The North American Chapter of the
International Geosynthetics Society


Why should I join IGS North America?

The Annual Individual Membership fee of $100 US includes:
  • Membership in the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS);
  • Free on-line access to the two premier geosynthetics journals, “Geotextiles and Geomembranes,” and “Geosynthetics International;”
  • Access to the “Members Only” section of the IGS website;
  • For members, reduced subscriptions rate for “Geosynthetics,” the industry and IGS-NA official magazine;
  • Reduced registration fees to seminars, conferences, short courses, and other IGS-NA and/or IGS sponsored events;
  • Opportunity to interact with other geosynthetics professionals.

Student Membership is FREE!
Your membership supports IGS-NA' participation in:
  • The Transportation Research Board geosynthetic activities;
  • The ASTM International Committee D35 on Geosynthetics;
  • The ISO Technical Committee 221 on Geosynthetics;
  • The Geosynthetic Materials Association (The industry trade association)Lobby Days;
  • The co-sponsorship with GMA of regional short courses;
  • The organization of geosynthetics conferences;
  • Provide financial support for student competitions at conferences;
  • Other related geosynthetics organizations and activities.
How To Join IGS North America:
  • Complete your IGS-NA Individual Membership online with a credit card. Student Membership is free! Click either the "Individual" or "Student" buttons to begin.
  • Or contact, or visit our Contact page for more information.
  • After completing the membership application, you will be able to order your discount subscription to the "Geosynthetics Magazine".

Individual Membership Student Membership Geosynthetics magazine
Fees are non-refundable. For questions or disputes, or if you are experiencing problems renewing your IGS North America membership, contact

By becoming a member of the IGS North America you agree to receive messages from IGS-NA, this includes newsletters, information about events held under the auspices of the IGS-NA and the IGS, and other official communications regarding your membership including dues and electronic ballots, etc.