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IHE Branch Event

Online: Flood Resilience Webinar and IHE Scotland Branch 7th AGM

  • CPD Value: This event is awarded 1 CPD Hour
Dates Location Cost (ex VAT)
Tue 09 Apr 2024 Online via MS Teams FREE

Full Details

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED Notice is hereby given that the 7th Annual General Meeting of the Scotland Branch of the Institute of Highway Engineers will be held on the MS Teams virtual platform at 12:50 hrs on Tuesday 9th April 2024. All members are welcome to attend.


1. To read the notice of the meeting

2. To receive apologies for the meeting

3. To receive the Chairman’s report

4. To receive and approve the accounts for the year end 31 December 2023

5. To elect or re-elect committee members as appropriate

6. To discuss any relevant business

Before the AGM starting at 12 noon, a technical presentation will be given by Dr Andrew Pleger from Previsico on Flood Resilience. 

Andrew is a specialist in hydrology, fluvial geomorphology, and remote sensing applications, with over 10 years of experience in consultancy and applied research. He is a published academic in the fields of environmental systems management and flood and Systems Manager at Previsico. Through research and consultancy activities, Andrew has developed strong ties with national and international governmental and non-governmental organisations with interests in environmental sensing technologies. These include but are not limited to environmental regulatory bodies, drainage boards and rivers authorities and Trusts. His current professional responsibilities include management of the sensor arm of Previsico and developing novel flood sensing and model validation technologies for commercial application.  

Please note – IHE members/non members who are not part of the Scottish Branch will be asked to leave before the AGM. 

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