PIANC provides access to worldwide trends and challenges in port and waterway development and management.
At the afternoon seminar, speakers will discuss their involvement in the PIANC working groups (WG) and their roles as UK delegates, providing the audience with an early opportunity to understand the outcome of each. Each speaker will report on the progress made so far and main areas of interest for the audience. There will be an opportunity to put questions to speakers. The working groups in discussion are:
This will then be followed by the annual general meeting for PIANC UK and an opportunity to join PIANC for networking drinks.
Welcome and chair opens
A discussion on WG199, the Health Monitoring of Port and Waterway Structures by Will Evans
A presentation on WG231, the selection maintenance and testing of Mooring Bollards and Hooks
Tea, coffee and networking
Introduction to the WG 211, “Guidelines for the Design, Manufacturing and Testing of Fender Systems”.
An overview of Chapter 6 of WG211.
Break and change of chair person
Annual general meeting
Drinks and networking
A five session course delivered by industry experts to develop in-depth knowledge of health, safety, and welbeing in civil engineering within the UK.
This is an opportunity for Technicians to gather online to discuss ways in which we can help ourselves, each other and the ICE to provide ongoing learning and experience in the wide world of civil engineering.