5 December 2022 – PIANC UK Young Professionals evening seminar

Young professionals from leading UK maritime consultants, contractors and owner/operators will be presenting on projects they have influenced and providing an insight into the contribution they are making to our industry, as well as some specific challenges they have overcome.

The presentations will be a maximum of 15 minutes, with a number of presentations covering a range of topics included in the evening.


Lisa Reilly (Peel Ports) ‘What is marine biosecurity? Some good practice examples from a UK port’
The talk will discuss practical examples of biosecurity management and best practice management techniques that have been put in place across each of Peels UK ports. I will also talk about some of our future aspirations for biosecurity management and some of the challenges of biosecurity management in a port.

Parsa Hashempour (Boskalis Westminster) ‘Holding the line in Southsea’
Southsea Coastal Scheme is UK’s largest local authority led coastal defence project, with aim to reduce the risk of flooding to more than 10,000 homes. Boskalis Westminster is part of the VSBW joint venture which are currently working on protecting the unique heritage around Southsea castle.

Panos Paraskevas (Byrne Looby) ‘Ardersier Port Energy Transition Facility’

Sunny Chan (The Environment Agency) ‘South East Coastal Defence project’

This event is free and open to all professionals, young and old, with an interest in the planning, design and development of marine and waterways infrastructure.

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Date: 05 December 2022, 18:30-19:30
Where: Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AA, United Kingdom

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