The Association of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Specialists are pleased to announce that their upcoming ground risk conference will take place on Wednesday 12th September 2018 at the Cavendish Conference Centre in London.
Ground Risk: why take the chance? A lessons learnt conference is a full day event which will investigate the current risks within the Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental arena and how the industry can learn from past projects. The event will look at topics including risk management for basement excavation, Ground Gas Risk – The Risk from Incorrect Characterisation and An Overview of Legal Developments under Part IIA and Contaminated Land. Presentations confirmed include:
Dr Jacqueline Skipper, Senior Partner and Senior Geologist at the Geotechnical Consulting Group
Managing Risk for a Deep Basement Excavation
Dr Andrew Smith, Coffey
The Application of Advanced Continuous Surface Wave Data to Managing Ground Risk
Chris Milne, Ground Stiffness Surveys
Investigation and Treatment of Chalk Solution Features – Changing Risk Profile with Additional Information
Allan Bell, Hydrock
Identifying and Minimising Risk through a Value Engineered Geotechnical Solution & Case Study: 36hrs Inside Queen Street Tunnel, Glasgow
Natalie Bews and Eric Downey, Structural Soils
An Overview of Legal Developments under Part IIA and Contaminated Land
Stephen Tromans, QC, 39 Essex Chambers
Ground Gas Risk – The Risk from Incorrect Characterisation
Gavin Allsopp, NHBC
Waste Classification for Soils – An AGS Practitioners’ Guide
Bridget Plimmer and Mike Plimmer, Golder Associates and Geotechnical and Environmental Associates
Creosote-Tar Seepage Portslade Beach
George Flower, Arcadis
AGS members may attend the conference for £140 (plus VAT) per person. Non-AGS members will be charged at £210 (plus VAT). A 15% discount will apply to two or more delegates attending from the same company.
To register for the event, please complete the below registration form and return it to email@example.com before Tuesday 4th September.
Two sponsorship packages are available for companies both inside and outside of the AGS. For full information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org before Friday 24th August.