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Glasgow SMART Canals – SMART engineering for adverse weather management, Dundee

  • Lecture
  • Dundee
  • 21 November 2019
  • 17:45 - 20:00
Glasgow SMART Canals – SMART engineering for adverse weather management, Dundee

About this event

The Tayside and Fife Branch are delighted to welcome Peter Robinson, Head of Engineering for Scottish Canals, to Dundee to present on a topic connecting with the ICE’s headline theme for 2019 – WATER.

The Glasgow SMART Canal system will help make water management of the canal system autonomous in response to extreme rainfall forecasting - enabling surface water management from new developments in the north of Glasgow. Peter has been involved in this particular project area for 10 years.

Representing Scottish Canals – Peter will also hope to discuss other areas of the connected Scottish Canal system – including the Falkirk Wheel and Neptune’s Staircase amongst others.

5.45pm for a 6.15pm start.

For further information, please contact Kevin Smith [email protected]

Speakers

Peter Robinson CEng FICE

Head of Engineering, Scottish Canals

Peter Robinson

Peter was appointed in early 2018. He worked as Membership Development Officer for the North and East of Scotland.

Prior to this Peter worked for AECOM as a Director within the water business in Scotland where he worked on a range of projects from the Glasgow Smart Canal, Water Sensitive Urban Design UK Guidelines through to the Jeddah Stormwater Management Programme and leading the design team for the Jazan Economic City, Saudi Arabia.

Event venue

University of Abertay
Lecture Theatre 2517
Bell Street
Dundee
Dundee DD1 1HG
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Lynn Dow

e: [email protected]

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