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Announcement of Candidates for: IGS Council, President & Vice President – 2018 to 2022 Term Elections

The IGS, in accordance with its bylaws, will hold elections in 2018. IGS Members will have the opportunity to elect eight Council Members, a President and Vice President. Each of

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Technical Committees IGS-TC

The International Geosynthetics Society hosted two high-level, two-day geotechnical engineering workshops 4 – 7 June 2018 in Munich, Germany: 1st GeoReinforcement and 1st GeoBarrier. Each workshop was divided into 4

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Recognising Wikipedia Contributions of IGS Young Members

The Young Members committee have been encouraging young IGS members to enhance geosynthetic-related Wik-ipedia pages and improve the accuracy of information available. Since the last newsletter there have been several

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Vote Now for the IGS Young Members Committee Inaugural Photo Contest!

The Young Members Committee of the IGS is holding the first ever photo competition solely for young members of the society. The competition seeks the best photos of geosynthetic materials

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Call for proposal: GeoAfrica 2021

GeoAfrica 2021, the 4th African Regional Conference on Geosynthetics is fast approaching following the great successes of the previous GeoAfrica conferences in South Africa, Ghana and Morocco. GeoAfrica is establishing

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IGS Meetings and Events at the 11th ICG in Seoul, Korea, 16 – 21 September 2018

IGS meetings open for all IGS Members Sep. 17 (Mon), 2018 12:40 – 13:40 TC Hydraulics – Membership Meeting Sep. 18 (Tue), 2018 12:30 – 13:30 TC Filtration – Membership

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Invitation to the 2018 IGS General Assembly with Awards Presentation

It is our pleasure to invite all IGS Members to the 2018 IGS General Assembly with Awards Presentation at 3:30 pm on Wednesday 19th September 2018 at the 11th ICG

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IGS Election Update

The 2018 IGS Elections have closed. With a field of 18 extraordinary candidates from 14 countries applying for 8 council positions there was significant competition! In keeping with IGS tradition

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Student Award Paper Spotlight: Role of Prestress in Geogrid of Confined-Reinforced Earth Method to Mitigate Bridge Approach Settlement

Ho Manh Hung presented a paper on a new construction method, called the confined-reinforced earth (CRE) method, and won the student award competition at GeoAsia 2016. This paper presented an

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IGS-NA Announces Dr. Michael Pluimer Webinar: Introduction To Geopipe

IGS North America Presents: Introduction To Geopipe Presented by Dr. Michael Pluimer, University of Minnesota – Duluth Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018 @ 1:00 – 2:30pm EDT (includes Q&A time)

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IGS-NA Announces Markus Wilke Webinar: Erosion Control with Geosynthetics

IGS North America Presents: Erosion Control with Geosynthetics Presented by Markus Wilke, HUESKER Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 @ 1:00 – 2:30pm EDT (includes Q&A time) Registration Cost: $20.00* –