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Announcements, Events, and News
Sign up as a Tech Expert at the Intellectual Property Intermediary (IPI) TechExpert Portal today!
The IES Technopreneur Development Committee has signed an MOU with Intellectual Property Intermediary (an affiliate of Enterprise Singapore). Both parties are collaborating on the TechExpert portal, a matching platform that aims to match industries that are facing innovation challenges with the right technical expertise. 

Engineers with over 10 years of experience in: Chemicals, Electronics, Energy, Environment, Food, Healthcare, Infocomm, Life Sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing, Materials, Personal Care and Waste Management are welcome to sign up as a TechExpert HERE.
Inter-Professional Games (IPG) 2018 Recruitment
It's time for the annual IPG once again! This is a battle royale between accountants, architects, doctors, engineers, lawyers, and the surveyors and valuers for sporting glory. For the 2018 edition, two new sports will be added: Darts and Futsal.
IES clinched the basketball, snooker and golf titles last year, and came in 2nd for bowling too. To do even better, we need you! If you're keen to represent IES, please sign up HERE. We will contact you regarding practice sessions soon!
Engineering a First World: 50 Feats that Transformed Singapore - Get your copy TODAY! -

This exquisite coffee table book tells the stories from engineers behind Singapore's 50 greatest engineering feats, and offers an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the challenges faced by our unsung heroes. It is available for purchase at IES at $51.35 (inclusive of GST) per copyAlternatively, you may make payment via AXS (Remarks: 50 Feats Book Purchase) and collect your book(s) with the AXS receipt at IES or IES Academy @ Jurong East.

Enquiries: 6461 1246 / 6460 4244 (9.00am - 6.00pm)
CAFEO 36: 12 - 14 Nov 2018, Resorts World Sentosa

Hosted by IES, CAFEO 36 will bring ASEAN’s engineering community together to focus on two issues: Engineering Rail Connectivity and Fostering Excellence in Engineering Education. It will be an opportunity to meet some 1,000 engineering professionals from 30 countries across the entire value chain. For more info, visit
Courses / Seminars / Talks / Workshops
Date   Event   Points

20 Jul (Fri)
1300 - 1700

Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities in Asia


2 Aug (Thu)
1815 - 2215

Enhancing DfS Implementation
2 STU (Safety)
3 PDU (PE)


30, 31 Aug
0900 - 1700

Design for Safety for Professionals (DfSP) 25th Run - Two Day DfSP Certifiable Course
13 SDU
11 PDU (PE)

4 STU (Safety)


0900 - 1800

Singapore Certified Energy Manager Course, Professional Level (SCEM) (4 Core + 2 Elective Modules) (e2i Grant Supported)
Refer to website
Other News/Events

SIMTech Annual Manufacturing Forum 2018: 18 Jul 2018 (Wed), 8.30am - 5.00pm, Hilton Singapore Grand Ballroom

In its 13th edition, the SIMTech Annual Manufacturing Forum highlights the business journey taken by companies and how working with SIMTech has helped them to drive business innovation and gain a global competitive advantage by constantly remaining relevant in today’s technology-driven environment.

For more information, please contact Ms Nadia Chandra Sekar or call 6419 7455.


Patents vs Trade Secrets: How should startups protect innovation?: 23 Jul 2018 (Mon), 4.00pm - 5.30pm, A*StartCentral
This talk is organised by A*STAR ETPL.

This presentation will focus on strategies for protecting inventive technologies and critical competitive advantage, while building a commercially valuable intellectual property portfolio and maximising potential revenue streams.

For more information, please click HERE.


RE & RTO Engagement with BCA (Facade Safety), 30 Jul 2018 (Mon), 5.30pm - 7.30pm, BCA HQ @ Jem Building

BCA invites all interested REs and RTO to attend this engagement session on the implementation of the facade inspection regime in Singapore.

For more information, please click HERE.


Joint IES-CILTS Study Trip - Transportation Engineering Wonders and One Belt, One Road Logistics Transformation: 13 - 20 Sep 2018, China; (PDUs TBC)
Applications close 1 Aug 2018

The 8D7N study trip will bring participants to sites in Changsha, Quiyang, Chongqing, Yichang and Wuhan.

For more information, please click HERE.


IStructE Chartered Member Singapore Supplementary Examinations: 4 Sep 2018 (Tue)

Applications close 20 Aug 2018

For more information, please click HERE.
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