For our second series of webinars in 2023, our Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore offices have teamed up to create a series covering some of Hawkins’ expertise in the built environment, and marine sectors as well as topics involving fires and escapes of water.
Read a summary of each webinar and register below.
Moisture Issues in Buildings
Presented by Austen Smith
Thursday 6th April 2023 at 9.00am BST
Austen will cover the issues and impact during construction and post-occupancy, and how moisture in building materials and the local environment can impact the fabric of buildings in hot climates.
Escape of Water: Really a Materials Problem?
Presented by Chun Chan
Thursday 20th April 2023 at 9.00am BST
Chun will discuss how the fault is often placed on a defective component when an escape of water occurs, and how Hawkins investigates other potential causes to identify the real issue.
The Perennial Problem of Bulk Cargo Liquefaction
Presented by Nico Zurcher
Thursday 4th May 2023 at 9.00am BST
Nico’s presentation will answer the following questions:
Should a Building be Demolished Following a Fire?
Presented by Yang Dang
Thursday 18th May 2023 at 9.00am BST
Yang will demonstrate the methodology and technology Hawkins uses to conduct structural assessment of fire damaged structures.
Numerical Analysis in Forensic Geotechnical Investigation
Presented by Shimin Zhuang
Thursday 1st June 2023 at 9.00am BST
Shimin will provides a glimpse of numerical analysis in geotechnical engineering including:
Spontaneous Combustion of Oily Rags
Presented by Jessica Ng
Thursday 29th June 2023 at 9.00am BST
Jessica will explain how improperly disposed/stored oily rags can self-heat and pose a risk of fire.
We look forward to presenting for you.