Geosynthetics in Pavement Engineering: Working Towards 2025
The aim of the symposium is to share knowledge of the sustainability of Geosystems in civil engineering. The keynote lecture on behalf of the Government will be undertaken by the Government Chief Construction Advisor, Peter Hansford who will introduce the philosophy of ‘Construction 2025’ with a particular emphasis on sustainability. There will then follow a series of presentations to provide the views and experiences of a main contractor, main consultant, academia, and finally professionals from the geosynthetic and road surfacing industry highlighting the sustainable geosynthetic solutions offered in pavement engineering. The overall aim of the symposium is to show the delegates that in 2015 and moving towards 2025 that geosynthetic construction can provide proven sustainable solutions in terms of whole life costs and carbon emissions compared to what are often considered more ‘traditional’ construction methods.