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2012 Volume 28, Issue # 1, of the IGS NEWS is now available online

The newest IGS News is available. Volume 28, No 1 from the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) is content loaded, with correspondant reports from around the world, event reviews, news regarding

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Call for Candidates for IGS Council: Term 2012 to 2016

The IGS, in accordance with its bylaws, will hold mid-term elections in 2012. IGS Members will have the opportunity to elect eight Council Members. Each of the elected members will

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Student and Young Member Initiatives of the IGS

Dear IGS member, During any of the three upcoming IGS Regional Conferences, chances are that you will come across some of the IGS student awardees that, after a careful selection

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Relationship of the IGS with our International Sister Societies

Dear IGS member, One of the important objectives we have agreed to pursue in the current council is to “Increase the Connections to International Organizations“. This objective was established keeping

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Dates and Venue Change – Geosynthetics Asia 2012 – Bangkok, Thailand – 13-16 December 2012

5th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics The International Geosynthetics Soceity – Thailand Chapter (IGS-Thailand) and Suranaree University of Technology (SUT), under the auspices of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), organizes

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EuroGeo 5 – Valencia Spain – 16-19 September 2012

Invitation to Participate (PDF) The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) has organized the “EuroGeo” European Congress for the past 15 years via the respective national chapters. The first Congress was held

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GIGSA Chapter Newsletter

GIGSA Chapter Newsletter Advances in Floating Cover Technology, Product and Technique Imporovement for a Faithful Client Prez Says IGS Student Award 2012 Prof Kerry Rowe 2 Day Course at Stone

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International Symposium on Sustainable Geosynthetics and Green Technology for Climate Change

The International Symposium on Sustainable Geosynthetics and Green Technology for Climate Change (SSGG2011) scheduled to take place in Bangkok on the 7th and 8th of December, 2011, has been rescheduled

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Geo-hazards During Earthquakes and Mitigation Measures

The Japanese Geotechnical Society has published “GEO-HAZARDS DURING EARTHQUAKES AND MITIGATION MEASURES – LESSONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE 2011 GREAT EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKE”. This document is based on experiences with,

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Waterways & Flood Control Expert, Dr. –Ing Michael Heibaum appointed as 2012 – 2013 Mercer Lecturer

The Mercer Lecture selection committee, chaired by Professor Fumio Tatsuoka and the other members which include Dr Jean-Pierre Giroud, Professor Georg Heerten, Professor Ennio Marques Palmeira and Mr. Tim Oliver,