Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    05 February 2019 18:15 to 20:00
    Holiday Inn, Cardiff North, M4 Jct. 32 - Cardiff
    The Cardiff Bay Barrage will be 20 years old in 2019 and this talk will look at the hydrogeological regime in Cardiff, its interactions with the Barrage and changes to groundwater that have occurred since 1999 and the impoundment of Cardiff Bay. Measures to mitigate possible rising groundwater levels put in place 20 years ago will also be examined.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    13 November 2018 18:15 to 21:00
    Holiday Inn, Cardiff North, M4 Jct. 32 - Cardiff
    Colonel Robbie Hall QGM served 37 years in the Army, and for 25 of those he was involved in various aspects of Bomb Disposal, both on land and in the sea. His final task before leaving the Service was to command the training organisation for all 3 Services Bomb Disposal specialists, charged with finding and training sufficient high-threat operators to cope with the daunting IED threat in Afghanistan.
    Industry: Human Factors in Safety and Reliability (SRG)
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    03 October 2018 17:30 to 19:30
    Cardiff University - Cardiff University
    This lecture will look at the technology and changes in design approach to facility this new, integrated approach to transport energy. It will look at how this can be applied to both main line railways and urban transport systems, and how this forms the basis of a future smart transport energy network.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    25 September 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Bridge Innovation Centre, Pembroke Dock
    The drive to reduce our carbon footprint affects all manufacturing processes. New EU legislations are forcing automotive manufacturers to produce more environmentally friendly cars with lower CO2 emissions. With 76% of a vehicle’s energy consumption being directly related to the mass of the car; making cars more lightweight is deemed highly important to satisfy future legislative directives.
    Industry: Research & development
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    15 May 2018 19:15 to 20:30
    Holiday Inn, Cardiff North, M4 Jct. 32 - Cardiff
    This presentation will provide an overview of transient pressure surges in pipelines, also known as “water hammer”, and how designers and engineers involved in pumping systems or pipelines can mitigate the potential risk of failure and harm which may arise as a result.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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