AGS Annual Conference 2019

Wednesday, 3 April 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham

The AGS Annual Conference is taking place on Wednesday 3rd April at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham. Formerly known as Members’ Day, this full-day seminar will focus on the work and achievements of the AGS and see expert speakers present on geotechnical and geoenvironmental topics and summarise lessons learnt.

Event programme

BETWEEN A ROCK AND HARD PLACE: COMMUNICATING GEOSCIENCE TO DISSONANT AND WARY PUBLICS
Iain Stewart, Professor of Geoscience Communication and Director, Sustainable Earth Institute at University of Plymouth

REDUCING UNCERTAINTY – THE QUEST FOR REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLE
Chris Swainston, Principal Environmental Engineer at Soils and Mike Plimmer, Technical Director at Geotechnical and Environmental Associates

PRACTICAL ASBESTOS GROUND INVESTIGATIONS
James Macfarlane, Technical Director (Asbestos) at Hydrock

WHO OWNS DATA? THE LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS OF TRANSFER OF AGS DATA
Jackie Bland, IT Manager at Geotechnics, David Entwisle, Senior Engineering Geologist at BGS and Steve Walthall

DELIVERING GEOTECHNICAL VALUE IN A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY ENVIRONMENT
Patrick Cox, Director Major Projects at AECOM

EMERGING CHALLENGES WITH NEW AND OLD CONTAMINANTS
Phil Crowcroft, Technical Fellow at ERM

Tickets

A limited number of complimentary tickets are available for all AGS Members. Additional tickets for the event are priced at £60 for AGS Members and £120 for non-Members. Prices exclude VAT. Terms and conditions apply.

To confirm your attendance please request a registration form from ags@ags.org.uk and return it by Friday 22nd March 2019.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

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Rhianna Jarvis

Events & Training Officer

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