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CNITA and EDANA are happy to invite you to the second edition of the EurAsian Geosynthetics Symposium (EAGS) in Beijing, organised in conjunction with the ISO TC 221 annual meetings on 20-22 November 2019

The EAGS is a two-day conference and exhibition covering markets, products, technologies and applications for all types of geosynthetics: geotextiles, geogrids, geonets, geomembranes, geocomposites, geocells and roofing felts and membranes. Innovative topics in line with the sustainability issues are also covered.

It is a unique networking event attracting leading decision makers from across the geosynthetics supply chain, from raw materials to buyers and users of geosynthetics, with specific reference to Greater Europe, including Russia, and Asia. A tabletop exbhibition is organized to facilitate networking between participants and companies representatives.

Simultaneous translation into English and Mandarin is provided throughout the conference. 

"Since the Chinese Belt and Road policy was launched, geotextiles are even more topical and promising as a market segment. Geotextiles will not only be indispensable to implement such a large infrastructure plan, they will also help reduce the environmental impact.” 
Pierre Wiertz, General Manager, EDANA

 

The EAGS is co-organised by CNITA (China Nonwovens & Industrial Textiles Association) and EDANA

EAGS by CNITA and EDANA

 

Day 1
18 November 2019
08.30 - 17.30
Registration at Regent Hotel
OPENING & WELCOME WORDS
08:45 - 08:55
Welcome address
Sun Ruize President CNTAC
Pierre Wiertz General Manager EDANA
08:55 - 09:00
Special speech
Yu Jianyong Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering/President DongHua University
SESSION 1 (PART 1) - STRATEGIC CONTEXT FOR GEOSYNTHETICS APPLICATIONS
09:00 - 09:30
New technologies and applications of China geosynthetics industry
Li Lingshen Vice President of CNTAC/ President of CNITA
09:30 - 10:15
The Big Picture 1959-2019 : Sixty years of successful applications of geosynthetics in dams
Daniele Cazzuffi IGS Past President CESI
10:15 - 10:45
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING IN THE TABLETOP AREA
SESSION 1 (PART 2) - STRATEGIC CONTEXT FOR GEOSYNTHETICS APPLICATIONS
10:45 - 11:30
Sustainable development of geosynthetics industry
Zhou Nanshan Professor National Taiwan University/Chairman of Taiwan Geosynthetics Association
11:30 - 12:15
Geosynthetics in the United States: growing the industry through government relations, education, and technical support
Jonathan Curry Managing Director Geosynthetic Materials Association
12:15 - 14:00
LUNCH BUFFET & NETWORKING IN THE TABLETOP AREA
KEYNOTE SPEECH
14:00 - 14:45
Innovative Solutions Using Geosynthetics
Erol Guler Professor Bogazici University
SESSION 2 (PART 1) - ENGINEERING DESIGN AND APPLICATION
14:45 - 15:15
Geotextiles for filtration, determination of inner surface and environmental aspects
Matthias Maisner Construction Materials Structural Engineering Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau (BAW)
15:15 - 15:45
Application of geotextile in stormwater management facilities and systems
Li Junqi Professor / Director Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture / Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Urban Rainwater System and Water Environment
15:45 - 16:15
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING IN THE TABLETOP AREA
SESSION 2 (PART 2) - ENGINEERING DESIGN AND APPLICATION
16:15 - 16:45
Interaction of controlled modulus columns as ground improvement with high strength geosynthetics
Nicola Brusa Independent Civil Engineering Consultant
16:45 - 17:15
Application of geotextile in railway engineering
Wang Tao Deputy Director Institute of Metals and Chemistry, China Academy of Railway Sciences
17:15 - 17:45
Uncommon and soil treated backfills for soil reinforced structures
Robert Lozano Senior Geotechnical Engineer The Reinforced Earth Company
18:00 - 20:00
DINNER BUFFET
Day 2
19 November 2019
08.30 - 18.30
Registration at Regent Hotel
KEYNOTE SPEECH
09:00 - 09:45
Current status and prospects of geosynthetics standard
Peter Atchison Chairman ISO Geosynthetics Committee
SESSION 3 (PART 1) - TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND CASE STUDIES
09:45 - 10:15
Landfills volume increase with reinforced soil embankments: theory and case studies
Piergiorgio Recalcati Technical Director Geosynthetics Division TENAX
10:15 - 10:45
Application of polymer filter mat in domestic sewage treatment system
Cui Zhanming Chairman Hongxiang New Geo-Material
10:45 - 11:15
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING IN THE TABLETOP AREA
SESSION 3 (PART 2) - TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND CASE STUDIES
11:15 - 11:45
Innovative drainage geocomposite for the control of the frost heave in the road structures
Pietro Pezzano Corporate Sector Technical Manager Geosynthetics Officine Maccaferri
11:45 - 12:15
Durability of high-strength coarse-denier polypropylene spunbonded needle-punched geotextiles and advantages in engineering applications
Zhen Lei Executive General Manager TianDingFeng Holding
12:15 - 14:00
LUNCH BUFFET & NETWORKING IN THE TABLETOP AREA
SESSION 3 (PART 3) - TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND CASE STUDIES
14:00 - 14:30
Advanced technology innovation for nonwovens geotextiles lines
Stefano Colombo Sales Manager Farè
14:30 - 15:00
Technology innovation of geosynthetics for waste landfill application
Han-Yong Jeon Professor Inha University
15:00 - 15:30
Performance research and application of high-strength heavy geotextile
Li Zhao Deputy General Manager Hock Technology
15:30 - 16:00
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING IN THE TABLETOP AREA
SESSION 3 (PART 4) - TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND CASE STUDIES
16:00 - 16:30
Technology innovation and application of HDPE geomembrance
Chen Qi Chairman Shangdong Yibo Yangguang Engineering Materials Ltd.
16:30 - 17:00
Seismic behaviour of hybrid reinforced soil high walls and slopes
Pietro Rimoldi IGS Council member Civil Engineering Consultant
17:00 - 17:30
New PP-geotextile production technology in China
Ingo Maehlmann Vice President Sales & Marketing Oerlikon
17:30 - 18:00
High geogrid-reinforced slopes as flexible solution for problematic steep terrain: Trieben-sunk project, Austria
Oliver Detert Head of Engineering Department HUESKER Synthetic
18:00 - 18:30
Conclusions: future prospects for the geosynthetics industry
Daniele Cazzuffi IGS Past President CESI
18:30 - 19:30
NETWORKING IN TABLETOP AREA
19:30 - 21:00
DINNER RECEPTION
Peter Atchison
Chairman
ISO Geosynthetics Committee
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Yu Jianyong
Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering/President
DongHua University
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Nicola Brusa
Independent Civil Engineering Consultant
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Nicola Brusa is currently an independent civil engineering consultant. He was International Business Unit Manager for Geosynthetics within Maccaferri Group since October 2019. He was previously the Maccaferri Technical Manager for UK & Ireland. His broad experience using geosynthetics captures diverse subject matter from; hydraulic and erosion control, vertical crusher MSE walls & geohazards. All this in addition to basal reinforcement designs for areas over soft soil, piles or over voids.

