Calendar

The Geosynthetics Industry Calendar hosts information regarding a variety of international events: conferences, workshops, meetings, symposia, webinars and other gatherings and training opportunities of interest to work with or intersecting geosynthetics. The editors welcome your event submissions. Contact Chris Kelsey (chris@geosynthetica.net).

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Jun
25
Mon
2018
WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo 2018 @ Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel
Jun 25 – Jun 28 all-day

The Western Dredging Association’s WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo 2018 will be held 25 – 28 June 2018 in Norfolk, Virginia. This technical conference promotes the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction. It provides a forum for improvement of communications, technology transfer, and cooperation among associations & societies, while emphasizing the importance of understanding and development of solutions for problems related to the protection and enhancement of the marine environment.

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Logo for WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo 2018

The broad range of topics, such as sediment management and beneficial reuse, port development, and environmental considerations, include geosynthetic solutions (e.g., geotextile tubes, scour protection, etc.).

Dredging Summit & Expo ’18 attendees include:

  • Contractors working in:
    • dredging
    • navigation
    • coastal and inland flood protection
    • deep-sea mining
    • offshore wind energy
    • oil and gas production fields
    • marine engineers
    • manufacturers
    • dredging technology providers
    • harbour & port representatives
  • Consultants
  • Port engineers
  • Hydrographic surveyors / geologists
  • Environmental managers
  • Infrastructure managers
  • Public authorities
  • Suppliers
  • Universities
  • Research institutes
  • Civil engineers
  • Geotechnical engineers

Learn more at the Dredging Summit & Expo ’18 website:
https://dredging-expo.com/

Oct
3
Wed
2018
Geosynthetics 2018 @ Hotel Santiago
Oct 3 – Oct 5 all-day

Geosynthetics 2018 will provide an important international forum to meet and discuss the application areas and most recent and relevant research and innovations regarding geosynthetics. The previous version, in 2017, gathered over 160 professionals from 18 countries.

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Geosynthetics 2018

ENGINEERING SECTORS AT GEOSYNTHETICS 2018

Geosynthetics 2018 will feature a deep program that addresses engineering challenges that speak to the global field. This sectors of focus include mining, civil, hydraulics, agriculture, construction, pulp and paper, oil and gas, road works, transportation, and many others.

CONFERENCE TOPICS

  • Geosynthetics modeling and design
  • Direct and life-cycle cost savings
  • Environmental benefits and sustainability
  • Testing and properties
  • Monitoring and durability
  • Physical and numerical models
  • Quality control and quality assurance
  • Geosynthetics as formwork
  • Innovations and new developments

APPLICATION AREAS

  • Heap leaching pads, tailings dams, and mining process ponds
  • Dams, channels, ponds and drinking water storage
  • Civil works and seismic applications
  • Polymeric and clay geosynthetic barriers
  • Roadworks, maritimes and coastals, railroads, airport
  • Storage of waste water and landfills
  • Waterproofing, drainage, filtration
  • Soil reinforcement and erosion control
  • Embankments and soft soils
  • Reinforced walls and slopes
  • Tunnels and undergrounds

Learn more at https://gecamin.com/geosynthetics.