Geotechnical Frontiers a Success

April 1st, 2017

The 2017 Geotechnical Frontiers conference in Orlando, Fla., drew thousands to “The City Beautiful” Mar. 12–15, 2017, for four days of plenary lectures, awards honoring distinguished geosynthetics experts and work on innovative geosynthetics projects, panel discussions, technical sessions based on more than 360 peer-reviewed papers, and a buzzing trade show floor with manufacturers displaying their […]

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2016 in review, onward with 2017

February 1st, 2017

As 2017 comes to a swift start we would like to update you on the events of 2016 and get you ready to participate in the activities of 2017. IGS-NA is invigorated and actively looking for meaningful initiatives and the right people to help make those initiatives happen. The IGS-NA Biennial General Assembly will be […]

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SIDEBAR: GeoCharlotte at IFAI Expo

November 1st, 2016

The first-ever GeoCharlotte one-day session drew engineers and exhibitors to Charlotte for a day of geosynthetics education and networking. The show-within-a-show also previewed the March 12–15, 2017, Geotechnical Frontiers conference, co-organized by IFAI and its Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA); and the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The GeoCharlotte agenda included three […]

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Geotechnical Frontiers presents: GeoCharlotte 2016

October 1st, 2016

October 20, 2016 | Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, N.C. Connect with your peers, review the latest geosynthetic techniques and concepts, and enjoy Charlotte in an informal, friendly atmosphere, with food and drink provided. Professionally, the day is loaded with attractions, including: Earn up to seven personal development hours (PDHs) Three half-day short courses Three training […]

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Geotechnical Frontiers presents: GeoCharlotte 2016

September 22nd, 2016

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte N.C. Register Now 8 a.m.–12 p.m.:  3 Parallel Short Courses Business and Ethics Insights for Engineers This four-hour session includes three presentations focused on the business and ethical aspects of being an engineer. Professional Ethics in a Low Bid Environment Presented by Vic Donald, Geoprofessional Business Association […]

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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 […]

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Geotechnical Frontiers presents GeoCharlotte 2016

August 1st, 2016

Connect with your peers, review the latest geosynthetic techniques and concepts, and enjoy Charlotte in an informal, friendly atmosphere, with food and drink provided. Professionally, the day is loaded with attractions, including: Earn up to seven personal development hours (PDHs) Three half-day short courses Three training lectures Closing reception and exhibits Pavement interlayer panel by […]

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Geotechnical Frontiers 2017: Final call for abstracts

March 3rd, 2016

This call for abstracts is issued to create a comprehensive, diverse, and exciting Technical Paper Program at Geotechnical Frontiers 2017. Submit your 200- to 300-word abstract by Tuesday, March 8, 2016, and become part of this world-class event March 12–15, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Please review the current list of proposed sessions and general topics. […]

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Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 Call for Abstracts

February 9th, 2016

This Call for Abstracts is issued to create a comprehensive, diverse, and exciting Technical Paper Program. Submit your 200- to 300-word abstract by March 8, 2016, and become part of the Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 education program. Please review the current list of proposed sessions and general topics. All submissions will be peer-reviewed at each step, […]

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Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 announces short courses

January 13th, 2016

Eight full-day sessions planned for Orlando conference and trade show. Registration available later this year. Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 Short Courses Sunday, March 12, 2017, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Hyatt Regency Orlando Design and construction of bottom liner and cover systems Richard Thiel, Thiel Engineering Design of pier foundations in expansive soils Geoff Chao and John Nelson, […]

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