The Organizing Committee would like to thank you for taking the time to consider participating in GeoAmericas 2016, the 3rd Pan-American Regional Conference on Geosynthetics — Hosted by the North American Geosynthetics Society (NAGS).
A Rich History. The previous editions of GeoAmericas (Cancún 2008, Lima 2012) featured a vibrant influx of attendees from throughout the Americas, eager to exchange knowledge, learn, and do business. It is an engineering event like no other—one that needs to be experienced.
WHAT WILL WE OFFER?
68 Hours of Short Course Programming
Offerings in English and Spanish
Landfills, Low Volume Roads, Standards & Specifications, Heap Leach Design, Designing GRS Bridge Abutments, More
50 90-Minute Technical Sessions
Training Lectures (English & Spanish)
Technical Sessions from throughout the Americas and ranging from introductory to theoretical & research
4 90-Minute Keynote Lectures
95 Exhibition Spaces
Excellent Networking Opportunities
IECA IBERO-American Chapter
GeoAmericas 2016 booths are sold out, but sponsorships are still available. The exhibition will open with a cocktail reception on the evening of the 10th and will close with a dedicated breakfast session from 8:00 – 10:00 am on the 13th of April. In addition to dedicated exhibit time and opening and closing special events, each of the conference coffee breaks will be held in the exhibition area.
The mission of NAGS is to provide leadership in advancing the education and research of geosynthetics, in strong cooperation with IGS, via:
Organization of and participation in technical conferences, seminars and workshops.
Development and dissemination of tools for geosynthetics education.
Recognition of technical contributions and innovations regarding geosynthetics.
Stimulation of geosynthetics research and their applications through the NAGS Awards of Excellence Program.