Railway Prestige Lecture Series 2016/17

Category
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Students, Teaching
Dates
Tuesday 4th October 2016 (17:30) - Tuesday 14th March 2017 (19:00)
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Contact

For Further information, please contact Nadeen Taylor

Railway Prestige Lectures, 2016/17

Lectures start at 18:00-19:00 (refreshments are provided from 17:30)

These lectures are open to staff, students and the general public.

Tuesday 4th October 2016

The Brunels: Innovation and Project Management in the 19th Century
Speaker: Professor Felix Schmid, University of Birmingham

Tuesday 18th October 2016

Leaves on the Line - No Joke!
Speaker: Dr Victoria Chapman, Met Office

Tuesday 1st November 2016

Are Big Projects Driven by Business Cases or is it the Other Way Round? - A History of Major Railway Projects
Speaker: Professor AnsonJack, University of Birmingham

Tuesday 22nd November 2016

UK High Speed Lines - Types of Substructure and Environmental Impact
Speaker: Brian Counter, Permanent Way Institute

Tuesday 17th January 2017

A Journey on HS2 - From Then to Now
Speaker: James Rowntree, CH2M Hill
Location: Lecture Theatre NG16, Gisbert Kapp Building

Tuesday 31st January 2017

Title to be confirmed
Speaker: Nadia Savage, Laing O'Rourke
Location: Lecture Theatre NG16, Gisbert Kapp Building

Tuesday 7th February 2017

Title to be confirmed
Speaker: Jon Hemsley, Bombardier
Location: Lecture Theatre NG16, Gisbert Kapp Building

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Successful Stations: Modern Transportation Cathedrals
Speakers: Dr Matthew Brough & Russell Jackson, AECOM
Location: Lecture Theatre NG16, Gisbert Kapp Building

Tuesday 7th March 2017

Railway Division Chairman's Address - Sustaining the Future
Speaker: Richard East, Atkins
Location: Lecture Theatre NG16, Gisbert Kapp Building

Tuesday 14th March 2017

Title to be confirmed
Speaker: Francis Paonessa, Infrastructure Projects, Network Rail
Location: Lecture Theatre NG16, Gisbert Kapp Building
 
 
 For Further information, please contact Nadeen Taylor