The North American Geosynthetics Society
A Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society

North American Geosynthetics Society

The mission of NAGS is to provide leadership in advancing the education and research of geosynthetics, in strong cooperation with IGS, via:

  • Organization of and participation in technical conferences, seminars and workshops.
  • Development and dissemination of tools for geosynthetics education.
  • Recognition of technical contributions and innovations regarding geosynthetics.
  • Stimulation of geosynthetics research and their applications through the NAGS Awards of Excellence Program.


NCMA / NA-IGS is please to announce a Webinar on “Segmental Retaining Wall Best Practices” is now open. This webinar will take place Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 01:00 PM EDT.


NAGS has two forms of membership: Individual and free Student membership. Both levels of membership provide extensive technical and networking benefits.
  • Access to industry networking including the IGS On-line directory
  • Discounts at all NAGS and IGS events
  • Complimentary access to two Journals, the IGS Proceedings Library and other technical documents
  • Discounts on Geosynthetics subscriptions (USA)
  • Electronic delivery of the IGS News
  • Eligibility to participate in IGS Committees and Technical Committees
  • Eligibility to apply for IGS Awards including the IGS Student Award
Much more…

Representing the Industry

NAGS not only provides a broad variety of direct benefits to our members we are advocates for geosynthetic technology throughout North America. NAGS and its members participate in a variety of organizations which influence, or are influenced by, geosynthetic products and technologies. Recent activities of this nature include participation in:
  • The Transportation Research Board
  • The ASTM International Committee D35 on Geosynthetics
  • The ISO Technical Committee 221 on Geosynthetics
  • The Geosynthetic Materials Association(GMA), Lobby Days
As well NAGS develops and hosts of a variety of short courses and workshops throughout each year.

Renew your Membership!

Fast and easy! RENEW your NAGS Individual Membership online with a credit card. Student Membership is free!

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