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IGS UK Chapter Symposium – Containment Engineering and Brownfield Remediation @ Etihad Stadium
May 12 – May 13 all-day
IGS UK Chapter Symposium - Containment Engineering and Brownfield Remediation @ Etihad Stadium

IGS-UK Symposium
Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Containment Engineering: Tuesday 12nd May 2020
Keynote Speakers:
George Koerner – GRI
Richard Brachman – Queens University
Other confirmed speakers include:
Russel Jones – Golders
Richard Terry – Veolia
Darren Legge – EA

Brownfield Remediation: Wednesday 13rd May 2020
Keynote Speakers:
Pete Bradshaw – Etihad
Steven Odunmbaku – NHBC
Other confirmed speakers include:
Steve Wilson – EPG
Peter Atchison – EIC
David Murry – Sighthill
Geoff Card – RSK

The IGS UK Chapter is organising a Symposium about Containment Systems and Brownfield remediation, in Manchester on the 12th and 13th of May 2020. Please send an email to for more information and pre-registration.

10th Chinese National Conference on Geosynthetics
May 27 – May 31 all-day
10th Chinese National Conference on Geosynthetics

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

We are pleased to announce that the 10th Chinese National Conference on Geosynthetics & 2020 International Exhibition on Geosynthetics Products and Equipment will be held in Chengdu, China from May 27th to 31st, 2020. The meeting is organized by Southwest Jiaotong University under the auspices of China Technical Association on Geosynthetics and Chinese Chapter of International Geosynthetics Society.

The theme of the Conference is “Use of Geosynthetics in China Western Development & Belt and Road Construction” and will cover diverse disciplines of geosynthetics from fundamentals to applications. This conference will provide a comprehensive overview of the most recent developments in the field of geosynthetics, the latest technologies and applications, and an extensive technical exhibition in China.

Scientific researchers and entrepreneurs engaged in the production and testing of geosynthetics products, engineering design and construction, scientific research and related technologies are warmly welcome to submit abstracts/papers and participate in the conference.

Important dates:

Ÿ   March 30th, 2020                         Deadline for abstract/paper submission

Ÿ   April 15th, 2020                            Notification of abstract/paper acceptance

Ÿ   April 30th, 2020                            Deadline for revised abstract/paper submission

Ÿ   May 27th, 2020                            Conference opens

For additional information, please feel free to contact the conference committee via

We look forward to welcoming you in Chengdu, China!

Sincerely yours,

Chao Xu, Chairman of Chinese Chapter of IGS

Zhijie Wang, Vice Secretary General of Chinese Chapter of IGS