The Portuguese Chapter of IGS has organized the 2nd Technical Session on Geosynthetics – Geosynthetics solutions for soft ground reinforcement – held on 6th July at the National Laboratory for Civil Engineering (LNEC), in Lisbon. The session was sponsored by Huesker and has included six keynote lectures given by specialists from Portugal and Spain. A total of 54 participants, including designers, installers, producers, users, researchers and students, have attended this session. Based on practical cases, the event has promoted the dissemination of geosynthetics solutions with the purpose of soft ground reinforcement. The session focused on the most adequate applications regarding innovation and recent advances on technologies design and construction.
José Neves, IGS Portugal Secretary