Under the conference theme Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, Geosynthetics 2009, Feb. 25-27, 2009, in Salt Lake City, will explore important issues affecting water resources, mining, construction, and regulatory communities in the U.S., Canadian, and Mexican markets. Conference focus areas include shoreline and water protection, conveyance and storage, mining, agriculture, aquaculture, temporary roads, and drainage. Attendees will also have an opportunity to tour the Geosynthetics 2009 Exhibition, an active marketplace for the specification and trade of geosynthetic products and technology.

Approximately 35 technical and educational programs will be offered at Geosynthetics 2009, including keynote lectures, technical paper sessions (featuring 84 presentations), workshops, discussion panels, student papers, short courses, and live demonstrations covering all aspects of geosynthetic materials, research, performance, testing, design, engineering, construction, case histories, and field experience highlighting the conference theme.

Early registration rates are available until Jan. 16, 2009. More information is available on the Geosynthetics 2009 website.