EAA Event Evening 26 November 2014

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Thank you to all of our speakers for their time and informative presentations. Also thank you to those who supported the EAA by attending the event.

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EAA Event Evening - 26 November 2014

Three CPD Sessions - One Evening

In what promises to be an interesting and informative event we have three very different presentations lined up, covering a range of local and current topics. Our speakers will share with us their knowledge, perspectives, and issues encountered within their individual field.

An Industrial Tour of Leith and Granton

Dr Mike Cressey BA MSc PhD FSA Scot MIfA

Mike is a Project Manager at CFA Archaeology. He oversees historic building surveys and industrial archaeology. His interest in the latter came about after studying the environmental impact of historical lead mining on Islay. Mike is also a wood and charcoal specialist and is currently working on a large Iron Age assemblage for the National Museums of Scotland.


Energy Efficiency and the 2015 Technical Regulations

Richard Atkins FRIAS RIBA

Richard is Managing Director of Home Energy and Data Services Limited who provide the IT and technical support for RIAS - Energy Design Certification Scheme. As well as being a member of a number of groups and committees Richard was Scotland's first Approved Certifier of Design (Section 6 - Energy) Domestic. His talk will cover the proposed changes to Section 6 - Energy in the 2015 standards and methods for achieving compliance.


Infrastructure in Edinburgh - Queensferry Crossing

Alistair Chisholm, Associate Arup (JV)

One of the world's leading long-span bridge designers, Arup was selected as part of a joint venture with Jacobs Engineering UK Ltd to design, develop and project-manage a new cable-stayed bridge crossing the river Forth. This talk will describe the issues that were considered in developing the distinctive new bridge design. Alistair is a chartered civil engineer and has worked on this project since its inception, with particular responsibility for the challenging marine foundation works. He will describe how these complex construction activities were achieved in the exposed maritime environment, together with a description of the progress with works to date.


Date: 26 November 2014

Time: 4.00pm - 7.30pm

Venue: Scottish Storytelling Centre,

43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR

Cost: £20 Members, £10 Students, £30 Non Members

*Price includes Tea/Coffee and fresh Scones, breaks will be scheduled between sessions, with sessions approximately 45 minutes long*

Early booking is advised. Places must be booked and paid for before the event, please register by email, stating name and type of ticket, followed with a cheque made payable to EAA, sent to EAA, 15 Rutland Square Edinburgh, EH1 2BE.


Cancellations notified to the EAA before the event can opt either to name a substitute attendee or to be credited the entry fee against a future event. There will be no refunds for non-attendance. If an event is cancelled paid bookings will be offered the option of a full refund or free place at a future event.

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