South & EDP Region held their first conference on 12 July at the Royal Academy of Engineering where over 50 individuals from in-scope companies came together to hear and participate in workshops and presentations based on the six strategic themes for ECITB. The event was a huge success with many tier 1 and tier 2 contractors sharing their views and networking and forging ongoing business contacts. A number of the key training providers within the South were also on hand to talk to companies and answer any questions from in-scope companies.
The plans are now in place for next years’ event!
More pictures from the event can be found at the bottom of this page.
11 teams including the first ever client team from GSK battled head to head to deliver a simulated construction project with the aim of making the most profit. The simulation purposefully puts teams and individuals under pressure to test their skills and processes. With every team planning to make a profit on day 1, the competition saw only 2 teams making profit at completion.
The winning team was Saipem, with ODE and Technip E&C taking the subsequent gold and silver awards. The WSP | Parsons Brinkerhoff team were awarded the most improved team prize.
The winners picture and overall completion photos are attached.
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Around 600 students attended this event throughout the Leigh Academy Trust. There was a huge amount of interest in the ECITB apprenticeships
These events are primarily for year 8 - 12 students from schools in Dartford and Gravesham and North East Kent, respectively. Account Manager Lorraine Kemp will be on hand and be inviting students to have-a-go at the wind turbine challenge.
We are pleased to announce a joint EDP and South Forum to be held on the 12th July 2017 at the Royal Academy of Engineering.
8th February - Double Tree Hilton, London
26th April - EIC HQ, Vauxhall, London SE1 7TP
11th October - EIC HQ, Vauxhall, London SE1 7TP
South East dates:
7th February - Leigh UTC, Dartford, Kent
10th October - Venue tbc
9th February - SETA Skills Centre, Southampton
12th October - Hilton, Chilworth, SO16 3NG
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