International Erosion Control Association (IECA)


Our Mission

The purpose of the Mountain States Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association is to provide a regional forum for the exchange and review of information related to the causes, effects, management, long-term impacts, and solutions for soil erosion, vegetation establishment and sediment control in the mountain states of Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, South Dakota and North Dakota. The active participation of government officials, academic leaders, researchers, manufacturers, consultants and contractors represents the diverse resources that will be available to members of the Mountain States Chapter.

MSC Chapter Meeting At National Conference

  • Tuesday Feb 7, 2023 4-5p. Location TBD (currently working on a restaurant within walking distance so we can eat and have annual meeting)
  • Please contact [email protected] or 701.934.2846 if you are unsure of where the meeting is being held and don’t want to miss out.

2023 IECA National Conference Information

February 5 – 8, 2023 | Kansas City Convention Center | Kansas City, Missouri

We are excited to announce that the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) and the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) will co-locate the Geosynthetics Conference with the IECA Annual Conference & Expo in Kansas City, Missouri, February 5 – 8, 2023. The combined conferences are anticipated to attract over 3,000 attendees and double the exhibition area for both associations.

Please review pricing for the event as follows:

Pre-Conference Interactive Workshops

All prices are listed IECA Member | Non-member

  • After Jan 13:  $50 | $75
  • 3-Hour Interactive Workshop: $75 | $100

3-Hour Workshop require pre-registration and include: training course, training materials and refreshments.


All prices are listed IECA Member | Non-member

Full Conference Pass:

  • After Jan 13: $950 | $1,150
  • Young Pro. Full Conference Pass: $874

A Full Conference Pass includes: Access to all technical sessions, the expo hall, the Contractors Corner, continental breakfasts, luncheons, refreshment breaks and receptions where applicable.

One Day

All prices are listed IECA Member | Non-member

  • One Day Conference Pass:  $575 | $675

A One Day Pass includes: access to technical sessions, the expo hall, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshment break and reception where applicable only on the day you register for.

  • Expo Hall Only Pass: $120

This pass does not include any education, except access to the Contractors Corner or meal functions. It only allows an attendee to visit the exhibit hall while it is open.

Ticketed Events

All prices are listed IECA Member | Nonmember

  • Sun, 5 Feb: Kansas City BBQ and Brew Tour: SOLD OUT
  • Sun, 5 Feb: Welcome Reception hosted by  IECA Great Rivers Chapter:  $30
  • Mon, 6 Feb: IECA/GEO Young Professional Event: $20
  • Wed, 8 Feb: Industry Field Tours: $35 | $45
  • Additional Meal Tickets:  $50

Hotel Information

The Objectives of the Mountain States Chapter include:

  • Provide a forum for the exchange of local and regional information on erosion and sediment control
  • Distribute articles and data on technological advances in the fields of erosion and sediment control
  • Provide an opportunity for the review of local, state and federal regulations that effect the erosion and sediment control industry
  • Distribute information on new erosion and sediment control products
  • Inform members of practical erosion and sediment control techniques and practices
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of various practices and products in local and regional applications
  • Provide effective tools for members to use in the control of erosion