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Posted 15-01-2019
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Concrete Institute of Australia are hosting a night of some light food, drinks and networking to start off 2019. 

Guest presenter, Dr Daksh Baweja (BG&E Materials Technology), will discuss new concrete durability documents and legal risks with lawyer Michelle Knight of Minter Ellison.

The CIA’s newly formed Young Member’s group is also calling out all concrete industry members under the age of 35 to come along and meet up for a few drinks and to find out what’s new in concrete in Sydney! 


Wednesday 30 January 2019
5:00PM to 8:00PM


Firehouse Hotel
86 Walker Street , North Sydney North Sydney NSW 2060


Dr Daksh Baweja
Director, BG&E Materials Technology

Daksh was the lead author on the recently released CIA Recommended Practice, Z7/02 "Exposure Classifications". He will speak about how this document will make the specification of exposure class for concrete a brand new experience providing greater clarity, more cohesion, and confidence for those high-risk areas.

Michelle Knight
Senior Associate, Minter Ellison

Michelle is a leading practitioner in the legal world with respect to concrete related issues. She will speak in conjunction with Daksh about the risk areas that should be considered in design and application of concrete structures and how Z7/02 can be used to help reduce this.


5.00 pm    Registrations Open, drinks and nibbles
5.25 pm    Welcome and Introduction
5.30 pm    Informal Presentations
6.15 pm    Discussion and Question Time
6.30 pm    Further Networking
                 Drinks and light refreshments will be served during the evening
8.00 pm    Close

More Information and Tickets

For further information, please visit the Concrete Institute of Australia website at www.concreteinstitute.com.au