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Educate the Educators on Geosynthetics, South Africa

The Geosynthetic Interest Group of South Africa (GIGSA), the South African Chapter of the IGS, hosted an Educate the Educator event as part of a successful Education Week.

Key facts:

  • location: Irene Country Lodge, Gauteng Province
  • 18 academics from 12 institutions
  • content:  testing, funding, collaboration
  • lecturers: Professor Timothy D. Stark (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); Professor Martin Ziegler of RWTH Aachen University