Monday, September 26

Registration open for 2nd Borneo Engineering Symposium at Curtin

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MIRI: Registration is open for the 2nd Borneo Engineering Symposium to be hosted by Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia (Curtin Sarawak) at Pustaka Negeri in Kuching on Dec 17.

Themed ‘Design of Steel and Composite Structures to Eurocodes’, the symposium follows the success of the 1st Borneo Engineering Symposium held last year which was attended by more than 100 participants.

This year’s symposium is being co-organised with the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Hong Kong and in collaboration with T Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM).

It is being sponsored by BlueScope Steel (M) Sdn. Bhd., United GI Products Sdn Bhd and EcoSteel Sdn. Bhd.

Internationally renowned researchers from universities and professionals from industry have been invited to the symposium. Among them are Professor Ben Young from University of Hong Kong; Professor Dennis Lam from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom; and Mei Chee Chiang from EcoSteel Sdn Bhd.

The symposium is designed for engineers, contractors, and manufacturers of steel and composite structure’s products, and structural steelworks and concrete designers who wish to gain a good understanding of the design of steel and composite structures according to Eurocodes. It is also relevant for those who wish to keep abreast with recent development in the use of Eurocodes.

Registration is open to all, and the fee (inclusive of two coffee breaks and lunch) is RM350 for IEM members/government officers and RM450 for non-members.

A group discount rate is also available. Groups of three persons from the same organisation registering concurrently will be entitled to a fee of RM300 per person on condition one is an IEM member.

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and limited to the first 100 participants only.

For registration or inquiries, contact Curtin Consultancy Services at +60 85 443939 extension 3856 (Sopia Reggie) or e-mail ccs_m@curtin.edu.my. The symposium is awarded 8.0 CPD hours by Institution of Engineers Malaysia – Reference Number IEM/13/PP/046/S.