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 19/11/2019 Design and Construction of the Northern Spire Bridge
Event organised in conjunction with IStructE and Irish Concrete Society

Speakers:
Simon Fryer Technical Director
Tony Dempsey Director Roughan & O'Donovan
Stephen McCaffrey Project Director Farrans – Victor Buyck

ALSO:
SHORT ADDRESS BY MR JOE KINDREGAN PRESIDENT OF THE INSTITUTION OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS

Northern Spire is a landmark new bridge dominating Sunderland's skyline, which opened in August 2018. It is central to a new strategic road linking the A19 to Sunderland city centre and Port of Sunderland, United Kingdom. The innovative project has raised the profile of civil engineering both in the UK and internationally. The 105m A-frame pylon was transported by sea and river to site, before being raised into position during a carefully orchestrated two-day operation. The 330m deck was built alongside and launched across the river. It has been commissioned and overseen by Sunderland City Council. The £117 million project was funded by the UK Government and Sunderland City Council. In May 2015, the Council awarded the main construction contract to FVB, an international joint venture set up by Farrans Construction and Victor Buyck Steel Construction and the Design Joint Venture of Roughan & O'Donovan Consulting Engineers and BuroHappold Engineering.

Time: 7:00pm (Tea/Coffee from 6:30pm)

Event is FREE to all.

Location: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork
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 19/11/2019 Geopolitics of the Energy Transition
Event organised by UCC, MaREI, ERI and SFI

Time: 6pm

Speaker: Dr. Morgan Brazilian(Director of the Payne Institute and Professor of Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines)

ALL WELCOME
Location: DRAWING OFFICE, CIVIL ENGINEERING BUILDING, UCC
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 20/11/2019 System Integration in the Bio-pharmaceutical Industry

Event organised by Engineers Ireland Chemical & Process Engineering division

Time: 17:30

About the event:

Speakers from Jacobs Engineering and Siemens will discuss system integration in the bio-pharma industry covering Pharma 4.0 and the future of the pharmaceutical industry using smart factory, the cloud, advanced analytics and cyber security of networks in industry.


About the speakers:

Alan Kearney Departmental manager of I&C for Jacobs Engineering Ireland will present on Pharma 4.0 and the future of the Pharmaceutical industry using smart factory, the cloud, advanced analytics and more.

Wayne Bursey Cybersecurity Specialist from the Digital Industries division of Siemens Limited will present on Cyber security of networks in industry.

Admission:
FREE - all welcome!


For more information contact:

James King(Chemical and Process Engineering division)

Tel: 087 1356475
Email: James.king2@jacobs.com


Location: Radisson Blu, Little Island (Great Island Ballroom)


 20/11/2019 Career Skills Workshop 2019
Event organised by YES Cork

CV & Interview Skills – Recruitment Consultants – Industry Networking

This event will be of interest to all engineering graduates and final year students who intend on embarking on their engineering career.

Recruitment consultants Barry Bowen and Lisa O’Neill from Morgan McKinley will give a review of the current trends in the engineering sector and inform attendees of the services Morgan McKinley offer for engineering graduates. Attendees are also invited to participate in Morgan McKinley’s mock interview evening which will take place in early December.

Mary-Rose O’Sullivan from the CIT Careers Service will give advice on how graduates can fine tune their CV writing and interviewing skills to give them the best chance of getting that dream job in engineering.

Industry representatives from companies in the engineering sector including Mott MacDonald will also be present to discuss the opportunities they offer to engineering graduates.

Light refreshments will be available. Attendees are invited to chat and network with the presenters and industry reps at the event.

Admission is FREE. All welcome. Those wishing to attend should register in advance using this link: https://yes_careers2019.eventbrite.ie

Location: Room D230, CIT
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 26/11/2019 Technical Guidance Documents Part F
Speakers: Emmanuel Bourdin & Edel Murray, DHPLG

Time: 7:00pm (Tea/Coffee from 6:30pm)

The application date for the amendments to Part L and Part F of the Building Regulations is 1st November 2019. Consulting engineers need to be aware of the significance of the proposed changes. To successfully deliver NZEB, it is necessary that Part L and Part F work hand-in-hand.

The presentation will cover:
• EPBD and NZEB
• Transitional Arrangements
• TGD L 2019
• New dwellings: Changes and Compliance Examples
• Existing dwellings: Changes
• Major Renovations: Definition, Requirements and Compliance Examples TGD F 2019
• Changes and Compliance Examples
• NSAI Domestic Ventilation Systems Validation Scheme

Event is Free to all.

Location: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork
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 03/12/2019 LEAN: Where from here?

Speakers: Mark Stockil, Stockil Continuous Improvement

Time: 7:00pm (Tea/Coffee from 6:30pm)

Event is Free to all.

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Location: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork


 14/01/2020 Wastewater Engineering Case Study

Speakers: TBC

Time: 7:00pm (Tea/Coffee from 6:30pm)

Event is Free to all.

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Location: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork


 21/01/2020 C&D Waste Management

Speakers: TBC

Time: 7:00pm (Tea/Coffee from 6:30pm)

Event is Free to all.

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Location: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork


 04/02/2020 Advances in Geotechnical Engineering

Speakers: Dr Paul Doherty (Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions)

Time: 7:00pm (Tea/Coffee from 6:30pm)

Event is Free to all.

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Location: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork


 11/02/2020 Data Analytics and application in the Energy Sector

Speakers: Jennifer Jennings, ESB

Time: 7:00pm (Tea/Coffee from 6:30pm)

Event is Free to all.

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Location: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork


 14/02/2020 cork Region Annual Dinner

Time: 8:00pm

Black Tie

Contact John Lapthorne for more information

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Location: Maryborough Hotel & Spa, Cork


 31/03/2020 Validation in Pharmaceutical Industry

Speakers: TBC

Time: 7:00pm (Tea/Coffee from 6:30pm)

Event is Free to all.

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Location: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork


 21/04/2020 Conferring of Titles & Presidential Address

President Marguerite Sayers, Engineers Ireland

Time: 7:00pm

Event is Free to all.

More Details to Follow
Location: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork