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“G8 – Eighth National Conference on Geosynthetics” Organized by Turkish Chapter of IGS – May 16-17, 2019 – Istanbul, Turkey

The Eighth National Conference on Geosynthetics (G8) was held on 16-17 May 2019 at Bogazici University in Istanbul-Turkey. The National Conference was organized by the Turkish Chapter of the International

Message From Pres

IGS Regional Conferences – Are You Ready?

Dear IGS Members, Last year, we had the excellent and memorable 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11ICG) in Seoul, Korea. The 11ICG was a great success in many aspects, where


Young Members Committee At The 8th Turkish National Conference on Geosynthetics

The 8th National Conference on Geosynthetics was held on 16-17 May 2019 at the Bogazici University in Istanbul. The conference was organized by the Turkish Chapter of the International Geosynthetics

Case Studies

Case Studies: Kaytech Solves Problem at Kazungula Bridge Project

The primary objective of building the multimillion dollar Kazungula Bridge was to link Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana in order to ease tourist traffic and enhance trade and integration between these

Event News

GeoAmericas 2020 Young Members Program Announced!

The Young Members Committee (YMC) of the IGS is pleased to announce the GeoAmericas 2020 Young Members Program . This program complements the regular conference technical program, so young members


9th IAGIG: Annual Conference of the Italian Young Geotechnical Engineers Naples (Italy), 10-11 May 2019

The 9th edition of IAGIG (Annual Conference of Italian Young Geotechnical Engineers) was held in Naples on May 10th -11th. The event aimed to gather young professionals from various fields


Announcing IGS-NA Educate the Educators – 2019 December 9-10 – La Jolla California

Following our IGS-NA successful Educate the Educator (EtE) event held in Kingston, ON in December 2017, where we provided training and educational materials to 35 Engineering Professors from across North


IGS Young Members: Down to Earth – An Interview with IGS Vice-President, Nathalie Touze, PhD

In this edition of the regular feature, the young members committee interviewed the current Vice-President of the IGS. Name / Institution: Nathalie Touze, Irstea, France. Specialist Field: Geosynthetics, barriers, fluid


Nigerian Geosynthetics Event

On Tuesday, 28 May 2019, Felix Nwankwo was the invited speaker at the May General Meeting of the Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineering, a Division Of Nigerian Society Of Engineers,


Slope Stability Analysis with Soil and Geosynthetic Interfaces

The Chilean Chapter of the International Society of Geosynthetics, IGS, together with the Technology Development Corporation, CDT, of the Chilean Chamber of Construction, CChC, held a Technical Seminar on Slope Stability Analysis with Soil and Geosynthetic Interfaces