CBDG 25th Annual Conference

The Sustainability Puzzle - making the pieces fit

VENUE
National Conference Centre, Birmingham, UK, B92 0EJ

DATE
Wednesday 29th June 2022

 

The CBDG's 25th Annual conference will tackle the sustainability options for the design, construction, inspection and management of concrete bridges. It will try to answer the question "how does concrete bridge engineering respond to the modern, post-carbon world?"

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

Opening address

The challenge for Net Zero carbon bridges - an overview of the challenges and a framework for progress
Brain Duguid, Net Zero Bridges Group

Presentations
8:30-9:40
RECEPTION
 
Welcome by CBDG Chairman
Hazel MacDonald
 
Opening address:  The challenge for Net Zero carbon bridges - an overview of the challenges and a framework for progress
Brain Duguid, Net Zero Bridges Group
 
Improving the management of post-tensioned bridges - a contribution to sustainability
Dr Donald Pearson-Kirk and George Probert, WSP
 
Digitization of carbon footprinting for concrete bridges
Oliver Hill, Arcadis
11:15-11:40
BREAK
 
New AI technology revolutionises bridge inspection
Tim Grimshaw, Watermans
 
East West Rail - Delivering Differently in a more Sustainable World
Steven Cook, ARUP & Eloy Tabares, East West Rail
 
Technical Guide17 Precast Concrete Substructure for Bridge Construction
Richard Scantlebury, Hewson
13:00-14:00
LUNCH
 
Stainless Steels; Sustainable Construction Materials
Tim Collins, World Stainless Association
 
Low carbon concrete bridges - case study
Jimmy Barratt-Thorne, WSP
 
Efficient use of Concrete in High Speed Rail Viaducts to Minimise Embodied Carbon
Cameron Archer-Jones, Gerard Brennan & Gillian Bolton, COWI,
15:30-15:50
BREAK
 
Decarbonising concrete bridges - Are low carbon concretes part of the solution or the problem?
Ian Gibb, Mott Macdonald
 
Using smart, low carbon cements to preserve embodied carbon in reinforced concrete bridges
Graeme Jones, C-Probe Systems
16:50
Closing comments


Timing and more details of the CBDG's 25th Annual Conference will be posted as the planned programme progresses.

The conference presentations will be held in the Ballacraine Suite at the NCC with breaks and lunch provided in the adjoining Bracebridge Suite, which will also be the exhibition space.

Refreshment will be available on arrival and at mid-morning and afternoon breaks. Lunch will be a 2 course hot and cold fork buffet menu with refreshments.

After the conference a drinks reception will be held on the Terrace of the Balcony Suite (weather permitting) between 17:30 and 18:30 (TBC). The optional evening dinner will commence in the Balcony Suite at 18:30pm (TBC)

EXHIBITION SPACE/SPONSORSHIP

We have exhibition space for 3 x 2m stands. Note the maximum ceiling height is 1.98m. These will be in the Bracebridge Suite where breaks and lunch will be served. You company logo will also appear on all publicity.

For further information please contact: enquiries@cbdg.org.uk

BOOKING

The rates are shown in the following table. Note that where the company undertaking the booking is a CBDG member, all delegates shown on the booking form will be at member rate.

CBDG CONFERENCE RATES
Prices exclude VAT Member rate [note a] Standard rate
1st Delegate Additional Delegate
£ £ £
1. Conference 210.00 175.00 250.00
2. Student [note b] - - 75.00
3. Exhibition [note c] 390.00 175.00 430.00
4. Optional 3-course after Conference Dinner, with vegetarian/vegan alternative 49.00
NOTES
[a] Where the company undertaking the booking is a member, all delegates will be at member rate
[b] Students - currently undertaking studies
[c] Exhibition space - 3m x 2m (includes 1 conference delegate). Note the maximum ceiling height is 1.98m.
Booking form



For further information and how to get involved either as a presenter, delegate or sponsor, please contact: enquiries@cbdg.org.uk or call 01276 33777

VENUE LOCATION

The National Conference Centre
Coventry Road,
Bickenhill,
Solihull,
West Midlands
B92 0EJ (Click here to view in Googlemaps)

TRAVEL TO NCC

There is good travel access the NCC by Air Road and Rail

For further information please visit
https://www.nationalconferencecentre.co.uk/location/

HOTELS

The NCC has suggest the Manor Hotel Meriden and Windmill Village Hotel which are close to the centre.

For further information please visit
https://www.nationalconferencecentre.co.uk/hotels/

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