Young engineers conference 2022
Date & Time

15 July 2022
10:00 - 18:00

Location

University of Salford
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Price

Members: £49 + VAT
Standard: £59 + VAT
Student members: £39 + VAT

Young engineers conference 2022

Conference
Date & Time

15 July 2022
10:00 - 18:00

Location

University of Salford
View on Google Maps

Price

Members: £49 + VAT
Standard: £59 + VAT
Student members: £39 + VAT

Availability

Places available

This year's Young engineers conference will be taking place in Salford. The theme of is the conference is 'Reimagination: the design brief of the future'.

Throughout a day of presentations and networking opportunities, attendees will discover the challenges facing structural engineers in adapting the built environment and discuss how to solve them.

The programme features presentations on:

  • Master planning and putting social regeneration at the heart of urban regeneration
  • Why embodied carbon matters
  • Halving carbon quickly
  • How to be a socially impactful developer
  • Routes to membership
  • Turning unloved land and buildings into brilliant new places

Programme highlights:

  • Learn about the challenges and benefits of changing old and traditional to new and modern
  • Discuss and debate the best approach for rejuvenation of buildings and neighbourhoods
  • Take part in an interactive workshop designed to challenge your current thinking
  • Network with your engineering peers and share knowledge
  • ​Drinks reception

Who should attend?

  • Structural engineers from practices of all sizes
  • Structural engineering students
  • Industry professionals with an interest in emerging research trends or research with real potential for application in industry
  • Anyone with an interest in learning more about the current research projects taking place in structural engineering 
     

Sponsorship opportunities 

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available. Get in touch with our sponsorship team.

 

Contact

Email - [email protected]

Speakers

Jane Entwistle

President, IStructE

Jane is Technical Director for Thomasons in Manchester, where she has worked since 2003. As a Conservation Accredited Engineer Jane particularly specialises, and enjoys, working on historic structures. Jane has been actively involved with the Institution since 2000, serving as Regional Group Chair for Lancashire and Cheshire in 2006/7 and on numerous committees and panels since then.

Will Arnold

Head of Climate Action, IStructE

Will is Head of Climate Action at the IStructE. He leads the Institution’s response to the climate emergency, bringing this action into all aspects of our work including the publication of best-practice emergency guidance. Prior to his current role, he was a practising structural engineer at Arup for over ten years. He sits on the Structural Awards judging panel and is a member of the Engineering Advisory Group for The Structural Engineer.

Dr Natasha Watson

Senior Structural Engineer, Buro Happold

Natasha Watson MICE is a Senior Structural Engineer at Buro Happold. She completed her Engineering Doctorate in Low Impact Building Materials in 2016 and has been advocating for their increased use, plus the reduction of embodied carbon in the built environment ever since. She is now an integral part of Buro Happold’s commitment to achieve at least a 50% reduction in embodied carbon within their projects by 2030.

Niamh McCloskey

Sustainability Coordinator, Curtins

Niamh is a Structural Engineer at Curtins, with a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering. Niamh is the current chair of IStructE's Young Members Panel and part of the Climate Emergency Task Group. Working in the Male dominated construction industry, Niamh shares her experience of being a young woman in the industry and passion for representing young engineers voices. Particularly advocating for sustainability and challenging the outdated stereotypes of what Engineers do and look like, and the role they play in society.

John Moffat

Developer, Capital & Centric

An economist by training, John has over 15 years experience as a developer, working across a variety of sectors and locations. Shortly after being voted Young Property Professional of the Year by Insider, John joined Capital & Centric and has since worked on a numerous developments including overseeing the delivery the redevelopment of the former Littlewoods building into a world class film and TV hub.

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