2018

IFAI Expo 2018

October 15 – October 18

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

Co-location with CAMX Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas, TX Co-location with CAMX

GeoDallas 2018

October 16 - 17, 2018

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Co-location with IFAI Expo

GeoDallas provides geotechnical, civil and environmental engineers the opportunity learn from short courses, panel discussions, case studies and training lectures.

GMA Webinar: A Different Approach towards Limit State Design of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures

November 1

Presented by Ben Leshchinsky, Ph.D., P.E.

Ben Leshchinsky, Ph.D., P.E. is an associate professor in geotechnical engineering at Oregon State University. His primary research interests focus on slope stability, reinforced soil, and applications of geomechanics towards assessment of natural hazards.

November 1, 2018 | 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST
Free to Students and Industry Professionals

Marine Fabricators Great Lakes Regional Workshop 2018

November 2 – November 3

Lake Shore Boat Top Company Inc. | Saint Clair Shores, MI The MFA regional workshops are intimate educational opportunities featuring hands-on education. Hosted in MFA member shops, attendees enjoy a relaxed atmosphere for connecting with peers and local vendors.

USIFI Webinar: Government Relations Update and Q&A

November 8

Understand your membership and how to get involved with the issues that impact your business.

November 8, 2018 | 11:00 am EST Free USIFI & NFI Member Exclusive

Join USIFI representatives, Sara Beatty and Lloyd Wood in a moderated Question & Answer session to educate yourself on current government issues and how to get the most out of your membership.

This webinar will review how to be involved and take action with relevant issues involving initiatives such as protecting the Berry Amendment, tracking the China 301 Tariff process, participation in the MTB process and more.

Geosynthetics Magazine Sponsored Webinar By Tensar: Natural Facings For Better Performance & Value on Very Steep Slopes

November 8

November 8, 2018 | 1PM EST
Free to Industry Professionals

Duration: One hour

This presentation will provide a case study example of how Natural Facings provide better performance and value on very steep slopes and walls. Steve will provide the background behind a project completed using SierraScape retaining wall system for The Hills at Governor’s Island on New York Harbor. Throughout the presentation, you will discover the designer, economic, and installation benefits of using natural facings when supporting steep slopes and walls.

Fabricators Shop Talk, an IFAI Workshop Series – Duluth, GA

November 8

Energize yourself and your team with education sessions on shade products. In this one-day event, meet with suppliers and build your fabrication knowledge and get tips on how to keep your production and manufacturing process alive, well and lean.

Fabricators Shop Talk, an IFAI Workshop Series – Irvine, CA

November 9

Energize yourself and your team with education sessions on industrial equipment. In this one-day event, meet with suppliers and build your fabrication knowledge and get tips on how to keep your production and manufacturing process alive, well and lean.

2018 GMA Fall Lobby Day

November 13 – November 14

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) continues to make significant strides toward increasing the industry's exposure in Washington, D.C.  Many members of Congress are now advocating for our industry, in large part, due to GMA's lobbying efforts along with the support and involvement of GMA members. It is critical that GMA members continue to educate members of Congress about national issues affecting companies within their districts and states. GMA appreciates the hard work of our members and will continue to be a strong industry advocate.

GMA Webinar: Recent Developments in Geosynthetic-Stabilized Roads: Introduction and Mechanisms

December 4

Presented by Jie Han, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Jie Han is the Glenn L. Parker Professor of Geotechnical Engineering in the Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering Department at the University of Kansas in the United States. He has nearly 30 years of teaching, research, and practical experience in geotechnical and pavement engineering focused on geosynthetics and ground improvement. Dr. Han has authored more than 300 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers as well as the text Principles and Practice of Ground Improvement.

December 4, 2018 | 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST
Free to Students and Industry Professionals