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.
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
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.