Experts set for subsidence event 

ILC’s Home & Property Specialist Subsidence Conference takes place this week with experts set to discuss the latest developments from across the sector. 

Throughout the day, experts will focus on three key subject areas following the 2018 and 2022 subsidence surges: 

  • Where are we now? 
  • What are the major blocks and challenges? 
  • Environmental issues and tree management challenges  

Taking place on Thursday 7 March 2024 at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (Coventry), the Specialist Subsidence Conference is backed for the second consecutive year by Headline Sponsor: Optera; along with Gold Sponsor: Geobear, Shire Structures Ltd and Restek UK Ltd; and Silver Sponsors: Courtesy Kitchens & Bathrooms, Flawless Soil Testing, Innovation Group, Leviat Ltd, Mainmark, Sedgwick and Vivre Stays Ltd.  

Participants set to join the event include: 

  • Anthony Byars, Liability Risk Consultant, Zurich Resilience Solutions   
  • Chris Carlton, New Business & Key Client Director, Geobear 
  • Freya Chapman, Residential Lead, Mainmark 
  • Sarah Dodd, Founder, Tree Law Ltd 
  • Alex Finch, Commercial Director, Optera Ltd 
  • Jemma Garrett, Founder & Laboratory/Managing Director, Flawless Soil Testing Ltd 
  • Liam Hanlon, Managing Director, The Forshaw Group & Chair, The Subsidence Forum 
  • Ron Mace, Director, Shire UK 
  • Sne Patel, Subsidence Consultant, Innovation Group 
  • Alan Perry, Technical Director, Restek UK Ltd 
  • Suzanne Reid, Technical Claims Manager, Property & Liability, esure 
  • Richard Rollitt, Technical Director, Innovation Group 
  • Kevin Williams, Head of Subsidence & Valuations, Sedgwick 
  • Steve Winks, Supply Chain Executive, AXA 
  • Steve Wright, Head of Technical Services, GHG Solutions Ltd 

To find out more about the event, see the full agenda and book tickets click here.  

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