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AGS Announce details of Members Day 2018

AGS Announce details of Members Day 2018
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The AGS is pleased to announce details of Members’ Day 2018, which is taking place on Wednesday 11th April at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham.

Celebrating 30 years of the AGS, this full day event is open to both Members and non-Members and will see a series of industry experts present on topics such as sustainable remediation, Eurocode 7, sheer box testing and mineworking remediation. There will also be an extended Annual General Meeting and summary reports on each of the AGS’ Working Groups. Please see details below;


  • Neil Parry, AGS Chair and Technical Director at Geotechnical Engineering

Business Practice Working Group Report

Loss Prevention Working Group Report

  • Hugh Mallet, Technical Director at BuroHappold Engineering

Working with the new BS ISO 18504:2017 - Sustainable remediation

  • Dr Paul Nathanail‎, Managing Director at Land Quality Management

Geotechnical Working Group Report

  • Neil Chadwick, Associate, Geotechnics at Arup

Laboratories Working Group Report

  • Dimitris Xirouchakis, Director of Laboratories at Structural Soils

Contaminated Land Working Group Report

  • Vivien Dent, Associate Technical Director, RSK

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes: Eurocode 7 in 202X

  • Andrew Bond, Director at Geocentrix

Safety Working Group Report

Adam Latimer, Director at Ian Farmer Associates

AGM and Awards

Bridging the Gap between Investigation, Testing, Design and Construction – Case Study and Panel Discussion

  • Yuli Doulala-Rigby (Tensar International), Dr. Gary Fowmes (Warwick University), Dave Hutchinson (ex Network Rail), Jim Webster (ex Carillion Chief Materials Engineer), Patrick Waterhouse (Bowdon Consulting) and Dimitris Xirouchakis (Structural Soils). Panel discussion to be compared by Claire Smith (Editor of Ground Engineering Magazine).

Mineworking Remediation

  • Scott O’Neill-Gwilliams, Technical Director at AECOM

Legal issues in connection with the use of the AGS Digital Data format

  • Guy Lane, Partner at BLM

Closing Summary

  • Neil Parry, AGS Chair and Technical Director at Geotechnical Engineering

To confirm your attendance please complete the registration form (here) and return it to before Friday 30th March. Up to three AGS Members may attend FOC. Additional Members may attend for the discounted rate of £75 plus VAT. Non-Member ticket prices are charged at £120 (plus VAT). Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please note that registration forms received after Friday 30th March will not be accepted.

If you’d like further information on Members’ Day or details on our available sponsorship opportunities please contact

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