The International Geosynthetics Society has published its latest issue of IGS News (Volume 33, Issue #2), and with the email announcement of the PDF issue’s availability is word of a new format. The email announcement included direct links to the individual stories as published on the IGS website.
New Format for IGS News Volume 33 Issue 2
The new format is a welcomed update, retaining the traditional archive of material in a single, downloadable document while adding to it a more dynamic reading opportunity online.
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This issue of IGS News includes a strong line up of stories from around the world. Highlights include:

  • Young IGS Member Profile: Yewei Zhen
  • A final update on GeoAfrica 2017, which takes place 8 – 11 October 2017 in Marrakech, Morocco
  • Call for Nominations for IGS Awards (2014 – 2017)
  • A registration reminder for the Technical Committee on Hydraulics special events in New Orleans, Louisiana (7 – 9 November 2017)

New Format for IGS News Volume 33 Issue 2

  • Conference news from Transportation Geotechnics and Geoecology (May 2017), the 2017 EurAsian Geotextiles Symposium (June 2017), the 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (September 2018), and the 5th International Conference on Geofoam Blocks in Construction Applications (May 2018)
  • International member and IGS Chapter news concerning:
    • 11th International Seminar on Geosynthetics of the Slovak IGS Chapter
    • A report from INDEX™ 17’s Geotextiles Workshop in Switzerland
    • Netherlands news from “Playing with Geosynthetics VI: Earthquake Resistant Building with Geosynthetics”
    • The Daily Seminar on Geosynthetics (Xanthi, Greece)
    • 2nd International Conference on Geosynthetics in Road Construction (Moscow, Russia)
    • 1st “Geosynthetics for Slope Stabilization” Workshop at the World Landslide Forum
    • Italian Chapter (AGI-IGS) board election
    • 7th IAGIG (Italian Young Geotechnical Engineers) meeting
    • Educate the Educators (EtE) Program concludes in the Philippines
    • Australasian Chapter Seminars
    • 1st Portuguese Technical Session on Geosynthetic Railway Works and the Different Applications of Geosynthetics
    • IGS North America’s forthcoming Educate the Educators event in Ontario
    • IGS UK Symposium on “Use of Geosynthetics in Rail: Towards 2025”

New Format for IGS News Volume 33 Issue 2
Finally, the issue includes a number of Corporate Member highlights, such as case studies on dredging and land reclamation in Taiwan and a pivotal role geocells have played for a platinum mine.
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