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Central Region Engineering Conference
The 2014 Central Region Conference will be hosted by the Gladstone Regional Group on the 20 June 2014. The conference will lead discussion on the impacts of globalisation on the future of regional engineering.
Engineering plays a substantial role in the ongoing success our region. Over 40% of Gladstone's gross regional product comes from manufacturing, construction, mining and utilities supply.
The 2014 conference will cover these sectors under the theme of Regional Engineering in a Global Context. The topics to be discussed will include but not limited to:
- Queensland 30 Year Plan
- Global Economics
- The Energy Market
- Globalisation of Engineering Design
- Globalisation of Construction
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The Gladstone Regional Group newsletter is sent out on a three monthly basis to provide an overview of activities and progress within the region.
Please send your comments or enquiries via email to: Gladstone Regional Group MailBox
Gladstone Regional Group
PO Box 1118
Gladstone DC, QLD 4680
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Gladstone Student Science and Maths Challenge
The Gladstone Science and Maths Challenge is held annually and is run by a group of Scientists, Engineers and Teachers.
Students nominate to undertake a project in groups of up to six students over three days. Each group includes at least one mentor from the industry and a teacher.
This year around 30 students participated, with nearly as many mentors, teachers and support people.
Each group gave a seven minute presentation about their project.
The projects that were undertaken were:
- Chemical Whodunit
- Microprocessor Controller
- Sustainable House (Mathematics)
- Solar Thermal Power
- Bridge Construction
The challenge succeeds due to the support of many local companies and individuals and of course the minds of students and where they can take them!!
Gladstone Regional Individual Awards - 1 November 2013
The 2013 Individual Awards were held at the Harvey Road Tavern on Friday 1st November.
The award winners were judged on a criteria which included but was not limited to:
- Base level formal engineering skills – diploma, degree, masters, PhD
- Formal skills acquired in related areas - MBA, business, related discipline, law
- Demonstrated continued professional development
- Participation in Engineers Australia and/or Community groups
- Communication skills
Awards and Commendations
Professional Engineer of the Year
Peter Smith - Aurecon Group
Engineering Technologist of the Year
Errol Milevskiy - MIPEC
Young Professional Engineer of the Year
Celisa Faulkner - Gladstone Regional Council
Highly Commended in Young Professional of the Year Category
Joshua Worley - NRG
More photos from the Awards night can be found here.
The Gladstone Individual Awards is proudly organised by the Gladstone Regional Group of Engineers Australia with the help of the following supporters: