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IGS TC-Reinforcement & TC-Barriers Workshops in Barcelona @ Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC-BarcelonaTech)
Jan 20 – Jan 23 all-day

The International Geosynthetics Society Technical Committee on Soil Reinforcement (TC-R) and Technical Committee on Barrier Systems (TC-B) will host back-to-back workshops 20 – 23 January 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. The selected topics will be presented by revered international experts and significant time will be available for discussion and debate. These workshops follow the highly successful Munich sessions and build upon them with the most current field knowledge.

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Attendees may register for one or both of the workshops. For questions about this upcoming event, please contact IGS Secretariat Manager Terry Paulo (tpaulo@geosyntheticssociety.org).

COST

  • TC-R Workshop Only – EURO 180/attendee*
  • TC-B Workshop Only – EURO 180/attendee*
  • Both Workshops – EURO 340/attendee*

* Reflects discounted price for active IGS members. Visit registration page for non-member rate information.

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GeoReinforcement Developments, Advancements, Durability, Performance and Innovative Applications

The intention of the workshop is to stimulate the discussion and the formation of a group of experts to encourage the preparation of a guideline or a white paper on the very specific and defined topics shown below. The key presentations will be made available only to participants of the workshop discussions.

20 – 21 January 2020

  • Reliability based design and analysis of geosynthetic reinforced structuresLead: Richard Bathurst, USA
  • Geosynthetic encased columnsLead: Erol Güler, Turkey
  • Serviceability Limit States: analyses, design, specificationLead: Pietro Rimoldi, Italy
  • Advancements, Developments and State of the Practice for International Codes of Geosynthetics in Reinforced Soil StructuresLead: Robert Lozano, USA

 

The TC-R registration fee includes lunch and two coffee breaks on each day.

Presented by: The IGS Technical Committee on Soil Reinforcement.

GeoBarrier Developments, Advancements, Durability, Performance and Innovative Applications

 
22 – 23 January 2020

The intention of the workshop is to stimulate the discussion and the formation of a group of experts to encourage the preparation of a guideline or a white paper on the very specific and defined topics shown below.

  • Re-Cap of Munich 2018 Workshop, Geomembrane Puncture Protection, Welding of Geomembranes, Digital Quality Control SystemsLeads: Siamak Paulson,Australia & Boyd Ramsey
  • Advancements with Geosynthetic Clay LinersLeads: Craig Benson, USA & Gemmina Di Emidio, Belgium
  • Performance and Durability of GeomembranesLeads: Kerry Rowe, Canada & Malek Bouazza, Australia
  • Case Histories of Usual and Innovative Barrier ApplicationsLeads: Pete Atchison, United Kingdom & Jonathan Shamrock, New Zealand

 

The TC-B registration fee includes lunch and two coffee breaks on each day.

Presented by: The IGS Technical Committee on Barrier Systems.