Offshore Site Investigation & Geotechnics (OSIG) South West Geoforum 5

17 May, 2022



Please join us for a relaxed evening of four talks for those interested in all things offshore & South-West focused followed by networking with like-minded people on the famous SS Great Britain!

Speakers: David White, Wessex Archaeology, Large Diameter Drilling, plus more to be announced

Tickets: £15 full fee, £5 student. Book using the link above.

Following the 2-year hiatus, the SUT OSIG committee is pleased to announce the next in the popular series of evening Geoforum events to be hosted at the SS Great Britain in Bristol. The Geoforum 5 evening will comprise of a set of 4 captivating presentations showcasing the global impact of offshore work being conducted in the southwest region. There will also be opportunities for networking and discussions with the contributors. Each speaker slot will include an allowance for a Q&A session at the end. An outline of the session is provided for guidance.

17:00 Arrivals and drinks reception aboard SS Great Britain

18:00 Relocate to the Viridor Theatre (overlooking the quayside) for the speaker session, comprising:

  • Introduction – Organising committee, SUT OSIG
  • Keynote overview by Professor David White, University of Southampton / SUPERGEN
  • Luke Chinnock, LDD – Offshore Monopile Installation – an introduction to drilling
  • Tim Marples, Wessex Archaeology – Oil & Gas to Archaeology & OWF; Personal Reflections on the Energy Transition
  • Will Hodshon, Vysus – Synthetic CPTs, Doesn’t that mean we’re just making it up now?

20:00 Relocate to SS Great Britain – venue remains open for discussions and networking

A complimentary drink and buffet food will be provided by the sponsors.

Upon request, a Certificate of Attendance can be issued for this event which may count towards your CPD.

Delegates are welcome also to explore the historic SS Great Britain. Please note, that this is a pop-up event with limited capacity – book to avoid disappointment!


Special thanks to the organisers Alice Maynard, Jim Edmunds & Arran Armstrong.