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5 Great Links To Love

The sharing of IGS news, views and research are all key to growing our community and understanding today’s challenges. Here are five free online resources to help educate, inspire and motivate the world about geosynthetics.

  1. IGS on LinkedIn

Now reaching more than 2,000 followers, the IGS LinkedIn page is packed with regular updates on initiatives, organizational developments and member events. It’s also a great way to quickly connect and interact with individual members of the IGS.

  1. GeoAmericas 2020

Postponed due to concerns over Covid-19, the region’s biggest geosynthetics gathering is expected to go ahead this October, subject to the developing coronavirus situation. Attracting the area’s foremost experts in their field, the 4th Pan American Conference on Geosynthetics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is set to welcome more than 1,000 participants from 30 countries. Keep track of the latest developments by visiting the website.

  1. EuroGeo7

Stay informed about the 7th European Geosynthetics Conference, due to take place in summer next year, via this website. The Polish Chapter of the IGS had to move the conference dates because of the coronavirus disruption. The event website includes maps, travel information and profiles of host city Warsaw.

  1. Geosynthetics eBook on Sustainability

The IGS’s eBook on sustainability and geosynthetics is a key resource to absorb and share. The online publication, ‘Preparing the ground for a brighter future’ discusses the positive benefits and impact geosynthetics have in addressing global challenges. Easily downloadable and digestible, it is ideal for both experienced practitioners and those new to the industry.

  1. Chapter Chat

Launched in Spring 2020, this packed newsletter celebrates the activities of IGS chapters, updates members on Council initiatives and invites feedback from members to help the IGS craft an organization that meets stakeholder needs.