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Alasdair Coates to make a keynote presentation at the NSIRC 2019 Annual Conference

Alasdair Coates to make a keynote presentation at the NSIRC 2019 Annual Conference

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Making a keynote presentation at the NSIRC 2019 Annual Conference will be Alasdair Coates BEng(Hons) MSc CEng FICE MCIHT CMIOSH, Chief Executive Officer, Engineering Council.

Alasdair has more than 40 years’ experience in the planning, design, management and implementation of infrastructure projects both in the UK and Internationally. His career has focused on both water and transportation projects working predominantly in the consulting sector. Alasdair joined Halcrow Group Ltd in 1987 where he undertook a number of senior roles including Group Board Director, Managing Director Transportation and Regional Managing Director for Europe. In 2011 Halcrow was acquired by CH2MHill and Alasdair played a key role in the successful integration as the Infrastructure International Operations Director, before joining Network Rail in 2015 as the Route Managing Director, South East.

Alasdair began his role with the Engineering Council in March 2017, having been a registered Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council for 33 years. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE), a Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT), and Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH).

National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC) 2019 Annual Conference will be taking place on the 2-3 July at the Granta Centre, TWI Ltd, Cambridge.

Now in its fifth year, the NSIRC Annual Conference presents industry-lead engineering research being produced by NSIRC PhD students.

For the 2019 Annual Conference, over 60 students will be presenting their PhD research, with topics varying from advanced materials / coatings, novel joining methods, innovative monitoring technologies, data analytics, robotics, advancing non-destructive testing (NDT) methods and many more.

NSIRC is also delighted to welcome a further keynote presentations from Elizabeth Donnelly, Chief Executive Officer, Women's Engineering Society (WES).

(Third speaker TBC)

Attendees at the 2019 Annual Conference will consist of TWI industrial partners and members such as BP and Lloyd’s Register Foundation, alongside representatives from our academic partners, which include the UK’s top universities.

Follow this link to Register your attendance.

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Alasdair Coates BEng(Hons) MSc CEng FICE MCIHT CMIOSH, Chief Executive Officer, Engineering Council.
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