Daniele Cazzuffi
IGS Past President
CESI
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Stefano Colombo
Sales Manager
Farè
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Mr Stefano Colombo, Sales manager Farè SpA

Doctor in Chemical Engineering Science at Milan Politecnico University

More than 33 years activities in the chemical fiber field.

1986- 1990: project manager for polymerization, extrusion and spinning lines in engineering company

1990- 2003: sales manager for Asian markets mainly for PET, PP, PA6 and PA66 extrusion/spinning  lines.

2003-present: sales manager at Farè SpA for worldwide markets with major activities in the PP and PET spunbond and staple fiber lines for nonwovens.

Jonathan Curry
Managing Director
Geosynthetic Materials Association
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Oliver Detert
Head of Engineering Department
HUESKER Synthetic
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Erol Guler
Professor
Bogazici University
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Han-Yong Jeon
Professor
Inha University
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Li Junqi
Professor / Director
Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture / Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Urban Rainwater System and Water Environment
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Zhen Lei
Executive General Manager
TianDingFeng Holding
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Li Lingshen
Vice President of CNTAC/ President of CNITA
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Robert Lozano
Senior Geotechnical Engineer
The Reinforced Earth Company
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Ingo Maehlmann
Vice President Sales & Marketing
Oerlikon
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Dr.-Ing. Ingo Mählmann was born on 16th of May 1975 in Aachen (Germany).

1995 – 2002 Studies of Mechanical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University

in 2002  Graduation in Mechanical Engineering as Diplom-Ingenieur (M.Sc.)  at RWTH Aachen University

2002 – 2008 Post-grad. Research Engineer at Institut für Textiltechnik der RWTH Aachen University
Project- and Team-leader in the fields of Staplefiber Processing and Nonwovens

in 12/2008 Ph.-D. Graduation at Institut für Textiltechnik der RWTH Aachen „A holistically method to analyse fibre converting processes using the example of carding”

2009 - 2012 Development Engineer for Nonwoven Processes at Oerlikon Neumag in Neumünster, Germany

2012 - 2015 Senior Manager Product management Nonwoven at Oerlikon Neumag in Neumünster, Germany

2015 - 2016 Senior Manager Business Development at Oerlikon Neumag in Neumümster, Germany

since 2017 Vice President Sales & Marketing at Oerlikon Nonwoven in Neumünster, Germany

Matthias Maisner
Construction Materials Structural Engineering
Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau (BAW)
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Matthias Maisner is an engineer for materials engineering in the construction materials section at the Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (BAW) in Karlsruhe, Germany. He has an experience of over 20 years in the field geosynthetics. His main tasks includes guidelines for testing geotextiles for navigable waterways, standardisation (ISO, CEN, DIN),   and the approval of products for installation processes on waterways. He is also involved in the preparation of terms of delivery and contractual conditions. BAW is an authority of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure and a service provider for the Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration.

