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Archive for January, 2011

Job Opportunities in New Zealand

The following vacancies for Engineer, Quantity Surveyor and Estimator from the equivalent of FÁS in New Zealand, have recently come to the attention of the Branch. More information on the company recruiting can be found on www.fletcherconstruction.co.nz. Interested individuals should send a copy of their CV and a cover letter to kamila.weglicka@fas.ie.

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President’s Address

Professor Roger Plank (BSc PhD CEng MICE FIStructE), President of the institution, will address the members of the Republic of Ireland Branch of the Institution of Structural Engineers during a two day visit to Dublin. He will also present certificates to Republic of Ireland recipients, including those who have recently become members or fellows, and winners of branch awards. Also speaking will be the Branch Chairman, Mr Pearse Sutton.

The session will be a unique opportunity for members to meet with the President in an informal setting, to ask questions and exchange views. Members are encouraged to attend what is expected to be a useful and informative meeting.

The President’s Inaugural Address of 14 January is available as an online presentation here. Additionally, you can find out more about Roger’s career on the Institution’s main website.

Date: 3 February 2011
Time: Tea and coffee reception at 18:00. Evening lecture starts at 18:30.
Location: Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton St., Room 259

Engineers Ireland Evening Lecture – Conservation Engineering

Date:               Monday 21st February 2011
Time:              19:30 (web cast on www.engineersireland.ie)
Venue:           Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, D4

Please see the event post for further details.

Engineers Ireland Evening Lecture – Conservation Engineering

On Monday 21 February 2011, the Heritage Society and the Structures and Construction Division of Engineers Ireland will host an evening lecture on Conservation Engineering, by Jon Avent (CEng MIStructE IHBC CARE).

The talk will cover some of the challenges faced in the stabilisation of ruins: including the approach to dealing with ruined masonry structures and the need to understand the structure before embarking on conservation strategies. It considers the approach from initial survey through to the implementation of remedial works, and will include cases studies are presented on a selection of ruined structures from Ireland, England and Wales.

Additionally, the speaker will present an overview of the Conservation Accreditation Register for Engineers (C.A.R.E), administered by the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers.

Click here to download a flyer to publicize the event. For more information please see the event post on the Engineers Ireland Website.

Date:               21 February 2011
Time:              19:30 (web cast on www.engineersireland.ie)
Venue:           Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, D4

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2010

The postponed Annual General Meeting of the Republic of Ireland Branch, of the Institution of Structural Engineers, will be held on Tuesday, 18 January 2011 at 17:30. The AGM is an important part of the Branch calendar, and all members are encouraged to attend and contribute to the meeting.

The agenda is available here and minutes of the 2009 AGM will be available on the night.

The AGM will be followed by an evening lecture on the Aviva Stadium by John Harte (PM Group) and Sean Stagg (John Sisk & Son Ltd).

Date: 7 January 2010 18 January 2011
Time: AGM starts at 17:30.
Venue: Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton St., Room 259

Presidents Inaugural Address 2011: Live Webcast

Date: 14 January 2011
Time: 18:15
Location: Institution of Structural Engineers, 11 Upper Belgrave Street, London

Please see the event post for further details.

Presidents Inaugural Address 2011: Live Webcast

On Friday 14 January 2011, Professor Roger Plank (BSc PhD CEng MICE FIStructE) will deliver his inaugural address as the 91st President of The Institution of Structural Engineers. In his address Roger will be focusing on the theme of ‘Adding Value’. He will consider this topic under two specific strands:

  • Structural engineering adding value as a profession
  • The Institution adding value to the benefit of its members

Members unable to attend this event in person will be able to watch a live recording of the address on the Institutions main website. In order to access this transmission, please click here

You can find out more about Roger’s career on the Institution’s main website.

Date: 14 January 2011
Time: 18:15
Location: Institution of Structural Engineers, 11 Upper Belgrave Street, London