The Institution of Royal Engineers (InstRE)

ICE and InstRE Joint Lecture, London

8 March 2017

Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
Westminster
London 
SW1P 3AA

BOOKING FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE ICE WHO ARE MANAGING LATE APPLICATIONS AND A WAITING LIST.
Event organiser:  ICE
Event type:  Lecture
Price: Free
Broadcast online: No
Contact:  ICE Events Team
Contact phone number:+44 (0)207 665 2226
 

About this event

Celebrating 75 Years of the Bailey Bridge: The Past, Present and Future of Bridge Engineering in Military Operations

The Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Royal Engineers will come together to celebrate the remarkable journey of bridge engineering in military operations, which showcases the truly magnificent results that can be achieved when military and civil engineers join forces for a greater purpose.

Hear from our speakers on the past, present and future of bridges in military operations and how this long-lasting cooperation is leading the way to new designs and opportunities for future utilisation.

Programme

1800hrs Registration

1830hrs Welcome from the Chair
Tim Broyd, President, Institution of Civil Engineers

1835hrs Bridge engineering in military operations - experiences from the field

  • Military modular bridging history and principles
  • Recent operational use of modular bridging in Iraq and Afghanistan delivered by Commanders on the ground
  • The future challenges for UK military bridging

Speakers:
Brigadier J Ridge MInstRE, Commander 8 Engineer Brigade
Captain H J Morton RE MInstRE
Lieutenant K R Bristow RE MInstRE

1855hrs Civil engineering involvement and future prospects
Senior representative, Mabey Bridge

1910hrs Questions and answers from the floor

1925hrs Summation by Major General Tyrone Urch, President, InstRE

1930hrs Drinks Reception

Please note the annual ICE and InstRE joint lecture has been very popular in the past. Places are usually secured quickly so early bookings are recommended to avoid disappointment.