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Workshop on Geosynthetics Barrier Systems

IGS_logo_Lg_4c_wordsXVI European Conference logoThe International Geosynthetics Society Technical Committee on Barriers has organized a workshop to be held at the XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering in taking place in Edinburgh, UK, 13 – 17 September, 2015.

The workshop will be held 13:30 – 17:00, on Monday, 14 September, 2015
Room Harris 2, Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

Tentative program includes:

  • Introduction and Framework of IGS TC-Barriers
  • Barriers in coal ash applications in North America
  • Durability of geomembranes in hydraulic applications
  • Geosynthetics for Fukushima recovery – Storage of nuclide contaminated soil and MSW disposal
  • Barrier systems for noise barriers with contaminated soils
  • Introduction of ISO Geosynthetics Guide on Barriers – Panel Discussion

For inquiries about this workshop, please contact:
Kent von Maubeuge (TCB Chair, or
Takeshi Katsumi (TCB Secretary,