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First EtE Program Hosted by IGS Chinese Taipei Chapter in 2020

The IGS Chinese Taipei chapter conducted their first Educate the Educators (EtE) training course to local Civil Engineering professors, graduate students, and engineers at NPUST campus, Pingtung, Taiwan on November

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Geosynthetics and Sustainability Webinar

The Iranian chapter of the IGS is pleased to announce a technical webinar entitled “Geosynthetics and Sustainability: a focus on Hydraulic Applications”. In this webinar, Dr. Nathalie TOUZE from the


Chinese Chapter Elects New Officials

On April 27, 2021, the Chinese Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (CCIGS) held an online meeting to elect its new officials. More than 50 IGS members attended the online

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Gas Geomembrane Webinar

Join Peter Atchison when he discusses the history and development of gas barrier geomembranes at an IGS UK Chapter webinar next week. Mr Atchison, Managing Director at PAGeoTechnical Ltd and


Sustainable Dams With IGS India

Renewable and green approaches to dam development were explored at a virtual symposium hosted by the Indian Chapter of the IGS. The Indian National Committee on Large Dams (INCOLD) was


Social Media – IGS Brazil Experience

As part of the Project “IGS Brazil em Rede”, the IGS Brazilian Chapter created an Instagram account @igs_brasil to involve Young Members in chapter activities. This was a way of

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Webinar On Geosynthetic Longevity

Discover the outcomes of comparative studies of geosynthetics and alternative construction materials at a webinar next week. The UK Chapter of the IGS is jointly hosting the event with the European


UK Chapter Launches Education Videos

The UK Chapter of the IGS is due to roll out a set of short geosynthetic ‘explainer’ films for engineering students. Aimed at undergraduates in civil engineering courses, the series

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Iran Chapter: Post-Webinar Summary Report

On March 10, 2021, the Iranian Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society conducted a three-hour technical webinar entitled “SOFT SOIL REINFORCEMENT BY RIGID INCLUSIONS – EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL APPROACHES”. In


IGS Chapter Focus: Iran

With more than 100 members and its 10th anniversary next year, the Iran Chapter of the IGS is optimistic about the months ahead. Here, its President Seyed Naser Moghaddas Tafreshi