Register now! GMA Fall Lobby Day is Oct. 24–25 in Washington, D.C.

October 13, 2017

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) will host Fall Lobby Day Oct. 24–25, 2017, in Washington, D.C. GMA encourages members and interested nonmembers to attend. There is no registration fee for GMA members. Nonmembers pay a fee of $1,000. Registration is open; for questions or to RSVP, please contact Janelle Wells at jawells@ifai.com. GMA continues to …

Geosynthetics Conference 2019

October 1, 2017

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) will host Geosynthetics (GEO) 2019 at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, Texas, Feb. 10–13, 2019. More than 1,000 attendees, exhibitors, speakers, instructors and sponsors will attend the biennial conference’s plenary lectures, short courses, technical sessions, panel discussions and welcome reception, taking advantage of the exceptional educational and networking opportunities …

GSI offers webinar on geosynthetics in erosion control

September 6, 2017

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will offer a webinar on “Geosynthetics in Erosion Control,” on September 13, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. The estimated cost of landslides in the United States is $2 to 5 billion; worldwide, it may approach $10 billion. The many landslides triggered by surface erosion is a major contributor …

Recap of the 2017 Geotechnical Frontiers conference

June 1, 2017

More than 2,100 attendees and some 200 exhibitors flocked to the Hyatt Regency Orlando Hotel in Florida, March 12–15, 2017, for the jointly sponsored Geotechnical Frontiers conference. A major event in the geosynthetics world, the once-every-six-years conference unites the Geosynthetics Conference of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and its division, the Geosynthetics Materials Association …

Pavement Life-Cycle Assessment Symposium registration opens

March 21, 2017

The Illinois Center for Transportation opened registration for the Pavement Life-Cycle Assessment Symposium 2017 in Urbana-Champaign, Apr. 11–13. Hosted by the University of Illinois, the symposium will focus on the implementation of life-cycle assessment in North America and around the world. For more information or to register, visit http://lcasymposium.ict.illinois.edu.