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IGS-NA Educational Initiatives for 2017

We believe EDUCATION is essential to attaining the appropriate and widespread use of geosynthetics as engineering materials. IGS-NA is dedicated to expanding the use of geosynthetics through education. To achieve this the IGS-NA is actively: training future users of...
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International Geosynthetic Society (IGS) Announces TCH Hydraulics Week

The International Geosynthetic Society (IGS) announces: IGS-TCH Geohydraulics Week Geohydraulics in New Orleans LA November 7 – 9, 2017 Two Separate Events to Support the Development and Implementation of Geohydraulic Technology The International Geosynthetic Society (IGS)...
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IGS-NA Announce 2017 Photo Contest Winners

We proudly announced the winners of our first ever photo contest during the General Assembly held at Geotechnical Frontiers 2017. The photo contest was open to all members of IGS North America. Members were invited to submit photos demonstrating geosynthetics in action. Members...
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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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