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IGS Young Members: Down to Earth – An Interview with IGS Vice-President, Nathalie Touze, PhD

In this edition of the regular feature, the young members committee interviewed the current Vice-President of the IGS. Name / Institution: Nathalie Touze, Irstea, France. Specialist Field: Geosynthetics, barriers, fluid

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Nigerian Geosynthetics Event

On Tuesday, 28 May 2019, Felix Nwankwo was the invited speaker at the May General Meeting of the Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineering, a Division Of Nigerian Society Of Engineers,

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Slope Stability Analysis with Soil and Geosynthetic Interfaces

The Chilean Chapter of the International Society of Geosynthetics, IGS, together with the Technology Development Corporation, CDT, of the Chilean Chamber of Construction, CChC, held a Technical Seminar on Slope Stability Analysis with Soil and Geosynthetic Interfaces

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Geosynthetics 2019 – 13th International Conference on Geosynthetics

Zilina, Slovakia, February 07-08, 2019 The 13th International Conference on Geosynthetics was held on 07-08 February 2019 in Zilina. Conference was organized by the University of Zilina, Faculty of Civil

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Student Award Paper Spotlight: A Study On The Settlement Reduction Of Artificial Reef Using Geosynthetics

At GeoAsia 2016 in India Daeho Yun received a student award for his paper entitled “A Study on the Settlement Reduction of Artificial Reef using Geosynthetics”.  Artificial reefs are used

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ACIGS International Speakers Series Videos Now Available to View!

Earlier this year, the Australasian Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (ACIGS) hosted their International Speaker Series in Australia and New Zealand. We are delighted to now share with you,

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Dr. Richard Brachman To Present The Inaugural Zornberg Lecture

The Zornberg Lecture Selection Task Force, comprised of the Presidents of IGS Argentina, IGS Brazil, IGS Mexico, IGS North America and the Chair of the IGS Pan-American Activities Committee, has

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RENCONTRES GÉOSYNTHÉTIQUES 2019 – NANCY, FRANCE 11-13 MARCH 2019

The 12th french speaking conference on geotextiles, geomembranes and related products Organised by the French Chapter of IGS every two years since 1993, The Rencontres Géosynthétiques are the reference French

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Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development – Japanese Translation

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

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In Memoriam Gert den Hoedt

Gert den Hoedt passed away on 8 March 2019 at the age of 83. The announcement of his decease contained four characteristic elements: I have tried to live as a