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Construction in the Marine Environment: Projects and innovations in the South West Region

The Society for Underwater Technology - Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics (SUT-OSIG) committee is organizing its 2nd Geoforum evening event on Construction in the Marine Environment: Projects and innovations in the South West Region. The Geoforum is a free to attend event to be hosted at the Brunel's SS Great Britain, Great Western Dockyard, Bristol BS1 6TY on Tuesday 13 June from 17:00 to 21:00.

This event is FREE but places must be booked in advance and are limited to 150 delegates. Finger foods will be provided, and a cash bar will be operating throughout the evening. Delegates are welcome also to explore the historic SS Great Britain.
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The evening will comprise of a series of presentations on a range of geo-related themes of particular interest to the south west region with an opening address by Commodore Steve Jermy RN of Marine Offshore Renewables.
Each speaker slot will include allowance for a Q&A session at the end. An outline of the session is provided for guidance.
17:00 Arrivals and drinks reception
18:00 Relocate to the Viridor Theatre (overlooking the quayside) for the speaker session, comprising:
• Introduction - Organising committee, SUT-OSIG
• Opening address - Commodore Steve Jermy RN, Marine Off shore Renewables
• Major Infrastructure Construction Challenges in the Bristol Channel - Costain Upstream
• Wave Hub - Stuart Herbert, Wave Hub Limited
• Geotechnical Aspects of Rampion Offshore Wind Farm - Alice Maynard, DNV
• The Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon Project - Graham Hillier, Tidal Lagoon Power
• Overview of Geotechnical Challenges for Tidal Lagoon Project – Mike Hughes, Atkins
21:00 Venue remains open for discussions and networking
CPD hours can be claimed for this event.

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