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