GeoAmericas 2012, the second Pan-American Geosynthetics Congress, will be held 1-4 May 2012 at the Westin Hotel & Convention Center in Lima, Peru. Organized by IGS Peru, under the auspices of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS). The congress will provide a forum for geosynthetics engineers, practitioners and academe to explore current and potential applications for geosynthetics, while offering an active marketplace for the promotion of geosynthetic products and technology to users throughout the Americas. In addition to the standard conference offerings this GA12 will offer simultaneous translation for all sessions dramatically increasing access to the conference for Latin American attendees. Keep your eyes open for more specific information on the conference topics – there will be some truly unique activity at this event.