Past Events

WEBINAR with Adam Wynne Hughes & Jason Wilson

Jun
03
12:00 - 12:30

We are delighted to announce you have the chance to hear from Our Current Chairman, Adam Wynne Hughes and Incoming Chairman, Jason Wilson in a live webinar with the opportunity to ask questions.

WEBINAR: Safe Digging and Utility Detection

Jun
02
12:00 - 12:45

We are please to have Tim Over of Atkins Utility Solutions host this webinar for The Pipeline Industries Guild.

With some construction sites beginning or restarting, ensuring you know about buried utilities is an important step. Join this webinar if you want to find out more about Utility Searches / Desk Studies

WEBINAR: Pint of Pipelines Pub Quiz

May
29
15:00 - 15:45

Everyone needs a bit of social contact during these remote working times, and what better way to end your week than with a pint and a pipeline pub quiz? Join the Guild for the fourth of our fortnightly Pub Quizzes…..

WEBINAR: Introducing RRES : Robotics and AI for the future of Utilities

May
28
14:00 - 15:00

Broadening and deepening of knowledge of how robotics and AI can help transform our approach to roadwork excavation across all utilities.

We are delighted to host a live webinar with SGN & ULC Robotics, this is a joint webinar that will allow The Pipeline Industries Guild and IGEM Members to come together for this event.

WEBINAR: How can Solar Farms affect Buried Pipelines, and what can be done about it?

May
26
12:00 - 12:45

A non-technical explanation of the risks to pipelines from industrial scale photovoltaic systems.

EVENT POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE CONFIRMED Midlands Branch Personal Development Training and Dinner

May
21
15:00 - 21:00 Burton on Trent

The Midlands Branch is holding a Personal Development Training Session facilitated by Estelle Reade focusing on Persuasion and Influence using Emotional Intelligence. This will be followed by dinner with the Midlands PIG Golf Day Delegates.

WEBINAR: Family Scavenger Hunt

May
21
12:00 - 12:30

Get your kids involved in your working day in this scavenger hunt for all the family (or set them off on it whilst you supervise from your chair and take a well earnt 30 minute break)….

EVENT POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE CONFIRMED Midland Branch 41st Annual Golf Day

May
21
00:00 - 00:00 Burton on Trent

The Midlands Branch of the Pipeline Guild will be holding its 41st Annual Golf Day challenge at the Branston Golf and Country Club, in Burton on Trent on Thursday May 21st.

WEBINAR with Steve Fraser & John Murphy

May
18
12:00 - 12:30

We are excited to announce you have the chance to hear from Our Current President, Steve Fraser and Incoming President, John Murphy in a live webinar with the opportunity to ask questions.

WEBINAR: Pint of Pipelines Pub Quiz

May
15
15:00 - 15:45

Everyone needs a bit of social contact during these remote working times, and what better way to end your week than with a pint and a pipeline pub quiz? Join the Guild for the third of our fortnightly Pub Quizzes…..

WEBINAR: Teams - Overview & Tips

May
11
12:00 - 12:45

Back due to popular demand.....

With remote working suddenly becoming the new norm for many of our members and Microsoft teams one of the most popular teams, the Guild wants to support it’s members in making the most of collaborative tools. Join this webinar if you want to find out more about teams.

FULLY BOOKED - WEBINAR: HS2 – Phase 1 the project so far….

May
05
12:00 - 12:45

We are pleased to welcome Richard Holdgate, HS2 Senior Project Manager for Utility works, to give an overview of Phase 1 so far.

WEBINAR: Pint of Pipelines Pub Quiz

May
01
16:00 - 17:00

Everyone needs a bit of social contact during these remote working times, and what better way to end your week than with a pint and a pipeline pub quiz? Join the Guild for the second of our fortnightly Pub Quizzes…..

WEBINAR: Geospatial Commission: Getting under the surface of the National Underground Assets Register (NUAR) team

Apr
28
12:00 - 12:45

The Midlands Branch of The Pipeline Industries Guild is pleased to welcome Holger Kessler, Geoscience Technical Adviser working with the Geospatial Commission and Geologist at the British Geological Survey.

