Final -Scottish Branch Professional Development Network Paper Competition

 Registration is closed for this event
The Scottish Branch invites you to the Pipeline Industries Guild Scottish Branch Professional Development Network Final.

We will be joined by the finalists with the winner of the Paper Competition announced at the end of the evening.

We hope to see you there and support our finalists.

1230 – Delegates arrive – Coffee and Lunch


13:00  Intro and Welcome - Dmitrij Fiodorov, PIG PDN Scottish Rep

13:15  1st Presentation The Future of Flanged Connections at Scottish Water – Andrew Baker (SW)

13:35  2nd Presentation Ball Valve Replacement (BVR) – Stuart Sherlock (SGN)

13:55  3rd Presentation Flow Control Compensation Valve (FCCV) – Finlay Thomson (SW)


14:15  Coffee Break


14:30  4th Presentation Main Sewer Blockage (Govan, Glasgow - Feb 2023) – Daniel Barclay (Clancy)

14:50   5th Presentation Testing failures on bends on Self-Restrained Joints – Ethan Gillies Denning (SW)

15:10    Competition Close – Martin Faulds, PIG Scottish Brach Chair and Guest Speaker Peter Farrer, Scottish Water Chief Operating Officer


Judges Deliberation


15:30   Coffee Break


15:45  Result announced, and Prizes awarded - Dmitrij Fiodorov, The Pipeline Industries Guild PDN Scottish Rep

16:00  Formally concludes with newtowrking until 17:00


Thank you to our sponsor SGN for making the event happen and to Scottish Water for their hospitality and hosting the event.



April 11th, 2023 from 12:30 PM to  4:00 PM
Scottish Water
6 Buchanan Gate
Glasgow, G33 6FB
United Kingdom