Helping the world understand the appropriate value and use of geosynthetics
Dear IGS Colleagues,

I hope this note finds you well, following a tough year for our global members, friends, family, and wider network, as we all continue to navigate the challenges of the pandemic. READ MORE

A translated version of the IGS Sustainability eBook is now available in German. The latest edition adds to those previously published in English, French, Japanese, Turkish, Spanish, Chinese and Italian, with more expected.

Geosynthetics protect land and water resources by preventing soil erosion and supporting vegetation.

Soil erosion can have a significant negative impact on our water resources, biodiversity and the soil’s ability to support vegetation growth. Geosynthetics can successfully prevent erosion in a variety of applications. READ MORE

In a meeting held online on June 2nd, the present members elected the board that will head IGS Brazil through July 2023.

Three new task forces were established at a recent IGS Council meeting: IGS Recognitions, IGS Structure, and IGS Credentialing. READ MORE

The Australasian Chapter of the IGS (ACIGS) recently hosted a hybrid in-person and online seminar. READ MORE

The UK Chapter of the IGS has some exciting webinars planned for later this year. Add dates to your diary!
Upcoming Webinars
Calendar of Events
NEW DATE - October 6 - 10, 2021
Athens, Greece
Arlington, Virginia | October 18 - 21, 2021
NEW DATE - April 11 - 15, 2022
Taipei, Taiwan
NEW DATE - September 4 - 7, 2022
Warsaw, Poland
NEW DATE - February 20-23, 2023
Cairo, Egypt
NEW DATE - September 17 – 21, 2023
Rome, Italy
The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) is a learned society dedicated to the scientific and engineering development of geotextiles, geomembranes, related products, and associated technologies. The core purpose of the IGS is to provide the understanding of and promote the appropriate use of geosynthetic technology throughout the world.
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