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Event Organiser: ICE

Why civil engineering? Engineering a better environment, webinar

  • Webinar
  • Online
  • 24 September 2020
  • 11:00 - 12:00
Why civil engineering? Engineering a better environment, webinar

About this event

The ICE Inspiration Series provides a complete online careers programme for students and educational establishments who want to explore the rewarding and diverse world of civil engineering careers.

Each event will feature real life civil engineers telling their inspiring stories as well as providing practical advice for study and career development.

Watch them all or register for the ones you’re most interested in – your choice! You will also get to ask the speakers your questions either during or in advance of the event.

Why civil engineering? Engineering a better environment will answer questions including:

  • How are civil engineers working to achieve the UN global Sustainable Development Goals?
  • How are civil engineers fighting climate change?
  • How are civil engineers protecting habitats?
  • What types of jobs are there in civil engineering if you want to save the planet?

Got a question already for our event panel? Email us at [email protected]

To join the webinar, please use the link that will be included in your booking confirmation email.

Other events in the ICE Inspiration Series:

In line with our safeguarding policy, all the events are hosted and moderated by ICE STEM ambassadors and ICE staff members with current Disclosure Barring Service checks. 

For access to a recording of this event, please email [email protected] with details of your name, school and town.


Lianne Darbinson

Event host

Lianne Darbinson

Lianne is a Senior Engineer with East Riding Yorkshire Council. She is passionate about sustainability and the role civil engineers have in shaping our world.

Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith

Cameron is an Assistant Transport Planner for WSP in the UK based in Bristol. He is delivering future roads and cycle infrastructure so that more people can leave the car at home for daily travel.

Shaun Laksana

Shaun Laksana

Shaun is a Graduate Engineer at Ramboll. He is improving the UK’s infrastructure through design and assessment of civil structures such as rail and motorway bridges. He also works in a charity project designing a sustainable and safe house using bamboo as a carbon negative and locally sourced material for people in the Lombok region of Indonesia, which suffered a devastating earthquake in 2018.

Rachel O'Kane

Rachel O'Kane

Rachel is a civil engineer with Arup’s water team in Belfast. She is passionate about building a diverse, inclusive and sustainable future for society. She is currently working on a project to restore natural habitat and provide flood protection in Belfast.

Stuart Keeble

Stuart Keeble

Stuart works for Deep Ocean,  a company which specialises in laying cables on the ocean floor for offshore wind energy developments.

Event venue

United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Suzanne Moroney

e: [email protected]