Freyssinet Roadshow heads to Edinburgh this May

Freyssinet roadshowFreyssinet is to host its annual seminar at The Rowantree in Edinburgh on Wednesday 22 May. The afternoon event will feature talks on engineering innovation and structural strengthening techniques, followed by canapés and whisky tasting.

In keeping with The Rowantree’s unusual underground vault setting, our special guest speaker will be Eric Melvin, a local historian and author. Eric will present on Deacon Brodie, an upright Edinburgh citizen by day and thief by night, who is said to be the inspiration behind Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Jeykll & Mr Hyde.

The agenda for the day is as follows:

14.00 – 14.30  Coffee and registration

14.30 – 14.40  Welcome by Graham Stanford, Business Manager

14.40 – 15.10  Paul Bottomley, Managing Director presents on Bosphorus 3 Bridge, Turkey – the 2nd tallest stay cable bridge

15.10 – 15.40  Guest speaker: Sika products, Ronnie Turner, Sika Limited

15.40 – 16.00  Refreshments

16.00 – 16.30  Guest speaker: The Edinburgh of Deacon Brodie by Eric Melvin, Scottish historian and author

16.30 – 17.00  Graham Stanford presents on large scale Freyssinet projects & the launch of Foreva Concrete Repairs

17.00  Networking and canapes, followed by whisky tasting. Event to finish approx. 18.30

If you would like more information about the event, which is free to attend, or would like to reserve a place, please email clare.white@freyssinet.co.uk by Friday 3 May.

Venue: The Rowantree, 253 Cowgate, EDINBURGH, EH1 1NN. Find more information about The Rowantree here.