The North American Chapter of the
International Geosynthetics Society
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IGS North America

The mission of IGS North America (The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society) is to provide leadership in advancing the education and research of geosynthetics, in strong cooperation with IGS, via:

  • Organization of and participation in technical conferences, seminars and workshops.
  • Development and dissemination of tools for geosynthetics education.
  • Recognition of technical contributions and innovations regarding geosynthetics.
  • Stimulation of geosynthetics research and their applications through the IGS-NA Awards of Excellence Program.

Recent News

Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 – Bringing #Geotechnical & #Geosynthetics Engineering Together

Innovation and Collaboration in Technology and Practice Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 is a must-attend event for the geotechnical, civil engineering, and geosynthetic communities. The IGS-North America in concert with IFAI and the GeoInstitute will host Geotechnical Frontiers 2017....
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IGS-NA 2017 Election Nominee Biographies

The IGS-NA 2017 Election will be held from 3 – 27 January 2017. Ballots will be cast electronically, each member in good standing will receive an electronic ballot to the email address on file with the IGS-NA. Each voting member may cast one vote each forPresident Elect and...
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Membership

IGS-NA has two forms of membership: Individual and free Student membership. Both levels of membership provide extensive technical and networking benefits.
  • Access to industry networking including the IGS On-line directory
  • Discounts at all IGS-NA and IGS events
  • Complimentary access to two Journals, the IGS Proceedings Library and other technical documents
  • Discounts on Geosynthetics subscriptions (USA)
  • Electronic delivery of the IGS News
  • Eligibility to participate in IGS Committees and Technical Committees
  • Eligibility to apply for IGS Awards including the IGS Student Award
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Representing the Industry

IGS-NA not only provides a broad variety of direct benefits to our members we are advocates for geosynthetic technology throughout North America. IGS-NA and its members participate in a variety of organizations which influence, or are influenced by, geosynthetic products and technologies. Recent activities of this nature include participation in:
  • The Transportation Research Board
  • The ASTM International Committee D35 on Geosynthetics
  • The ISO Technical Committee 221 on Geosynthetics
  • The Geosynthetic Materials Association(GMA), Lobby Days
As well IGS-NA develops and hosts of a variety of short courses and workshops throughout each year.

Renew your Membership!

Fast and easy! RENEW your IGS-NA Individual Membership online with a credit card. Student Membership is free!

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