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Announcements, Events, and News

IES Members and Committee Engagement Survey

Dear Members, IES would like to gain a deeper understanding of your interests and needs so that we can draw up future events and initiatives that are relevant and meaning to you. As such, we have drawn up an engagement survey HERE, which we require your help to fill in. 
We will deeply appreciate it if you can provide us with your valuable feedback by 8 October 2021. Thank you!


Young Engineers Career Series Webinar #3: Pathway to Engineering Future of Sustainability:
27 Sep 2021 (Mon), 7.00pm - 8.30pm 

Approved CPD: 1 PDU (SCEM)

Hear from Prof Seeram Ramakrishna, Chairman of NUS Circular Economy Taskforce and IES Sustainable Manufacturing Technical Committee, shares insights on topic areas such as sustainability and 4IR technologies, its economic and industrial impact, the practice of greenwashing, and the concept of the 'sustainability gap'.

For more information and to register, please click HERE.


IES-WiSER Webinar - Creating Locally Critical Technologies & Solutions in Fighting COVID-19:
1 Oct 2021 (Fri), 3.00pm - 4.30pm

In this webinar brought to you by the IES Women in Science, Engineering and Research committee, BD Greater Asia's Director of Strategic Access Dr Yan Ma will discuss the science and engineering behind accurate vaccine delivery, why the company's antigen rapid testing solution is beyond a test kit, and how it is providing COVID-19 testing with efficiency and scalability. 

For more information and to register, please click HERE.


WES 2021 - Engineering Towards a Post-pandemic Sustainable World: Call for Papers

A focal point for ideas, research findings, and best practices, WES 2021 will address critical issues related to engineering and sustainability in a pandemic and post-pandemic world. Members are invited to submit papers in the following areas:

Sustainable Living Through Technology; Future Engineering and Industry 4.0; AI and Digitalisation; Sustainable Urban Mobility; Engineering Education; Impact of New Technologies on Productisation; Safety and Human Factors Practice.

Kindly submit a 300-word abstract via the EasyChair portal (Instruction guide HERE). 

For more information, visit the WES website. Queries may be directed to the Secretariat at


FEIAP Guidebook on Infrastructure Sustainability

The Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP) Standing Committee for Environmental Engineering, has developed a Guidebook on Infrastructure Sustainability. It was developed through rigorous research and reviews of global trends, benchmarked against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

The guidebook serves as a starting point for those looking to get a better understanding of sustainable and resilient infrastructure. It is a free reference resource, and can be downloaded from the FEIAP Environmental Engineering website at


PUB BIM e-Checker Training:
29 Oct (Fri), 9.30am - 12.30pm

PUB is planning to conduct BIM e-Checker training for IES members at the above date and time via teleconference. The training will include the following:

1. Overview of IFC
2. Introduction to PUB BIM e-Checker portal
3. Hands-on modelling (Revit) to input information and exporting to IFC (One sample rule from COPSSW, COPSWD, SS636 each)
4. Reviewing of result on PUB BIM e-Checker portal

- Participants to have license and software installed, preferably multi-monitor to facilitate hands-on
- Materials will be shared to confirmed attendees (including slides and Revit models)

Kindly register for an account HERE to facilitate the training. Queries may be directed to Ms Lee Wan Ting at


CORENET X Announcement and Introductory Webinars

CORENET X was announced by Minister for National Development Desmond Lee at the IBEW Opening Ceremony on 7 September. It is a digital shopfront that will advance the regulatory landscape of the built environment, transforming the way we plan, design and build.

BCA will be running several webinars to introduce it to the industry and ensure widespread outreach. Members are not restricted to attend the session that is co-led by IES and ACES, and are welcome to attend any of them.

For more information, please click HERE.


Final Call for Papers for CAFEO 39

The Institution of Surveyors, Engineers, and Architects (PUJA) Brunei, the host for CAFEO 39 this year, invites IES members to submit their papers for presentation. This year's theme is ‘Engineering and Climate Change’.

For more information, please click HERE. Please note that the closing date for submissions has been extended to 30 September.

