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3 key technology trends for civil engineers

Event organised by ICE

10 May 2022

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Learn about three of the most important technology trends that will impact civil engineering businesses and the way civil engineers go about planning and development.

The webinar will cover subjects such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Metaverse and Blockchain, demystifying the technologies and exploring their possible impact on the sector and the South West region.

The session is aimed at getting civil engineers thinking about their role and business in the next 10 years. Attendees will leave the session with an action list to research and debate with colleagues and friends.

Everyone is welcome at this free session hosted by the ICE South West Plymouth City Club.


Kate Doodson

Kate Doodson


joint chief executive

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Kate Doodson

Kate is the Joint Chief Executive of Cosmic, one of the leading social enterprises in the South West and recognised across the UK for its achievements and ongoing development.

Kate is a 'girl geek' having spent 20 years in the IT industry, most of which was spent running a wholly female owned IT software business. Kate specialises in digital futures and the strategic use of digital to transform business processes. She works with many public sector organisations such as FE colleges, local authorities and the NHS, and she is passionate about ensuring organisations use digital technology to improve productivity and thrive, particularly in the rural economy. Her previous career in civil engineering enabled her to work extensively in both the UK and overseas. 

Kate regularly delivers lectures across the UK and internationally on digital transformation. She is a steering group member of the South West Infrastructure Partnership (SWIP) and Tech South West. She is a governor and board member at Marjon University in Plymouth and South Devon College. Kate has been shortlisted for the national Women in IT awards, IT Advocate of the Year and received awards from Tech4Good, Social Enterprise UK and the Venus Awards. She has been listed on the WISE 100 2022 Index as Social Leader of the Year.

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Lidia Pearce