Old town in Warsaw. Photo by fotorince via Shutterstock.

The Polish Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) has announced that EuroGeo7, the 7th European Regional Conference on Geosynthetics, will move on the calendar to 19 – 22 September 2021.

“The decision to postpone EuroGeo7 was made in the interest of the health and safety of everyone participating in the conference,” the organizers write in a 29 January 2021 announcement shared in social media. “The organizers of EuroGeo7 are working closely with partners and authorities and will announce a new schedule of extended deadlines shortly. Please keep visiting our website regularly.”

Covid concerns have caused numerous events to move or go online. The IGS’s three regional conferences scheduled for 2020 were all moved, with GeoAmericas going virtual in October 2020, EuroGeo moving to this year, and GeoAsia 7 moving to November 2021.

The quadrennial regional conferences offer an invaluable opportunity to engage leading international practitioners of geosynthetics and regional/local regulators, contractors, engineers, and researchers. Those interested in participating in EuroGeo will actually get a new opportunity with the new dates. Organizers will use the extra time to reopen some submission windows. Topics for the conference are listed below.

EuroGeo7 September 2021 Dates


EuroGeo7 is promoting a broad dialogue with its high profile keynote lectures and its sweeping range of topics, including:

  • Agricultural Applications
  • Coastal Protection
  • Direct and Life-Cycle Cost Savings
  • Drainage and Filtration
  • Durability
  • Embankments on Soft Soils
  • Environmental Benefits
  • Erosion Control
  • Geosynthetics as Formwork
  • Hydraulic Applications
  • Innovations and New Developments
  • Landfills
  • Lightweight Construction
  • Mining
  • Monitoring
  • Pavements
  • Physical and Numerical Models
  • Polymeric and Clay Geosynthetic Barriers
  • Properties and Testing
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Reinforced Walls and Slopes
  • Roads, Railroads and Other Transportation Applications
  • Seismic Applications
  • Sustainability
  • Stormwater Management
  • Unpaved Roads
  • Wastewater and Fresh Water Storage

Learn more and register: www.eurogeo7.org.

MORE GEO: Online Learning Opportunities in Geosynthetics