IGS to Host the 1st GeoBarrier Workshop

GeoBarrier Workshop

IGS TC-B GeoBarrier Workshop

6 – 7 June 2018 | Munich Workstyle | Landwehrstraße 61 | 80336 München, Germany

Schedule is subject to change

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GeoBarrierThe International Geosynthetics Society Technical Committee on Barrier Systems (TC-B) will welcome civil and geotechnical engineering professionals from around the world to the 1st GeoBarrier Workshop 6 – 7 June 2018 in Munich, Germany. This unique gathering combines high-level presentations from leading practitioners in the field with significant audience discussion time, enabling participants to share project experience, exchange technical concerns and solutions, and network with colleagues who influence diverse infrastructure sectors such as mining, coal ash, waste management, environmental protection, oil and gas, and more.

The two-day GeoBarrier Workshop is co-located with the GeoReinforcement Workshop, which takes place 4 – 5 June 2018. Note: Each workshop requires a separate registration fee. Both can be paid for at the same time via the online registration page Please see the Workshop page to learn more.

The IGS Technical Committee – Barriers (TC-B) workshop will devote half-day sessions to the following main topics:

  • Geomembrane Durability
  • Geomembrane Protection
  • GCL Hydration and Controlling Factors
  • Standard Protocols for Construction/Installation Quality Assurance and Quality Control

The internationally revered speaker list includes experts such as Kerry Rowe, Helmut Zanzinger, Craig Benson, Piet Meyer, Sam Allen, Richard Brachman, and more. Presentations include focuses on historical leakage rates and affiliated CQA strategies; preventing puncture in a geosynthetic barrier system; anti-oxidant depletion in geomembranes; agency perspectives on geomembrane end-of-service life; and more.

Schedule Details & More – Register Today!
Schedule is subject to change

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