A Joint Division of the Institution of Civil Engineers and
the South African Institution of Civil Engineering

ICE-SA AGM, Wits Student Chapter Launch and Annual Lecture

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 15:00
Event Type: 
Meeting
Description: 

HILLMAN BUILDING, WITS UNIVERSITY EAST CAMPUS

ICE will launch their first Student Chapter in South Africa on WEDNESDAY 2 OCTOBER 2019 at THE HILLMAN BUILDING, WITS UNIVERSITY EAST CAMPUS

ANNUAL KEYNOTE LECTURE 

Wednesday 2 October 2019

16h00 - 17h00

 

To participate in person, and experience a lecture that will change your thinking about your role as a civil engineer, please RSVP to the ICE-SA Secretary by 30 September 2019. venue space is limited, so please book early! 

There is no charge for attending this lecture.

E-mail:  secretary@ice-sa.org.za

ICE-SA has had great success with our first live streaming event in July 2019. As a result, we are excited to also present this lecture as a live streamed event! 
For those wishing to participate from afar, please visit this link ahead of the lecture time, to log their particulars and check their browser and connection. 

The event will start promptly at 16h00 South African time - login early! 

Click here to participate online.

Prof Yunus Ballim 

Prof Yunus Ballim holds B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD degrees in civil engineering from Wits University. After six years in the construction industry, he was awarded the Portland Cement Institute Research Fellowship based at Wits in 1989, was appointed as a lecturer in 1992 and he currently holds a personal professorship in Civil Engineering at Wits. He was the Head of the School of Civil & Environmental Engineering from 2001 to 2005. His research is mainly in cement and concrete materials science and he has published around 80 peer-reviewed articles in this field. He holds a National Research Foundation rating as a researcher and has done so since 1994.

He served as the founding President of the African Materials Research Society and held the Bram Fisher-Oxford Fellowship in 2000. Between 2006 and 2012, he served as the Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic and the Vice-Principal at Wits. He served two terms as a member of the Commission for Higher Education in South Africa and was Chair of the Higher Education Quality Council. He is presently a member of the Council of Umalusi, where he also serves as Chair of the Assessments Standards Committee.

In 2012 and 2013, he was the Chair of the Board of the National Institute for Higher Education in the Northern Cape and is presently the Vice-Chancellor of the Sol Plaatje University in Kimberley. He also chairs the Transformation Strategy Group of USAf.

secretary@ice-sa.org.za

 

 


ICE-SA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2019

HILLMAN BUILDING, WITS UNIVERSITY EAST CAMPUS

ICE-SA (A Joint Division of ICE and SAICE) is hosting its Annual General Meeting for 2019 on WEDNESDAY 2 OCTOBER 2019 at THE HILLMAN BUILDING, WITS UNIVERSITY EAST CAMPUS

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 2 October 2019

15h00 - 15h30

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE ICE-SA COMMITEE

The committee calls for nominations to be submitted by no later than 30 September 2019. Should you wish to nominate a person to the committee, please download the 2020 ICE-SA Committee Nomination Form, complete, sign and e-mail the completed form to the ICE-SA Secretary by no later than 12h00 on 30 September 2019.

E-mail:  secretary@ice-sa.org.za

secretary@ice-sa.org.za


 

INAUGURATION OF THE WITS ICE STUDENT CHAPTER

HILLMAN BUILDING, WITS UNIVERSITY EAST CAMPUS

ICE will launch their first Student Chapter in South Africa on WEDNESDAY 2 OCTOBER 2019 at THE HILLMAN BUILDING, WITS UNIVERSITY EAST CAMPUS

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 2 October 2019

15h30 - 16h00

This is an important chapter in the history of ICE-SA and the launch of a Student Chapter means that students can begin engaging with their professional careers even before graduation! 

The activities of the Student Chapter members will provide insight into the civil engineering profession, with presentations on international major projects  (and small ones too!) professional practice, development opportunities and more. The importance of networkign with influential members of the industry will als oexpose students to important contacts for their future employment and engagement in industry.


 

Validation Number: 
TBA
Duration of Activity: 
3
Presenter: 
Prof Yunus Ballim
Target Participants: 
ICE-SA Members, ICE Members, Wits Civil Engineering Students, and Industry
Quiz Master: 
Alain Jacquet
Reviewer: 
Andrew Clothier
ICE-SA Number: 
AGM2019