GeoAmerica 2020

GeoAmerica 2020


Central and South America have become one of the fastest growing regions of geosynthetics use in the World. Come to GeoAmericas 2020 to get in touch with this great market and get to know more about the advances in the use of geosynthetics in the most diverse sectors.

The theme for GeoAmericas 2020 is “Geosynthetics Solutions for a Fast-Changing World", and some of the topics that will guide the technical sessions and other activities are

  • Geosynthetics in the infrastructure of developing countries
  • Geosynthetics in environmental protection and sustainability
  • Geosynthetics in the viability of renewable energy sources
  • Geosynthetics in mining and production of basic resources
  • Quality policies and practices by the geosynthetics market

Don't Miss: The IGS Student Award winners from the Pan-American Chapters who will present their papers at GeoAmericas 2020! The IGS Student Award is only presented during the Regional Conferences of the IGS. The IGS Student Award was established to disseminate knowledge and to improve communication and understanding of geosynthetics among young student engineers. 


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After been held in Mexico in 2008, Peru in 2012 and the USA in 2016. GeoAmericas comes to Brazil in its 4th edition, which will be held in April 2020 in Rio de Janeiro. In addition to a rich technical program focused on the most relevant topics for the technical community of geosynthetics today, several social events and a wide area available for technical exhibits for the geosynthetic industry will be offered. English is the official language, but activities in Spanish and Portuguese will also compose the event’s program. We anticipate over 1,000 participants from more than 30 countries, which ensures both broad representativeness and a plurality of cultures and markets.