four plenaries at Geosynthetics Conference 2019 in Houston, Texas, each presented in a selective format by topic experts, best suited to highlight hard-hitting challenges.
Monday, February 11, 8–9:45 a.m.
Topic: Hurricane Harvey Response and Mitigation
Moderator: Robert Gilbert, P.E., Ph.D, D.GE, University of Texas at Austin
Panelists: William Boone, Public Assistance Branch Chief, FEMA; Anne Cabrera, Deputy Director for Post Disaster Programs, TetraTech; Carol Ellinger Haddock, P.E., Director, Houston Public Works
Format: Panel Discussion
11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Topic: Geosynthetics Protect Our Road Assets
Presenter: Mark Marienfeld, P.E., President, Treadmark
Format: Luncheon Lecture
Tuesday, February 12, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Topic: Base Stabilization Using Geosynthetics to Confront TxDOT’s Roadway Challenges
Presenters: Jorge Zornberg, Ph.D, P.E., F.ASCE, Professor, University of Texas at Austin and Mike Arellano P.E., Director of Operations, TxDOT
Wednesday, February 13, 8–9 a.m.
Special Event: Robert M. Koerner Award and Lecture
Presenter: Barry Christopher, Ph.D., P.E., Geotechnical Engineering Consultant, Christopher Consultants
Format: Award Presentation and Lecture
For more information about the conference, visit www.GeosyntheticsConference.com.