GMA and 亿博体育app announce move to virtual for joint conference in 2021

November 6th, 2020

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), a division of Industrial Fabrics Association International (亿博体育app) and the International Erosion Control Association (亿博体育app) Region One will move the Geosynthetics Conference and 亿博体育app Annual Conference online. The conferences were originally scheduled to be colocated in Kansas City, Mo., Feb. 21鈥24, 2021. 鈥淎s much as we were looking forward to being in […]


2020 GMA Virtual Lobby Day registration now open

October 22nd, 2020

As we continue to deal with the implications of the pandemic, the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) is making every effort to maintain our influence with federal and state governments to position our industry for success. We have been successful in connecting virtually with individual congressional members during these 鈥渟helter in鈥 months. With this success we […]


Last chance to register for the GMA Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar 2020

October 16th, 2020

There is still time to register for the Virtual Waste Containment System Design Seminar. This event will take place Oct. 20鈥22, 2020, in a three-day webinar format series. Experience all the benefits of the in-person event virtually聽from the comfort of your own location. Download the event flyer here. For more information or to register, visit […]


Registration is open for waste containment system design seminar

June 4th, 2020

WhenSept. 15鈥16, 2020WhereCrowne Plaza HotelSyracuse, N.Y. This technical training opportunity will provide attendees with a deeper working knowledge of surface and subsurface flows of stormwater impinging on landfill closures. This discussion will go beyond slope stabilization using the infinite slope formula. Various design approaches and details will be discussed to show how they either hinder […]


Register now for GMA fall Lobby Day

September 20th, 2019

Registration is now open for the GMA fall Lobby Day, to be held October 28鈥29, in Washington, D.C. The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) continues to make significant strides toward increasing the industry鈥檚 exposure in Washington, D.C. Many members of Congress are now advocating for our industry, in large part, due to GMA鈥檚 lobbying efforts along […]


GMA highlights new product type search in interactive online membership directory

September 4th, 2019

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) announced product type search capability for its online interactive membership directory. The directory, available to the general public, allows searching by company name, location, geographic area on an interactive map and product type. It lists all GMA members, including their contact information, website urls and more. To search the directory, […]


Baca joins GMA executive council

May 17th, 2019

Owens Corning has named Carl Baca as the company鈥檚 liaison to the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) executive council. Baca takes the place of Andy Durham, who left Owens Corning for a position with Erosion Control Systems of Florida. Carl Baca joins the GMA executive council Baca is in charge of marketing for Owens Corning Geosynthetics. […]


GMA to host Waste Containment System Design III seminar in Syracuse, N.Y.

May 2nd, 2019

Photographs courtesy GMA The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) will sponsor the seminar 鈥淲aste Containment Design III: An Overview of the Current State of Practice for the Design of Solid Waste Landfill Double-Liner and Final Cover Systems,鈥 July 16鈥17, at the Crowne Plaza in Syracuse, N.Y. The objective of this third in a series of landfill […]


GMA releases schedule for Geosynthetics Conference 2019 meetings, requests RSVPs

January 7th, 2019

The Geosynthetic Materials Association announces open meetings at the Geosynthetics Conference 2019, which runs February 10鈥13 in Houston, Texas. All meetings are open to the public, and GMA requests all those who intend to attend RSVP. GMA meetings include those of the Erosion Control Focus Group, Geotextile Focus Group, Environmental Focus Group, Distributor Focus Group […]


GMA honors Sen. Whitehouse as 鈥榣eader of the year鈥

December 12th, 2018

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) honored Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., with the GMA Leader of the Year Award during the fall Lobby Day in Washington, D.C., on November 14. 鈥淚鈥檓 honored to be recognized in this way by the Geosynthetic Materials Association,鈥 Sen. Whitehouse said, 鈥渁nd I鈥檓 grateful for GMA鈥檚 excellent work bringing together leaders […]