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Announcements, Events, and News

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:
27 Sep 2021 (Mon), 7.00pm - 8.30pm

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.


Thought Leadership Series: Risk Exposure and Risk Management: 15 Sep 2021 (Wed), 4.00pm - 5.00pm
This event is brought to you by IES and Lockton Singapore.

Our speakers, Er. S Yogeeswaran (IES Vice President & Chairman, Membership Relations Group), Mr Frederic Boles (CEO, Lockton Singapore), and Ms Deborah Thomasz (Vice President, Specialities, Lockton Singapore) will touch on the following topics: 

  • Risk exposure and challenges of Engineers
  • Best Practices of what Engineers should be doing and to avoid
  • Why it is important on managing risk

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 a range of critical issues related to how engineering can contribute towards sustainability in a pandemic and post-pandemic world. Members are invited to submit presentation 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


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

PUB is planning to conduct a PUB BIM e-Checker training for IES members at the stated 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 for hands-on)

Kindly register for an account HERE to facilitate the training. Should there be any enquires, please contact Ms Lee Wan Ting at


Call for Participation - Engineering Consulting Interest Group

IES would like to invite Members who are practicing in C&S and/or M&E with consultant companies to be a part of the Engineering Consulting Interest Group.

The Interest Group, when set up, will serve as an internal knowledge pool, as well as external representation, to government agencies, Trade Associations & Chambers, and the media on engineering-related members. This will comprise of PEs and consulting engineers from all disciplines.
Should you be interested, please click HERE to express your interest and provide us with some details. Thank you.

1. Amendments to the Building Control (Environmental Sustainability) Regulations 2008 and Adoption of New Codes

2. Joint BCA-IES-ACES-GSS Circular: Guidelines on Adoption of Rapid Load Test for Foundation Piles

3. The Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee (IACC) Resolution Platform
4. Amendments to Subsidiary Legislation under the Rapid Transit Systems Act
5. Notification of New Edition of Code of Practice on Environment Health (2021 Edition)

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

8. Updated Stipulation of Standards & Requirements for Mechanical SCDATs for Basin - New Flow Timing
9. Amendments to Fire Code 2018 - 9th Batch of Amendments
IES / IESA CPD Courses & Events
Date   Event   CPD Points

8 Sep (Wed)
1600 - 1800

IES-SERIS Joint Webinar: Solar PV Potential in Singapore Accelerating Deployment for Decarbonisation of the Energy Sector


PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)

9 Sep (Thu)
0900 - 1730

[WEBINAR] One-Day Virtual Workshop on Eurocode 7 Geotechnical Design, Investigation & Testing
STU (Struct)
PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)


16 Sep (Thu)
1500 - 1700

[WEBINAR] Remote Supervision for Construction - Learning and Takeaways
STU (Struct)
PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)


23, 28 Sep
1300 - 1830

The need for good risk management at project sites and the application of construction insurance (13th Run)
2 STU (Safety)
3 STU (Struct)

10 PDU (PE)


28 - 29 Sep
0900 - 1245

[WEBINAR] Scaffold Design Basics and Safety (25th Run)
2 STU (Safety)
3 STU (Struct)

6 PDU (PE)

(All TBC)


1 Oct (Fri)
0900 - 1815

[WEBINAR] Managing Fire Safety at Construction Site (2nd Run)
4 STU (Safety)
8 PDU (PE)


5 Oct (Tue)
0900 - 1730

Technopreneur Course in Deep-Technology Engineering Ventures

6 - 7 Oct
1400 - 1715

[WEBINAR] Supervision of Underground Projects with Deep Excavation & Bored Tunneling (2nd Run)
6 STU (Struct)

6 PDU (PE) 


15 Oct (Fri)
0900 - 1315

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

(All TBC)

Industry Happenings
International Built Environment Week: 7 - 10 Sep 2021

Themed “Re-imagining the Future”, IBEW will highlight the trends and opportunities that will facilitate business growth and transformation in the sector. It will showcase the latest innovations in sustainability, built environment technologies, smart facilities management and digitalisation. The event will also offer valuable insights and networking opportunities to help businesses emerge stronger, more sustainable and resilient.

To find out more, please click HERE.
Check out the CEOs in Conversation: Re-imagining the future of Singapore's Built Environment session


[WEBINAR] 5G Technology Application & Impact Across Industries: 17 Sep 2021 (Fri), 1.00pm - 2.30pm

This webinar aims to bring awareness to the Singapore workforce on understanding the importance and infrastructure of 5G, (cloud) virtualisation, containers and edge computing, to drive innovations and new job opportunities with 5G technology.

For more information, please click HERE.


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: In Person / Online*

- Singapore Energy Summit: In Person / Online* at $490
- Singapore-IRENA High Level Forum: Online
- Singapore-IEA Forum: In Person / Online*
- SIEW Energy Insights: Online
- SIEW Thinktank Roundtables: Online
- Asia Clean Energy Summit – Exhibition only: In Person / Online*

To find out more, visit the SIEW website at:
*Subject to prevailing guidelines from the Ministry of Health. Details to be advised by organisers.
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