Geosynthetics 2023 wrap-up

February 1st, 2023

We hope you are perusing this issue of Geosynthetics magazine while attending the Geosynthetics Conference 2023 in Kansas City, Mo. If you are not attending, hopefully you will join us in 2025 for the 4th Geotechnical Frontiers, co-organized with the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Geo-Institute.  If you are in Kansas City right now, […]

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Geo Conference 2023 exhibitor space now available

April 18th, 2022

Geo Conference 2023 exhibitor space is filling up fast; it’s time to book a booth to secure your ideal location on the show floor. Geocells. Photograph courtesy of BTL Liners Geo Conference 2023 exhibitor space is now open for booking. The conference, to be held in Kansas City, Mo., Feb. 5–8, 2023, will be co-located […]

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Geosynthetics Conference 2023 call for abstracts opens

March 18th, 2022

Geosynthetics Conference 2023 call for abstracts opens—submit your abstracts by April 29, 2022, for the Kansas City, Mo., conference. Downtown Kansas City, Mo., at night. Kansas City is the host city of Geosynthetics Conference 2023. Photograph by CalendarGuy. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) The call for abstracts for Geosynthetics Conference 2023 is now open. You can […]

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IECA recognizes erosion control/stormwater achievers

March 14th, 2022

IECA recognizes erosion control/stormwater achievers by announcing its Awards of Excellence during the IECA Annual Conference and Expo 2022. Western Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia, winner of the IECA Environmental Excellence Award, will open in 2026. Architectural illustration courtesy of Western Sydney Airport The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) recognized winners of its Awards of […]

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Free Geosynthetics Conference archive launches

February 25th, 2022

The conference’s organizers have made available 1,500 white papers and dozens of videos in the online, free Geosynthetics Conference archive. The free Geosynthetics Conference archive includes proceedings from conferences dating back to the IFAI-sponsored Second International Conference on Geotextiles, Aug. 1–6, 1982, in Las Vegas, Nev. The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), the Geosynthetics Materials Association […]

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Chair’s corner and GMA happenings

April 1st, 2021

By Bryan Gee What’s in a name? For those of us who work in the geosynthetics industry, this question may be more important than you think. A recent call with a high-level federal policy maker brought this home to me. With no prior knowledge of our industry, this person did not understand what geosynthetic materials […]

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