WFEO President Dr. Marlene Kanga AM at the Institution of Engineers India (IEI) National Congress

WFEO President Dr. Marlene Kanga AM at the Institution of Engineers India (IEI) National Congress
 

WFEO President Dr. Marlene Kanga AM spoke at the Inaugural Session of the Institution of Engineers India (IEI) National Congress held from 21 to 23 December 2017 at the Tamil Nadu State Centre, Chennai, India. IEI is an important national member of WFEO and hosts the WFEO Standing Technical Committee on Information and Communication (CIC).

The theme of the Congress was “Innovation in Engineering: Competitive Strategy Perspective” and included diverse presentations on new technologies from cyber security, to space technologies to the implementation of smart technologies for mobile networks.

 
Dr. Marlene Kanga speaking at the IEI National Congress

Dr. Marlene Kanga speaking at the IEI National Congress

 

Dr. Kanga provided the audience with information on WFEO and its important role as a member of the Major Group for Scientific and Technological Community at the United Nations. She also spoke about the plans for WFEO to progress the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through engineering by implementing a number of projects hosted by national members and standing technical committees.

 

The theme of the Congress “Innovation in Engineering: Competitive Strategy Perspective” included presentations on new technologies from cyber security, to space technologies to the implementation of smart technologies for mobile networks.

 

Dr. Kanga also chaired a session on Smart Cities hosted by the Standing Technical Committee on Information and Communication (CIC). The Congress also included a side-line meeting of the Federation of Engineering Institutions of South Central Asia (FEISCA) with attendance from representatives of the Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB) and the Nepal Engineers Association (NEA).

Dr. Marlene Kanga with IEI President Navin Vasoya

Dr. Marlene Kanga with IEI President Navin Vasoya

 

A highlight of the Congress was the attendance of the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Govind who graced the Valedictory Session with his presence, indicating the recognition of the importance of engineering and of IEI to the infrastructure development and economic prosperity of India.

 

For more information:

  The Standing Technical Committee on Information and Communication (CIC) website

  The Institution of Engineers India (IEI) website

  The Federation of Engineering Institutions of South Central Asia (FEISCA) website

  Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB) website

  Nepal Engineers Association (NEA) website

  The UN Sustainable Development Goals webpage




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