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14:00 - 15:30

 

Plenary Session #1

 

Welcome/Openning Session

Chair: Victor Pimentel

14:00 - 14:30 - Opening Ceremony
14:30 - 15:30 - Welcome Lecture: Brazilian contribution in Geosynthetics Engineering
Keynote Speaker: Marcio Almeida

15:30 - 16:00

Network

16:00 - 17:30

Special Session

Room 1 - IGS Student Award

16:00 - 16:05 - Opening

Chair: Laura Carbone 

Co Chair: Natália Correia 

16:05 - 16:45 - Presentations

Concrete block mattress in Punta Negra dam Coastal Protection (Augusto Mendiz)

Analysis of the creep and the influence on the modulus improvement factor (MIF) in polyolefin geocells using the stepped isothermal method. (Julian Gomez)

Field and laboratory time-dependent behaviors of nonwoven geotextiles in reinforced soil walls (Rafael Plácido)

Evaluation of damage to geomembranes from tire derived aggregate and gravel in landfill barrier applications (Bryce Marcotte)

Case study - Reinforced soil wall with geogrids at hillside using volcanic tuff as filling material (Guillermo Paz)

16:45 - 17:15 - Awards

Secretary: Lucia Dávila 

Chair: Laura Carbone 

Co Chair: Natália Correia 

 

Technical Sessions

Room 2 - TS 1-SGI 1:Technical Session 1 - Soil-Geosynthetic Interaction

Secretary: Amr M. Morsy 

Chair: Mario Vicente Riccio Filho 

16:00 - 16:05 - Opening

16:05 - 17:05 - Presentations

1 Modeling geogrid-reinforced soil under triaxial loading condition (Ge Gao)

2 Effects of Geogrid Aperture Area and Junction Strength on Soil?Aggregate Interface Shear Strength (Venkata Abhishek Sakleshpur)

3 Investigations on indirect geogrid activation in transparent soil (Jan Derksen)

4 Interface shear strength properties of compacted silty soil from Cordoba Argentina and smooth HDPE Geomembrane (Marcos Montoro)

5 Nonlinearity of stress and strain in reinforced homogenized two-layered triaxial specimens (Gabriel Oliveira)

6 Shear band formation in uniformly graded, geotextile reinforced triaxial samples (Dawie Marx)

7 EMBANKMENTS ON SOFT SOILS - THE ROLE OF GEOGRIDS (Gisleine Campos)

17:05 - 17:28  -Questions and answers

17:28 - 17:30  - Thanks to the speakers / Closing

Room 3 - TS 2-GHR 1:Technical Session 2 - Geosynthetics in Highways and Railways 1

Secretary: Gholam Hossein Roodi 

Chair: Carlos Centurión 

16:00 - 16:05 - Opening

16:05 - 17:05  - Presentations

1 Pavement Performance Evaluation of Geogrid Stabilized Roadways (Prajwol Tamrakar)

2 SUBGRADE STABILIZATION WITH GEOSYNTHETICS IN THE CITY OF CALI AVENUE PROJECT FROM THE BOSA AVENUE TO THE SAN BERNARDINO AVENUE OF THE CITY OF BOGOTA - COLOMBIA (MARIA CAROLINA IBANEZ)

3 Utilization of Data Collected through Pavement Management Information Systems to Evaluate Roadway Performance under Environmental Loads (Gholam Hossein Roodi)

4 EMBANKMENT FOUNDATION OF THE SAN MARTÍN RAILWAY VIADUCT (Carmine Russo)

5 Advanced Geomembrane Technology for Enhanced Protection of EPS Geofoam in Transportation Systems (Eric Schmid)

6 ANALYSIS OF STRESSES AND STRAINS IN THE STRUCTURE OF THE FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS WITH GEOTEXTILES USING STRAIN GAUGES (Verónica Isumi Cordoni Jara)

17:05 - 17:28  - Questions and answers

17:28 - 17:30  - Thanks to the speakers / Closing

Room 4 - TS 3-EA 1: Technical Session 3 - Environmental Applications 1

Chair: Orencio Vilar 

Secretary: Carlos Vinícius Benjamim 

16:00 - 16:05 - Opening

16:05 - 17:05 - Presentations

1 The use of Geotextile Tube Technology to Contain and Dewater Sewage Sludge from a Separator Unit at Ecopetrol?s Refinery in Barrancabermeja, Colombia, S.A (Nicolas Ruiz)

2 Dewatering of sludge from a sewage treatment plant with geotextile tubes (Matheus Müller)

3 Evaluation of Grain Size Distribution Influence on Dewatering Process by Falling-Head Column Test Under Turbulent Flow Condition (Gabriel Luis Anibal de Oliveira)

4 Variations in interface shear strength development of Geosynthetic Clay Liner with Manufactured sand (Anjali Pillai)

5 A laboratory evaluation of soil loss caused by rain in slopes with and without geomats Marta Pereira da Luz

6 Evaluation of the efficiency of geotextile tubes in the treatment of effluents produced in cattle slaughterhouses. Case of application in real scale in the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Javier Herrera Hernández)

7 Antioxidant Depletion from Textured Conductive and Non-conductive HDPE Geomembranes in Chlorinated Water (Mohsen Zafari)

17:05 - 17:28 - Questions and answers

17:28 - 17:30 - Thanks to the speakers / Closing

Discussion Session

Room 5 - DS 1-RWSC: Discussion Session 1 - Reinforced Walls under Seismic Conditions

Chair: Fernando Lavoie 

Speaker: Richard J. Bathurst 

16:00 - 16:05 - Opening

16:05 - 17:05 - Presentations

17:05 - 17:28 - Questions and answers

17:28 - 17:30 - Thanks to the speakers / Closing

 

Training Lecture

Room 6 - TL 1-RESS: Training Lecture 1 - Reinforced Embankments on Soft Soils

Secretary: Gordon Keller 

Speaker: Sandro Sandroni (Brazil) 

16:00 - 16:05 - Opening

16:05 - 17:28 - Presentations

16:28 - 17:30 - Thanks to the speakers

 

17:30 - 18:00

Network

 

18:00 - 19:30

 

Plenary Session #2

 

18:00 - 18:05 - Opening session: The GeoAmericas 2020 Odyssey

18:05 - 18:25 - Opening session

Chair: André Estêvão Silva

Chair: Ennio Palmeira 

18:25 - 18:30 - Introduction Keynote Speaker

Chair: Ennio Palmeira 

Co-Chair: Richard J. Bathurst 

Keynote: Richard Brachman

Guest: Jorge Zornberg

18:30 - 19:20 - Zornberg Lecture: Lessons Learned from Physical Modelling of Geosynthetic System

Keynote Speaker: Richard Brachman 

19:20 - 19:30 - Homage to the speakers / Closing

Chair: Ennio Palmeira 

Keynote: Richard Brachman

Guest: Jorge Zornberg

Co-Chair: Richard J. Bathurst 

 

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