There’s still time to register for GeoNashville

October 14th, 2021

Secure your spot today Photograph courtesy of Geosynthetics Ltd. GeoNashville 2021, Nov. 4–5, is only a few weeks away, and there is still time to get registered. This event is a great opportunity for professionals in the geotechnical industry to reconnect with their peers, exhibitors and the industry.  What to expect at GeoNashville In-depth plenary discussionsOpen networking […]

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Geosynthetics for CCR, PFAS and energy applications

October 1st, 2021

This issue of Geosynthetics magazine delves deep into two innovative uses of geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) in very different applications: coal combustion residual (CCR) leachates and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) mitigation in landfills. We also examine three case studies of energy companies using high-density polyethylene (HDPE) geomembranes for flowback water in water evaporation/recycling ponds. […]

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Getting the most out of GeoNashville 2021 and looking toward 2023

October 1st, 2021

Downtown Nashville. Photograph courtesy of Crackerclips, ID 81868104, Dreamstime.com GeoNashville, Nov. 4–5, 2021, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn., is just around the corner. This face-to-face geosynthetics event brings attendees together for 1.5 days of plenary presentations and panel discussions from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Federal […]

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Fall Lobby Day, GeoNashville and Geosynthetic Materials Association Executive Council happenings

October 1st, 2021

GMA is considering options for fall Lobby Day. Photograph courtesy Diego Delso, http://delso.photo, License CC-BY-SA Are you registered for the Fall 2021 Lobby Day, Oct. 20, in Washington, D.C.? Will we see you in person at GeoNashville, Nov. 4–5? As you are reading this, we are preparing for the first two returns to in-person activities […]

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Health and safety update: Get ready for a safe GeoNashville

September 28th, 2021

Photograph courtesy Tabitha Kaylee Hawk The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) are pleased to re-confirm that GeoNashville will take place in person, as planned, on Nov. 4–5, 2021. IFAI/GMA’s leadership and conference management team has and will continue to stay in close communication with the Music City Center (MCC), local government and health […]

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GeoNashville attendee brochure released

August 13th, 2021

Start planning your experience at GeoNashville GeoNashville 2021 takes place Nov. 4–5, in Nashville, Tenn., at the Music City Center. This event will bring geotechnical professionals together for a day and a half of plenaries, networking opportunities, and connecting with exhibitors and sponsors on the show floor. Download the attendee brochure and prepare for this exciting event. For […]

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A special issue of Geosynthetics magazine

August 1st, 2021

In this special issue of Geosynthetics magazine, Jie Han, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, of the University of Kansas, the 2021 Dr. Robert M. Koerner Lecturer and Awardee, has written a fascinating article, “Geosynthetic-Reinforced Column-Supported Embankments: Improving Practice with Better Theory,” summarizing the key contents of his Koerner lecture and emphasizing the important point: Improving practice with […]

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All about GeoNashville and Geosynthetics Conference proceedings/video archive

August 1st, 2021

GeoNashville 2021, Nov. 4–5, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn., is positioned as the first face-to-face geosynthetics event of 2021 in the U.S. With a theme of “Geotechnical Innovations, Renewed Connections,” GeoNashville will reunite industry friends and colleagues. This 1.5-day, all-plenary event offers 6 professional development hours (PDH) of education focused on innovations […]

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GeoNashville and fall Lobby Day

August 1st, 2021

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) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as they look at the […]

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GMA releases full schedule for GeoNashville 2021

July 16th, 2021

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) has announced the full schedule for GeoNashville 2021, Nov. 4–5, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn., where you can experience 1.5 days of education, plenaries and networking. View the agenda for each day below and make sure you register today. Day 1 | Thursday, Nov. 4 9–10 am | Transforming Transportation Geotechnics with […]

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