Start your conference experience with a 4 hour Master Class on Tuesday 7 June 2022.

Master Class #1
Advances in Design and Construction with geosynthetics for Hydraulic Structures and Environmental Containment

Master Class #2
Advances in Design and Construction with geosynthetics for Retaining Structures, Slopes, and Roadways

Master Class #3
Advances in Design and Construction with geosynthetics for Mine Tailings and Closure Applications

Convenor: Professor JP Giroud, Professor Malek Bouazza & Mr Boyd Ramsey

Convenor: Professor Jorge Zornberg

Convenor: Professor Craig Benson , Professor Timothy Stark & Professor David Williams

Topic

Introduction to MC1

Topic 1: Liquid and Gas Depressurisation in Storages

Topic 2: Factors in Geomembrane leakage – reasonable expectations, historical data and calculations

Gas and Liquid Barrier using MGCL system

Sponsor Case Study

Coffee Break

Topic 3: Emerging contaminants in temporary repositories and in solid and liquid containment facilities

Topic 4: Wind uplift – updated calculations, factors for consideration and analysis and use of mechanical fasteners

Topic 5: Water flow over geosynthetic liners

Q and A / Wrap up

Topic

Introduction to MC2

Topic 1: Geosynthetic-reinforced Soil Walls

Topic 2: Embankments on Soft Foundations

Sponsor Case Study

Coffee Break

Topic 3: Geosynthetic-reinforced Load Transfer Platforms

Topic 4: Geosynthetics in Roadways

Topic 5: Geosynthetics in Railways

Q and A / Wrap up

Topic

Introduction to MC2

Topic 1: Liners and covers for mine waste applications – Aussie experience

Topic 2: GCLs in liner systems for mine waste applications

Sponsor Case Study

Coffee Break

Topic 3: Geosynthetics for tailing disposal facilities: containment and stability

Topic 4: Tailings drainage using multilinear drainage geocomposites

Topic 5: Geosynthetics for Evaporation mining

Q and A / Wrap up

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