World Engineers Summit on Climate Change (WES) 2015

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21 – 24 July 2015 | Singapore

In July 2015, Singapore will once again host the World Engineers Summit on Climate Change (WES) 2015, focusing on the theme ‘Sustainable Urban Development for Global Climate Resilience’. After its inaugural success in 2013. WES has become an anticipated platform by the global community to exchange insights and ideas to address the effects of climate change.

Triggered by rapid urbanisation and industrialisation activities, global warming is unleashing undesirable effects across the globe, increasing average temperature, rising seawater levels, causing unpredictable weather patterns and destroying food crops, properties and lives. No country is immune to climate change and the variability it brings to the weather. There is a mounting necessity to place sustainability at the core of urban and industrial development.

With their intellectual and problem-solving capacity, engineers are best placed to lead the transition to a sustainable future, by analysing problems and developing cost-effective technological solutions, bringing knowledge about the problem of climate change and the urgency for resolving it to the community-at-large and working with other stakeholders to bring about real progress.

To harness the collective thinking and expertise of engineers to build climate resilience, The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) will hold WES 2015 from 21 to 24 July 2015 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Convening engineers from multiple disciplines, urban planning specialists, energy specialists, environmental and water specialists, academia, financiers, policy makers, and business leaders of corporations from across industries around the world, WES 2015 will see the discussion of innovative solutions and sharing of best engineering practices to help realise milestones in the journey to a sustainable and resilient future.

The WES 2015 Organising Committee invites the submissions of technical papers in the following tracks:

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REGISTRATION

Registrations for the conference are now open.

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ENERGY INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2015

Design the Next Sustainable Solution for 21st Century Energy Problems !

The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) will host the National Engineers Day (NED) in conjunction with the World Engineers Summit on Climate Change 2015 from 22 – 24 July 2015 at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre.

One of the highlights of NED 2015 is the “International Energy Innovation Challenge” which provides an opportunity for university students to design or invent a product using alternate energy. IES invites you to be apart of this exciting journey with your active participation. Prizes will be presented by Minister for Education Mr Heng Swee Keat.

The abstract of the proposed project to be submitted by 30 April, and shortlisted entries will come in July 2015 during WES/NED to compete on the final round, 1st prize for the team will be S$8,000 (download links are available below).

 

For more information:

World Engineers Summit on Climate Change WES2015 Visit WES 2015 website

World Engineers Summit on Climate Change WES2015 View WES 2015 Registration webpage

World Engineers Summit on Climate Change WES2015 View WES 2015 Registration presentation

f View Energy Innovation Challenge 2015 presentation

f View Energy Innovation Challenge 2015 Rules / Regulations / Declaration

f View Energy Innovation Challenge 2015 Registration form

f View National Engineers Day 2015 presentation

 

Venue:

Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre Singapore


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