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IGS-NA Announce 2017 Photo Contest Winners

IGS-NA proudly announced the winners of its first ever photo contest during their General Assembly held at Geotechnical Frontiers 2017. The photo contest was open to all members of IGS North America and demonstrates geosynthetics in action. Tough Cell being used on a Road Base...
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Educate the Educators Participation Application

Educate The Educators A Geosynthetics Training Program for University Professors 4-5 December 2017, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada Too many young engineers enter the field without state-of-the-art geotechnical knowledge because their formal schooling overlooks a...
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IGS-NA General Assembly Announcement at Geotechnical Frontiers 2017

IGS-NA General Assembly March 14, 2017 | 6:00pm Eastern Hyatt Regency Orlando All members of the geosynthetics community are invited to the IGS-NA General Assembly meeting being held on Tuesday, March 14 at 6:00pm during Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 in Orlando, Florida. All are...
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IGS-NA Opens First Ever Photo Contest!

IGS-NA is proud to announce the opening of its first ever Photo Contest to all members of IGS North America. The contest will be open from January 24 until Feb 20, 2017. Take advantage of this great opportunity to demonstrate geosynthetics in action! All entries should include a...
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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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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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Call for Nominations – IGS North America Board of Directors

As 2016 draws to a close it’s time to start thinking about 2017 and the election of Members to serve on the next IGS North America Board. The Mission of IGS-NA is to provide leadership in advancing geosynthetics education and research to attain their appropriate and...
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Segmental Retaining Wall Best Practices Webinar Registration Open

The IGS North America (IGS-NA) and the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) are co-hosting an October 26 webinar. The topic: Segmental Retaining Wall Best Practices. The session will be held from 1:00 – 2:30 pm (EDT) and is worth 1.5 PDHs. Scott Vollmer, P.E. (Oldcastle)...
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NAGS/GMA Co-Sponsored Waste Containment System Design Seminar

The North American Geosynthetics Society and the Geosynthetic Materials Association co-sponsored a day and half seminar in Syracuse, NY on the design of waste containment systems on March 22 and 23rd. Over 100 attendees with representatives from the New York State Dept. of...
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