GMA Fall 2021 Lobby Day registration opens

September 21st, 2021

GMA Lobby Day attendees at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., in May 2019. Photograph courtesy of the Geosynthetic Materials Association As we continue to deal with the implications of the pandemic, the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) is making every effort to maintain our influence with federal and state governments to position our industry for […]

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FGI to host webinar on geosynthetics and stability for heap leaching and tailings dams

September 16th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of the Fabricated Geomembrane Institute The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) will sponsor a free webinar, “Lifetime Predictions of Nonexposed and Exposed Geosynthetics,” on Sept. 30, at 11 a.m. CDT. The webinar will discuss the use of geosynthetics and bottom liner systems in heap leach pads and tailings storage areas. This is important because tailing ponds […]

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Earn 6 PDHs and make connections at GeoNashville 2021

September 14th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of Geosynthetics Ltd. GeoNashville 2021 brings the geotechnical industry back together for a day and a half of learning, networking and discussions. This is a great opportunity for professionals in the geotechnical industry to reconnect with their peers, exhibitors and sponsors after a long hiatus of in-person events. IFAI and GMA members get […]

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SEG and AAPG set to host hybrid IMAGE conference

September 2nd, 2021

Denver, Colo., skyline. Photograph courtesy of Larry Johnson; Creative Commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en. The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) will be hosting a new, integrated annual conference and exhibition: IMAGE—The International Meeting for Applied Geoscience and Energy. The two societies agreed earlier this year to hold joint annual […]

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GSI to host webinar on lifetime predictions of nonexposed and exposed geosynthetics

August 27th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of NAUE GmbH & Co. KG The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Lifetime Predictions of Nonexposed and Exposed Geosynthetics,” on Sept. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. A most […]

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IECA and Storm Water Solutions offer webinar on exploring sediment control during inclement weather events

August 24th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of the City of Pacific Grove, Calif. The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) and Storm Water Solutions will host a free webinar, “Exploring Sediment Control During Inclement Weather Events,”on August 26 at 1 p.m. CDT. In this webinar, participants will gain an understanding of how different modes of sediment control affect the discharge […]

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GSI offers geosynthetics short courses online

August 19th, 2021

MSE wall in Franklin, Tenn. Photograph courtesy of Pinnacle Design/Build Group Inc. The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) is hosting three short courses on-demand online. GSI and Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI short course registrations. Course 1: Quality Assurance/Quality Control of Geosynthetics in Waste Containment Facilities Recording […]

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GeoNashville attendee brochure released

August 13th, 2021

Start planning your experience at GeoNashville GeoNashville 2021 takes place Nov. 4–5, in Nashville, Tenn., at the Music City Center. This event will bring geotechnical professionals together for a day and a half of plenaries, networking opportunities, and connecting with exhibitors and sponsors on the show floor. Download the attendee brochure and prepare for this exciting event. For […]

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Recording for ABYC Educator Training Conference available

August 11th, 2021

The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Foundation’s Educator Training Conference is now available as a full recording. Educators and marine industry professionals representing 24 states, Canada, Bermuda, Germany, and the British Virgin Islands who registered for the online event will receive access to the recording for free. Others may purchase the recording for $399 […]

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Registration now open for World Marinas Conference

August 9th, 2021

Registration is open for the 2021 ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, set to take place in Dubai October 12-14. The conference will bring together 200 participants comprising the region’s leading marina and club operators, owners and vendors along with related government agency representatives. The event will showcase innovations in the new marina and boatyard products and […]

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