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2024 Structural Waterproofing Conference

Welcome to #SWC2024

The annual Structural Waterproofing Conference (#SWC2024) will take place on 19 September 2024 and at a new venue too – Telford International Centre! We are really looking forward to delivering an exciting programme packed with knowledge, guidance, and insight and we hope you will be joining us.

As with previous conferences this year's event will aim to impact and shed light on many issues affecting the waterproofing sector and is one that all surveyors, developers, engineers, architects, project managers and anyone associated with the construction industry to benefit from high-level discussions and presentations from leading experts within the industry.

We hope you will be part of the conversation and join us on 19 September 2024. Simply click on the button below to book or keep scrolling to read more….

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Structural Waterproofing Conference

9.00am-9.30am: Registration

9.30am: Welcome to the conference - Sarah Garry, PCA


9.45am: Introduction from Session Chair - Ben Hickman, CSSW.LONDON

9.50am: TBC - Elizabeth Reynolds, Tapestry Studio 

10.10am: Blue roofs and managing the water - TBC

10.30am: Flood risk - Kerry Halfpenny, Calderflood

10.50am: BS 85500 Flood resilience/resistance - Andrew Devitt, PCA

11.10am: Q&A

** 11.20am-11.50am: Refreshment break **


11.50am: Introduction from Session Chair - James Berry, PCA

11.55am: Case Study: Water management system - Dave Cook, Cook Group Ltd

12.15pm: Type B additives and design - Liam Leonard, Wykamol

12.35pm: Basement conversions from a Building Control point of view - Gary Cass, Hertfordshire Building Control

12.55pm: Q&A

** 1.10pm-2.10pm: Lunch **


2.10pm: Introduction from Session Chair - Sarah Garry, PCA

2.15pm: Building Safety Act - one year on - Laura Beveridge, Visqueen

2.35pm: Insurance and when things go wrong: Latent defects - TBC

2.55pm: An update on competence - TBC

3.15pm: Q&A


3.25pm-3.45pm: Panel Debate - The impact of the Building Safety Act – one year on

3.45pm: Final thoughts - TBC

4.00pm: Conference closes

Why you should come along...

For anyone associated with the surveying, construction and waterproofing industry, the 2024 Structural Waterproofing Conference is an ideal platform to benefit from and improve your understanding of the principles and practices towards basement waterproofing, flooding, ground gas, retrofit, current market conditions, the latest technical content and future developments in the industry.

Grab the opportunity to accrue those important CPD points whilst networking with leading experts in the field! If you are in the waterproofing sector, or are a construction/property professional, then this is an event you won’t want to miss! 

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Conference programme

Our speaker programme for the Structural Waterproofing Conference 2024 is being developed and will feature a wide array of knowledge and insights from industry professionals. Keep an eye on our social channels as we release confirmed speakers….

What you can expect - highlights from 2023

See what to expect from this year's event by checking out the highlights from last year's Structural Waterproofing Conference below... 

Or to get a flavour of how the conference programme shapes up, why not take a look at the quality of knowledge and learning from some of the presentation videos from last year’s conference? Or take a look back on pictures from the day – if you were there in 2023, you might just spot yourself!

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Ticket costs

Full ticket cost:
- Member: £175 + VAT
- Non Member: £280 + VAT

Accommodation and Pre-Conference Dinner

The option to book the pre-conference dinner (£60 +VAT), will be displayed on the booking page when you click to 'book your ticket'.

To secure your accommodation*, please call 01952 527000 (Option 1 for Reservations) or email [email protected] quoting ‘Property Care Association’.

*A number of rooms have been reserved at the Holiday Inn, The International Hotel and Ramada Hotel. All three are conveniently located onsite at the Telford International Centre complex. They will be allocated on a first come-first served basis and will be held until 15 July. After this date any remaining rooms will be released.

For more information or to discuss in more detail, simply contact Lisa Nieddu on 01480 400002 / [email protected]. Alternatively, click on the button below to book your spot.

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Where will the conference be held?

The Structural Waterproofing Conference 2024 will be held at Telford International Centre (TIC), Telford, UK. To find out exactly where this is located and directions on how to get there, check out the map below:

Where will the conference be held? The Structural Waterproofing Conference 2024 will be held at Telford International Centre (TIC), Telford, UK. To find out exactly where this is located and directions on how to get there, check out the map below:

By road

TIC's central location means it's easily accessible from anywhere in the UK. There are over 1500 car parking spaces on-site, all within easy walking distance of the venue. Address: Telford International Centre (TIC), International Way, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JH. SAT NAV postcode: TF3 4JH

By train

Situated just over a mile from Telford Central Station, TIC is a 15 minute walk or two minute taxi drive away. There are regular services from Birmingham New Street, Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury.

By air

Telford International Centre is less than an hour by road from Birmingham International airport, with rail connections from Birmingham International Station.

Related/Upcoming Events

You can view details of other upcoming events and conferences by visiting our events section. However, you may also be in two other events coming up

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Cancellation policy

Places for events are accepted on receipt of full payment. In the event that bookings are changed or cancelled, an administration fee of 50% will be retained. Cancellations or changes to bookings made less than 30 days before the event, will incur the full cost. All cancellations or changes to bookings must be made in writing to the PCA.

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