Please Join Us for
The IGS 2014 General Assembly & IGS Awards Presentation
24 September 2014 – 16:30
10th ICG, Berlin
IT IS MY PLEASURE TO INVITE ALL IGS MEMBERS TO THE 2014 IGS GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AWARDS PRESENTATION & RECEPTION. IT PROMISES TO BE LIKE NO OTHER! DURING THIS EVENT WE WILL REVIEW THE PROGRESS OF THE IGS OVER THE LAST FOUR YEARS, BE INTRODUCED TO THE NEWLY ELECTED COUNCIL, AND RECOGNIZE SOME OF OUR SOCIETY’S OUTSTANDING SERVICE & TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS. WE WILL DEBUT THE IGS MOVIE ON “GEOSYNTHETICS IN SUSTAINABILITY” AND CONCLUDE WITH A BRIEF COCKTAIL RECEPTION BEFORE THE GALA.
The Presentation of IGS Awards
- The IGS Award – Our society’s highest award, given to members for a substantive technical contribution to the geosynthetics discipline.
- Honorary Membership – An award to distinguish a person who has made a vast and long-term commitment to the Society and its aims.
- The IGS Service Award – Recognizes members of the IGS who have served the IGS in such a way as to significantly impact the IGS, its members and its aims.
- The Young IGS Service Award – To be presented here for the first time, the IGS Young Member Service Award is given to a Young Member of the IGS for outstanding contribution(s) to the society.
The IGS Education Committee will proudly debut its movie, which has been developed to promote a better understanding of the economic, environmental, and technical benefits of geosynthetics to the Civil and Environmental Engineering communities.
And much more…
We hope to see you in Berlin! We welcome your questions. Contact IGS Executive Council member Elizabeth Peggs (Elizabeth@Geosynthetica.net, +1.561.3093.099 Mobile.