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ORGANIZED BY:
IGS - SPAIN
International Geosynthetics Society Spanish Chapter
www.igs-espana.com

Under the auspices of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS)

EXECUTIVE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR EUROGEO5:

President:
Angel Leiro

General Secretary:
Pedro Abad
pedro.abad@igs-espana.com

IGS SPAIN CONTACT:
Pedro Abad (secretary treasurer)
+34 902 820 200

REGISTRATIONS AND TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC SECRETARY:
Tilesa Kenes Spain
Tel. +34 91 361 26 00
Fax: +34 91 355 92 08
E:mail: eurogeo5@kenes.com

GENERAL INFORMATION:
info@eurogeo5.org
www.eurogeo5.org

EXHIBITION AND SPONSORSHIP:
sponsor@eurogeo5.org

Spanish IGS Chapter 

Courses
Short Courses

COURSE A
INTRODUCTION TO GEOSYNTHETICS.
USE AND DESIGN CRITERIA


Date: Sunday, 16th September 2012
Time and length: 15,30-19:30 (4 hours)
Language: Spanish
Coordination: Angel Leiro
Centro de Estudios y Experimentación de Obras Públicas (CEDEX), Madrid, Spain

Manuel Blanco
Centro de Estudios y Experimentación de Obras Públicas (CEDEX), Madrid, Spain

A

15,30-16,15
Geotextiles and related products. Nature, characteristics and experimental methodology

Angel Leiro
President of the IGS Spanish Chapter
Central Laboratory of Structures and Materials, CEDEX


16,15-17,00
Polymeric Geosynthetics Barriers (GBR-P). Nature, characteristics and experimental methodology

Manuel Blanco
Vice-president of the IGS Spanish Chapter
Central Laboratory of Structures and Materials, CEDEX


17,00-17,15
Break


17,15-18,00
Design criteria for geosynthetics in Hydraulic Works

Pedro Abad
Secretary General and Treasurer of the IGS Spanish Chapter
CETCO IBERIA, S. L. U.


18,00-18,45
Design criteria for geosynthetics in Transport Linear Infrastructures

Javier Santalla
Member of the IGS Spanish Chapter
HUESKER, S. A


18,45-19,30
Design criteria for geosynthetics in Landfills

Jorge Zornberg
President of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS)
University of Texas, Austin (USA)







COURSE B
QUALITY ASSURANCE AND CONTROL OF GEOSYNTHETICS IN LANDFILL APLICATION

Date: Sunday, 16th September 2012
Time and length: 15:45 -19:45 (4 hours)
Language: English
Instructors: Maria da Graça Lopes
Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL), Lisbon, Portugal

Madalena Barroso
Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC), Lisbon, Portugal

B

15,30-16,15
Materials and construction process of landfills.

Madalena Barroso


16,15-17,00
Description of the CQC/CQA process, identification of key responsibilities of individuals and organizations, and discussion of the important components for proper CQC/CQA

Maria da Graça Lopes


17,00-17,15
Break


17,15-18,45
CQC/CQA procedures (observations, tests, testing frequencies, corrective actions, and documentation) for the different materials

Madalena Barroso


18,45-19,30
Geomembrane damage and integrity control methods

Maria da Graça Lopes






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