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16th meeting of ISO/TC 221 ‘Geosynthetics’ and WGs 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6: Beijing, China 20 – 22 November 2019

The International technical standardization committee on Geosynthetics (ISO/TC 221) organised its annual meeting this year in Beijing, at the Regent hotel, on kind invitation of the Standardization Administration of China

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HELLENIC GEOSYNTHETICS SOCIETY (HGS) ACTIVITY REPORT

The 8th National Conference on Geotechnical Engineering was very successfully held in Athens, 6-8 November 2019 with the participation of 388 persons, including a very large percentage of students (133

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Erosion Protection With Geosynthetics – NGO Study Day, 8th Creative Session, 6 June 2019

The Netherlands Chapter of the IGS (NGO) had its eighth study day/creative session on a windy but sunny day on Dutch Kijkduin beach on 6 June 2019. The focus this

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IGS UK Announces Symposium At Soccer Stadium

The home of Manchester City Football Club will play host to the UK’s Sixth National Geosynthetics Symposium. The Etihad Stadium in the UK’s second city will welcome geosynthetics and ground

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Packed Young Members Program At IGS Regional Conferences

Young members of the IGS are set for a lively experience at two of the society’s largest conferences next year. The Young Members Committee (YMC) has created a vibrant schedule

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In Memoriam: Robert “Bob” Koerner

The Koerner Family has announced the passing of Robert M. Koerner and his wife Pauline W. Koerner. Together with Paula, Bob founded the Geosynthetics Institute (GSI) as a research organization

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Giroud Lecture Takes A Trip To London

IGS Vice President Dr Nathalie Touze will be sharing her thoughts on how geosynthetics can help mitigate some of the world’s biggest challenges when she brings her ideas to the

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2nd EurAsian Geosynthetics Symposium (EAGS·2019)

About 200 people from many different countries in the field of geosynthetics gathered in Beijing to focus on the theme of “New Era, Shared Future,” for the 2nd EurAsian Geosynthetics

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IGS Chapter Focus: Peru

Mining and hydraulics are just two areas of growth potential for geosynthetics in Peru. IGS Peru Chapter Founder and twice-President, Augusto Alza, shares more on the opportunities for geosynthetics’ growth.

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IGS Young Members: Down to Earth – An Interview with Dawie Marx

In this edition of the regular feature, the Young Members Committee interviewed past GeoAfrica 2017 Student Award Winner from South Africa, Dawie Marx. Dawie is currently a Graduate Research Assistant