Geosynthetica's GeoTalk Podcast

The GeoTalk podcast is back in production for its 2020 season! Hosted by Geosynthetica editor Chris Kelsey, the podcast covers innovation, design, technology, standards, and other advances shaping the fields of geosynthetics and geotechnical engineering.

Subscribe to GeoTalk updates (via Libsyn) or in the Apple Podcasts app. Visit the iPhone App Store to download it (for free) and search for GeoTalk. See also the GeoTalk library on Geosynthetica.


Engineering succeeds—infrastructure succeeds—when we share our stories. GeoTalk’s listeners are the experts we interview! We invite your participation.

What does appearing on the podcast require?

Each episode requires 15 – 20 minutes of your time on a call (or in person–see below GeoU 2020 news). That’s it! The hosts will work out a few key points to frame a discussion ahead of recording and then let the dialogue follow its course.

Have a topic you’d like to hear or contribute to? Contact us. The GeoTalk Podcast has a diverse range of topics. Episodes have looked at puncture protection for landfill lining systems, manufacturing innovations, bioremediation, geotechnical poetry, MSE wall design methodologies, sediment retention devices, and much more.

Make your voice heard!

Contact Senior Editor Chris Kelsey via the Contact Us form.


GeoU 2020 co-locates five high-level, geosynthetics short courses and multiple engineering networking events, 16 – 19 November 2020 in Austin, Texas. Certification exams for each of the two-day short courses will be offered on the morning of November 19.

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All attendees and participants are invited to be interviewed on the GeoTalk podcast. Senior Edtor Chris Kelsey will be in Austin at the GeoU 2020 venue, the Sonesta Bee Cave Austin Hotel. Key topics in Austin will include but are not limited to:

  • Geosynthetics CQA
  • Landfill Design & Sustainability
  • Reinforced Soil Structures
  • Stormwater Controls & Hydraulic Engineering

Contact us for more information.

GeoTalk Podcast