6 November 202014:00 - 15:00 GMT
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Gain a better understanding of the humanitarian sector
Learn how you can utilise engineering skills in the humanitarian aid/response
Learn about skills gained and developed as an engineer working in the humanitarian role and vice versa
Find out how to get involved with the disaster relief
Engineers interested in the humanitarian response and disaster relief
Join us throughout the day on Friday 6 November for a series of live webinars presented by the Structural Awards. Industry leaders and members of the judging panel will discuss and debate a broad range of topics including:
the art of persuasion and collaboration
engineering skills for humanitarian needs
how the Structural Awards will evolve in response to the Climate Emergency
The Structural Awards presents a panel discussion exploring how structural engineers can influence decision making.
Gain an insight into the Structural Awards judging process and hear from the experts about the future of the industry.
Jo is RedR UK’s CEO. She has worked in international development for almost 20 years. She worked for DFID’s Chase Operations Team for 13 years in humanitarian affairs and latterly as Senior Humanitarian Deployments Manager, for the deployment of surge capacity for humanitarian response. She was awarded an OBE in 2016 for her work in global humanitarian emergency response and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Portsmouth for her work in global humanitarian emergency response and international relations.
Andrew is the global innovation lead for Field Ready, a humanitarian disaster-aid agency that helps provide on-the-ground solutions when and where they're needed. Andrew is a systems and information engineer, a former CEO of Engineers Without Borders UK and a current Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow. He's worked with a wide range of humanitarian innovation projects, donors and labs/incubators – and has a particular interest in scaling up innovations and aid-sector systems change. Andrew is a board member of RedR and the Appropedia Foundation.
Richard, is a chartered engineer and MCIWEM and has been working as an independent humanitarian consultant for the last 9 years. In this capacity Richard has worked in short term coordination & programme positions, undertaken humanitarian programme reviews/evaluation, developed and ran training courses. This builds upon over 20 years working for Oxfam, DFID and UNICEF in a variety of roles from programme positions, through to general coordination and management. Richard has worked in over 40 different countries.
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RedR helps rebuild the lives of people affected by natural disaster and conflict by supplying engineers and other skilled professionals to humanitarian programmes worldwide. IStructE is a patron of the charity.
Gain an insight into the Structural Awards judging process and hear from the experts about the future of the industry
How can structural engineers influence decision making?
This year's DISC conference will take place online; a half day event focusing on concrete structures for a resilient society. Engineers and academics will share current research and best practice around project sustainability.
Learn about how Mapei can help you with solutions to satisfy your concrete repair and structural strengthening requirements.
Steve Webb presents his lecture "Wood, stone, moral calculus and big picture thinking"
Attend this course to qualify as a Mental Health First Aider. Four half day sessions spread over one week.
An online three day course dedicated to improving your sketching abilities and techniques.
Discover how the team conducted a remote study following the earthquake in March 2020.