ASCE makes Rowe Terzaghi lecture available online

December 14th, 2017

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has made the 53rd Karl Terzaghi Lecture from 2017’s Geotechnical Frontiers conference available online. The lecture, presented by Dr. R. Kerry Rowe, is entitled “Protecting the Environment with Geosynthetics: Success and Challenges,” and was presented March 14, 2017, at the conference in Orlando, Fla. Rowe is professor and […]

Read More Edit

IGS-NA news

October 1st, 2017

Since the Geotechnical Frontiers conference this past March in Orlando, Fla., the new board of directors at IGS North America (IGS-NA, or the North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society) has been working hard to provide its members, the geosynthetics community and the engineering community a greater awareness of what geosynthetic materials can provide […]

Read More Edit

IGS-NA General Assembly meeting scheduled for Mar. 14 at Geotechnical Frontiers

March 10th, 2017

The International Geosynthetic Society for the United States and Canada (IGS-NA) released its General Assembly agenda for its meeting during Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 in Orlando, Fla. The meeting is scheduled for Mar. 14 at 6:00 p.m. EDT, and it is open to all members of the geosynthetics community.  The mission of IGS-NA is to provide […]

Read More Edit

Geotechnical Frontiers announces full agenda

February 6th, 2017

Organizers of the Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 conference and trade show have released the complete schedule for the March 12–15 event at the Hyatt Regency Orlando (Fla.). Among the highlights: eight full-day short courses (all offering PDHs—professional development hours); 200 exhibitors on the show floor; the first Robert M. Koerner Award and Lecture, plus Mercer, Seed, […]

Read More Edit

Geotechnical Frontiers

January 18th, 2017

Register now for Geotechnical Frontiers 2017. Geotechnical Frontiers is co-organized with ASCE’s Geo-Institute, and is a merging of the annual G-I Geo-Congress and the biennial GMA Geosynthetics conference. This conference features 8 short courses, more than 350 paper presentations, 9 panel discussions, and 2 training lectures within 81 technical sessions. The event also includes student […]

Read More Edit

Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 registration is now open

January 2nd, 2017

Registration for Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 is now open. Join us March 12-15 in Orlando, Fla., for this rare combination of IFAI’s biennial Geosynthetics conference and ASCE’s annual GeoCongress events. This special show brings more than 2,000 attendees together and only occurs every six years. The initial schedule of events and the detailed technical session layout […]

Read More Edit

Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 plenaries and special sessions

January 2nd, 2017

Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 is packed with short courses, technical sessions, and each day features both morning and evening plenary speakers including the presenters of the following lectures: Terzaghi, H. Bolton Seed, and Peck. New at Geotechnical Frontiers Robert M. Koerner Award and Lecture Series Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 features the inaugural R.M. Koerner Lecture. Plenary lecture […]

Read More Edit

Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 early registration rates end Dec. 16

November 23rd, 2016

Register now for Geotechnical Frontiers 2017. Geotechnical Frontiers is co-organized with ASCE’s Geo-Institute, and is a merging of the annual G-I Geo-Congress and the biennial GMA Geosynthetics conference. Early bird registration rates apply until Dec. 16, 2016. This event will include 8 short courses, more than 350 paper presentations, 9 panel discussions, and 2 training […]

Read More Edit

Geotechnical Frontiers 2017: Registration is now open

November 4th, 2016

March 12-15, 2017—Orlando, Fla. What is Geotechnical Frontiers? This event, formerly known as the Geo-Frontiers Conference (2005–Austin, Texas; 2011–Dallas, Texas), is held once every six years. It combines the annual ASCE Geo-Congress and the IFAI/Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) biennial Geosynthetics Conference into an event expected to draw more than 2,000 professionals to Orlando, March 12–15, 2017. […]

Read More Edit

Geotechnical Frontiers presents: GeoCharlotte 2016

August 22nd, 2016

Join us in Charlotte, N.C. on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, and earn up to 7 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) Short Courses Geosynthetics in Drainage and Filtration Applications: Design Principals and Practices Instructor: Barry R. Christopher, Ph.D., P.E. Knowledge for Better Design of Geosynthetic Reinforced MSE Structures Instructor: Michael Simac, Earth Improvement Technologies Business and Ethics […]

Read More Edit