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Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021 announces in-depth short courses

Events | January 8, 2021 | By:

Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021 offers in-depth short courses focusing on a variety of topics across the geotechnical industry. These courses are designed to grow your knowledge of the industry and learn the latest information and applications from top geosynthetics experts. Plus, choose from six half-day short courses that all take place on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Preview the course topics below and read the full descriptions here. All courses provide four PDH’s and are included with full registrations at no extra cost.

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Short courses

Fundamentals of Geosynthetics: Types, Functions, Selection and Performance
Kerry Petrasic, Gannett Fleming

Geosynthetics in Erosion and Sediment Control and Erosion-Resistant Hydraulic Structures
Joel Sprague, TRI Environmental; Markus Wilke, HUESKER Synthetic GmbH

Landslide Remediation/Erosion Control with Geogrid, Geocell and Soil Anchors
Stephan Gale and Nathan Lichty, Gale-Tec Engineering

AASHTO 2020: Three Acceptable Design Methods of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Walls
Dov Leshchinsky, University of Delaware and ADAMA Engineering; Daniel Alzamora, FHWA Resource Center

Construction on Soft Soil using Geosynthetics
Lilma Schimmel, HUESKER Inc. and Alex Potter-Weight, Menard USA

Designing for a Zero-Leak Containment Facility
Abigail Gilson MS, PE, TRI Environmental Inc.; Jeff Blum, Weaver Consultants Group; Richard Brachman P.Eng., Queen’s University 

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