The Belgian Geosynthetics Society, briefly BGS, is an association of experts with very different backgrounds – academics, research centers, administration, engineering, manufacturers, distributors and contractors- but with a common interest in geosynthetics. The BGS is the Belgian branch of the international umbrella organization for geosynthetics IGS (International Geosynthetics Society - http://geosyntheticssociety.org/).
Who are we?
Our Board, that meets twice a year, is composed of the following people:
Chairman: Nicolas Denies (Buildwise)
Vice President: Prof. Jan Maertens (KUL)
Board member: Noël Huybrechts (Buildwise) & Gemmina Di Emidio (UGent)
Who can join?
Following experts in geosynthetics: academics, research centers, administration, engineering, manufacturers, distributors and contractors.
Membership starts when the membership fee has been received by the association. Membership is valid for one year. The membership fee is determined by the following characteristics: firms, institutions, individual members or students.
Firms: 500 €
Individual members: 45€
Students: for free, if nominated by contact with IGS