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GEC 2018: Opening Plenary session, Day One

  • London
  • 22 October 2018
  • 09:00 - 10:00
GEC 2018: Opening Plenary session, Day One

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09:00 Welcome remarks and official opening of the Congress
Nick Baveystock, Director General, ICE

09:05 Opening remarks from the Chair
Professor Lord Robert Mair, President 2017 - 2018, ICE

09:15 Keynote address | UNESCO brings creative responses to the challenges of the times
Miguel Clusener-Godt Director Ecological and Earth Science Division UNESCO

09:35 Keynote address | WFEO engineering leadership for sustainable development
Dr. Marlene Kanga, President 2017 - 2019, WFEO

09:55 Chairman’s conclusion

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Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
London SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom


GEC took place at ICE in London. It was part of our ICE 200 bicentenary programme, the 50th anniversary of WFEO and the UK Government's Year of Engineering.

  • ICE 200
  • WFEO
  • ASCE
  • CEC
  • CSCE
  • ECCE