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Announcements, Events, and News

WES 2021 - Engineering Towards a Post-pandemic Sustainable World: 10 - 12 Nov 2021, Resorts World Sentosa [15 PDU (PE, CEng, SCEM) APPROVED]

IES will be hosting the 5th biennial World Engineers Summit in November. The summit is a timely opportunity to exchange knowledge and ideas to support the world’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. It will focus on mobilising and realising innovative engineering solutions to challenges arising from the global crisis, create new economic frontiers and capture new sustainability opportunities.
WES 2021 will deliver a rich programme comprising keynote addresses by leading experts and discussions along six tracks: Sustainable Living Through Technology, Future Engineering and Industry 4.0, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Digitalisation, Sustainable Urban Mobility, Engineering Education, and the Impact of New Technologies on Productisation, Safety and Human Factors Practice.

For more information, visit the WES website.
To register, please click HERE.


NED 2021 - Register your interest for exciting STEM programmes now!

With the theme Engineering for the New Normal, the 12th NED aims to encourage and ignite students’ passion in engineering so they can make a difference in the post-pandemic world by building upon their STEM foundation and moving towards an engineering career.

Join us for a series of complimentary exciting talks, workshops & guided tours conducted by speakers/facilitators from leading institutions and industries! 

For more information and to register, please click HERE


Uncover Your Intangible Assets' Potential: 7 Oct 2021 (Thu), 4.30pm - 6.00pm
This event is brought to you by IES-INCA.

What are the key assets of your company today? While it’s easy to identify the physical assets, your intangible assets (IA) are arguably the real hidden gems that seldom see the light of day. Join us as we seek to unravel what IAs really are, and how you can derive value from them.

For more information, please click HERE.


In Conversation with a Deep Tech Investor:
13 Oct 2021 (Wed), 4.30pm - 5.45pm

IES-INCA is partnering with Asia's largest tech media platform e27 for this event to engage in conversation up close with a Deep Tech Hardware Investor. Mr Hian Goh from Openspace Ventures has been invited to share his perspective about selecting companies to invest in.

What are the things to look out for in a winning investee? How should investors be engaged effectively? Join us as we build a closer Deep Tech community through engagement with thought leaders and fellow Technopreneurs.

For more information and to register, please click HERE.


Young Engineers Career Series Webinar #4: Panel Discussion - Engineering Self-Efficacy in a Challenging Environment: 25 Oct 2021 (Mon), 7.00pm - 8.30pm 

In this webinar, our Young Engineers will be having a discussion with Mr Mervyn Sirisena [Chairman, of SIA Engineering (Philippines) Corporation, Director, Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services and Vice President (Education), IES] on topics such as the Law of Unintended Consequences, and the life lessons that he has picked up along his storied career. 

For more information and to register, please click HERE.


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!


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


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. Extension Of Relief Period Under The COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act For Relevant Contracts In The Built Environment Sector

2. Implementation Details Of Mandatory Antigen Rapid Testing (ART) and Vaccinate Or Regular Testing (VoRT) Regime For The Construction Sector
3. Digital Version of SIA Forms of Building Contracts Available for Online Purchase
4. Notification of New Edition of Code of Practice on Environment Health (2021 Edition)
IES / IESA CPD Courses & Events
Date   Event   CPD Points

12 Oct (Tue)
1600 - 1800

360 Virtual Site Inspection

2 STU (Struct)

PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)

14 Oct (Thu)
1600 - 1800

Bridge Deck Construction Methodology
STU (Struct)
PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)


15 Oct (Fri)
1630 - 1830

Implementation of Singapore's Infrastructure Protection Act (IPA) - A Designer's Perspective
STU (Struct)
PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)


19 Oct (Tue)
1600 - 1800

Safety and Best Practices in Bored Piling and Vibratory Hammer
1 STU (Safety)

PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)

21 Oct (Thu)
0900 - 1730

  Technical Selling To The Engineering Industry  
6 PDU (PE)

22 Oct (Fri)
1400 - 1700

IES Webinar on Seaport, Maritime, and Soil Improvement Projects
STU (Struct)
PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)


26 Oct (Tue)
1700 - 1800

Robotic Middlware for Healthcare (ROMI-H)
PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)

28 Oct (Thu)
0930 - 1230

[WEBINAR] Waterfront & Precast Concrete Structures
3 STU (Struct)

PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)

28 Oct (Thu)
1600 - 1800

Understanding CO2 Utilisation and its Long-Term Durability in Structural Concrete
STU (Struct)
PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)


1 Nov (Mon)
0900 - 1730

Design for Maintainability (3rd Run)
7 PDU (PE, CEng, SCEM)

2 Nov (Tue)
0930 - 1730

[WEBINAR] Fundamental Concepts for Construction Site Safety (Part 1) (11th Run)
2 STU (Safety)
4 PDU (PE, CEng)


3 Nov (Wed)
1300 - 1900

[WEBINAR] Quality In-situ Concrete Construction (19th Run)
6 STU (Struct)
5 PDU (PE, CEng)


5 Nov (Fri)
0900 - 1315

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

(All TBC)


15 Nov (Mon)
1300 - 1900

[WEBINAR] Guide to Structural Steel, Stainless Steel & Aluminium for Construction Projects (15th Run)
6 STU (Struct)
5 PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)

Industry Happenings

Singapore International Energy Week 2021: 25 - 29 Oct 2021 
IES is proud to be a Supporting Organisation for this event. 
Physical events are subject to prevailing guidelines from the Ministry of Health. Details to be advised by organisers.

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
To find out more, visit the SIEW website at:


SP x SGBC Webinar Series - Towards Resource Circularity & The Circular Economy: 26 Oct 2021 (Tue), 3.00pm - 5.00pm

What does the transition to a circular approach mean for the built environment? There is a need for us to adopt the circular economy model throughout the build cycle in order to reduce the volume of resources used and drive down waste and carbon emissions. In this webinar, hear about how local SMEs and the BE industry can adopt green BE-related technologies and materials.

For more information and to register, please click HERE. 


IACC Webinar - Enhancing Regulatory Processes:
27 Oct 2021 (Wed), 2.30pm - 5.00pm

This webinar highlights agencies' efforts to streamline and enhance regulatory process for the built environment industry.

For more information, please click


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

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


Survey for the Design for Safety System for the
Hong Kong Construction Industry

The Hong Kong Construction Industry Council (CIC) has appointed Arcadis, to develop a Design for Safety Management System (DfS) and training program to improve construction safety in Hong Kong.  As part of the study, Arcadis is conducting a survey to identify the current adoption and best practices of the Design for Safety in Hong Kong, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. The results of the survey will help us develop a suitable and effective Design for Safety Management System applicable to Hong Kong.

Click HERE to complete the survey before 15 Oct 2021.
(takes roughly 8 minutes to complete)

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