Sustainability Track

While we are committed to keeping this schedule the same, rooms and times may be subject to change please check the final schedule on site.

Short Courses

  • Geosynthetics Reinforced Soil – Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS) for Accelerated Bridge Construction (English & Spanish)
  • Geosynthetic Use & Design in Paved and Unpaved Low Volume Roads (English & Spanish)


Dr. Neil Dixon, Loughborough University | Sunday 5:30-7 pm
Global Challenges, Geosynthetic Solutions and Counting Carbon


Room: Americana 1 & 2

Session Chair: Richard Bathurst | Co-Chair: Gary Fowmes

  • Exploring the Potential to Implement Sustainable Wall Facing for Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil StructuresMelissa Beauregard
  • A Life-Cycle Assessment Comparing Materials and Construction Methods of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Walls to Mechanically Stabilized Earth WallsMelissa Beauregard
  • Experimental Study of the Mechanical Behavior of a Clayey Soil with the Insertion of Fine Crushed Polyethylene TerephthalateNathalia Louzada
  • Use of Geosynthetics in Building Green Roofs: Analysis of Water Holding CapacityThiago Louzada
  • Polyester Strapping reuse as a structural element in reinforced embankmentsHaroldo Paranhos