GMA Fall 2021 Lobby Day registration opens

September 21, 2021  |  Events, GMA News

As we continue to deal with the implications of the pandemic, the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) is making every effort to maintain our influence with federal and state governments to position our industry for success. We have been successful in connecting virtually with individual congres…
GeoNashville and fall Lobby Day

August 1, 2021  |  GMA News, News

You need to open your calendar and block off Nov. 4–5, 2021, to join us in Nashville, Tenn., for the return to an in-person geosynthetics conference, GeoNashville. The conference features plenary presentations from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA…
GMA on virtual conference, resin prices and Lobby Day

June 1, 2021  |  GMA News

The 2021 Geosynthetics Virtual Conference has come and gone, but not before providing access to all the recorded content through May 1. With the unlimited access that the virtual platform provided, attendees were able to listen to presentations that provided up to 40 professional development hours (…
Chair’s corner and GMA happenings

April 1, 2021  |  GMA News

By Bryan Gee What’s in a name? For those of us who work in the geosynthetics industry, this question may be more important than you think. A recent call with a high-level federal policy maker brought this home to me. With no prior knowledge of our industry, this person did not understand what geos…
Chair’s corner and GMA happenings

February 1, 2021  |  GMA News

By Bryan Gee As we move into 2021, I hope all of you are finding renewed optimism for your businesses and your personal lives, and that you remain healthy or are regaining your health as we look forward to the waning of the pandemic. The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) continues our many ef…
GMA and IECA announce move to virtual for joint conference in 2021

November 6, 2020  |  GMA News, News

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), a division of Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One will move the Geosynthetics Conference and IECA Annual Conference online. The conferences were originally scheduled…
2020 GMA Virtual Lobby Day registration now open

October 22, 2020  |  Events, GMA News

As we continue to deal with the implications of the pandemic, the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) is making every effort to maintain our influence with federal and state governments to position our industry for success. We have been successful in connecting virtually with individual congres…
Last chance to register for the GMA Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar 2020

October 16, 2020  |  Events, GMA News

There is still time to register for the Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar. This event will take place Oct. 20–22, 2020, in a three-day webinar format series. Experience all the benefits of the in-person event virtually from the comfort of your own location. Download the event flyer …
Chair’s corner and GMA happenings

October 1, 2020  |  GMA News

Chair’s corner By Bryan Gee I am honored and humbled to assume the responsibilities of chair of the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) executive council. During my time as an active participant in GMA, the organization has been fortunate to have the excellent leadership of Boyd Ramsey, Keith…
New GMA leadership and socially distanced activities

August 1, 2020  |  GMA News

The executive council of the Geosynthetics Materials Association (GMA) has a new chair and first vice chair. Bryan Gee, the director of education and training for Tensar International Corp., has ascended to the chair of GMA, while Steve Thaxton, the business development leader of geosynthetics for O…