The North American Chapter of the
International Geosynthetics Society


Registration Open for International Symposium on Design and Practice of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures

Event: International Symposium on Design and Practice of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures Dates: 14–16 October, 2013 Location: Bologna, Italy Registration is open for the International Symposium on Design and Practice of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures. Seats are...

D35 30th Anniversary Celebration

Event: D35 30th Anniversary Celebration Dates: Thursday, January 30, 2014 – Thursday, January 30, 2014 Location: Hyatt Regency Houston; Houston, TX US Committee D35 on Geosynthetics will be celebrating their 30th anniversary at the January 2014 ASTM Committee Week, January 29th...

Recipients of the 2013–2014 Academic Year GSI Fellowship Awards

The GSI Board of Directors has made their selections for this year’s GSI Fellowship awards from a number of proposals from universities around the world. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students studying geosynthetics. Requests for proposals (RFP’s) for...

GeoMontreal 2013 Update

GeoMontreal 2013 E-News – July 21, 2013 We are pleased to provide this update on GeoMontreal 2013 at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel from Sunday, September 29 to Thursday, October 3, 2013. GeoMontreal 2013 Delegate Early Registration Deadline is July 31, 2013 Be sure...

NAGS Board of Directors: 2013-2015

NAGS is pleased to announce their new Board of Directors. NAGS Board of Directors: 2013-2015    

NAGS Members receive ASTM Awards

At the recent ASTM Meeting in Indianapolis several NAGS Members received awards. ASTM International President’s Award (Awarded to a person who has less than 7 years activity in ASTM and has made major contributions to the committee(s) they are members of.) Selected by the...

2013 NAGS Biennial Meeting Report – by David Suits

NAGS hosted its 2013 Biennial General Meeting during the Geosynthetics 2013 Conference in Long Beach, CA.  The meeting report can be downloaded using the link below.  Meeting highlights included the transition to the newly elected Board Members and an excellent presentation by...

NAGS Member Dr. John S. McCartney Receives 2013 President’s Leadership Award from ASTM

  John S. McCartney, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colo., has been announced as the recipient of the 2013 President’s Leadership Award from ASTM International. The President’s Leadership Award recognizes individuals early...

IGS Documents & Resources

A wide variety of information is available on the IGS web site many documents are publicly available others are available only to members. In 2012 the IGS Technical Committee on Soil Reinforcement in conjunction with the IGS Website Task Force began an effort to digitize all of...