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Ground Risk: why take the chance? A lessons learnt conference

Ground Risk: why take the chance? A lessons learnt conference
2018-09-1212th Sep 2018

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:

Keynote Presentation
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 ags@ags.org.uk before Tuesday 4th September.

AGS Ground Risk registration form 2018

Two sponsorship packages are available for companies both inside and outside of the AGS. For full information please contact ags@ags.org.uk before Friday 24th August.