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Engineering Group of The Geological Society - Annual Conference

Apr 11 2019 18:00 - Apr 13 2019 12:00

Christ's College, Cambridge CB2 3BU, CB2 3BU Cambridge

The Engineering Group of the Geological Society will host its 2019 Annual Conference between 11th and 13th April at Christ’s College Cambridge. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Developing the Ground Model’ and will bring together practitioners and academics from our industry. Current confirmed speakers include:

Prof John Harrison (University of Toronto), 

Dr Mike de Freitas (First Steps/Imperial College London), 

Jenny Cooke (Network Rail),

Lord Robert Mair (immediate past President of the Institution of Civil Engineers)

Dr Jacqueline Skipper (Geotechnical Consulting Group), 

Prof. Iain Stewart (University of Plymouth), 

Ewan Thomas (Geotechnology Ltd), 

Colin Warren (Warren Geotechnical Associates)

The ticket includes

Registration to the conference

Accommodation for 2 nights at Christ's College (11th and 12th)

Buffet dinner on 11th and a banquet on the 12th

Lunch on 12th

Refreshments throughout the conference

A conference abstract booklet and registration pack

Continued Professional Development Event
While the conference itself is excellent CPD, we will be hosting a bespoke training session 11:00 – 17:30 on 11th
April before the start of the full conference. Sessions will focus on state-of-the-art approaches to developing ground
models. Instructors include Andrew Hart (Atkins), Judith Nathanail (Land Quality Management Ltd), Andrew Bond (Geocentrix Ltd) and Steve Thorpe (British Geological Survey). The CPD training can be booked during registration for an additional £100 onto the ticket price (with includes lunch and refreshments).

Field Trip

Following the conference delegates can join us on a short field trip which will depart immediately following the conference and return to Cambridge by 17:00. Lunch is included. Tickets can be purchased during registration for an additional £45.

Fellow - Early Bird

Not Available

Early Career or Retired Fellow - Early Bird

Not Available

Fellow - Full price

GBP 300.00

Early Career or Retired Fellow - Full price

GBP 270.00


GBP 50.00


GBP 345.00

CPD Training (Thursday 11th)

GBP 100.00

Field Trip (Saturday 13th)

GBP 45.00