WEBINAR: A little help to get you through these weird times

Apr
23
12:00 - 12:45

You may well have noticed, but we’re living through uncertain times. New ways of working are presenting challenges and news is coming in each day bringing new questions. It can be easy to feel out of control and uncertain.

But in all this confusion one thing you can be certain of is that, here at CALM, we’re with you every day.

Join us to find out how CALM can help you and those you know through this uncertainty

WEBINAR: Jointing of Plastic Pipes through Electrofusion – Making an unbreakable joint, quality assurance and the dawn of AI.

Apr
21
12:00 - 13:00

The importance of building leak free networks and capturing data for the future should be at the top of the agenda for any utility owner or contractor.

This webinar will share learning from over a decade of analysis and inspecting real world data, to provide awareness of the common problems and more importantly how these can be eliminated.

WEBINAR: Pint of Pipelines Pub Quiz

Apr
17
15:00 - 16:00

Everyone needs a bit of social contact during these remote working times, and what better way to end your week than with a pint and a pipeline pub quiz? Join the Guild for the first of our fortnightly Pub Quizzes…..

Call for Entries - The Pipeline Industries Guild Technical Awards. DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES FRI 17TH APRIL 2020

Apr
17
09:00 - 17:00

The Pipeline Industries Guild began recognising contribution to the pipeline industry more than forty years ago; establishing awards for Subsea, Land-based and Utilities Technologies and Projects. 

WEBINAR: Display Screen Equipment

Apr
16
12:00 - 12:45

Practical guidance on how to set up your display screen equipment (DSE) works station at home.

WEBINAR: Deskercise – keep moving whilst remote working

Apr
08
12:00 - 12:20

Join the Guild for a short lunchtime deskercise session – wherever you are working, have a break and stretch those muscles.

WEBINAR: Marine Outfalls – The Forgotten Assets

Apr
06
12:00 - 13:00

Online webinar to discuss Marine Outfalls and if they are considered forgotten assets and provide an update on some of the initiatives from the Outfalls, Intakes and Landfalls Technical Panel.

WEBINAR: Teams - Overview and Tips

Apr
02
13:30 - 14:30

With remote working suddenly becoming the new norm for many of our members and Microsoft teams one of the most popular teams, the Guild wants to support it’s members in making the most of collaborative tools. Join this webinar if you want to find out more about teams.

EVENT POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE CONFIRMED - Plastic Pipe Technical Event

Apr
01
12:00 - 16:00 Sandtoft

EVENT POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

Networking and technical event with tour of PE Pipe production/Fabrication Hall, EF Saddle Demonstration, BPF Paper review, Pipeline Testing Services Rig demo, Control Point jointing presentation

EVENT POSTPONED, NEW DATE TO BE CONFIRMED - Institute of Water Multi Sector Asset Management Share -

Mar
25
13:30 - 18:30 Bath

The Pipeline Industries Guild is delighted to support this afternoon of asset management learning, sharing and networking at the University of Bath.

EVENT POSTPONED NEW DATE TO BE CONFIRMED:Breakfast Session – National water Transfers

Mar
17
08:30 - 09:30 Warrington

The Northern branch PDN invites you to a breakfast meeting to learn about future water sharing

63rd Annual National Dinner 2020

Mar
10
18:30 - 01:30

A highlight of the Pipeline calendar, the Pipeline Industries Guild celebrates our 63rd Annual Dinner at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane London with confirmed After Dinner Speaker.... Jon Culshaw.

Innovation and Achievement In the Pipeline Industry

Mar
10
13:00 - 16:00 London

Join us ahead of the 63rd National Dinner to celebrate our 2019 technical awards with presentations from our award winners.

Sir John Parker Paper and Presentation Competition Evening

Mar
03
17:30 - 20:00 Coventry

The Midlands Branch is hosting the Sir John Parker Paper and Presentation Competition for the Professional Development Network of The Pipeline Industries Guild.

