March 12, 2017, 8:00 am


March 15, 2017, 5:00 pm

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Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 will take place March 12-15, 2017, in Orlando, Florida. Co-organized by Geo-Institute of ASCE and IFAI’s Geosynthetic Materials Association, it is the third edition of this popular conference combining the biannual Geosynthetics and annual Geo-Congress events.
A must-attend event for the geotechnical, civil engineering and geoprofessional communities, Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 will allow you to explore the newest developments in geotechnical technologies and the latest geotechnical engineering state-of-the-art-and-practice.

Important dates

Booth Reservations – Now available

Hotel Reservations – Now Available

Registration – Open now!

Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 Program Committee

Program Committee Co-Chairs
Elizabeth Dwyre, PE, DGE, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc.
Jorge G. Zornberg, PhD, PE, University of Texas at Austin

Program Co-Chairs
Thomas L. Brandon, PhD, PE, Virginia Tech
Rick J. Valentine, PE, Valentine Engineering Associates, Inc.

Conference Advisors
Jie Han, PhD, PE, University of Kansas
Robert Mackey, PE, S2L, Inc.

Exhibit Chair
Jennifer McKay, TenCate Geosynthetics

Short Course Chair
L. David Suits, NAGS

Student Activities Chair
Aaron S. Budge, PhD, PE, Minnesota State, Mankato

Brad Keelor, Director

Secretary General / Event Manager
Barbara Connett, IFAI

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Barbara Connett, Education and Events Manager, IFAI

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Venue Information

Venue Name: Hyatt Regency Orlando

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