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3D Printing Demo at GeoAmericas 2016

3D printing means accelerated R&D for geosynthetics – GeoAmericas 2016 will host a 3D printer demonstration in the rotunda of the Loews Miami Beach hotel. See the printer in action, geogrid and geomembrane designs provided by Gary Fowmes who will be presenting a paper on the subject at the conference. Join us in Miami toLearn More
  • 8 Apr, 2016
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GeoAmericas 2016 Badge-Scanning System

GeoAmericas 2016 has partnered with the company iCapture to provide exhibitors a lead capturing badge-scanning system. The conference id badges have been set up to work with the iCapture system, which exhibitors may register for. The service, available for $99, can be installed in only a few minutes on tablets and smartphones. It utilizes uniqueLearn More
  • 6 Apr, 2016
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GeoAmericas Attendee Events – Signups Available

GeoAmericas 2016 Attendee Event Signups are Available! We look forward to welcoming you to Miami soon. We have a few things to mention as you prepare for your trip. The weather in Miami next week looks like it will range from a low of 63°F to a high of 82° (17–28°C) with about 50% humidity.Learn More
  • 6 Apr, 2016
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IGS TC Barriers Session at GeoAmericas 2016

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Technical Committee on Barriers (TC Barriers) has organized a technical lecture to be included in the GeoAmericas 2016 conference program. The topic: “The Contributions of Barrier Geosynthetics: Durability, Consistency, Performance Benefits, and Sustainability.” “The technical lecture at GeoAmericas will focus on how geosynthetics have demonstrated excellent performance as barrier materialsLearn More
  • 18 Feb, 2016
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Short Course: Advances and Trends in Containment Technologies

GeoAmericas 2016 will hold a series of high-quality engineering short courses on April 10 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. One of the afternoon, half-day short courses is “Current Advances and Trends in Containment Technologies.” The session will be led by Dr. Timothy D. Stark (University of Illinois), who will be joined by Allan Breitenbach (ABLearn More
  • 18 Feb, 2016
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  • Allan Breitenbach, Daren Laine, exposed geomembranes, Fabricated Geomembrane Institute, FGI, floating covers, Gary Zych, GCLs, GeoAmericas 2016, Geomembranes, IGS, International Geosynthetics Society, Leak Location Services, LLSI, mining, mining engineering, Sam Allen, slope stability, slope stabilization, Tim Stark,

Sales Workshop at GeoAmericas 2016

Instructor: GARY ROSS Oldcastle APG Wednesday, 13 April 2016 – 10:15 am – 1:15pm “Smart Prospecting, Simplified” When planning your staff travel, please consider which members would benefit from this complimentary, 3-hour sales workshop held immediately after the close of the exhibition. Online Registration is now closed. But we are accepting registrations on site. SeeLearn More
  • 27 Jan, 2016
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  • education, Gary Ross, GeoAmericas 2016, Oldcastle APG, Professional Selling Skills, Professionals, prospecting, sales, sales training, sales workshops,

GeoAmericas 2016 Extends Early Registration to January 29

We open the week with an unexpected gift: The early registration discount for GeoAmericas 2016 has been extended to January 29. The conference, which is the 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics, will be held 10 – 13 April 2016 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami. Highlights for the event include: 13 short coursesLearn More
  • 25 Jan, 2016
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Mining Engineering at GeoAmericas 2016

The 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics (GeoAmericas 2016) will be held 10 – 13 April 2016 in Miami at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. This quadrennial regional conference from the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) features 3.5 days of high-quality geotechnical and civil engineering short courses, technical sessions, panel discussions, training lectures, keynote addresses, and networkingLearn More
  • 17 Dec, 2015
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Coastal Protection Engineering at GeoAmericas 2016

The 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics (GeoAmericas 2016) will be held 10 – 13 April 2016 in Miami at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. This quadrennial regional conference from the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) features 3.5 days of high-quality geotechnical and civil engineering short courses, technical sessions, panel discussions, training lectures, keynote addresses, and networkingLearn More
  • 16 Dec, 2015
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  • climate change, coastal engineering, coastal protection, Dale Morris, education, engineering, GeoAmericas 2016, geocontainers, geosynthetics, geotextiles tubes, levee design, marine sediment management, Nathalie Olijslager-Jaarsma, ports, scour protection, sea level rise,

GeoAmericas 2016 Features GeoPrediction Competition

The Young Professionals Program at GeoAmericas 2016 has announced its GeoPrediction Competition. This team-based event will focus on predicting the face displacement of an MSE wall constructed with poorly draining backfill. The objective of the GeoPrediction Competition is to develop an accurate prediction of the behavior of a geotechnical system involving geosynthetics, given detailed informationLearn More
  • 15 Dec, 2015
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