EuroGeo 6 Preview

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EuroGeo 6 is nearly here! The quadrennial European Geosynthetics Conference, which was last convened in Spain (2012), will be held 25 – 28 September 2016 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Ljubljana is a fantastically relevant host location for a geosynthetics conference: the city is the European Green Capital of 2016. The circumstances by which the event landed in Slovenia were not ideal. The Turkish ... »

Chapter Activities Lead IGS News 32-2

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The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) had trouble fitting all of its content into IGS News, Volume 32, Issue 2. The 62-page, just-released digital publication includes chapter updates, event stories, case studies, profiles, and more. IGS Chapter activities are certainly the standout. DOWNLOAD A COPY OF IGS NEWS V32, ISSUE 2 (PDF) “The chapters are getting more active,” writes IGS Vice Pres... »

Panelists Sought for Liner Installation Session

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During EuroGeo 6 (25 – 28 September 2016) in Istanbul, Turkey, Dr. Ian D. Peggs will moderate a panel discussion on “Managing Wrinkles, Bridging, and Ballasting during Geomembrane Liner Installation.” Interested contributors are encouraged to contact Dr. Peggs. The format for the session will involve six 5-minute presentations followed by an hour of group discussion with the audience. ... »

Mid-Term Elections Lead IGS News 32-1

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The first 2016 issue of IGS News from the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) has been released. The issue includes some prominent support of the Society’s first major regional conference of the year—GeoAmericas 2016—and reminds members of the forthcoming mid-term elections for the IGS Council (2016 – 2020). The IGS has worked hard over the years to promote more equal representat... »

UPDATE: IGS Regional Conferences in 2016

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In addition to their own chapter/national events, chapters of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) support quadrennial regional conferences. In 2016, multiple events will take place, bringing together the Americas, Europe, and Asia for their respective gatherings. These IGS Regional Conferences offer significant opportunities for technology transfer, project development, education, and in... »

IGS News Focuses on International Engineering Events

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The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) has just release Volume 31, Issue 1 of its IGS News. Published three times per year in support of the often-updated news on its website (www.geosyntheticssociety.org), IGS News combines event reports, chapter updates, education opportunities, society business, case studies, industry profiles, and more. The first issue of 2015 has a significant focus on... »