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The Civil Engineering Forum


The three-day event splits into nine individual sessions and delegates can register for some or all of them. Price is £116.33 (including VAT) for a single section, £293.75 for three and a special Gold pass is available to attend all of them at £586.33. The fees cover entrance, documentation and available papers and also give entry into the exhibition. Delegates can pre-book and obtain a full programme at www. civils. com. Those who pre-register will be sent a show badge two weeks before the event.

28 November

Regeneration 9am-11.10am: Opportunities in regeneration Simon Wright, director of infrastructure and utilities, Olympic Delivery Authority, on: Developing infrastructure for the Games.

Mark Reynolds, group board director, Mace, on: Winning bids and delivering for major schemes.

11.15am-1.25pm: Sustainable Urban Regeneration Sir Richard Leese, leader of the council, Manchester City Council, on: The urban vision for sustainable regeneration.

Adrian Hewitt, energy and sustainability manager, Merton Borough Council, on: The renewable energy requirement.

Bill Addis, associate, Buro Happold, on: Achieving sustainable regeneration in design and construction.

2pm-4.15pm: Remediating contaminated land Trevor Howard, policy adviser, Environment Agency, on: Understanding your responsibilities for land remediation and working with the Environment Agency.

Mike Fenton, Avenue project manager, East Midlands Development Agency, on: Satisfying clients' brownfield remediation objectives.

Douglas Allenby, chief tunnelling engineer, Edmund Nuttall, on: Selecting and implementing tools for land remediation.

29 November

Transport and infrastructure 9am-11.10am: Sustainable Transport Policy Peter Hendy, commissioner, Transport for London, on: Creating a sustainable transport strategy for Greater London.

Roy Newton, head of Greater Manchester Joint Transport Team, Association of Greater Manchester Authorities, on: A regional approach to transport integration.

11.15am-1.25pm: Engineering Highway Infrastructures Keith Miller, director of major projects, Highways Agency, on: Challenges and priorities in the highway sector.

Paul Wadsworth, director, Capita Symonds, on: Solutions for congestion management.

Neil Farmer, executive director, Tony Gee & Partners, on: Delivering innovation for asset management.

2pm-4.30pm: Opportunities in rail engineering John Armitt, chief executive, Network Rail, on: Challenges and priorities in the national rail sector.

Andrew Lezala, chief executive, Metronet Rail; and Terry Morgan, chief executive, Tube Lines, on: Outlining the future for rail, underground and light rail in London.

Clinton Leeks, public affairs director for Cross London Rail Links, on: The future of Crossrail.

30 November

Energy and environment 9am-11.10am: Sustainable nuclear power Keith Parker, chief executive, Nuclear Industry Association; Mark Higson, director for nuclear consultation and liabilities at the Department of Industry; Terry Gilbert, business development director, Amec Nuclear Projects; and Bill Bryce, consultant, MitsuiBabcock, on: The UK capability to deliver a new nuclear build programme.

Steve Morgan, commercial and contract management director, British Nuclear Power Group, on:

Decommissioning nuclear power in Britain.

11.15am-1.25pm: Flood defences and water quality Jean Venables, chairman, Crane Environmental; and Bill Donavon, technical strategy manager, Environment Agency, on: Assessing the climate change and impact on civil engineering.

Rachel Hill, flood risk policy adviser, Environment Agency, on: The role of flood risk management in sustainable development.

James Montgomery, associate, Mott MacDonald, on: Impact of the Water Framework Directive.

2pm-4.15pm: Waste management John Barritt, aggregates technical adviser, WRAP, on: New waste regulations and improving construction materials efficiency.

Nigel Mattravers, associate director project fi nance, Grant Thornton UK; and Julian Rogers, director of structured asset fi nance, Royal Bank of Scotland. on: Opportunities in the landfill directive: assessing infrastructure requirements.

Roy Emberton, technical director, Gifford, on: Planning requirements for waste facilities.

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