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GeoAmericas 2020 Abstracts Deadline Extended! Submit Your Abstracts Now!

We have received numerous requests to accommodate abstract submissions after our current deadline. Rather than dealing with each request individually, we have decided to extend the deadline by a month

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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* –


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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Geosynthetics 2019 Conference: Houston TX, USA, 10 -13 February 2019

Calling all Civil, Environmental & Geotechnical Engineers & Academics: Hundreds of geotechnical professionals come together to write, peer review, publish and present the latest research and case studies. This is

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11th ICG International Conference on Geosynthetics – Geosynthetics: Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development Seoul, Korea, 16 – 21 September 2018

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is my great honor and pleasure to invite you to the 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11ICG), which will be held in Seoul,


IGS Young Members: Down to Earth – An Interview with Dr. Laura Carbone

In this edition of the feature, the Young Members Committee interviewed the new president of the Young Members Committee. Dr. Carbone shares her formative experiences of the geosynthetic industry and


Student Award Paper Spotlight: “Finite Element Simulation on External Stability of the Bearing Reinforcement Earth Wall”

This paper has won the Student Award Competition at GeoAsia 2016. It presents a parametric study on the external stability of a bearing reinforcement earth (BRE) wall using finite elements


IGS Young Members Committee Opens First Ever Photo Contest!

The Young Members Committee of the IGS is holding its first ever photo competition in 2018. This contest intends to promote young members of the International Geosynthetics Society. The competition

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Geosynthetics Conferences Not Sponsored by the IGS

It has recently come to the attention of the IGS that a number of geosynthetics conferences are being promoted throughout the Internet that are not sponsored or have received auspices


Student Award Paper Spotlight: “The Effect of Reinforcement Position on Geogrid Reinforced Clay Liners”

In the first of a regular feature, the IGS Young Members Committee will be publishing summaries of previous IGS Student Award Papers. For this edition, “The Effect of Reinforcement Position