The Structural Awards: an insider's view
Date & Time

6 November 2020
16:00 - 17:00 GMT

Price
Free
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The Structural Awards: an insider's view

Webinar
Date & Time

6 November 2020
16:00 - 17:00 GMT

Price
Free

Availability Places available

Gain an insight into the Structural Awards judging process, and hear from the experts about the future of the industry.

​A unique opportunity to gain an insight into the Structural Awards, led by judges Ian Firth, Tanya De Hoog and Tim Ibell.  The panel will discuss:

  • How the project submissions showcase key trends and reflect changes in industry

  • How judging works and what the panel are looking for

  • Why our categories are what they are, and how they may change in the future​

  • Structural Awards miconceptions

Intended for

Structural Awards entrants and those interested in knowing more about the awards

Structural Awards takeover

Join us throughout the day on Friday 6 November for a series of live webinars presented by the Structural awards. Industry leaders and members of the judging panel will discuss and debate a broad range of topics including:

  • the importance of persuasion and collaboration

  • humanitarian engineering

  • how the Structural Awards will evolve in response to the Climate Emergency

Live webinars - 6 November

10:00 - The art of persuasion and collaboration

The Structural Awards presents a panel discussion exploring how structural engineers can influence decision making.

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14:00 - Engineering skills for humanitarian needs

The Structural Awards present a webinar exploring how engineers can marry engineering skills with humanitarian needs.

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Speakers

Prof Tim Ibell

Tim was President of The Institution of Structural Engineers in 2015, and he is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He has a passion for celebrating creativity within our profession, and for using this creativity to inspire students. Tim has been Professor of Structural Engineering at the University of Bath since 2003, including a year's interlude as the Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Cambridge in 2017/18. Tim has been the Chairman of the Structural Awards judging panel since 2018.

Tanya De Hoog

Tanya is a founding director of Thornton Tomasetti’s London office. Her professional experience spans Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Australia, where she has worked on a diverse range of projects that focus on engineering creativity and innovation with an intent to foster good design. Celebrating the contribution structural engineering can bring to society, as well as the promoting the importance of continued education and application of sound engineering principles and their relevance to emerging technologies are important to Tanya. She has been a member of the Structural Awards judging panel since 2017.

Ian Firth

Ian is a world-leading expert in bridge design and construction. During his career he has been involved with world famous bridge projects like the strengthening of the Severn Bridge, Erskine Bridge and West Gate Bridge, and the concept design of Stonecutters’ Bridge in Hong Kong, as well as many smaller pedestrian bridges such as the new Inner Harbour Bridge in Copenhagen and the Taplow Bridge near Maidenhead. He is also a leading advocate and Trustee of bridge-building charity Bridges to Prosperity and a Past President of The Institution of Structural Engineers. Ian has been a member of the Structural Awards judging panel since 2007.

Contact

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Name - Events Team

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