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How Eurocode 7 Gets Misunderstood

3rd Early Career Members Event

22 September 2014,  1 day

Venue: Arup, 8 Fitzroy St, W1T 4BJ, London

Organizer: The British Geotechnical Association

The event will recognise Brian Simpson’s commitment to promoting safety in geotechnical engineering and will address some of the challenges of EC7 implementation aiming to encourage geotechnical engineers to engage more with the new European safety codes and design methodologies. Georgios Katsigiannis will give an overview of the main EC7 concepts before the main lecture. There will be time for debate and discussion and the event will be followed by drinks and nibbles. All levels of experience are welcome.

18:30-18:50 An Introduction to the main concepts of EC7 (Georgios Katsigiannis)

18:50-19:50 How EC7 gets misunderstood (Brian Simpson)

19:50-20:00 Discussion

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