Jan Ward CBE will be the keynote speaker at the regional final on Tuesday 3rd March 2020.

Webinar - Darren Pledger and Neil Mackay - STATS

Mar
02
12:00 - 12:30

Leaktight double block and bleed solution of a high pressure C02 pipeline

Prevention of Pipeline Corrosion - EVENT POSTPONED

Feb
27
13:00 - 16:00 Cheshire

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL - Preventing corrosion is a never ending task in metallic piping materials used in the utility, energy production and chemical processing industries to name a few. The cost of corrosion in such sectors is significant and at this event, you will experience the common types of corrosion, their causes and learn methods of inhibiting and preventing corrosion. Lunch will be provided..

Achieving Success Through Failure; an overview of the failure investigation process and why we do it – DNV-GL

Feb
19
17:30 - 19:30 Loughborough

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” said George Santayana. Hear from the team at DNV-GL how analysing the failures on pipelines enables safer production of pipes and their components and also the impacts of if the learning is by-passed.

London Showcase and Lions' Lair

Feb
12
17:30 - 21:30 London

London Showcase and Lions' Lair is a joint event with The Pipeline Industries Guild, South East Branch and IGEM London, Southern & Eastern Section.

Northern Irish Branch Quiz Night

Feb
06
19:00 - 22:00 Belfast

This is a great night and very popular event. If you are interested in entering a team please register your team name and company as soon as possible.

Breakfast with our National Chairman & President of Stanley Oil & Gas

Jan
28
08:30 - 10:30

Adam Wynne hughes will be speaking on Effective Leadership and the Path to Success, there will be opportunities to ask Adam questions and network

Sir John Parker Paper and Presentation Competition – ENTER NOW!

Jan
07
16:00 - 17:00

The Midlands Branch is hosting the Sir John Parker Paper and Presentation Competition for the Professional Development Network of The Pipeline Industries Guild.

To enter the competition, please submit a 200-word synopsis by 31st January 2020 on any subject associated with the pipeline industry. 1st prize £500!

Northern Branch PDN Presentation Competition

Jan
07
10:30 - 17:00

Submit a 250-word synopsis by 13th March 2020 on any subject associated with the pipeline industry (that you have had personal involvement in). 1st prize £250!

South East Branch PDN Presentation Competition

Jan
05
22:25 - 17:00

Submit a 250-word synopsis by 17th Jan 2020 on any subject associated with the pipeline industry. 1st prize £250!

Wales and West Annual Dinner

Dec
05
19:00 - 23:59 Bath

The Wales and West Annual dinner returns for its 49th year at the Pump Rooms in Bath. This popular dinner with the backdrop of the Roman Baths sold out last year so book quickly!

Wales & West Professional Development Training Day

Dec
05
09:30 - 16:00 Bath

Continuous Improvement - This Professional Development Training Day takes places ahead of the Wales & West 49th Branch Dinner on 5th December 2019. If you book your place on this Training Day you receive a ticket to attend the Dinner!

Hydrogen - a greener natural gas network?

Dec
04
17:00 - 19:00 Cork

Gas Networks Ireland have set out a vision for the gas
network to evolve to become net zero carbon by 2050,
which includes a significant role for hydrogen.

Webinar - Matthew Oxley and Paul Millard - Mott MacDonald Bentley

Dec
02
12:00 - 12:30

Damflask Reservoir Scour Pipe Upgrade

Hydrogen and the Natural Gas Industry

Nov
28
17:00 - 20:00 Belfast

Will the introduction of Hydrogen allow for the operation of a greener natural gas network?

Thanet Sewers Rehabilitation

Nov
28
17:30 - 19:00 London

Come and find out more about this unique project!

Wales and West Branch, Sydney Wilkins Trophy, PDN Presentation Competition

Nov
07
17:00 - 20:00 Bedminster

Join the Wales and West Branch for the Professional Development Network Presentation Competition - hear the regional competition finalists present and find out the winner! This year we will also be joined by Mel Karam, Bristol Water CEO, as he reflects on what he's learnt and wishes he'd known as a developing professional.

