Loughborough University, Ashby Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3AJ
The IGS UK Chapter is pleased to announce its Fourth National Geosynthetics Symposium, with the theme Pavement Engineering. It will be held on 22nd April 2015 at Holywell Park, Loughborough University.
Registration will be from 9:00 am to 9:30am
Further event details including the programme and exhibitor opportunities are available in the attached Symposium Flyer
Online Booking and payment is also available here
Directions to Venue: Hollywell Park
Loughborough mainline station is located only 3 miles away. Regular intercity services operate from London St Pancras direct to Loughborough. This service is a 90 minute journey.
Holywell Park is located at Loughborough University and is a ten minute taxi ride from the station, or 30 minutes using the University Shuttle bus service.
Please use the postcode LE11 3GR or type ‘Holywell Way, Loughborough’ into your satellite navigation system.
Leave junction 23 of the M1, taking the A512 Ashby Road to Loughborough. At the first roundabout, turn right into Holywell Way (signposted for Burleigh Court and Holywell Park).
Once you have received your visitors badge from the gatehouse, go straight on at the next two roundabouts and enter the Hollywell Park car park.
Programme for 22 April 2015
• 09.30-10.15 Mr Peter Hansford
Government overview of Construction 2025 with an emphasis on sustainability
• 10.15-11.00 Dr Bachar Hakim
Consultants view of the role of sustainability in pavement engineering
11.00-11.30 Break and exhibition time
• 11.30-12.15 Mr Thomas Faulkner
Contractors view of the role of sustainability in pavement engineering
• 12.15-13.00 Prof. Jorge Zornberg
Overview of geosynthetics in pavements
13.00-14.00 Lunch and exhibition time
• 14.00-14.30 Mr Peter Assinder
Current specification for geosynthetics in pavement engineering
• 14.30-15.00 Mr Ian Fraser
Sustainability of geosynthetic solutions in unbound pavement layers and drainage
15.00-15.30 Break and exhibition time
• 15.30-16.00 Dr Howard Robinson
Sustainability of geosynthetic asphalt solutions
• 16.00-16.30 Dr Gary Fowmes
Summary and Close