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Structural Steelwork - Specifying the Future

Webinars 22 June 2021

Structures and Infrastructure Technical Group: Structural Steelwork - Specifying the Future

2021 will see changes to the steelwork specifications for both buildings and bridges in the UK. This event aims to review the new specifications with presentations from those involved in drafting specifications and those who use them. It is expected that attendees will take the opportunity to discuss issues and interpretations with the benefit of those present.

All are welcome to attend and the format is of a series of presentations from industrial specialists with the intention of stimulating discussion of the topics presented.


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Non-members: £95 + VAT (£114)
Professional Members of The Welding Institute: £25 + VAT (£30)
Industrial Members of TWI: £25 + VAT (£30)
Retired Members: £25 + VAT (£30)
Students: £25 + VAT (£30)
TWI Training School Customers: £70 + VAT (£84)

Non-Member Fees

Registration for this Technical Group event includes full Associate Membership (AWeldI) for one year.

Added benefits:

  • Discounted registration fees for Technical Group events (£25 + VAT)
  • Free attendance at Branch events
  • Access to our knowledge database including our library and information services.

Benefits of attending

  • Information transfer from experts
  • Discussion, questions and answers on the specific topics
  • A broader understanding of the extent of standards in the industry
  • Attendance of this event qualifies for CPD.

Continuous Professional Development

TWI awards points towards CPD for delegates attending this webinar. Every hour attendance of an event will earn 2 points towards your continuing professional development.




Dean Baker - Welding Engineer

Dean Baker

Welding Engineer
Cleveland Bridge

Dean completed a 4 year apprenticeship as a welder in the late 1980’s with Cleveland bridge, he then worked on various site based contracts with a number of fabrication companies until the late 1990's when he qualified as a visual and NDT inspector. Dean then worked in the oil and gas / nuclear industry managing different inspection teams and departments. In 2010 he started on the TWI welding engineering diploma and 2014 returned to Cleveland bridge taking the position of welding engineer.

Thomas Cosgrove  - Fabrication & Welding Manager

Thomas Cosgrove

Fabrication & Welding Manager

Thomas Cosgrove is a Chartered Structural and Welding Engineer and has been the Fabrication Manager of the BCSA since 2011.

He is on the steering committee for the development of the sixth and seventh editions of the National Structural Steelwork Specification for Building Construction (NSSS). He has extensive experience of steelwork design and construction working for steelwork contractors as well as the Steel Construction Institute.

Tom is the co author of BCSA guides on Weld Procedures and High Strength Steels for Structural Applications - A Guide for Fabrication and Welding. He is a project team member for the revision of (BS) EN 1993-1-10 and attends CEN committees for Structural bolting plus Execution of steel structures and aluminium structures (EN 1090-2).

Dominic Munro - Associate Director

Dominic Munro

Associate Director

Dominic is a structural engineer working at Arup in the UK. He has led the delivery of structural design on many major projects including 30 St Mary Axe ('The Gherkin'), One Bank Street Canary Wharf, and Kuwait International Airport Terminal 2.

In addition to project work he is engaged in research and development projects on a range of technical and sustainability questions related to the design and specification of steel structures.

He is a member of the NSSS Steering Committee and the BCSA Connections Group.

Yohann Guellil - Senior Associate and Welding Engineer

Yohann Guellil

Senior Associate and Welding Engineer
Sandberg LLP

Yohann is a Chartered Welding Engineer and joined Sandberg in 2013 from Rowecord. Yohann gained his Master’s Degree in Material Sciences and Welding Engineering at the Ecole Polytechnique de l’ Université de Nantes where he has also been a guest lecturer since 2010.

Yohann sits on the BSI group responsible for the preparation of PD 6705-2 which forms the basis of the bridge specifications in the UK.

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