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Hawkins Webinar - Numerical Analysis in Forensic Geotechnical Engineering

  • Thu 01 Jun 9:00 am – 9:45 am
  • Online
    • Shimin Zhuang, Hawkins

In this session the speaker will provide a glimpse of numerical analysis in geotechnical engineering including: · Basic concepts · Application to forensic investigations · Case studies

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Enabling effective virtual meetings

  • Thu 25 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Caroline Martin, Enabling Wings

Join us for this zoom session where Caroline will be sharing top tips to engaging effectively in the virtual world with online meetings and training sessions.

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Enabling Women's Careers - 1st Session - Empowerment

  • Thu 18 May 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Online
    • Caroline Martin, Enabling Wings

We are excited to announce that we have joined forces with our local institutes to bring you monthly sessions to Enable Womens Careers. This is the first of our joint sessions where Caroline will design and facilitate collaborative sessions on a monthly basis. These sessions will not be recorded as we aim to create a safe space for members to express themselves and grow as the months progress. Futre topics will be determined by the members each month. These sessions are for all levels for PFS and CII.

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Hawkins Webinar - Should a Building be Demolished Following a Fire?

  • Thu 18 May 9:00 am – 9:45 am
  • Online
    • Yang Dang, Hawkins

In this session Yang will demonstrate the methodology and technology Hawkins uses to conduct structural assessment of fire damaged structures.

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Hawkins Webinar - The Perennial Problem of Bulk Cargo Liquefaction

  • Thu 04 May 9:00 am – 9:45 am
  • Online
    • Nico Zurcher, Hawkins

Nico’s presentation will answer the following questions: · What is liquefaction? · Which cargoes pose a risk when carried? · How can that risk be mitigated?

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Annual General Meeting 2023

  • Thu 27 Apr 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • The Sponsors Lounge, Weston Homes Stadium

We need you! To get down to our AGM... Your local institute council invites you to attend their 2023 Annual General Meeting in order to hear first-hand reports from council members on previous and future activities and vote on the appointment of new council members for the forthcoming year. If you feel you could make a positive contribution to your institute, it is an ideal first step to becoming involved. Book your place today.

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Hawkins Webinar - Escape of Water: Really a Materials Problem?

  • Thu 20 Apr 9:00 am – 9:45 am
  • Online
    • Dr Chun Chan, Hawkins

Chun Chan will discuss how the fault is often placed on a defective component when an escape of water occurs, and how Hawkins investigates other potential causes to identify the real issue.

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Hawkins Webinar - The Use of Drones to Inspect Fire-Damaged Buildings

  • Thu 30 Mar 9:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Online
    • Darren Cook, Hawkins

This session will look at how drones can overcome the challenges of restricted access and assist in the production of comprehensive illustrated reports.

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Hawkins Webinar - The Need for Speed: Estimating speed in collision investigations

  • Thu 16 Mar 9:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Online
    • Gavin Dunn, Hawkins

This session will cover methods in which an expert might estimate vehicle speeds, including a discussion on their reliability and limitations.

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Hawkins Webinar - MEWPs on Construction Sites: A Lower Risk Option

  • Thu 02 Mar 9:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Online
    • Jon Watkins, Hawkins

This session will look at the types of Mobile Elevated Working Platforms available including: - training and qualifications required - potential hazards - examples of MEWP related incidents

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Hawkins Webinar - BLEVEs: The Hidden Dangers of Back Boilers

  • Thu 16 Feb 9:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Online
    • Dr Tom Peat, Hawkins

This session will cover the risks associated with domestic back boilers, and how environmental factors and incorrect decommissioning can result in catastrophic damage to property.

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Hawkins Webinar - Crane Safety - Not just torquing nuts! A review of the Carol Anne crane collapse

  • Thu 02 Feb 9:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Online
    • John Holland, Hawkins

A review of a fatal crane accident that occurred on the Carol Anne workboat off Mull in 2015 including: - the mechanics of the incident - the complexity of crane mounting - the benefits of investigating at an early stage

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Inflation and Insurance Considerations

  • Wed 25 Jan 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Webinar
    • Diane Jenkins, Nick Thomas & Associates

The session on inflation considers what affect increasing inflation has on business insurance – what clauses and cover issues brokers and insurers need to consider for various classes of cover.

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Hawkins Webinar - Over-Fired Air (OFA) in Industrial Boilers

  • Thu 19 Jan 9:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Online
    • Dr Paul Moody, Hawkins

Paul will discuss how pollution control technology can cause a loss of steam and/or power generation.

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Escapes of Water

  • Wed 07 Dec 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Online
    • Neville Tranter, Hawkins

This webinar will cover common causes of escapes of water and how Regulations, Standards and Manufacturer’s guidance can be used to achieve a recovery.

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Wind induced failures of buildings & Reducing flood risk during remedial works

  • Thu 17 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Online
    • Ian Major, Hawkins
    • Richard Keightley, Hawkins

In this webinar Ian Major will discuss wind induced failures of buildings and structures with some case studies to show how they are investigated. This will be followed by a discussion from Richard Keightley about property flood resilience (‘PFR’): what it is, how it works, and the benefits of ‘building back better’ after a flood.

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SURE: a new technique to ensure clients have understood your advice

  • Wed 09 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Online
    • Jeff Heasman, Insurance Upskill

We naturally ask the client if there is anything they didn´t understand and often, the client replies “No”. Or we ask if everything was clear and the client answers “Yes”. But can we rely on these answers as being an accurate reflection of whether the client truly has listened to and understood that advice? The answer is NO!! That is why, in this webinar, Jeff Heasman will outline his SURE technique for insurance and financial services professionals, based on concept checking, a method traditionally used in language teaching.

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Diploma in Insurance Online Training Programme

  • Wed 09 Nov – Mon 12 Feb
    • Alan Chandler

The Insurance Institutes of Anglia, in partnership with the Worshipful Company of Insurers, is delighted to offer a fast track initiative to help members gain their Diploma in Insurance. This programme offers members the opportunity to benefit from a FREE study course specifically designed to help students attain their Dip CII in 15 months through structured learning. If you would like to advance your CII qualifications, now is the time to do so.

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Cert CII Fast Track Remote Learning Programme

  • Tue 08 Nov – Mon 27 Mar
    • Alan Chandler

The Insurance Institutes of Anglia, in partnership with the Worshipful Company of Insurers, is delighted to offer a fast track initiative to help members gain their Certificate in Insurance. This programme offers members the opportunity to benefit from a FREE study course specifically designed to help students attain their Cert CII in 14 weeks through structured learning. If you would like to advance your CII qualifications, now is the time to do so.

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