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2017 ACIGS Seminar Series: Geosynthetic Technology in Water, Waste & Tunneling – Melbourne

The Australasian Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (ACIGS) is pleased to announce the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Australasian seminar series on geosynthetics applications in water containment, waste disposal facility rehabilitation and tunnelling.

Experts from the IGS will present on a range of topics:

  • Russell Jones, the IGS President, will present a case study on a
    200,000 m³ leachate storage facility and the challenges of building on landfilled waste
  • Peter Legg, the IGS Treasurer, will discuss closure and rehabilitation of waste disposal facilities
  • Jorge G. Zornberg, Professor at The University of Texas at Austin, will present on the topic of wind uplift on exposed geomembranes
  • Chungsik Yoo, IGS Vice President, will address the topic of geosynthetics in transport and hydraulic tunnelling for drainage and waterproofing.

This seminar offers engineers the opportunity to improve their knowledge and understanding in geosynthetic engineering from leading international experts.

Registration includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.


Jun 28, 2017


All of the day


Engineers Australia – Victoria Division
600 Bourke Street Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia

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