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Special issue on “Durability of Geosynthetics”

The International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering (published by Springer) has an open call for papers for a special issue on “Durability of Geosynthetics”. The special issue will have


10 Questions With…IGS President Chungsik Yoo

IGS President Chungsik Yoo is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the IGS in collaboration with the Council and Members. We caught up with him fresh from attending the

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EuroGeo7 Postponed To Next Year

Europe’s largest geosynthetics conference has been rescheduled to 2021. EuroGeo7 was due to be held at the historic Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, Poland, in September, this year.


Activities in progress of CEN TC 189 on “Geosynthetics”

CEN TC 189, the technical committee for the European Standardization on Geosynthetics chaired by Daniele Cazzuffi , organized a convenor and leadership meeting on Friday 24 January 2020 at the


Turkey Chapter Conference Adjourned

The IGS Turkey Chapter’s ISGPEG 2020 conference has been postponed to next year because of concerns around COVID-19. Focusing on ‘Innovative Solutions for Geotechnical Problems’, ISGPEG 2020 was due to


Watch: Nathalie Touze’s Full Giroud Lecture

IGS Vice President Nathalie Touze’s celebrated Giroud Lecture is now available to view in its entirety. Recorded at the UK Chapter’s annual meeting in London in December last year, Dr


IGS Peru Postpones GeoIngenieria 2020

A unique three-day conference in Lima this August has been rescheduled because of the COVID-19 disruption. Health and safety concerns have led to the postponement of the inaugural GeoIngenieria 2020,

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GeoAmericas 2020 – It will be awesome!

  Together, in October we’ll celebrate the overcoming of this adversity in Rio de Janeiro    Everything is already set up to make the Conference a memorable one. April


Geosynthetics: A Force for Good?

Striving for a more sustainable future on Earth Day 2020 The Blue Planet effect, international newspaper campaigns and global climate change activists have accelerated the world’s focus on sustainability. Today,


10 Questions With… Ian D. Peggs

Materials scientist Dr Ian D. Peggs has been involved with geosynthetics for more than 40 years. His company I-CORP has been an IGS Corporate Member since 2006. In 1994 he