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GIGSA Hosts Successful Education Week

The Geosynthetic Interest Group of South Africa (GIGSA), the South African Chapter of the IGS, hosted a successful Education Week from the 2nd to the 6th July 2018. The week

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Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development – Italian Translation

 The IGS is pleased to offer the Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development video in Italian. Translating the Sustainability Video into every IGS Chapter’s official language has been an initiative of

Message From Pres

Message From The President – Introducing Chungsik Yoo, Ph.D.

Dear IGS Colleagues, I am truly humbled, delighted and privileged to assume the role of President of the IGS for the next four years (2018-2022). It is my greatest honor

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Announcement of GeoAfrica 2021

During the IGS Council plenary session in Seoul, Korea, the newly formed Egyptian Chapter of IGS (IGSE) was selected to host GeoAfrica 2021 in Cairo, Egypt. GeoAfrica 2021, the 4th


Student Award Paper Spotlight: Physical Modelling of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soils Spanning Voids

Talia S. da Silva presented a paper on physical modelling of geosynthetic reinforced soils spanning voids, and won the student award competition at EuroGeo 6. This paper presented an experimental

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IGS Announces Honourary Member and Service Awards Presented in 2018

The International Geosynthetics Society Awards were presented during the General Assembly held on 20 September 2018 at 11ICG. IGS Awards are granted to individuals or groups of individuals who have

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Presenting the Inaugural IGS Young Members Committee Photo Contest Winner

The Young Members Committee of the IGS held their first ever photo competition solely for young members of the society. The competition sought the best photos of geosynthetic materials or

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IGS Awards 2014-2017

Original thinking and hard work characterized the IGS Award-winning projects at the 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics held in Seoul, Korea. The IGS Awards were presented during the General Assembly

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Young Member Committee Events at 11th ICG

During last month’s 11th ICG in Seoul, Korea, young members (35 years of age and younger) from around the world met to network and spread ideas on how to promote

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Seoul Shines and 11 ICG Proves to Be a Tremendous Success

After 2014’s 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics in Berlin, the hosts of 11 ICG had some ambitious benchmarks to meet for technical strength and international participation. Professor Chungsik Yoo (now