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Competition launch: SDGs in action

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Date
08 January 2024
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Overview

Please note that this competition is only open to ICE members in the North West Region.

Join us as we launch our ICE North West Poster Competition 2024, focussing on how the role of civil engineers is positively contributing towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

In this supporting webinar, our guest speaker Blake Scott, consultant civil engineer at WSP, and ICE Future Leader for 2022/2023 will be covering:

  • History of the UN and Sustainability
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • UN SDGs
  • The UN SDGs at project Level
  • SDG assessment tool

In the second part of the event, Giuliana Kyerematen chair of the ICE NW Early Careers Committee will then introduce the SDGs in action poster competition - a great development opportunity to deepen your understanding around this topic, a key requirement for anyone pursuing ICE chartership.

The competition is open to ICE members in the North West region.

Three finalists will be selected to present their poster to a panel of judges in an online event.

The winner will receive a prize of £150, with £50 and £25 for the second and third place respectively.

Why you should enter:

  • Raise your profile within the ICE and engineering community.
  • Develop key communication skills in creating and presenting your poster.
  • Boost your continuous professional development (CPD).
  • Be in with a chance to win a cash prize.
  • Develop your understanding of the UN SDGs a key requirement for ICE chartership.
  • Promote how the work you do as an engineer contributes towards the UN SDGs.

For further information, please email Giuliana Kyerematen, [email protected], ICE North West Early Careers Committee Chair or Hannah Bullock, [email protected], ICE North West Early Careers Committee Junior Vice Chair.

Speakers

Blake Scott

Blake Scott

WSP

civil engineer

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Blake Scott

Blake Scott, GMICE, is a consultant civil engineer at WSP and works in the water industry. Since graduating from Newcastle University in 2020 with an MEng in Civil and Structural Engineering, Blake has worked on projects around the UK including spending 12 months on the North London Heat and Power Project working as a NEC 4 supervisor.

He spent the last half of 2022 completing the detailed design of major upgrades to the Howdon Sewage Treatment Works, Northumbrian Waters second largest asset.

He is currently working on design and build completing detail design for a Yorkshire Water project.

Blake is one of Keith Howell’s ICE Presidents Future Leaders for 2022/2023.