WHAT IS FedIGS?
FedIGS is an umbrella organization linking international professional societies in the field of “Geo‐Engineering” and serving to facilitate cooperation among them.
The current members are
- ISSMGE International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
- ISRM International Society for Rock Mechanics
- IAEG International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment
- IGS International Geosynthetics Society
Members retain their complete autonomy and there are no dues.
WHAT ARE THE GOALS OF FedIGS?
The goals of FedIGS are:
Facilitate cooperation within the geo‐engineering profession
Coordinate activities in areas of overlapping interest
Raise the public awareness and the profile of the geo‐engineering profession
To remain a lightly structured, inexpensive, and unobtrusive organization