The North American Chapter of the
International Geosynthetics Society


Educate the Educators – Call for Applications

  Too many engineers enter the field without state-of-the-art geotechnical knowledge, because their formal schooling overlooks a key piece of modern practice: geosynthetics. Let the geosynthetics community provide resources to teach your students about geosynthetics....

IGS announces the “Educate The Educators” program

Why are your students, students from your alma mater and other Universities you hire from not graduating with knowledge of the “state of the art” of geotechnical engineering practices? Let the geosynthetics industry teach you how to teach your students about geosynthetics....

GSI Fellowships for Graduate Students: Request For Proposals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) is delighted to announce a worldwide call for requests for proposals (RFPs) focusing on innovative geosynthetics research and development projects. There will be numerous awards given, each for $5,000 (Note that this is a...

2015 Student Paper Award Winner

The 2015 Student Paper Award, sponsored by the North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS), was presented to Daniel Jones from Queen’s University, Canada, at Geosynthetics 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Jones was presented with a USD $500 award and will also receive an invitation to...

NAGS Board of Directors: 2015-2017

NAGS is pleased to announce their new Board of Directors. NAGS Board of Directors: 2015-2017    

NAGS Announces their Biennial Meeting

Announcing the NAGS – North American Geosynthetics Society – Biennial Meeting in conjunction with the Geosynthetics 2015 Conference When: 6 – 7 pm Monday, February 16, 2015 Where: Room E148 of the Convention Center (Note the change in room from the original...

GeoAmericas 2016 Call for Abstracts

GeoAmericas 2016 — the 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics — continues the GeoAmericas tradition of excellence established in Cancún (2008) and Lima (2012). The North American Geosynthetics Society, which is organizing the event, has opened the abstracts submission...

2015 NAGS Election Candidate Biographies

The NAGS 2015 Election is open from 3 December until 17 December 2014. Ballots will be cast electronically.  Each member in good standing may cast one vote each for President Elect and Treasurer. There are 3 open Vice Presidential seats on the board. Each NAGS Member in good...

NAGS Accepting Board Of Directors Nominations

Dear Members: In preparation for our upcoming biannual meeting to be held at the Geosynthetics 2015 Conference in Portland, OR, we are preparing for elections for the NAGS board of directors. At this moment, there will be 3 Vice President Positions open and 1 president elect...