GMA Webinar: Emerging Topics in Geosynthetics, Live-Streaming Short Course

August 3 8:45 am - 3:55 pm

Presented by The University of Illinois (UIUC) in partnership with Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) and Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) at Urbana-Champaign Civil & Environmental Engineering

August 3, 2018 | 8:45 am – 3:55 pm
Free to Students and Industry Professionals

Register for this day-long series of webinars and connect for any and all topics of interest. Attendees will learn current advances and trends in the importance of geosynthetics in a variety of civil engineering applications: landfills, coal combustion residuals (CCRs), CQA procedures, geomembrane durability and service life, wrinkles, and more. Course attendees can earn up to six (6) PDHs. Once registered, attendees can connect for as many of the topics as they choose. Each topic/presentation will last approximately one hour (40-45 minutes presentation, 10-15 minutes questions/answers).

8:45–9:00 FGI & GMA Introduction Andy Durham (Owens Corning)
9:00–9:55 Service Life of Geomembranes Kerry Rowe (Queens U.)
10:00–10:55 CQA Testing Procedures Glen Toepfer (CQA Solutions)
11:00–11:55 Effect of Wrinkles on Geomembrane Performance Kerry Rowe (Queens U.)
12:00–12:55 Lunch Break
1:00–1:55 Best Practices for Zero Leak Containment Sam Allen (TRI Environmental)
2:00–2:55 Containment for Coal Combustion Residuals (CCRs) Gary Zych (AEP)
3:00–3:55 Elevated Temperatures in Containment Applications Tim Stark (U. of Illinois)

Questions? Contact Dakoda M. Hane or Jessica M. Kivijarvi

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August 3 8:45 am

August 3 3:55 pm

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