G8 - Eighth National Conference of Geosynthetics

The 8th National Conference on Geosynthetics was held on 16-17 May 2019 at the Bogazici University in Istanbul. The conference was organized by the Turkish Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society in partnership with the Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.

More than 130 participants attended the conference with 40 oral presentations on different topics such as geotechnical structures, seismic applications, environmental applications, case studies, in situ and laboratory tests, ground improvements and reinforced walls with geosynthetics. The G8 Conference brought together 82 professionals from universities, public institutions, designers, manufacturers and the private sector working on geosynthetics.

In the Opening Session of the Conference, Erol Güler, representing the Turkish Chapter of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) made the first speech. The second speech was given by Ayşe Edinçliler as the president of IGS-TC and chairman of the conference. The keynote lectures were delivered by Natalie Touze, Burak Tanyu and Helmut Zanzinger.

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