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Announcement of Candidates for: IGS Council, President & Vice President – 2018 to 2022 Term Elections

The IGS, in accordance with its bylaws, will hold elections in 2018. IGS Members will have the opportunity to elect eight Council Members, a President and Vice President. Each of

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IGS to Host the 1st GeoBarrier Workshop

IGS TC-B GeoBarrier Workshop 6 – 7 June 2018 | Munich Workstyle | Landwehrstraße 61 | 80336 München, Germany Costs: 180€/person Workshop Chair: Kent von Maubeuge, kvmaubeuge@naue.com Room Rates: Best

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IGS to Host 1st GeoReinforcement Workshop

IGS TC-R GeoReinforcement Workshop 4 – 5 June 2018 | Munich Workstyle | Landwehrstraße 61 | 80336 München, Germany Costs: 180€/person Workshop Chair: Gerhard  Bräu, gerhard.braeu@tum.de Room Rates: Best Western

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Short Course and Workshop by Prof. Dov Leshchinsky – Napoli (Italy), 15 March 2018

A Short Course and a Workshop were delivered by Dov Leshchinsky (Emeritus Professor at University of Delaware, USA) in Napoli, on 15th March 2018. Both the initiatives were aimed to

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Geosynthetics 2019 Conference: Houston TX, USA, 10 -13 February 2019

Calling all Civil, Environmental & Geotechnical Engineers & Academics: Hundreds of geotechnical professionals come together to write, peer review, publish and present the latest research and case studies. This is

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11th ICG International Conference on Geosynthetics – Geosynthetics: Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development Seoul, Korea, 16 – 21 September 2018

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is my great honor and pleasure to invite you to the 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11ICG), which will be held in Seoul,

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Updates from the IGS Young Members Committee

Young Member Photo Competition The Young Member Committee of the IGS is holding its first ever photo competition in 2018. This contest intends to promote young members of the International

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IGS Young Members: Down to Earth – An Interview with Dr. Laura Carbone

In this edition of the feature, the Young Members Committee interviewed the new president of the Young Members Committee. Dr. Carbone shares her formative experiences of the geosynthetic industry and

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Dr. Kerry Rowe to Present the 2018/19 Mercer Lecture

The 2018/19 Mercer Lecturer will be Dr Kerry Rowe from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, who will discuss the use of geosynthetics in construction on soft soils. Dr Rowe, who holds

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Student Award Paper Spotlight: “Finite Element Simulation on External Stability of the Bearing Reinforcement Earth Wall”

This paper has won the Student Award Competition at GeoAsia 2016. It presents a parametric study on the external stability of a bearing reinforcement earth (BRE) wall using finite elements