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Key events. Invited lecture:

Key events

Invited lecture:

The Giroud Lecture: Analysis and design of veneer cover soils, by R M Koerner (GRI USA)

Keynote lectures:

Geosynthetics and the Minimisation of Containment Migration through Barrier Systems. by R Kerry Rowe (Canada).

Seismic stability against high seismic loads for

geosynthetic-reinforced soil retaining walls, by F Tatsuoka (Japan).

Taking geosynthetic reinforced soil structures to their limits, by A McGown (UK).

Main themes for the technical sessions are:

Environmental issues : 34 papers

Soil reinforcement applications : 43 papers

Hydraulic & geotechnical applications : 81 papers

There will be an open panel discussion session on each of these topics during the afternoon of the last day of the conference.

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