IGS Nordic Chapter


Nordic co-operation in Geosynthetics

The joint Nordic Chapter of Norway, Finland, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark started in 2022

Aim and activities

Aim to promote and spread technical reasonable and sustainable use of geosynthetics and foster the knowledge of geosynthetics

Focus on Nordic conditions and practices

Organizing seminars, excursions, factory and site visits and workshops

Free Webinar on “Sustainability on Geosynthetics” and the First annual meeting

10.3.2022 13:00 CET

What is IGS? Laura Carbone, Huesker

IGS Nordic Chapter, Minna Leppänen, Tampere University

Keynote lecture: Sustainability of Geosynthetics, Henning Ehrenberg, NAUE

Presentations on projects from member countries Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Denmark

NorGeoSpec system and ROUGH project, Christian Recker, SINTEF  

First Annual Meeting of IGS Nordic Chapter starting at 16:15

Membership benefits

All Chapter members are automatically members in IGS

Activities of Nordic Chapter free or discounted for members

Platform for discussion

Better possibilities to networking,  influence and   educate

Why should you join?

IGS Membership gives you free on-line access to IGS Conference proceedings, the Geosynthetics International journal and the Geotextiles & Geomembranes journal

You get IGS News newsletter and discount rates at conferences organized by the IGS or under its auspices

Opportunity to join open IGS committees to contribute to topics of common interest

Contact information

Secretary: Per Kristian Hoel pkh(at)geo-solution.no

Chairperson: Minna Leppänen minna.leppanen(at)tuni.fi