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FINAL INSPECTION
GEOSYNTHETICS CONFERENCE 2021

Short course lineup announced
By Barbara J. Connett

T

he Geosynthetics Conference 2021 Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the Short Course
Roster. These half-day in-depth courses feature detailed instruction in a small group setting. All
courses provide four professional development hours (PDHs) and are included with full registrations at
no extra cost.
For full descriptions, visit https://geosyntheticsconference.com/program/short-courses.

AASHTO 2020: Three Acceptable
Design Methods of GeosyntheticReinforced Walls
Dov Leshchinsky, University of Delaware and
ADAMA Engineering, and Daniel Alzamora,
P.E., Geotechnical and Hydraulic Engineering
Team, Federal Highway Administration
Resource Center

Fundamentals of Geosynthetics:
Types, Functions, Selection
and Performance
Kerry Petrasic, Gannett Fleming Inc.

Designing for a Zero-Leak
Containment Facility
Abigail Gilson, TRI Environmental;
Jeff Blum, Weaver Consultants Group;
and Richard Brachman, Queen's University

Geosynthetics in Erosion and
Sediment Control and ErosionResistant Hydraulic Structures
Joel Sprague, TRI Environmental;
Markus Wilke, HUESKER Synthetic GmbH

Landslide Remediation/Erosion
Control with Geogrid, Geocell
and Soil Anchors
Stephan Gale and Nathan Lichty,
Gale-Tec Engineering Inc.

Construction on Soft Soil
Using Geosynthetics
Lilma Schimmel, HUESKER Inc and
Alex Potter-Weight, Menard USA
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Supporting Organizations
as of June 2, 2020
Association for Mechanically Stabilized Earth
(AMSE), www.amsewalls.org
ASTM International, www.astm.org
Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS), www.cgs.ca
Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), www.dfi.org
Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC),
www.ectc.org
Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI),
www.fabricatedgeomembrane.com
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA),
https://highways.dot.gov
Geo-Institute-Kansas City Chapter,
https://www.geoinstitute.org/chapters/
kansas-city-chapter
Geosynthetic Institute (GSI),
www.geosynthetic-institute.org
International Association of Geosynthetic
Installers (IAGI), www.iagi.org
International Geosynthetics Society-North
America (IGS-NA), https://www.igs-na.org
Missouri University of Science and Technology,
www.mst.edu
Transportation Research Board (TRB),
https://www.nationalacademies.org/trb/
transportation-research-board
University of Kansas-School of Engineering
(KU), https://ceae.ku.edu
University of Missouri-Columbia,
www.missouri.edu
U.S. Universities Council on Geotechnical
Education and Research (USUCGER),
http://www.usucger.org G

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https://www.geosyntheticsconference.com/program/short-courses http://www.amsewalls.org http://www.astm.org http://www.cgs.ca http://www.dfi.org http://www.ectc.org http://www.fabricatedgeomembrane.com https://highways.dot.gov https://www.geoinstitute.org/chapters/ http://www.geosynthetic-institute.org http://www.iagi.org https://www.igs-na.org http://www.mst.edu https://www.nationalacademies.org/trb/ https://ceae.ku.edu http://www.missouri.edu http://www.usucger.org

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