Public to choose winners of IGS photo contest, vote now

August 16, 2018  |  Events, IGS-NA, News

The public voting period for the inaugural Young Members Committee of the IGS Photo Competition is open. After a fantastic response from members all over the world, an independent judging panel have shortlisted eight finalists. Public voting will now decide the winner. Please vote for your favorite …
IGS releases new edition of the ‘Guide to the Specification of Geosynthetics’

August 9, 2018  |  IGS-NA, News

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) has released the fifth edition of the “Guide to the Specification of Geosynthetics.” The objective of this document is to be a generic guide and aid to those writing geosynthetic specifications. The guide will provide information that is useful to th…
IGS-NA focuses on the Geosynthetics Conference 2019, service award and webinars

August 1, 2018  |  IGS-NA, News

In this edition of the IGS-NA News column, the board of directors gives a special thank-you to John Allen for putting together a strong list of speakers for our educational webinars this year. IGS-NA supports Geosynthetics Conference 2019 The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics…
IGS-NA news

April 1, 2018  |  IGS-NA

The following are highlights of the many initiatives of IGS-NA over the last few months. IGS-NA supports Geosynthetics 2019 The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS-NA) is proud to support the Geosynthetics 2019 conference, which is organized by the Geosynthetic Mat…
Bathurst elected fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

February 1, 2018  |  IGS-NA, News

Former IGS-NA president (1997–99) and geosynthetics pioneer Dr. Richard J. Bathurst of the GeoEngineering Centre at Queen’s University and the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Election to the academies of the Royal Socie…
IGS-NA celebrating its 30th year in 2018

February 1, 2018  |  IGS-NA, News

The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS-NA) is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018. Formerly known as the North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS), our chapter of the IGS was established on Feb. 3, 1988. IGS-NA’s mission is to support the development of g…
IGS-NA webinars

February 1, 2018  |  IGS-NA, News

IGS-NA established a webinar program in November 2017. This program is designed to address a wide range of technical topics and audiences. Some of the webinars will be instructional and aimed at advancing the use of geosynthetics by the engineering community at large. Other webinars will be aimed at…
IGS-NA news

October 1, 2017  |  IGS-NA, News

Since the Geotechnical Frontiers conference this past March in Orlando, Fla., the new board of directors at IGS North America (IGS-NA, or the North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society) has been working hard to provide its members, the geosynthetics community and the engineeri…
International Geosynthetics Society North American Chapter News

June 1, 2017  |  IGS-NA, News

A busy Geotechnical Frontiers conference for IGS–NA The International Geosynthetics Society–North American (IGS–NA) Chapter annual meeting was held on March 14, 2017, at Geotechnical Frontiers in Orlando, Fla. Among the key items discussed at the meeting were the appointment of the 2017–2019…
New Board of Directors for 2017–2019

April 1, 2017  |  IGS-NA, News

The mission of  the North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS–NA) is to provide leadership in advancing geosynthetics education and research to attain their appropriate and widespread use as engineering materials. As the learned society for geosynthetics in North Amer…