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AGS Commercial Risks & How to Manage Them

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AGS Commercial Risks & How to Manage Them
2019-07-0303rd Jul 2019
One Moorgate Place, London

This half day seminar organised by the Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists will provide a focus on the management of commercial risks.

Taking place on the afternoon of Wednesday 3rd July at 1 Moorgate Place in London, this CPD conference is aimed at both junior and experienced ground engineers, who are interested in improving their knowledge and skills within this sector. The event will also be relevant to practitioners approaching Chartership, as well as those in smaller practices where there may be limited or no in-house legally qualified sources of help or advice. The conference will end at 4:30pm.

Chaired by Jo Strange, Technical Director at CGL, attending delegates will be provided with an introduction of the guidance and advice provided by the AGS Loss Prevention Working Group, with particular attention being given to recent hot topics.

Registration and Lunch: 12:30

WELCOME ADDRESS AND INTRODUCTION
Jo Strange, Technical Director CGL

RELIANCE, COLLATERAL WARRANTIES AND LIMITING LIABILITY
Zita Mansi, Senior Associate at Beale & Company

THE IMPORTANCE OF DEFINITIONS WHEN AGREEING SCOPES AND OBJECTIVES
Hugh Mallett, Technical Director at BuroHappold Engineering.

GETTING IT RIGHT…. AND WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU DON’T
Sarah McNeill, Associate Director at Griffiths & Armour and Michael Stubbs, Director, Claims Division at Griffiths & Armour

THE BATTLE OF THE FORMS – A FOCUS ON CONTRACT FORMATION AND PURCHASE ORDERS
Dr Russell Jones, Principle at Golder Associates UK

REDUCING RISK AND PREVENTING CLAIMS ON COMPLEX BROWNFIELD RESIDENTIAL SITES
Adam Gombocz, Senior Geotechnical Engineer at NHBC

FITNESS FOR PURPOSE OR REASONABLE SKILL AND CARE.
Rachel Griffiths, Contracts Manager at Fugro

POTENTIAL LIABILITIES FOR LANDFILL TAX
Jonathan Atkinson, Technical Specialist at the Environment Agency

CLOSING ADDRESS

Event to end at 4:30pm

TICKET PRICES
AGS members may attend for £70, whereas non-AGS Members may attend for £130. Prices exclude VAT. Event registration closes on Friday 21st June.

To attend the conference, please complete the registration form and return the form to ags@ags.org.uk

EVENT SPONSORS

Envirolab provides laboratory services spanning a broad organic and inorganic portfolio. Our reputation for excellence is built on continually providing our clients with reliable results delivered on time and within budget. Our UKAS and MCERTS accreditations guarantee our commitment to quality.
www.envlab.co.uk

NHBC‘s Land Quality Endorsement (LQE) services deliver technical risk management for clients looking to undertake remediation or reclamation of sites for sale and residential development in line with NHBC standards for land quality.
Ideal for landowners, development agencies and specialist remediation companies, our team of dedicated environmental, geotechnical and land quality engineers assess all forms of brownfield and marginal land, both during and after remediation, to determine final acceptability for Buildmark warranty cover.
www.nhbc.co.uk/lqe

Structural Soils Ltd has evolved into a national, award winning geotechnical and geo-environmental Ground Investigation Company with the proven capability, capacity and confidence to undertake contracts of any size, in any location and virtually any scope. The company undertakes contracts across the UK through its offices in Bristol, Castleford, Coventry, Glasgow, Hemel Hempstead and Tonbridge.
www.soils.co.uk

Bridgeway Consulting is one of the leading companies in the UK today, covering many aspects of rail and civil engineering, including asset management. Formed in 1995 the business now works on some of the largest contracts within the UK, this has included Thameslink, HS2 and Crossrail to name a few.
www.bridgeway-consulting.co.uk

At Geo-Integrity we can help you to ensure that site characterisation is undertaken properly; waste management classification of soil is undertaken to reduce disposal costs; contaminated land risks have been properly assessed; and, geotechnical aspects have been understood and designed for.
www.geo-integrity.co.uk

SOCOTEC is a leading geotechnical services provider offering a diverse range of geotechnical and geoenvironmental investigation capabilities. From deep boring, wireline drilling and dynamic sampling to specialist in situ testing and monitoring, in-house laboratories and engineering consultancy, SOCOTEC covers the whole project lifecycle, through design, construction and the built stages.
www.socotec.co.uk/

Tensar International is a world-leading manufacturer and provider of subgrade stabilisation and soil reinforcement solutions to overcome common ground engineering problems in construction and civil engineering. Tensar’s innovative and high-performance geogrid and geotextile products offer alternative approaches to traditional methods and have benefitted thousands of roads, railways and other infrastructure projects around the world.
With an expert technical services team and an international network of distribution partners, Tensar also provides professional support and impartial advice to projects, from product.
www.tensar.co.uk/

AVAILABLE SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

SILVER SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE (AGS Member Rate: £250 Non-Member Rate: £375)
• Entry for one delegate into the event
• Company logo on event PowerPoint Presentation holding slide
• Company logo on the event programme
• Company overview on the AGS website
• Announcement of your company’s involvement on the AGS Twitter page

CATERING SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE* (AGS Member Rate: £500 / Non-Member Rate: £750) SOLD OUT

GOLD SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE*** (AGS Member Rate: £375/ Non-Member Rate: £560) SOLD OUT

All prices exclude VAT.

To register your attendance or for details on our available sponsorship packages please contact Joanna Franaszczuk on 0208 658 8212 or email ags@ags.org.uk