New for 2017, EICC's public lecture programme will be themed around Scotland's Year of History Heritage and Archaeology, in partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council and Edinburgh Tourism Action Group (ETAG).
The second lecture of the year - Innovation Bridges - takes place on Thursday 25 May, with keynote speakers Frank Hay of The Briggers, and Alan Platt, Construction Director for Forth Crossing Bridge Constructors.
To coincide with the opening of Queensferry Crossing, Innovation Bridges will highlight the history of the Forth Bridges and the latest innovations used in constructing the new bridge.
The running order for the event is as follows:
1800 Arrival refreshments
1830 Lectures from keynote speakers followed by Q&A
1930 Networking with refreshments