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Day 3: IGS 40th Anniversary – Live Online Lecture Series

A week-long series of live virtual talks will be given by some of the industry’s most exciting and experienced professionals from around the world, offering a global perspective on where the industry is now and its potential for the next 40 years. The week will culminate with a keynote lecture from geosynthetics pioneer JP Giroud entitled ‘Geosynthetics: The discipline beyond the products.

The lecture schedule is as follows (please note time zones):

Wednesday, November 8

  • 5pm China time (9:00a UTC): Huabei Liu on ‘Geosynthetics in China: history, manufacturing, and applications’, with moderator John Kraus
  • 12pm CET (11:00a UTC): Ask the Officer: IGS Secretary General Laura Carbone, with moderator John Kraus
  • 2pm South Africa time (12:00p UTC): Jabulile Msiza, ‘African case studies and opportunities’, with moderator Laura Carbone
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If you would like submit a question for our ‘Ask the Officer’ sessions, please email, with ‘Ask the Officer’ in the subject line. Include your question and the Officer you would like to put it to.


Nov 08, 2023


11:00 am - 1:00 pm