26 Mar 2019 | Cavendish Conference Centre, London



The 2019 programme is under development but will cover topics including:

  • Best practice in analysing and effectively using asset data
  • Innovations in monitoring equipment and their potential applications on site
  • Insight into future major monitoring projects and the specifications that clients and contractors are seeking

If you are interested in speaking, please contact:


08.00 Breakfast Briefing (VIP pass only)
Mitigate risk and deliver value for money through effective surveying and monitoring
08.15 Registration & refreshments
Opening remarks from the chair
Rachel Monteith, director, Buro Happold
09.25 Keynote: Trends and developments in instrumentation, monitoring and data in geotechnics
Jonathan Gammon
, formerly technical director, tunnelling & geotechnics, CH2M 
09.55 Whole life asset management strategy: Structural health monitoring on HS2
Paul Clarke,
head of intelligent infrastructure, AECOM 
Case study: Innovative I&M deployment in the basement development at Claridge’s
Dinesh Patel, director, Arup
10.55 Networking and refreshments break
11.25 Lessons learnt from instrumentation and monitoring on the Northern Line Extension
Gary Evans,
operations director, Geotechnical Observations
and senior representative, Ferrovial Laing O’Rourke (FLO)
11.55 Tideway East: Update on the monitoring challenges 
Edward Avery,
instrumentation and monitoring manager, Tideway East and
Aidan Laimbeer, director, Senceive
12.15 Tideway Central: Analysing and interpreting the latest tunnelling data
Peter Hewitt,
geoenvironmental engineering leader, Laing O’Rourke
12.35 Networking Lunch

Sensor and Satellite Asset Alert and Management System (SSAAMS): Minimising risk and extending asset lifetimes
Andy Plumb
, head of specialist monitoring & senior technology and innovation manager, Amey
Nicole Metje, professor of infrastructure monitoring, department of civil engineering, University of Birmingham
Simon Ross, geospatial solutions architect, Rezatec


Heathrow Kilo Substructure: Future Terminal 2 safeguarding
Craig Williamson, senior project manager, Heathrow Airport and
Antonio Izcara Autillo, senior project manager, Ferrovial Agroman

14.50 Update on the development of international standards for geotechnical monitoring (ISO 18674)
Andrew Ridley,
member, ISO TC182 working group
15.20 Networking and refreshments break 
15.50 Lightning Talks: 3 short tech-based talk showcasing the latest innovations
1. AI in underground construction
Dr Brian Sheil,
royal academy of engineering research fellow, University of Oxford
2. Asset inspection using Amey VTOL UAV

Andy Plumb, head of specialist monitoring and senior technology and innovation manager, Amey
16.20 A9 dualling: From outcrop to outreach - LiDAR in engineering geology
Jessica T Smith
, senior engineering geologist and
Andrew Preddy, engineering geologist, Atkins Mouchel JV 
16.50 Panel: Geotechnical data sharing - How can we promote an industry-wide initiative?
Peter Hewitt,
geoenvironmental engineering leader, Laing O’Rourke
Pam Rigby, principal geotechnical engineer, United Utilities
Nick Giles, chief surveyor, Morgan Sindall
Nicky de Battista
, research associate, Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction, University of Cambridge
17.20 Closing remarks from the chair
17.30  Drinks reception


head of specialist monitoring & senior technology and innovation

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