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News From the 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11ICG)!

The 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11ICG)

Geosynthetics: Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development
Seoul, Korea, 16 – 21 September 2018


11ICG Lucky Draw!


During the 19th ICSMGE, the 11ICG is organizing committee held a Lucky Draw for ICSMGE delegates.

11ICG booth ran this special event from September 18 to 22 at the Coex D2 Hall, about 150 participants from 32 countries from all around the world visited our booth and expected 11ICG next year.

A total of 51 participants who attended the 19th ICSMGE had a chance to receive a 20% discount off of registration fees. 

We sincerely appreciate for interest in 11ICG and look forward to seeing you in Seoul, next year again.




October 29, 2017 Paper Submission Deadline
December 31, 2017 Paper Acceptance Notice
December 31, 2017    Sponsorship/Exhibition Application Deadline
March 30, 2018 Final Paper Submission Deadline
March 30, 2018 Early Registration Deadline
June 15, 2018         Pre-Registration Deadline





Giroud Lecture
  Global Crisis: A Geosynthetics Solution

Dr. Nathalie Touze-Foltz

(Antony Regional Center, National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA), France)

Prestigious Lecture
  Geosynthetic-reinforcement Technology in Railway Applications– from Walls to    


  Prof. Fumio Tatsuoka

  (Tokyo University of Science, Japan

  Past President, International Geosynthetics Society)

Keynote Lecture
  Geosynthetic Liners: Conceptions and Misconceptions

Prof. R. Kerry Rowe

(GeoEngineering Centre at Queen’s-RMC, Queen’s University,

Kingston, ON, Canada)

  Reinforcement with Geosynthetics – How They Work in Soil

Prof. Martin Ziegler

(Geotechnical Engineering and Institute of Foundation Engineering,

Soil Mechanics, Rock Mechanics and Waterways Construction, RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Geosynthetics in Roadways: Advances with Significant Impact in Sustainable


Prof. Jorge G. Zornberg (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)

Global Challenges, Geosynthetic Solutions and Counting Carbon

Prof. Neil Dixon

(School of Civil and Building Engineering Loughborough University, UK)

Geosynthetics for Natural Disaster Prevention and Mitigation-Japanese Challenge-

Prof. Jiro Kuwano

(Saitama University, Japan)

Full list of invited speakers to be added



All participants are required to register through the online registration system and advised to register in advance to receive the registration discount.


Registration fees

Category Early Bird Registration

(by Mar. 30, 2018)


(by Jun. 15, 2018)

Onsite Registration

(Sep.16-21, 2018)

IGS Member USD 690 USD 750 USD 800
Non-Member USD 750 USD 800 USD 850
Student USD 250 USD 270 USD 300
Accompanying Person USD 150 USD 200
Optional Event

Conference Dinner

USD 100


Online Registration :

– Early Registration Deadline: March 30, 2018

– Pre-Registration Deadline: June 15, 2018




Please go to 11ICG website ( and download the application form and fill out the form and then e-mail it to the 11ICG secretariat (


  • Sponsorship
Sponsorship Level Diamond Platinum Gold Silver Bronze
Amount USD 30,000 USD 20,000 USD 15,000 USD 10,000 USD 5,000
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Booth Type Description Category No. of Booth Price
Shell Scheme


-Sign with

  company name

  and booth number


  fluorescent light

-Floor (pytex)

-Electricity 1kW  

-1 socket


Corporate Member

 1 Booth $ 3,500
 2 Booths $ 6,500
 4 Booths $ 11,500
Non-member  1 Booth $ 4,375
 2 Booths $ 8,250
 4 Booths $ 15,000
Space Only – Electricity 1kW
– 1 socket

Corporate Member

 1 Booth $ 3,000
 2 Booths $ 5,500
 4 Booths $ 9,500
Non-member  1 Booth $ 3,750
 2 Booths $ 7,000
 4 Booths $ 12,500




Korea World Trade Center, 513, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06164, Korea

Phone: + 82-2-6000-0114 Website:


Coex is a business and cultural hub located in the heart of Gangnam, Seoul’s business district. It is a popular entertainment destination in Seoul for both domestic and foreign visitors, and welcomes an average of 150,000 people a day. Asia’s largest underground mall, three five-star hotels, two premier office towers, a department store, a subway station, an airport terminal, and more are all located at Coex. Coex is also Korea’s top business events destination. The Coex Convention and Exhibition Center itself is a four-floor meetings venue with over 450,000m2 of total floor space. There are over 200 exhibitions and 2,000 conferences here each year.


The Organizing Committee has compiled hotels in different rate categories for 11ICG participants.

We encourage you to look at the list of conference hotels near the venue below. We recommend you do an online search to find the best price before making your reservations.

No. Class Hotel Distance from Venue
H01 ★★★★★ The InterContinental Seoul COEX Venue (North Gate) Within 1Km
H02 ★★★★★ Oakwood Premier Coex Center Seoul Venue (West Gate) Within 1Km
H03 ★★★★★ Novotel Ambassador Gangnam 15min. by car Approx. 4Km
H04 ★★★★★ LOTTE Hotels & Resorts 15min. by car Approx. 4Km
H05 ★★★★ Best Western Premier Gang Nam Hotel 15min. by car Approx. 4Km
H06 ★★★★ Hotel Peyto 10min. on foot Within 1Km
H07 ★★★★ Hotel Riviera 10min. by car Approx. 3Km
H08 ★★★★ Shilla Stay 15min. by car Approx. 3Km
H09 ★★★★ Ramada Seoul 10min. by car (15min. By subway) Within 3Km
H10 ★★★★ Hotel Samjung 10min. by car Within 4Km
H11 ★★★★ Aloft Seoul Gangnam 7min. by car Approx. 2Km
H12 Business Ibis Styles Ambassador Seoul Gangnam 15min. on foot Within 2Km
H13 Business Ocloud Hotel 15min. by car (20min. By subway) Approx. 5Km
H14 Residence Hotel Artnouveau Yeoksam 10min. by car Within 3Km
H15 Residence Seoul Residence 10min. by car Within 3Km
H16 Residence Urban Place Gangnam 10min. by car Approx. 4Km



The Republic of Korea (herein after Korea) is a country visited by more than ten million international travelers every year. With its long history in culture and tradition, the country has a lot to offer to travelers.

Half-Day Tour Afternoon City Tour
Korean Traditional Craft Making Tour
Afternoon Furniture Museum Tour
Morning City Tour
Korean Cooking Class Tour
Full Day Tour


Full Day City Tour
Korean Folk Village & Suwon Fortress Tour
UNESCO World Heritage Tour
DMZ & The 3rdTunnel Tour
Special Evening Program Non-verbal Performance “Nanta” Tour
Korea Night Dining Tour
Pre/Post Conference Tours Legendary Gyeongju 2D1N Tour
Jeonju & Damyang 2D1N Tour
Experience Korean Culture & Shopping Tour

Tours will be arranged by a third-party travel agency as optional programs.





For more information, Visit 11ICG website:



11ICG Secretariat

Tel: +82-2-566-6031, 6033   

Fax: +82-2-566-6087