IGS News Volume 32, Issue 3 Published

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The International Geosynthetics Society has published IGS News Volume 32, Issue. Here, in its conclusive issue for the 2016 year, the IGS promotes its new website, connects readers with the society’s new Secretariat Manager (Terry Ann Paulo), provides technical committee reports, revisits recent events, looks ahead to 2017’s opportunities, and much more. IGS NEWS VOLUME 32, ISSUE 3 HIGHLIGHTS Out ... »

GeoAmericas 2016 Extends Early Registration to January 29

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We open the week with an unexpected gift: The early registration discount for GeoAmericas 2016 has been extended to January 29. The conference, which is the 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics, will be held 10 – 13 April 2016 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami. REGISTER ONLINE Highlights for the event include: 13 short courses 49 technical sessions, each of which averages 6 papers pe... »

FedIGS Launches Website

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The Federation of International Geo-Engineering Societies (FedIGS) is a collaborative endeavor that brings together four major geotechnical societies. FedIGS facilitates interaction between these learned societies’ members, promotes common interests, and mobilizes collective action on key issues. The group has now launched a website: www.geoengineeringfederation.org. The four sister societies of t... »

FedIGS Elects Professor Jean-Louis Briaud New President

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Professor Jean-Louis Briaud was very recently elected President of the Federation of International Geo-engineering Societies (FedIGS) for the 2014-2018 term. FedIGS regroups the following international societies: ISSMGE: International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering ISRM: International Society for Rock Mechanics IAEG: International Association for Engineering Geology and th... »