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We would like to inform you that the International Conference on Engineering Education Accreditation (ICEEA) 2021 Myanmar will be held from 14 to 16 January 2021 with the theme of Quality Engineering towards Sustainable Development.

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You are cordially invited to join the webinar on "The Guidelines on Occupational Safety and Health in Construction Industry (Management) OSHCIM" organized by the Myanmar Engineering Council. The webinar will be held with the registration link of  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4KgupsFwTxChPW-Lpc-eyA dated on Saturday, August 15 at 1 pm.This webinar provides practical guidance to the client, designer, and contractor for the management of safety, health, and welfare when carrying out the construction projects by the speaker of Ir. Dr. Tan Yean Chin, FEIAP Secretary General.

With this publicity flyer we hereby would like to inform you that the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) and International Engineering Alliance (IEA) are organizing a consultation webinar on "UNESCO IEA WFEO Draft Review IEA Graduate Attribute and Professional Competency Framework (GAPC)" dated on 18th July 2020 (Saturday) from 17:30 to 19:00 MMT. This webinar has gathered eminent speakers and the Myanmar Engineering Council President Dr. Charlie Than will also participate in the discussion of the proposed changes to professional competencies (Table 5) of the framework.

MEngC President Dr. Charlie Than, the Vice President of Federations of Engineering Institutions of Asia and Pacific (FEIAP), held a webinar dated on 4th Jul 2020 at 1 pm hosted by Myanmar Engineering Council.
The Union Minister for Construction U Han Zaw participated in this webinar from the Ministry of Construction in Nay Pyi Taw and delivered the opening speech.
The speakers in the discussion were Dr. Marlene Kanga, the Former President of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO), for the latest changes in Australia, Ir. Dr. Tan Yean Chin, the Secretary General of FEIAP, for the responsibility and accountability of stakeholders in the construction industry in Malaysia, Engr. Aung Myint, the President of Fed. MES for Myanmar's construction industry and institutions, Engr. Dr. Aung Kyaw Myat, the Chairman of High-Rise and Public Building Projects Committee (HPBC), for the present inspection system of high-rise and public building projects and Engr. Myo Myint, the council member of MEngC, for the challenges ahead for Myanmar's Construction Industry.

 

You are cordially invited to join the webinar on "Responsibility & Accountability of Stakeholders in Construction Industry" hosted by Myanmar Engineering Council. The webinar will be held with the registration link of  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lVrTUuReQa2rgu23pgjEaQ on Saturday, July 4th at 1 pm. The webinar highlights the weakness in the construction industry supply chain in respect to failure of buildings and site fatal accidents and in search for solutions to improve the current situation of Myanmar Construction Industry. The responsibility and accountability of stakeholders in the construction industry becomes extremely crucial. These involve design engineer, construction engineer, contractor, supplier and developer in terms of professional knowledge, competencies and integrity including wide advancement of material specifications, legal requirements, construction management and contract administration.  The support and cooperation among all stakeholders could leapfrog to follow up with the rapid changing development of construction technology as well as ensuring the safety, health and welfare of the public in all aspects.

 

Today, Myanmar Engineering Council President Dr. Charlie Than highlighted at AGTI (Pyin Oo Lwin) that the engineering education accreditation committee is reaching out to the academics to involve them in accreditation.
He also explained outcome-based education as well as the attributes and competencies of technicians and technologists. Participation and involvement are important to strive for a better engineering  community. It aims to develop both professional practicing and ethical practicing to enhance better human resources for Myanmar as well as for the entire society.

Afterwards, Myanmar Engineering Council President, in the afternoon, arrived at the University of Technology (Yatanarpon Yatanarpon Cyber City), delivered a lecture on Guidelines for Good Practice on Student Assessment for Professors.

Federation of Myanmar Engineering Societies and Myanmar Engineering Council jointly organized an awarding event to mark World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development at the Thingaha Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on 7 Mar.
At the ceremony, Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing delivered the speech on the history and present condition of Federation of Myanmar Engineering Societies and the role of engineers for global sustainable development.

That was followed by the speech of Union Minister for Construction U Han Zaw. In his speech, he highlighted that engineers play the vital role in development of infrastructure and economic development by using new technologies. Capacity building training and holding workshops need to conduct continuously for raising the level of competence of engineers.

After that, Dr. Charlie Than, Myanmar Engineering Council President and Vice President of Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP) also explained the purpose of observing World Engineering Day and activities of the federation.

Dr. Myo Thein Gyi, Union Minister for Education, also explained Myanmar's education reforms, requirements for implementation, vocational subjects, extensive activities, and participation of the ministry representing Myanmar in UNESCO including the duties of Myanmar as a UNESCO's central executive member.

The ceremony was also attended by Deputy Ministers, Regions & State Ministers, members of Nay Pyi Taw Development Committee and Yangon City Development Committee, Members of Parliaments, Permanent Secretaries, chairpersons and central executive committee members of Federation of Myanmar Engineering Societies and Myanmar Engineering Council and engineering organizations.

Federation of Myanmar Engineering Societies and Myanmar Engineering Council jointly conducted the opening ceremony of World Engineering Day that begins today at 9am.

The exhibition includes a display of engineering literature, memorial photographs, as well as many booths, including young engineers' innovation for environmental conservation, introduction to new emerging technology, practical science work and instruments, regional products.

From 4-6 March, panel discussion and paper reading sessions with the theme of "World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development"   conducted to explore the future of engineering and to support solving global challenges as a result of the potential benefits to Myanmar Engineering Education Development.

 

The event was opened with remarks made by Union Minister of Construction at the function hall of MEngC HQ dated on 29 Feb 2020.

Afterwards, MEngC President Dr. Charlie Than also gave the speech about the conversion from the conventional automotive engineering technology to the modern automotive engineering technology and hghlighted in foster innovation for particular attention to support for zero emission.