Event Loss Prevention

AGS Commercial Risks & How to Manage Them Conference 2020

AGS Commercial Risks & How to Manage Them Conference 2020
2020-01-2222nd Jan 2020
Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester

Following the success of the AGS Commercial Risks Conference in 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 22nd January 2020 at The Manchester Conference Centre, in Manchester, 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 around 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.

TICKET PRICES
AGS members may attend for £70, whereas non-AGS Members may attend for £130. Prices exclude VAT.

To confirm your attendance please complete the registration form and return it to ags@ags.org.uk at your earliest convenience.

Spaces are limited so we recommend early booking. Application forms received after 8th January 2020 may not be accepted.

Registration and Lunch: 12:00pm

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
Stephen Hargreaves, Director 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
Lee Beveridge, Technical Specialist at Environment Agency

CLOSING ADDRESS

Event to end around 4:30pm

SPONSORS

Geotechnics
We’re one of the largest independent specialist geotechnical companies in the UK. We aim to develop long-lasting relationships with our clients by appreciating their requirements and focussing on quality. Start a conversation with us about our site investigations, our staff expertise, instrumentation and monitoring, and our in-house UKAS accredited laboratory.
www.geotechnics.co.uk/

SOCOTEC 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

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/

Envirolab
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/

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

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.

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