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GMA releases full schedule for GeoNashville 2021

Events, News | July 16, 2021 | By:

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) has announced the full schedule for GeoNashville 2021, Nov. 4–5, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn., where you can experience 1.5 days of education, plenaries and networking. View the agenda for each day below and make sure you register today.

Day 1 | Thursday, Nov. 4

9–10 am | Transforming Transportation Geotechnics with Geosynthetics

Silas C. Nichols, P.E., Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

10–11 am | Open Networking

11 am–12:30 pm | Koerner Award Luncheon and Lecture

Geosynthetic-reinforced column-supported embankments: Bridging theory and practice

Jie Han, Ph.D., Professor, University of Kansas

12:30–1:30 pm | Open Networking

1:30–2:30 pm | Full Scale Testing of Geosynthetics in Airport Pavements

Jeffrey Gagnon, Manager, Airport Pavement R&D Section, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

2:30–4 pm | Panel Discussion | Innovative Technology Spotlight

Panelists: Representatives from AGRU America, BASELOK® by Industrial Fabrics Inc., Solmax, TenCate Geosynthetics and Tensar Corp.

4–5 pm | Networking Reception  

Day 2 | Friday, Nov. 5

9–10 am | Geosynthetics in Military and Environmental Infrastructure Applications

Jeb Tingle, Senior Scientific Technical Manager (SSTM), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)

10–11 am | Open Networking

11 am–Noon | Panel Discussion: The Future of Geosynthetics

Moderator: Fred Chuck, GMA

Panelists: Jie Han, University of Kansas; Silas Nichols, FHWA; Jeb Tingle, USACE; Jeff Gagnon, FAA; Bryan Gee, Tensar Corp.; and Steve Thaxton, Owens Corning

To register, click here.

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