IGS North America Update: Renewing membership

February 1, 2024  |  IGS-NA

One of the most significant impacts you can have on your field is to renew your professional memberships early in the year. This gives organizations the funding they need to continue providing education and networking opportunities, promote the issues that support your work, offer scholarships, etc.…
IGS North America update: Two honors, two websites

October 1, 2023  |  IGS-NA

IGS North America (IGS-NA) has a couple of website updates to promote.
IGS North America update: Education in the spotlight

August 1, 2023  |  IGS-NA

IGS North America (IGS-NA) has an educational mission, focused on both today’s contributors to the civil engineering field and tomorrow’s (students). With regard to students, the 2023-2024 IGS-NA board has numerous irons in the fire.
IGS North America update: All about Toronto

June 1, 2023  |  IGS-NA

IGS North America (IGS-NA) is deep into planning GeoAmericas 2024, the 5th Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics: geoamericas2024.org. Abstracts were accepted through May 24, and the technical and education committees will send the initial presentation/paper invitations in June. Exhibit and spons…
New board of directors, GeoAmericas 2024

April 1, 2023  |  IGS-NA

IGS North America (IGS-NA) held its biennial elections in January 2023 and elected, continued or co-opted the next cycle of leadership, which runs February 2023–February 2025.
IGS North America: New board of directors, big agenda

February 1, 2023  |  IGS-NA

As this issue of Geosynthetics is released, IGS North America (IGS-NA) will be announcing its new board of directors. Elections took place in January 2023. The official passing of the gavel takes place at the in-person IGS-NA chapter meeting at Geosynthetics Conference in Kansas City, Mo. (February …
Virtual and in-person events 2022-2026

October 1, 2022  |  IGS-NA

IGS North America (IGS-NA) continues its extremely active period of development. We welcome the involvement of Geosynthetics magazine’s readership. If you are not already a member of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) and one of its chapters, we strongly encourage you to make 2023 the y…
IGS-NA elects new officers and board liaisons

June 1, 2021  |  IGS-NA

The latest IGS North America (IGS-NA) general assembly took place on Feb. 22 during the 2021 Geosynthetics Virtual Conference.
Update from IGS-NA

April 1, 2021  |  IGS-NA

by John Allen The IGS North America (IGS-NA) board is working diligently on diversity within its membership and representatives. The organization is expanding the number of liaisons to the board to include all the major North American technical societies that influence geosynthetics. IGS-NA provides…
IGS-NA cosponsors Tailings and Mine Waste 2020 conference

October 1, 2020  |  IGS-NA

The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS North America) board is pleased to announce our cosponsorship of the virtual Tailings and Mine Waste 2020 conference, Nov. 15–18, 2020. This conference carries a strong geosynthetics short course and technical track focused…