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The Giroud Lecture – A Speaker’s Perspective

The renowned Giroud Lecture has been a pioneering platform for geosynthetics education for nearly 30 years. Named in honor of J.P. Giroud, it has seen some of the most experienced


Focus On Resilience For 12th ICG

The resiliency benefits of geosynthetics will be in the spotlight at the 12th International Conference on Geosynthetics (ICG). The ICG is held every four years and will next take place


Free Access To Giroud Lectures

Thirty years of Giroud Lectures are now available to download for free. The Institution of Civil Engineers is now allowing free access to all the lecture papers via the website


Sustainability eBook Now In French!

The IGS eBook on sustainability, launched on Earth Day 2020 in April, is now available in a French language version. The new edition of the eBook, called Preparing the ground for


The Giroud Lecture – 30 Years And Counting

Geosynthetics pioneer J.P. Giroud was coming to the end of his opening address at the 5th International Conference on Geosynthetics (ICG) in 1994 when he was presented with an unexpected


Nominations Invited For Renowned Giroud Lecture

One of the IGS’s most prestigious lecture opportunities for talented individuals in the geosynthetics industry is now open for nominations. Nominations are being invited for consideration to deliver the flagship


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


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,


Sustainable Development Focus For Tangier Conference

Sustainable development in geosynthetics will be explored at a seminar organised by the Moroccan chapter of the IGS next month. The Moroccan Committee of Geosynthetics (CMG) is hosting the three-day


Annual Meeting Success For UK Chapter

The UK Chapter of the IGS rounded off another successful year at its annual meeting last month. Held at the prestigious Geological Society headquarters in Burlington House, Mayfair, London, chapter