Essex intro presentation 2011-03-08

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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>ice.org.uk/eastofengland </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: ice-eastofengland.org.uk </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>ice.org.uk/membership </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: ice.org.uk/News-Public-Affairs </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>icevirtuallibrary.com/cesmm </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 ice.org.uk/fellow </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 http://wp.me/pP2OT-3D
  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 www.twitter.com/ICE_Essex
  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>

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