Austin Texas skyline in the evening and bluehour, by jdross75 via Shutterstock license

GeoU 2022 co-locates five high-level, geosynthetics short courses and multiple engineering networking events, 5 – 8 April 2022 in Austin, Texas. Certification exams for each of the two-day short courses will be offered on the morning of April 8. The high-quality education is supported by exceptional networking for attendees and sponsors.

It’s a “work hard, play hard” format designed to optimize your professional takeaways.

Key courses:


April 5
Meet the Teachers Reception

Sonesta Bee Cave Austin Hotel
5:00 – 7:00 pm

After arriving in Austin, join the event attendees and instructors in the Meridian 98 rooftop lounge at the Sonesta to enjoy complimentary beverages and appetizers while overlooking the beautiful Hill Country. Get to know your class colleagues and the highly regarded instructors leading GeoU’s education program.

April 6
Technical Tour & GeoU Blast

6:00 – 9:30 pm

A technical tour of TRI Environmental‘s geosynthetics and geotechnical laboratories near the event venue will be offered. Learn about the tests and equipment used to verify the quality of materials used in the various sectors represented in the GeoU short courses. Immediately following the tour, enjoy dinner with the group at a nearby restaurant, courtesy of the GeoU Blast sponsor, TRI Environmental.

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April 7
GeoU 2022 Happy Hour

Sonesta Bee Cave Austin Hotel
5:00 – 7:00 pm

Celebrate the completion of the short course programs and connect once more with your fellow attendees and instructors with a happy hour and some appetizers at the Sonesta.


GeoU is not a dry pastry and boxed lunch affair!

In addition to the substantial appetizers and craft cocktails served at the April 5 reception and April 7 post-course happy hour, GeoU attendees will enjoy enjoy hot breakfasts and chef-led buffet lunches on April 6 and 7 at the Sonesta.


GeoU’s venue, the Sonesta Bee Cave Austin Hotel, is nestled into Austin’s renowned Hill Country. The venue is connected to a 2.3-mile walking trail, perfect for attendees who want to begin their day with a sunrise jog or end their day with a sunset stroll. The on-site fitness center and outdoor pool offer additional opportunities to relax before and after the days of learning.

Sonesta Bee Caves Austin Hotel, image provided by Sonesta

Additionally, the Sonesta offers complimentary overnight self-parking in its garage. And, it is a pet-friendly hotel. Contact the hotel for details.


A special room block has been arranged at the Sonesta, which is the site of the opening reception, the happy hour, and all education.

Sonesta Bee Cave Austin Hotel
12525 Bee Cave Parkway
Austin, TX 78738
+1 512 483 5902