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  • 1. ICE East of England Essex Branch March 2011
  • 2. Committee Members
    • Chairman Andrew Kenyon, Carillion
    • Vice Chair Ian Bentley, Transport for London
    • Vice Chair David Goodliff, Network Rail
    • Corporate Paul Chaplin, Retired (Hon Sec)
    • Corporate John Lemay, Mouchel (Past Chair)
    • Corporate Steve Drake, Anglian Water
    • Corporate Steve Ellis, AECOM
    • Corporate Carol Chasteauneuf, Mouchel
    • Graduate Akhlaq Choudhury, AECOM
    • Graduate Danny Jennings, Essex County Council
    • Graduate James Kennerley, Essex County Council
    • Graduate Ben Biggs, AECOM
    • See East of England Website or Yearbook for contact details
  • 3. Primary Objectives of the Branch
    • Arrange an annual programme of activities of a professional nature, including meetings, seminars, courses and debates
    • Arrange visits to works of engineering interest
    • Promote, develop and expand public perception of the role, duties and achievements of Civil Engineers
    • Promote civil engineering education in local universities, colleges and schools
  • 4. Current Branch Initiatives
    • Civil Engineering Landmarks in Essex poster/ flyer – in planning
    • Civil Engineering Drawings resource pack for schools – in production
    • Essex Civil Engineering Works map and case studies – in production
    • Targeted school contacts for key secondary schools in Essex - ongoing
  • 5. Forthcoming Events
    • Tuesday 5 th April 2011
    • Evening Meeting
    • Thameslink – Farringdon Station
    • Speaker: Kevin Smith – Network Rail
    • 6pm for 6.30pm. ARU, Chelmsford.
    • For details: David Goodliff 01206 748868
  • 6. Forthcoming Events
    • Tuesday 10 th May 2011
    • Evening Meeting
    • Abberton Reservoir Raisiing
    • – One Year on.
    • Speakers: E&S Water / MWH / Carillion
    • 6pm for 6.30pm. ARU, Chelmsford.
    • For details: Steve Drake 01206 289324
  • 7. Forthcoming Regional Events
    • 8 Mar : Graduate & Student Papers Competition , Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
    • 12 May : Annual Lunchtime Debate : “ Scrapping the A14 – Is the East of England being Short Changed?”, George Hotel, Huntingdon
    • 21 May : Graduate and Students 5-A-Side Football Tournament – Herts Sports Village, Hatfield
    • To attend or see more events visit:
    • ice.org.uk/eastofengland
  • 8. 2011 Merit Awards entries invited
    • The Merit Awards are the 'Oscars' of the civil engineering profession.
    • Entry categories include:
        • Physical Achievement
        • Technical Excellence and Innovation
        • Sustainable Construction/Engineering
        • Team Achievement
      • Download an entry pack at: ice-eastofengland.org.uk
  • 9. Why become an ICE member?
    • ICE Membership and professional qualifications are internationally recognised
    • Career development and progression
    • Knowledge and training
    • Global work opportunities
    • Access to valuable services
    • Get the full picture at:
    • ice.org.uk/membership
  • 10.
    • Join us for the ‘Oscars’ of the civil engineering profession honouring exceptional projects across the region. Awards presented by ICE President Peter Hansford.
    • Book now: 01223 842067
    Forthcoming Regional Events 2011 Merit Awards Dinner Friday 1 July Belstead Brook Hotel, Ipswich
  • 11. ICE News
    • Engineering alliance calls for urgent adaptation of infrastructure in face of climate change
    • Training grants for Sustainable Community and Built Environment businesses in the East of England
    • Pick Everard Team win regional heat of ICE Communications Competition
    • See the full story at: ice.org.uk/News-Public-Affairs
  • 12. New title from ICE Publishing
    • CESMM3 Carbon & Price Book 2011
    • includes embodied carbon costs for every material and unit of work
    • calculate project economic and carbon costs
    • Available from:
    • icevirtuallibrary.com/cesmm
  • 13. Become an ICE Fellow
    • Benefits of Fellowship
    • Recognition by your peers
    • Post-nominal letters FICE
    • Networking opportunities
    • Participation in the strategic direction of the profession
    • Want to know more?
    • see ice.org.uk/fellow
  • 14. ICE Benevolent Fund
      • Support and advice when you need it most
    • Free 24-hour (0800 587 3428) helpline provides
    • information and support on a huge range of subjects including:
        • Redundancy – Contracts - Work issues
        • Leave – Disability - Unions
  • 15. Your Profession Needs You
    • Wanted – Ambassadors to encourage the next generation of civil engineers.
    • Visit schools and careers fairs
    • Help run challenges, competitions & other activities with groups of children etc
    • Give presentations on careers in civil engineering
    • Contact:
    • [email_address]
  • 16. Attendance Certificates
    • Attendance certificates are available for ICE Essex Branch events.
    • Please indicate on the meeting attendance sheet if you would like one.
    • Please note these are not CPD certificates. Attendance at events can count toward CPD – delegates should check their individual scheme requirement.
  • 17. Promote Civil Engineering Why not earn some enhanced CPD credit by doing a short write-up of an evening lecture, site visit or other event you have attended. Even better - why not write a blog about it and share it with the wider community. For an example see http://wp.me/pP2OT-3D
  • 18. Follow us on Twitter Your can follow the Essex branch on Twitter If you have a Twitter account then follow us at @ICE_Essex Alternatively you can see our tweets at www.twitter.com/ICE_Essex
  • 19. Join In
    • Please speak to or contact any member of the committee if you…
      • have any feedback from evening meetings
      • have ideas for evening meetings or works visits
      • have any comments on the Branch activities
      • would be interested in joining the committee
      • Would be interested in working with schools