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AGS Safety in Mind Conference

AGS Safety in Mind Conference
2019-11-2121st Nov 2019
National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham

The inaugural AGS Safety in Mind Conference hosts a selection of leading industry experts and keynote speakers, who will present on health and safety developments in the geotechnical and geo-environmental industry.

Topics covered will include practical advice on how individuals and companies can best meet legal obligations for health and safety, new tools to manage health and safety effectively in the workplace, and a discussion on improving the safety culture within the industry.

The conference will adopt a fresh approach to disseminating information and will feature breakout sessions and opportunities for discussion. It will also provide excellent networking opportunities with like-minded individuals. Registration will open at 9:30am and the event will finish 16:00pm.

Who is it for? The Safety in Mind conference is aimed at anyone in the geotechnical and geoenvironmental sector who wishes to learn more about health and safety developments, issues and solutions in the industry.

Why attend?
• Get CPD hours
• Learn about developments in the world of health and safety
• New approaches and better ways to manage health and safety
• Practical workshops offered in mindfulness and H&S risks during intrusive investigations
• Network with a wide range of professionals from the geotechnical and geo-environmental sector

Speakers include:

Adam Latimer, Operations Director, Ian Farmer Associates
Chair

John Gulley, Highways England
Keynote – Geotechnical work – A clients Perspective

Karen Puttick, The Healthy Employee
Workplace wellbeing; Putting mindfulness into practice

Harold Floyd, Pristine Condition
Pristine Condition, New Tool in Manual Handling

Gerwyn Leigh, RSK Safe Ground
Service avoidance and geophysical techniques

Jeremy Mitchell, Callidus Health & Safety
Accident Investigation

Steve Everton, Jacobs
How far is “So far as is reasonably practicable” when working at height during trial pitting?

Richard Voke, Temple Bright LLP
Challenges of HSE investigation

WORKSHOP: Roseanna Bloxham, RSK Environment
Lego Workshop: Health and safety awareness in the field

WORKSHOP: Quentin Emery, OCAID Ryder Marsh
Encouraging positive safety behaviours in your workforce

CPD
This is a continuing professional development (CPD) event and all attending delegates can receive a certificate of attendance following the conference.

TICKET PRICES
£145 for AGS members and £215 for non-members. Prices exclude VAT.

Spaces are limited; Please ensure you confirm your place by booking as soon as possible.
Event registration closes on Friday 1st November. If you wish to attend, then please click here to download the registration form. Please email the completed registration form to ags@ags.org.uk. Ticket price includes lunch and refreshments.

Sponsors

Formed in 1982 by two civil engineers interested in slope stability, Soils Limited has evolved into a national geotechnical and geo-environmental consultancy and ground investigation contractor who undertake Ground Investigations with factual or interpretive reporting of any size and complexity throughout the UK. Clients range from single unit developers to national housebuilders, major consultants and Tier 1 Contractors. We operate from offices in London, Winchester, Taunton, Truro and Thessaloniki.
www.soilslimited.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/

Soil Engineering are one of the country’s leading Ground Investigation and Specialist Grouting Contractors. Our comprehensive in-house geotechnical laboratory, continually updated plant fleet, and ongoing investment in training and staff development, allow Soil Engineering to provide a safe, reliable and cost-effective solution for any geotechnical project, throughout the UK.
www.soil-engineering.co.uk/

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/

Equipe Group
Equipe offer a vast array of services; their expertise ranges from specialist geotechnical health and safety training for on-site staff, to developing innovations that will make your life easier and your workflow smoother. Their strategic partnerships with industry experts, health and safety specialists and software developers means their catalogue of services is unparalleled in the geotechnical sector.
www.equipegroup.com/

Geotechnical Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering Ltd is the UK’s largest privately-owned ground investigation contractor, renowned for providing a range of innovative ground investigation services for thousands of land-based projects since 1961. From Utility Surveying to all aspects of ground investigation and having our own UKAS accredited laboratory, we are proud to call ourselves industry experts.
www.geoeng.co.uk/

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

Diamond (AGS Member Rate: £1250 / Non-Member Rate: £1500)
• Catering sponsor: Exclusive sponsorship of Welcome drinks on arrival (tea, coffee, bespoke soft drink option where possible) with logo on menu
• Board level Q&A in our AGS magazine on a thought leadership topic (4150 subscribers, 1pp)
• Full page advert in AGS Magazine**
• Entry for three delegates into the event
• A designated area to exhibit company initiatives, research and software. This exhibition space can also showcase marketing materials, literature and banners
• Company logo on the event PowerPoint presentation holding slide
• Company logo and overview on the event programme
• Company overview on the AGS website
• Three announcements of your company’s involvement on the AGS Twitter page
• Three announcements of your company’s involvement on the AGS’ LinkedIn page
*one package available
**terms and conditions apply

Gold (AGS Member Rate: £750 / Non-Member Rate: £1000)
• Entry for two delegates into the event
• A designated area to exhibit company initiatives, research and software. This exhibition space can also showcase marketing materials, literature and banners
• Company logo on the event PowerPoint presentation holding slide
• Company logo and overview on the event programme
• Company overview on the AGS website
• Announcement of your company’s involvement on the AGS Twitter page
• Announcement of your company’s involvement on the AGS’ LinkedIn page
*Limited packages available

Silver (AGS Member Rate: £500 Non-Member Rate: £650)
• Entry for one delegate into the event
• ¼ page advert in AGS magazine
• 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
All prices exclude VAT. Unlimited silver sponsorship packages available.

For further information on the sponsorship packages available, please contact Joanna Franaszczuk on 0208 658 8212 or email ags@ags.org.uk