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EWB 3rd Annual Conference

Feb 18, 2016


ByrneLooby are proud sponsors of EWB Ireland’s 3rd Annual Conference will be taking place in the Lecture Theatre at Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge on Monday 29th February from 6:30pm. John Byrne will help open the conference on the day as main sponsor.

Keynote speaker this year is Martijn Schildkamp, Architect, Engineer and founder of three Smart Shelter divisions with a passion for alternative materials and experimental construction. Martijn has researched, designed and built numerous projects in Sri Lanka, India, Nepal and Indonesia.

Other speakers include Dominic McSorley CEO of Concern-Worldwide who will discuss lessons learned from Haiti 5 years on, and Tom Oldfield (ORBAS)will speak about his experiences managing a camp for Rohingha refugees in Bangladesh.

There will also be updates on “Where There is No Engineer – Designing for Community Resilience” our annual design initiative which is based on Nepal this year, EWB overseas projects, Volunteer Placements, EWB Student Branches, and much more!

The conference is free to attend but registration is advised to ensure a place. To reserve a place email: conference@ewb-Ireland.org.