Day one

Below is the programme for day one of the conference.

5th July 2017  

Day One

08:00-09:50

Registration & Coffee

09:50 - 10:00

Welcome Address

Professor Sherria Hoskins, Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Portsmouth

10:00-11:00

Introduction and Main Issues

John Harrison, Chair of ISRM Commission on Evolution of Eurocode 7 (University of Toronto)

11:00-11:30

Discussion session

11:30-12:00

Engineering Geological Models in Rock Engineering

Robert Mackean (Principal, Geo-Design)

12:00-12:30

Ground Investigation - What does Eurocode 7 part 2 require and how complete it is

David Norbury (David Norbury Ltd/University of Sussex)

12:30-13:00

Callibration of numerical models: Accounting for uncertainty and variability

Davide Elmo (University of British Columbia)

13:00-14:00

Lunch: Poster Session

14:00-14:30

Guidelines for the design, implementation and whole life management of rock netting systems

Bill Murphy (University of Leeds)

14:30-15:00

Rock Slope Reinforcement

Ian Nettleton/Cesar Merrifield (Coffey)

15:00-15:30

EC7 & Ground Anchors- A Contractors View

Owen Francis (BAM Ritchies)

15:30-16:00

Refreshments: Poster session

 

16:00-16:30

Application of EC7 to Mine Design

Marnie Pascoe (AMC Consultants)

16:30-17:00

Design of Underground Excavations in Rock to EC7

Evan Passaris (Atkins)

17:00

Moderated Discussion

17:30

Close

 

Evening: 7pm - 10pm

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Icebreaker drinks reception, Spinnaker Tower