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Alan Crossman FIStructE - President's Address 2016

Alan's lecture, "the Art of the Possible", discusses his education and formative career, and his priorities as President.

Alan outlines the importance of promoting opportunity and flexibility in career development; the Institution’s vital global role, and the need to make sustainability a vital key element in the profession’s thinking.

“To me ‘The Art of the Possible’ is an evocative phrase, it is one that defines our profession. It can be distilled down to what can be achieved with what is procurable."

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