This network is a forum for land condition professionals in the early stages of their career (~first 10 years) designed to provide support, a platform to gain professional development, an opportunity to address skills gaps and help shape the future of the land condition sector.
These meetups' provide you with frequent opportunities to learn, practice presentation skills and network with fellow professionals in a friendly, supportive and accessible environment. Through this network you will gain valuable experience and CPD which you can later use as evidence of development when upgrading from Associate to Member.
This series of mid-afternoon meetings will be held twice a year in various locations around the country.
Wanting to present?
Presentations are 15 minutes long and can cover any topic of interest, from an interesting case study to managing challenging clients. If you are interested in presenting contact Rhianna to reserve your place.
14:30 - Registration, refreshments and networking
15:00 - Welcome from the Chair
15:10 - Presentation from Paula Gallagher, WSP - Tarmac - history and development hazards associated with old blacktop
15:30 - Q&A session
15:40 - Presentations from three early-career professionals
- Roisin Mulvey, Graduate Engineer at WSP - Undertaking Site Investigation on Landfills
- Patrick Norwood, Senior Geo-environmental Consultant at RSK - Opencast backfill: Developing a detailed desk-based ground model to inform site investigation and risk management
16:30 - Q&A session
16:50 - Discussion - The future of the network
17:15 - (optional) drink at The Gas Works Brewbar
Attendance is free for all IES members and non-members in the early stages of their career (first 10 years).
Location: WSP Manchester, 8 First St, M15 4GU
The IES aim to provide events, conferences and workshops which are accessible to all. If you anticipate needing any type of assistance to fully participate in this event, please email Rhianna Jarvis on firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)203 862 7484 to speak to somebody in person.