Retaining Wall Failures and Managing Hydro Static Pressure - Melbourne

*Webinar Option Available* Join us to hear from world renowned industry experts about the causes of retaining wall failures, how to design to overcome them, and how to design to overcome issues specifically related to hydro static pressure.
Retaining Wall Failures and Managing Hydro Static Pressure - Melbourne

This session will also be available as a live webinar from 6.00pm to 7.30pm 


Join us to hear from world renowned industry experts about the causes of retaining wall failures, how to design to overcome them, and how to design to overcome issues specifically related to hydro static pressure. Hydro static pressure is frequently at the root of many retaining wall failures so we will identify examples, delve into the reasons why they occurred and note how can be overcome through intelligent design.

Preliminary Program

1745: Registration for a 6.00pm sharp: event start
1800 - 1805: Welcome Address - Webinar start
1805 - 1915: Presentations
1915 - 1930: Audience Q&A
1930 - 1930: Formal proceedings close
1935 - 2000: Networking & Refreshments

Speakers

 

Chris Lyons, Associate Geotechnical Engineer - Arup

Chris has 20 years of experience covering the geotechnical design of various types of deep and shallow foundations, ground improvement, retaining walls and slope stabilisation works for both static and seismic loadings.  His recent project works include proof engineering for multiple Reinforced Earth walls up to 15m high, design of 23m deep fill embankments and he is currently working on the design of deep station boxes, ground movement prediction and damage assessments for the Melbourne Metro project.

Chris has been involved in all stages of project works from investigations and detailed design through to construction inspections and high level project coordination.  He brings a combination of strong technical skills, clear communication and onsite construction experience to all his projects.

Chris has several years of international experience including working in the UK, New Zealand and the Gulf regions.

Jim Yang, Regional Techncial Director - Arcadis Australia Pacific

Dr Jim Yang is Arcadis’ Regional Technical Director of Geotechnics and Tunnelling for the Australian Region with responsibilities that include team leadership and the technical delivery of all major projects. Since joining Arcadis, Jim has built the geotechnical and tunnelling team into a group that can provide full geotechnical and specialist tunnelling services from site investigation through to detailed design.

Jim is a Chartered Professional Engineer with over 25 year experience in project management and design of infrastructure and building structures within Australia and overseas. He has published over 50 technical papers and invited lectures. Jim was the co-chairman for the China Tunnel and Bridge Summit in 2012, 2016 and 2018.

 

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Date
27 / 03 / 2018 - 05:45 pm to 08:00 pm
(
AEST
)
Registration Closes
27 / 03 / 2018 05:45 pm
Venue
Engineers Australia
Level 31
600 Bourke Street
Melbourne
,
Victoria
,
3000
Cost
  • Members:
    Complimentary
  • Non Members:
    Complimentary
Cost
Registration
  • Member: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
Host(s)
Austral Masonry & Engineers Australia
Event Contact
Maximum CPD Hours
2