Flag of India, Geosynthetics in India Geosynthetics in India, Strata IndiaASTM International Committee D35 on Geosynthetics will hold a seminar on geosynthetics in India 2 – 4 December 2015. The event will be held at the Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) headquarters in Mumbai.
The program for the full-day seminar and 1.5-day meetings includes:
December 2 (Seminar)

  • Introduction and welcoming remark – Dr. Desai, BTRA
  • ASTM International Presentation – Katerina Koperna, ASTM International
  • Geosynthetic Barriers and ASTM Standards – Bob Mackey, S2Li
  • Geosynthetic Reinforcement and ASTM Standards –Michael Bernardi, Strata India
  • Determination of the Connection Strength between reinforcement and facing elements – Prof. K. Rajagopal
  • Application of Geocells in Indian Roads : A laboratory and Field Perspective – Prof. Sireesh Saride
  • Geosynthetic Drains/Filters and ASTM Standards – Sam Allen, TRI/GTSPL

December 3 (Meetings)

  • D35 Main Committee Opening
  • D35.01 Mechanical Properties Standards Review/Discussion
  • D35.02 Endurance Properties and D35.03 Permeability Standards Review/Discussion
  • D35.01 Erosion Control Standards Review/Discussion
  • D35.04 Geosynthetic Clay Liners and D35.10 Geomembranes Standards Review/Discussion

December 4 (Meetings)

  • D35 Main Closing and Subcommittee Reports (Half Day)

The ASTM International Committee D35 on Geosynthetics seminar and meetings will be held at the Bombay Textile Research Association. The hotel for attendees is the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel.
Get full details and register online.
NOTE: Pre-registration is required by November 19.
Contact Katerina Koperna, D35 Staff Manager, at kkoperna@astm.org with questions.