The Geosynthetics Conference has gone virtual

February 1st, 2021

You are reading the show issue of Geosynthetics magazine. Whether you have just received this at home in print or are browsing through the issue online, we can’t wait to welcome you to the Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021.  A wide variety of ways to learn and connect While you are attending the Geosynthetics Virtual Conference […]

Read More Edit

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 […]

Read More Edit

Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021 announces in-depth short courses

January 8th, 2021

Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021 offers in-depth short courses focusing on a variety of topics across the geotechnical industry. These courses are designed to grow your knowledge of the industry and learn the latest information and applications from top geosynthetics experts. Plus, choose from six half-day short courses that all take place on Monday, Feb. 22, […]

Read More Edit

Registration is open for the Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021

November 23rd, 2020

Registration is now open for the Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021. Although we were looking forward to seeing you in Kansas City, Mo., in February, we are thrilled to offer the same great education, technical sessions, short courses and exhibit hall within our virtual event platform, Feb. 22–25, 2021. Visit the event website to preview everything […]

Read More Edit

GMA and IECA announce move to virtual for joint conference in 2021

November 6th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), a division of Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One will move the Geosynthetics Conference and IECA Annual Conference online. The conferences were originally scheduled to be colocated in Kansas City, Mo., Feb. 21–24, 2021. “As much as we were looking forward to being in […]

Read More Edit

Full schedule now available for Geosynthetics Conference 2021

October 1st, 2020

Registration for the Geosynthetics Conference 2021 is now open, and the full schedule is available online. The time has come to start booking your travel, making plans to attend the sessions that have caught your eye and mapping out which booths you will visit. Visit to view the full program and peruse the list […]

Read More Edit

Preview the schedule for Geosynthetics Conference 2021

August 18th, 2020

Geosynthetics Conference 2021 features 6 half-day short courses, 4 panel discussions, 8 special sessions and 17 technical paper sessions. Preview the list of them below and look forward to registering this September.  Panel Discussions Geosynthetic Specifications: The Pros and Cons of Existing Geosynthetic Specifications Measuring the Performance of Geosynthetic Roads–Bench Top to Full-Scale Testing and Monitoring Methods […]

Read More Edit

Geosynthetics Conference 2021 short course lineup announced

August 1st, 2020

By Barbara J. Connett The Geosynthetics Conference 2021 Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the Short Course Roster. These half-day in-depth courses feature detailed instruction in a small group setting. All courses provide four professional development hours (PDHs) and are included with full registrations at no extra cost.   For full descriptions, visit AASHTO […]

Read More Edit

Geosynthetics Conference 2021

June 1st, 2020

Make your plans now to participate in Geosynthetics Conference 2021—Colocated with IECA’s Annual Conference Speaker at 2019 Geosynthetics Conference. Courtesy Marky Skalny / Mark Skalny Corporate Photography Who? Who is on the Organizing Committee for this event? Organizing Committee Chair Jie Han, Ph.D., The University of Kansas Technical Program Co-chairs  Melissa Beauregard, Ph.D., P.E., United […]

Read More Edit

Deadline extended for Geosynthetics Conference 2021 abstracts

May 26th, 2020

The deadline to submit abstracts for Geosynthetics Conference 2021 has been extended to June 15, 2020. Now is the time to submit abstract submissions for technical papers of all types—see the current topic and session list below.  The 2021 Geosynthetics Conference will be colocated with the International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA) Annual Conference. Authors, instructors and session chairs […]

Read More Edit