Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021 announces special sessions

January 15th, 2021

A mix of lectures, paper presentations and panels  Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021, Feb. 22–25, 2021, features 90-minute special sessions and includes a variety of lectures, paper presentations and panel discussions. Many of these sessions are organized by supporting organizations. View the following session names, speakers and moderators and click here to read the full descriptions. Register and secure […]

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Letter from the IGS-NA chair

April 1st, 2020

The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS-NA) had a productive 2019, and we are looking forward to several exciting activities in 2020. We held the third installment of Educate the Educators in December 2019 in La Jolla, Calif.  In addition, IGS-NA was a sponsoring organization of the Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES, […]

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IFAI update on Covid-19/Coronavirus preparedness from Geosynthetics Conference 2020: Case Studies

March 6th, 2020

We understand concerns about COVID-19/Coronavirus are top of mind, and we want to be as transparent as possible and share information about what we are doing to prepare for the Geosynthetics Conference: CASE STUDIES 2020 in North Charleston, SC USA. Many of our exhibitors will be onsite soon to setup for the show, and we […]

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Geosynthetics Conference watch: Charleston is calling

February 1st, 2020

By Barbara J. Connett Participants at the Geosynthetics Conference 2019. Photograph by Mark Skalny/Mark Skalny Corporate Photography We can’t wait to welcome you to Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES. This is a great time to make final plans for what sessions you are going to attend, which exhibitors you are going to visit as well […]

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Geosynthetics Conference watch: Full schedule now available

October 1st, 2019

Attendees and exhibitors on the show floor at Geosynthetics Conference 2019. Photograph courtesy Mark Skalny/Mark Skalny Corporate Photography Registration for the Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES is now open, and the full schedule is available online. The time has come to start booking your travel, making plans to attend those sessions that have caught your […]

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Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES offering complimentary short courses

September 30th, 2019

Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES will present three free half-day short courses as part of the conference on March 8, 2020. These in-depth courses feature detailed instruction in a small group setting. All courses provide 4 PDH. One of three are included with full registrations at no extra cost. Choose from: Geosynthetic Barriers in Relevant […]

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IFAI opens registration for Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES

September 12th, 2019

Registration is now open for Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES. Register now to secure your spot for this brand-new format featuring more than 50 case study presentations. You can take a peek at everything you have to look forward to on the full schedule, and we can’t wait to see you in Charleston. To learn […]

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Geosynthetics Conference watch: Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES

August 1st, 2019

This summer the organizing committee will be hard at work developing the schedule and other features of the conference, to be held March 8–10, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. Its goal is to bring together a comprehensive array of case studies that focus on the many applications of geosynthetics as well as in-depth pre-show short courses […]

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GMA on the road

August 1st, 2019

April and May are always busy months for the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA). Construction season is gearing up and the association is preparing to kick off its spring government relations activities. This year was no exception. GMA conducted its third state visit of the fiscal year by traveling to Wyoming; members attended key environmental and […]

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McCartney letter and IGS-NA happenings

August 1st, 2019

IGS North America (IGS-NA) welcomes two new members to the board of directors. The board voted to add Kate Patterson of Klohn Crippen Berger as a co-opted board member. Patterson is a civil and water resources engineer in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and brings a new perspective to the board of directors on geosynthetics in […]

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