New name, GeoAmericas, panel members sought

April 1st, 2016

Name change proposed for NAGS In an effort to solidify efforts at providing leadership in advancing geosynthetics education and research, the NAGS Board of Directors earlier this year proposed changes to its bylaws. The society’s bylaws were last revised in February 2001. Immediate past-president Bob Mackey served as editor of the new bylaws that were […]

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GeoAmericas 2016, April 10–13, Miami Beach

January 29th, 2016

The mission of the North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS) is to provide leadership in advancing geosynthetics education and research. We are pleased to invite the world to GeoAmericas 2016, the 3rd Pan-American Regional Conference on Geosynthetics. The event takes place April 10–13 at the Loews Hotel in Miami Beach, Fla. Keynote lectures GeoAmericas will have […]

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Educating the Educators on Geosynthetics

October 1st, 2015

Wouldn’t it be great if graduating civil engineering students knew much more about geosynthetics? Frankly, it would be nice if they at least knew the difference between a geotextile and a geomembrane, wouldn’t it? Often, they don’t have the opportunity to study geosynthetics as part of their undergraduate civil engineering program in most North America […]

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