The theme of the 19th Symposium was Geosynthetic Reinforced Walls, Slopes, and Earthworks. The attendance was about 120 people, with 7 exhibitors and 10 sponsors. The Symposium program, keynote presentation and submitted papers are below.
Keynote Presentation: "Improving the Performance of Mining Infrastructure Through the Judicious Use of Geosynthetics"; A. Fourie, M. Bouazza, J. Lupo, and P. Abrao
"Lightweight Coke Soil Cover Over Very Soft Tailings Slurry"; E. Naesgaard, P. Byrne, J. Caldwell, and P. S. Wells
"Seismic Design and Performance of Green-Faced Geotextile Reinforced Retaining Structure"; Deyab R. Gamal-El-Dean & Carl Miller
"Design and Construction of MSE Slopes Associated With the Port Mann Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia"; G. Fung, G. Cajigas, R. Tones, D. MacDonald, J. R. Kerr, E. Parra, and J. P. Sully
"Dynamic Response of a Reinforced Earth Wall"; A. Amini, B. Brockbank, and E. Naesgaard
"Design and performance of an 11 m high block-faced geogrid wall"; T. M. Allen & R. J. Bathurst