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Geoforum 4: The South West-Local Expertise, Global Reach

Tthe SUT OSIG committee is pleased to invite you to the Geoforum 4: The South West-Local Expertise, Global Reach

Following previous year’s success, the SUT OSIG committee is pleased to announce the next in the popular series of evening Geoforum events to be hosted at the SS Great Britain in Bristol.

The Geoforum 4 evening will comprise a set of 4 captivating presentations showcasing the global impact of offshore work being conducted in the south west region. There will also be opportunities for networking and discussions with the contributors.

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 aboard SS Great Britain

18:00 Relocate to the Viridor Theatre (overlooking the quayside) for the speaker session, comprising:

  • Introduction – Organising committee, SUT OSIG
  • Designing Offshore Wind Farms in the US – Alistair Muir Wood; Wood- Thilsted
  • Geotechnical research at Bristol University: from local facilities to global impact – Dr Diambra; Bristol University
  • Horizontal directional drilling for Cable Landfalls – Tim Riggall; Riggall & Associates
  • UXO Management, an explosive issue! – Lee Gooderham; ORDTEK

20:00 Relocate to SS Great Britain – venue remains open for discussions and networking

A complimentary drink and buffet food will be provided by the sponsors. Delegates are welcome also to explore the historic SS Great Britain.

For more information & to register your place, please click here.

A flyer of the event can be found here.

Please note, the SUT OSIG General Meeting is being held at the venue earlier in the day, and early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment!

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