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SWRG: ProGeo 2019

18 October 2019
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Conference, Regional Group
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South West Regional Group
Kenn Centre, Kennford, Exeter
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The South West Regional Group are excited to announce ProGeo 2019, our flagship conference for those looking for or employed in geology and Earth sciences. If you wish to attend please complete one of our booking forms.


9.25am: Welcome and introduction

9.30am: Steve Dunn – New Stabilisation Standards and Guidance

10.15am: Sophie Young – Dawlish 2014 – An emergency response

11.00am: Morning break (tea and coffee available) 

11.30am: Chris Swainston – The sustainability of standards, sampling and assessment in contaminated land investigation

12.15pm: Mike Whitworth – Building a More Resilient Nepal – The Utilisation of the Resilience Scorecard for Kathmandu, Nepal following the Gorkha Earthquake of 2015

1.00pm: Sarah Fear – Introduction to the Plymouth Impact Lab

1.15pm: Lunch (with tea, coffee and juices)

2.30pm: Gemma Sherwood – Geotechnical considerations for Design and Construction of Hinkley Point C

3.15pm: Keynote Speaker – Professor Ian Selby – Sustainable aggregate

4.15pm: Close of conference 

Afterwards, tea/coffee will be available for those who wish to stay on for some informal discussions/socialising.


Kenn Centre
Exeter Road