Webinar - Harry Smith - Atmos

Nov
04
12:00 - 12:30

Non-Intrusive Leak and Theft Detection System

Securing Great Britain in a Carbon Free World

Nov
01
14:30 - 16:30 Manchester

Keynote Speaker, Jon Butterworth, The Chief Operating Officer, National Grid Ventures, National Grid Plc will be speaking ahead of the Northern Branch Dinner on "Securing Great Britain in a Carbon Free World”.

56th Northern Branch Dinner

Nov
01
12:00 - 01:00 Manchester

The Northern Branch are pleased to announce that their 56th Annual Dinner will take place at The Midland Hotel, Manchester.

Eastern Branch Technical Event - UTS Engineering Ltd

Oct
22
16:30 - 18:30 Peterborough

The Pipeline Industries Guild is pleased to announce that Stewart Collier will be joining the Eastern Branch on Tuesday 22nd October to provide an update and presentation on the range of Products and Services offered by UTS Engineering Limited.

Webinar - Neil Gallon - ROSEN

Oct
07
12:00 - 12:30

Pipeline DNA and Pipe Grade Determination

Guild 2025

Sep
24
10:00 - 16:00 Leicester

This is a facilitated Workshop that is open to The Pipeline Industries Guild Members ONLY about the Future of the Guild.

Garvan Kelly Presentation - Anglian Water, Thorpe Wood House, Peterborough

Sep
17
17:30 - 18:00 Peterborough

The Pipeline Industries Guild is pleased to announce that Garvan Kelly will be joining the Eastern Branch on Tuesday 17th September to provide an update and presentation on the range of Products and Services offered by a market leading UK based PE manufacturer.

The Flood Expo 2019

Sep
11
10:00 - 17:00 Birmingham

The Flood Expo is the world’s largest exhibition designed to help the most progressive flood professionals and property owners discover the latest innovative products, services and strategies that transform the way flooding is predicted, prevented, and managed.

The Pipeline Industries Guild - Midlands Branch Lunch and Prestige Lecture.

Sep
11
10:30 - 18:00 Southam

Kate Lazenby, the Midlands Branch Chair is pleased to announce the Midlands Branch Lunch will be held alongside the Prestige Lecture. Howard Forster, Interim COO of Cadent will be the keynote speaker at the Lecture.

Webinar - Nigel Aiton - Victaulic

Sep
02
12:00 - 12:30

Settlement Joints - The W257 Dynamic Movement Joint

Yorkshire Vikings vs Northamptonshire Steelbacks

Aug
29
18:00 - 21:30 Leeds

Join us at Emerald Headingley Cricket Ground for the 2019 Vitality T20 Blast - Vikings vs Steelbacks

Breakfast Meeting – ‘Apprentice to Director’ – Martin Alderson from NGN

Jul
22
08:30 - 10:30 Leeds

The Northern Branch PDN are holding their 3rd breakfast meeting as we head East to Leeds. Director of Asset and Risk Management at Northern Gas Networks – Martin Alderson will be discussing his Journey from Apprentice to Director and share his experiences.

Pipeline Industries Guild - South East Branch Luncheon

Jul
18
12:00 - 16:30 London

The South East Branch are holding the annual Luncheon aboard the HQS Wellington, with guest speaker James Harrison on 18th July 2019.

Tour of Diamond Avenue Reservoir

Jul
10
09:30 - 11:30 Nottingham

Join us for this rare and exciting opportunity to visit a 15Ml District Service Reservoir during construction before it’s filled with water! It is a free event to all Members a fee will be applicable to Non Members.

Visit to Isle of Grain LNG Terminal

Jul
04
13:00 - 17:00 Isle of Grain

The South East Branch have arranged a tour of the Isle of Grain Liquified Natural Gas Import Terminal.

Buried pipe design vs performance: where we have it right and where we don’t

Jul
02
18:00 - 19:30 London

Prof Ian Moore of Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario has been undertaking large scale laboratory testing on buried pipes in order to verify or disprove long established structural design methods. He will be presenting the results of his work for the first time in the UK.

