2018 Programme

Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London
6 December 2018

PROGRAMME

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Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London

Attend the Tunnelling Festival to learn, exchange and be inspired, with interactive features throughout the day, including: Keynote talks and discussions, fringe cafés, awards live judging, graduate challenge, exhibition, gala dinner, evening entertainment and more.

 

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

MAIN FESTIVAL STAGE

Tunnelling Awards Live Judging Hubs

TECH & FRINGE

Pioneering digital techniques to drive efficiencies

TUNNELLING

CHALLENGE & FRINGE WORKSHOPS

09:15 – 09:25
Welcome
Mark Hansford, editor, New Civil Engineer

09:25 – 10:05
Keynote talk, followed by Q&A
Securing the future of UK tunnelling: infrastructure, innovation and skills

10:05 – 10:45
Discussion
Evaluating the pipeline of opportunity

10:45 – 11:15
Morning refreshments

11:15 – 13:15
Delivering the next phase of major tunnelling projects

4 presentations

13:15 – 14:15
Lunch

14:15 – 14:45
Future Fit: how can the industry attract and retain skilled new tunnelling professionals?

14:45 – 15:15
Working towards a consistent approach to health and safety

15:15 – 15:45
Afternoon refreshments

15:45 – 16:15
From CR1 to CR2 – review and progress in the tunnelling sector

16:15 – 17:00
Tunnelling around the world: shining a lens on the most challenging innovative projects from across the globe

17:00
Conference close

11:15 – 12:45
and
13:45 – 15:15

Live-judged awards:

  • Health, Safety & Wellbeing Initiative of the Year
  • Tunnelling Project of the Year (over $150m)
  • Tunnelling Team of the Year
  • Innovation in Design & Delivery Award

11:15 – 11:45
Advancing remote inspection technologies through robotics

11:15 – 11:45
Applied thinking from the nuclear industry

11:45 – 12:15
Evaluating advances in TBM an site specific requirements

12:15 – 12:45
New innovations in tunnel linings

13:15 – 14:15
Lunch

14:00 – 14:45
Fringe café (pre registration only)
Choose from one of the following café topics:
What are the blockers to…

  • Successful supply chain partnerships?
  • Fully mechanised construction?
  • A consistent and shared approach to health and safety?

14:45 – 15:15
Latest developments in improving air quality

15:45 – 16:15
Afternoon refreshments

16:15 – 16:50
Turning the tide on sewage

08:00 – 08:10
Tunnelling challenge welcome

08:10 – 12:45
Tunnelling challenge part 1

13:45 – 15:45
Tunnelling challenge part 2

16:00 – 17:00
Pitches and judging

17:00 – 17:10
Winners announced

17:15 – 18:30
Tunnelling Awards networking drinks

19:00 – 22:30
Tunnelling Awards

22.30 – 01:30

Tunnelling Awards After Party

 

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