Zhou Nanshan
Professor
National Taiwan University/Chairman of Taiwan Geosynthetics Association
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Daewook Park
Professor
Department of Civil Engineering of Kunsan National University
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Pietro Pezzano
Corporate Sector Technical Manager Geosynthetics
Officine Maccaferri
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Mr Pietro Pezzano got a degree in Civil Pavement Engineering from the University of Bologna, Italy.

Since 2008 he is involved in research and development of design criteria for the geosynthetic used in roadworks.

He gained a polyhedric knowledge on the roads sector due to his experience, in the past as site manager and designer, now as solution provider.

In his daily activity he helps to design important projects around the world and is involved in the development of new products and laboratory test projects related to geosynthetics and their applications. He is the author of many national and international publications related to geosynthetics.

 He is member of UNI TC GL 03 and expert of CEN TC 189 for the WG1 (Geotextiles and geotextile-related products - General and specific requirements) and WG3 (Mechanical Testing) and ISO TC 221 for the WG3 (Mechanical properties) and WG6 (Design using geosynthetics).

He is presently working as Corporate Technical Manager Geosynthetics for Officine Maccaferri S.p.A. (Italy).

Chen Qi
Chairman
Shangdong Yibo Yangguang Engineering Materials Ltd.
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Piergiorgio Recalcati
Technical Director
Geosynthetics Division TENAX
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Piergiorgio Recalcati (1966), took Civil Engineering Degree Milano Politecnico, Italy in 1992. From June 1994 he works for TENAX SpA, an italian firm manufacturing geosyntyhetics, and from 2006 he is the Technical Director of the geosytnetics division.

Member of the IGS (International Geosynthetics Society) from 1992, from 2007 to 2015 and from 2017 he is Council Member of the Italian IGS Chapter Directive.

Member of WG1 and WG3 in CEN TC 189 and ISO TC 221.

Author of over 70 international papers on geosynthetics, in collaboration with different italian universities, research and testing institutes.

Pietro Rimoldi
IGS Council member
Civil Engineering Consultant
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Mr Pietro Rimoldi got a degree in Civil Engineering from the Technical University of Milano, Italy, in 1984. He has designed several important projects around the world and has been involved in the development of new products and in many field and laboratory test projects related to geosynthetics and their  applications. He is the author of more than 250 national and international publications related to geosynthetics.

He is Council Member of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), and the Chair of IGS Technical Committee on Hydraulic Applications (TC-H). He is presently working as Civil Engineering Consultant, based in Milano (Italy).

Sun Ruize
President
CNTAC
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Wang Tao
Deputy Director
Institute of Metals and Chemistry, China Academy of Railway Sciences
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Pierre Wiertz
General Manager
EDANA
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Liang Xunmei
Chairman
Taian Road Engineering Materials
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Cui Zhanming
Chairman
Hongxiang New Geo-Material
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Li Zhao
Deputy General Manager
Hock Technology
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Fees

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Conference
EDANA/CNITA/IGS/ISO TC 221  Member - 400 EUR
Non-member - 500 EUR

Fee includes entrance to the conference, access to the tabletop area, lunches, evening dinners, coffee breaks and conference presentations in pdf format

Tabletop
EDANA/CNITA/IGS/ISO TC 221 Member - 3000 EUR
Non-member - 3600 EUR

Fee includes 6m² space including one table and two chairs, entrance to the conference, access to the tabletop area, lunches, evening dinners, coffee breaks and conference presentations in pdf format

 

Conference hotel

Regent Hotel Beijing
99 Jinbao Street,Dongcheng District,
Beijing 100005
China
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Presentations & delegate survey

Your feedback is important to ensure our events continue to meet your needs and expectations. At the end of the conference, you will receive an email with a personalised link to complete the survey.

After you complete the survey, you will be directed to a page to download the available presentations from this conference, and any other materials that may be available for your information.

 

Participation list

A list of participating companies will regularly be updated on the EGAS 2019 website.
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Previous edition

Success for first ever EurAsian Geotextiles Symposium

The first EurAsian Geosynthetics Symposium (EAGS) was held in Beijing, 7 - 8 June, attracting over 200 participants from 14 countries.

Participants had the opportunity to learn of the latest trends and developments in technologies, markets and applications for geotextiles during 22 presentations by industry leaders and experts. The significant potential for global development of the geotextiles market was highlighted through the conference and confirmed by the level of interest in the companies participating in the tabletop exhibition. Further details on conference content will be available on the EDANA event webpage soon. Read more

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