4th Annual Awards Lunch 2019

Jun
27
12:00 - 16:00 Manchester

We have an excellent opportunity to Celebrate Technology and Innovation within the Pipeline Industry which is being held at The Hilton Deansgate, Manchester, with Guest Speaker Professor Ruth Allen

Deadline for entries is Friday 26th April 2019

Annual AGM

Jun
27
10:00 - 12:00 Manchester

We are pleased to invite all Guild Members to our Annual General Meeting 2019.

Anglian Water GRID project-SPA

Jun
25
16:30 - 18:00 Peterborough

The Pipeline Industries Guild is pleased to announce that James Crompton will be joining the Eastern Branch on Tuesday 25th June to provide an update and presentation on the extremely important Anglian Water GRID Project, which will take place throughout AMP7.

Hydrogen Alliance – Chris Barron, Costain

Jun
19
18:00 - 19:30 Solihull

Hear from Costain’s Power Sector Business Development Manager about founding the North West Hydrogen Alliance; Who’s involved? Why has it been formed? What’s been happening since its launch?

Wales & West Hinkley Point C - Tour

Jun
12
09:45 - 13:00 Bridgewater

The Wales and West committee are pleased to invite you to an introduction and (closed bus) tour of the construction site for the new Hinkley Point C Nuclear power station.

BIG Data in Pipelines

Jun
04
16:30 - 18:30 Bradford-on-Avon

How are the pipelines industries embracing BIG data within their asset management? Learn about the techniques in use and the advantages the industry have taken.

Midland Branch 40th Annual Golf Day

May
23
12:00 - 21:00 Burton on Trent

Branston Golf & Country Club, Burton on Trent

The Midlands Branch of the Pipeline Industries Guild are hosting their 40th Annual Golf Day on Thursday May 23rd 2019.

Utilities Panel - Why build in Leakage?

May
21
09:30 - 16:30 Uttoxeter

Leak Free New Networks workshop

Water companies are being challenged to achieve lower leakage levels than ever before, a significant task with ageing networks.
Are we adding to the problem by building new networks which could be prone to leakage now and in the future? Hear the industry experts and take part in an interactive workshop to develop an action plan, to achieve the aim of leak free new networks - now and in the future.

SNS2019: The Southern North Sea Conference & Exhibition

May
15
08:50 - 15:55

Discover the scale of opportunity for the East of England’s fastest growing industry with speakers from offshore wind, oil & gas, nuclear, supply chain, skills and careers.

The Guild Annual Conference - Doing Things Differently

May
09
09:30 - 18:00 Birmingham

Focusing on doing things differently, this year's conference will focus on the themes of sustainability, innovation, planning, technology and design in the pipeline industry PLUS the highly anticipated PDN National Presentation Competition Final!

Pitch Your Plan 2

May
08
16:15 - 19:00 Bath

Pitch your plan is back! And this time, it’s your opportunity to help the water companies solve their challenges for AMP7. The floor is yours!

Wales and West AGM

May
08
15:00 - 16:00

The Wales and West committee are pleased to invite you to their 2019 AGM. Please join them to hear about their plans for the future and review of the year past.

Midland Branch AGM and Diverting the water mains for HS2 – Jack Simmons, Kier

May
01
17:30 - 18:00 Solihull

The Midland Branch committee are pleased to invite you to their 2019 AGM. Please join them to hear about their plans for the future and review of the year past.

Eastern Branch St George's Day Annual Lunch & Innovation Event

Apr
23
12:00 - 16:00 Peterborough

The Eastern Branch of the Pipeline Industries Guild invites you to celebrate St George's Day at its annual Lunch & Innovation afternoon at the Peterborough Marriott Hotel.

The Norman Howell Award Paper and Presentation Competition for the PDN (35 Yrs of Age and Under)

Apr
16
12:00 - 16:00 Blackburn

The Northern Branch are holding The Norman Howell Award Paper and Presentation Competition for the Professional Development Network of The pipeline Industries Guild. The Northern Branch AGM will also take place this day.

