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Essex intro presentation 2011-03-08

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