The venue for the event is the Spindle Room, Building 1000, Lakeside North Harbour, Western Road, Portsmouth, PO6 3EN. This is ample free parking on site. Lunch will be served and is included in the cost.
This is a provisional schedule and maybe subject to change
09.00 IIMS update by Mike Schwarz, IIMS CEO
Mike will bring those present and online up-to-date with what has been a busy and productive year
09.35 Surveying large yachts by Peter Chettleborough, Winterbothams
Peter will speak about some of the challenges and issues a surveyor is likely to be faced with when surveying ever more complex, larger yachts and the range of skills you need to have in your locker
10.50 Business management skills by Mike Schwarz
Mike has a couple of short presentations devoted to business success and strategy planning, one of which requires delegate participation
11.30 The latest thinking from Tritex NDT gauges by Jon Sharland
Jon Sharland will bring delegates up-to-date with the Tritex range of products, in particular their recently launched GRP thickness gauge
12.00 The Boat Safety Scheme – what it is and what we know by Graham Watts
Something of particular interest to those who survey inland waterways craft, Graham Watts will talk about the activities of the Boat Safety Scheme
14.00 Small craft surveyor PI claim reviews – lessons learnt and how to avoid them by Paul Winter, Winter & Co Ltd
15.00 How to spot imperfections in coatings and the equipment to do it with, a practical session by Tim Jennings, Akzo Nobel
Tim is one of over one hundred who have qualified through the Registered Marine Coatings Inspectors course run by IIMS and now cited in the soon to be launched ISO as a recognised standard. He will introduce delegates to the equipment and then let them use it on a number of flawed test plates
This training event will also be broadcast by video conferencing for distant delegates, or those unable to travel to Portsmouth.
The cost of the day is £120 (non IIMS members £125). 5 CPD points are awarded to those who attend and 3 points for those who join online.
To reserve your place simply complete the form below and we will invoice you, or email Cathryn Ward or call her on + 44 (0) 23 9238 5223.