An Educational Mission: Professional Growth, Better Engineering

IGS North America connects civil engineering professionals throughout the United States and Canada.

Represented in Every Sector of Civil Engineering .

IGS North America, formerly known as NAGS (the North American Geosynthetics Society), was established as a Chapter of the IGS (International Geosynthetics Society) in 1988. Geosynthetics have advanced civil engineering practice for more than 50 years, enhancing sustainability, extending service lives of infrastructure, and improving the economics of projects.

IGS North America is a dues-supported, 501(c)6 not-for-profit organization. Learn more and join!

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2023–2024 Board of Directors .

IGS-NA (The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society) is an organization in which benefactor, individual, and student members comprise the learned society whose mission is to support the development of geosynthetic technologies through education, communication, and networking.

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