Challenges Facing the Water Industry

Apr
04
17:00 - 19:30 London

Mike Rose; Arcadis’ UK Asset Management Director will discuss the challenges facing the Water Industry in the new investment period starting in 2020. This is of interest to anyone involved in the supply of services to the water industry in the UK.

Northern Ireland Branch Dinner

Mar
29
19:00 - 23:00 Belfast

The 23rd Annual Northern Ireland Branch Dinner will take place in Belfast on 29th March 2019 at The Europa Hotel.

1st Northern Branch Networking & Shooting Event

Mar
26
12:00 - 17:30 Frodsham

The Northern Branch Invites Pipeline Industries Guild members to our first Networking and Shooting event at Catton Hall, Frodsham, Cheshire on Tuesday 26th March 2019 from 12:00pm.

Pipeline Integrity & Corrosion Management in the Oil & Gas Industry

Mar
21
18:00 - 19:30 London

Pipeline integrity is key to maintaining operational success, safety and security and minimising harm to the environment.

62nd Annual Pipeline Industries Guild Dinner

Mar
12
18:30 - 00:00 London

The Guild’s Annual Dinner is the most widely recognised event for members to entertain guests and to network at the highest level. An audience including the leaders of companies across the entire spectrum of the industry. it is the networking event in the Pipeline industry and a great occasion to celebrate the success of our industry.

Innovation and Achievement in the Pipeline Industry

Mar
12
12:30 - 16:30 London

Join us ahead of the 62nd National Dinner to celebrate our 2018 technical awards with presentations from our award winners.

"Innovate like Google" Training Day which includes National Dinner Ticket

Mar
12
09:45 - 16:00 London

Innovation is the word of the moment – but how can you do it efficiently and quickly come to a reasoned decision? Back by popular demand after a sell-out day for the Wales and West branch, this training day will take the infamous Google 5 day sprint and show how it can be applied in your workspace.

London Showcase and Lions' Lair

Feb
26
17:30 - 21:30 London

London Showcase and Lions' Lair is a joint event with The Pipeline Industries Guild, South East Branch and IGEM London, Southern & Eastern Section.

Irish Branch Technical Event - 7Km Trunk Water Pipeline & Tunnelling of N7, Leixlip Saggart Strategic Watermain Project.

Feb
26
10:00 - 13:00 Saggart

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

Gas Technical Talks!

Feb
21
08:30 - 10:30

Northern Branch - The 2nd PDN Breakfast Networking and Presentations. Gas technical presentations from Cadent (HyDeploy 1 and 2) and Murphys (Asset Health and Above Ground Installation Builds). Breakfast will be provided!

South East Branch PDN Presentation Competition - CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Feb
14
09:15 - 00:00

The South East Branch Professional Development invite submissions for their annual Presentation Competition by 14th February 2019.

Sir John Parker Competition

Feb
13
17:30 - 20:30 Coventry

The Sir John Parker Competition, run by the Professional Development Network (PDN) of the Midland Branch of the Pipeline Industries Guild (PIG), which looks to promote the opportunities and challenges of working in the pipeline industry. The Guest speaker will be Chris Train – CEO of Cadent Gas

Midland Branch - Newark Water & Waste Improvement Project

Jan
30
17:30 - 19:00 Derby

Tim Sawyer CEng MICE, Programme Manager, Capital Delivery Infra, for the Newark Water & Waste Improvement Project will be giving an overview of the upgrade project including progress to date, challenges faced and more importantly why this work is needed.

Eastern Branch Technical Event - Battersea Cable Tunnel Project

Jan
15
17:30 - 21:00 Peterborough

Battersea Power Station stopped generating electricity in 1983 and a new electricity substation is being built to help distribute power to homes and businesses across the new neighbourhood. The substation will connect to the existing electricity network via the Battersea Cable Tunnel.

Sir John Parker Competition

Dec
19
16:00 - 12:00 Coventry

Call for Entries