User Group Fully Booked

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As you know, this year’s Annual User Group Conference which takes place on Tuesday 4th December is taking on a slightly different feel to previous years.  This year there will only be one event in the Centre of Birmingham, making travelling to it as simple as possible with direct links from roads, airports and rail lines.  This year will also see us hosting some of our partner companies who will be able to showcase their own products in the exhibition area just outside of the conference.

We are delighted that we have 5 companies exhibiting with us this year and we are also thrilled to say that with a week still to go we are in fact fully booked in terms of delegate numbers.

We are extremely excited about showing all of our delegates our New HoleBASE SI software, it will be the first time many of them get to see the product; but for some it will be an opportunity to see the fruits of their labour; as we have over 25 HoleBASE Beta Partners attending, so look out for the Green Badges everyone and you can ask people who have been actually using HoleBASE SI, what they think of it.

We looking forward to welcoming all of you who are registered next week, if for any reason you cannot now make the event, please let us know immediately by telephone on  01527 688888  or via email to, as we have a waiting list of people wishing to attend.

Our exhibitors are:

The British Geological Survey (BGS), a part of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), is the nation’s principal supplier of objective, impartial and up-to-date geological expertise and information for decision making for government, commercial and individual users.  The BGS carries out research in strategically important areas including energy and natural resources, vulnerability to environmental change and hazards, and earth system science, often in collaboration with the national and international scientific academic community.  In this way the BGS maintain and develop understanding of earth sciences to improve policy making, enhance national wealth and reduce risk.

Contact Details for BGS

Name:         BGS Enquiries
Telephone:  0115 936 3143

CADline Ltd is a Platinum Awarded Autodesk Partner specialising in the supply of innovative design technology and associated consultancy, integration and professional services covering Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Process and Plant and Structural Analysis.  CADline has trained over 50,000 people, maintained over 7000 support contracts and service level agreements and managed the implementation of over 200 BIM (Building Information Modelling) projects including both the largest implementation in the UK and globally.

Contact Details for CADline

Name:          Trevor Clayton
Telephone:   01784 419911

The Equipe Group are one of the leading lights in the sustained development and growth of the geotechnical and drilling sectors.  Offering a vast array of services, their expertise ranges from Training (Health and Safety, Geotechnical, Drilling and Plant), to Geosolutions (KeyLogBook), to Consultancy and Recruitment – and everything in between.  They also host the UK’s Largest Geotechnical Trade Show and Exhibition – Getechnica, as well as its overseas counterpart Geotechnica ME.  They are passionate about driving standards within the Geotechnical and drilling industries upwards.

Contact Details for Equipe

Name:           Keith Spires
Telephone:    01295 670990

GDS Instruments (GDS) designs, develops and manufactures materials testing machines and software used for the computer-controlled testing of soils and rocks.  This technology is used to evaluate the mechanical properties that are key in geotechnical and earthquake engineering design.  Founded in 1979, GDS have worked alongside some of the leading research institutes and commercial companies in the Geotechnical field.  Their products have been used by over 500Phd students as well as in many world renowned developments including the Three Gorges Dam in China, the Millau Viaduct in France, the Vasco da Gama Bridge in Portugal and closer to home, T5 at Heathrow and the new Crossrail links.

Contact Details for GDS

Name:          Karl Snelling
Telephone:   01256 382450

Landmark Information Group is the provider of unrivalled site-specific environmental risk information.  We supply the most comprehensive, accurate and high quality current and historical information available.  Envirocheck is the industry standard desk study report enabling fast and accurate environmental assessments.

Contact Details for Landmark

Name:            David Mole
Telephone:     0844 844 9952



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