GeoAmericas 2020 moved to October due to coronavirus outbreak

March 17th, 2020

After extensive evaluation and broad debate with IGS and representatives of the main supporters of the event, the GeoAmericas 2020 Organizing Committee decided to change the date of the conference to Oct. 26–29, 2020. The conference will still be in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In this unique moment of alertness and consternation and which has […]

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Dr. Richard Brachman to present the inaugural Zornberg Lecture

May 31st, 2019

The Zornberg Lecture Selection Task Force, comprised of the presidents of IGS Argentina, IGS Brazil, IGS Mexico, IGS North America and the Chair of the IGS Pan-American Activities Committee, has appointed Dr. Richard Brachman, from Queen’s University, Canada, as the first Zornberg lecturer. The Zornberg Lecture was established in recognition of Dr. Jorge Zornberg’s major […]

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IGS introduces the Zornberg Lecture

April 11th, 2019

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) announced the creation of the “Zornberg Lecture,” established in recognition of IGS past president Dr. Jorge Zornberg’s major contributions to the geosynthetics discipline, of his leadership in conceiving and organizing the first IGS GeoAmericas conference, and of his continued fostering of the IGS presence across the Americas. Jorge Zornberg. Photograph […]

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