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PIANC UK: seminar and annual general meeting

Event organised by PIANC

24 November 2023

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At the afternoon seminar, speakers will discuss their involvement in the PIANC working groups (WG) and their roles as UK delegates, providing the audience with an early opportunity to understand the outcome of each. Each speaker will report on the progress made so far and main areas of interest for the audience. There will be an opportunity to put questions to speakers. The working groups in discussion are:

  • WG 199 – Structural Health Monitoring
  • WG 211 – Design of Marine Fenders
  • WG 231 - Mooring Bollards and Hooks - Selection, maintenance and testing

This will then be followed by the annual general meeting for PIANC UK and an opportunity to join PIANC for networking drinks.

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14:00 - 14:10

Welcome and chair opens

14:10 - 14:40

A discussion on WG199, the Health Monitoring of Port and Waterway Structures by Will Evans

14:40 - 15:10

A presentation on WG231, the selection maintenance and testing of Mooring Bollards and Hooks

15:10 - 15:30


15:30 - 16:15

Tea, coffee and networking

16:15 - 16:45

Introduction to the WG 211, “Guidelines for the Design, Manufacturing and Testing of Fender Systems”.

16:45 - 17:15

An overview of Chapter 6 of WG211.

17:15 - 17:30


17:30 - 18:15

Break and change of chair person

18:15 - 19:30

Annual general meeting

19:30 - 20:30

Drinks and networking