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26th IEK International Conference (What’s in it for you?)

This year's IEK International Conference is scheduled to run from Tuesday 3rd – Friday 6th September 2019 at at Leisure Lodge Beach and Golf Resort, Diani, Ukunda.

For years now, the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) in collaboration with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) has been bringing together engineering professionals from all over Africa and beyond yearly in the annual engineering conference. This year’s IEK International Conference is scheduled to run from Tuesday 3rd – Friday 6th September 2019 at at Leisure Lodge Beach and Golf Resort, Diani, Ukunda.

Conference Theme:

Overcoming The 21st Century Challenges: Implementing sustainable regional and local development agendas taking into account global best practices”.

What’s in it for you?

For such a huge conference expecting more than 1000 delegates from all over the world, there are enormous benefits that could come through to you as an engineering professional or student. Let’s what’s in it for you.

a) Networking

As the famous saying goes, “Your network is your net worth.” The conference will give you an opportunity to meet professionals from diverse industries, countries and intellectual backgrounds. This is a big opportunity to meet new people to mentor you or to mentor, to help you in your professional growth and exchange ideas. The conference is expecting over 1000 delegates from over 50 countries.

b) Learn from the experts

The conference will be furnished by excellent paper presenters who will be discussing various topics of interests in the engineering industry. Prof. Izael Pereira Da Silva of Strathmore University, Eng. Jacob Ruwa of Kenya Roads Board, and Eng. Peter Mundinia the Director General, KeNHA are the expected key note speakers for the conference, and will be accompanied by many other speakers.

Conference topics/sub themes :

  • Smart Cities and Artificial Intelligence
  • Funding and Contracting Strategies that Promote Local Content
  • Compliance with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Alignment with Africa Union 2063
  • Implementing Kenya’s Vision 2030 and Big 4 Agenda
  • Global best Practices in Procurement Strategies & Promoting Ethical Behavior.
  • Impacts of existing Legal and Regulatory Framework.
  • Enhancing Capacity Building

c) Earn Professional Development Units (PDUs)

The conference will add 25 PDUs to your professional development, that can help you enhance your career in the engineering world.

Your PDUs or CPDs comes with a lot of advantages that include enabling engineering practice mobility, enhances and/or expands your domain of practice and enhances professional image. Take a look at the 2017 EBK CPD Policy just to get a hint of what it brings with it.

d) Fun

Talk about Leisure Lodge Beach and Golf Resort in Diani, Ukunda! So much fun awaits you amidst the tight conference engagement. You will have all the time to spend by the beach, and even stay longer after the conference as you like. So why not take the chance?

e) Other Activities

Other activities will include:

  • Industrial Visits.
  • Student presentations.
  • Gala Night & Awards Ceremony

Conference Costs

DelegatePrice
National DelegateS 40,000.00 (KES)  
International Delegate (USD 450)S 45,000.00 (KES)  
Student (USD 100)S 10,000.00 (KES)  
This year's IEK International Conference is scheduled  to run from Tuesday 3rd – Friday 6th September 2019 at  at Leisure Lodge Beach and Golf Resort, Diani, Ukunda.

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