1. BCA Industry Briefing on Revised Code for Environmental Sustainability of New and Existing Buildings (5 Oct 2021)

2. Amendments to the Building Control (Environmental Sustainability) Regulations 2008 and Adoption of New Codes
3. Notification of New Edition of Code of Practice on Environment Health (2021 Edition)

4. Joint NEA-BCA-LTA Circular: Measures to Prevent Materials Spillage from Tipper Trucks
5. Earth Control Measures (ECM) Self Declaration for Minor Development Works

6. Updated Stipulation of Standards & Requirements for Mechanical SCDATs for Basin - New Flow Timing

7. Updated PUB Stipulation of Standards & Requirements for Water Fittings Booklet

8. Updated WELS Guidebook dated 1 Sep 2021
IES / IESA CPD Courses & Events
Date   Event   CPD Points

28 Sep (Tue)
1600 - 1800

[WEBINAR] Understanding deep rocks for new space and energy applications

2 STU (Struct)

PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)

29 Sep (Wed)
1700 - 1800

[WEBINAR] Robotic Middleware for Healthcare (ROMI-H)
PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)

4 Oct (Mon)
1600 - 1800

Introduction on Structural Design of Glass (Part 2)
STU (Struct)
PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)


5 Oct (Tue)
0900 - 1730

Technopreneur Course in Deep-Technology Engineering Ventures
6 PDU (PE)

5 Oct (Tue)
1400 - 1800

  [WEBINAR] IES-NEA-PUB Joint Webinar  
PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)


15 Oct (Fri)
0900 - 1315

[WEBINAR] Working Safely at Height (2nd Run)
2 STU (Safety)
4 PDU (PE)

(All TBC)


21 Oct (Fri)
0900 - 1730

Technical Selling To The Engineering Industry
6 PDU (PE)

26, 27 Oct
0900 - 1245

[WEBINAR] Formwork Design and Safety with Code of Practice SS580:2020 QSS (4th Run)
2 STU (Safety)
3 STU (Struct)

6 PDU (PE)

(All TBC)


1 Nov (Mon)
0900 - 1730

  Design for Maintainability (3rd Run)  

PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)

5 Nov (Mon)
0900 - 1315

[WEBINAR] Indoor Air Quality in Construction Sites (5th Run)
2 STU (Safety)
3 PDU (PE)

(All TBC)

Industry Happenings
URA Long Term Plan Review Webinars: Next session on 21 Oct (Thu),
4.00pm - 5.30pm

Discover more about how cities are planned and share your feedback on long-term plans for Singapore through this series of webinars organised by URA and the Centre for Liveable Cities. This platform allows both experts and the public to participate in discussions across various themes.

For more information, please click


Singapore International Energy Week 2021: 25 - 29 Oct 2021 
IES is proud to be a Supporting Organisation for this event.

The Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW), organised by EMA, is an annual platform for energy professionals, policymakers and commentators to discuss and share best practices and solutions within the global energy space.

IES members are entitled to a special discounted rate of S$490, even after the Early Bird Period! Simply enter this code at the time of purchase: SES21FR01

This entitles you to attend all of SIEW’s events, including:
SIEW Opening Keynote, Singapore Energy Summit, Singapore-IRENA High Level Forum, Singapore-IEA Forum, SIEW Energy Insights, SIEW Thinktank Roundtables, Asia Clean Energy Summit.
To find out more, visit the SIEW website at:
*Physical events are subject to prevailing guidelines from the Ministry of Health.
Details to be advised by organisers.


RICS-REDAS Smart Buildings Conference 2021: 2 - 3 Nov 2021

This year's Smart Buildings Conference 2021 comes at a unique time as we go from lockdown to rebound as buildings prepare to reopen and bring a safe and engaging return. Organised by RICS and REDAS, the 4th edition of the conference provides a platform for professionals to collaborate over high-level content as we discuss Singapore’s intelligent infrastructure journey as it continues making strides from concept to reality.

IES is proud to be a Supporting Industry Partner for this conference. To unlock the supporting partner rate, please quote SB2021_IES during registration.

For more information, click HERE.
To register, click


LTA-ESG Xcite Innovation Call
This innovation call is supported by IES-INCA.

As part of their joint initiative on co-innovation with the industry, LTA and ESG have launched a call for innovation called the Accelerating Co-Innovation for Transformation & Export (“Xcite”) initiative. Through it, the agencies aim to work with the industry to develop innovative solutions that leverage technologies such as AI, image analysis, and automation to help enhance productivity and efficiency in transport operations and maintenance. 

Participants will gain the opportunity to develop technologies, test-bed solutions, access funding support and help make a difference in Singapore’s land transport sector.

More details here: Xcite Innovation Call (
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