The North American Chapter of the
International Geosynthetics Society


IGS North America 2019 Elections – Call for Nominations

The Mission of IGS North America is to provide leadership in advancing geosynthetics education and research to attain their appropriate and widespread use as engineering materials in the United States and Canada. We encourage all members interested in playing a larger role in...

IGS North America Establishes Service Award

The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS-NA) has established an Excellence in Service Award to recognize members who have shown outstanding leadership and dedication to the objectives of the North American Chapter of the International...

Educate the Educators 2019 – San Diego, California

Following IGS North America’s successful Educate the Educators (EtE) event in Kingston, Ontario (December 2017), plans began towards the next gathering. Educate the Educators provides training and educational materials to professors from across North America to enable them...

2019 Student Presentation Competition

IGS-North America invites abstracts (400 words maximum) for the 2019 Student Presentation Competition, to be held during the Geosynthetics 2019 conference, 10 – 13 February 2019 at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, Texas. Abstracts should be submitted to by...

IGS North America Offers FREE Membership for Students

Graduate and undergraduate students: please consider joining IGS North America for free.  Registration can be completed online at As a member you will receive the IGS News, online access to the Geosynthetics International Journal and Geotextiles and Geomembranes...

IGS North America Supports Geosynthetics 2019 in Houston – Join Us!

The North American Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS-NA) is a proud supporter of the long-running Geosynthetics conference series, organized by IFAI. Geosynthetics 2019 will be held 10 – 13 February 2019 at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, Texas....

GeoDallas Offers Two Days of Geosynthetics Education and 14 PDHs

Join more than 100 geotechnical practitioners in Dallas for this regional event. Attendees can earn 14 professional development hours (PDHs) over two full days while learning the latest developments in geosynthetics materials and the best practices for designing with...

GeoPipe Webinar to Be Rescheduled

UPDATE: The IGS North America has postponed Dr. Pluimer’s webinar to the Fall, due to chapter member and interested attendee requests. (It’s a busy work season!) We will keep you all posted here on the IGS-NA website for webinar updates and when the event will be...

IGS-NA Announces Markus Wilke Webinar: Erosion Control with Geosynthetics

IGS North America Presents: Erosion Control with Geosynthetics Presented by Markus Wilke, HUESKER Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 @ 1:00 – 2:30pm EDT (includes Q&A time) Registration Cost: $20.00* – IGS-NA Members | $80.00 – Non-members * IGS-NA Members receive one FREE webinar...