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ING CHRISTIAN NTI, AG CHIEF EXECUTIVE, GHA AND ING SAMUEL K. AKUAKU, DIRECTOR OF CONTRACTS, PARTICIPATE IN THE FIDIC GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURAL CONFERENCE, GENEVA, SEPT 11TH - 13TH 2022.
FIDIC – Is the International Federation of Consulting Engineers, and the global representative body for national associations of consulting engineers, which represents more than one million engineering professionals and 40,000 firms in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Every year, FIDIC organizes the international infrastructural conference and an extensive program of seminars, capacity-building workshops and training courses for its members.
This year’s annual global infrastructural conference is themed - Building a better tomorrow, by investing today: Sustainable infrastructure development to improve community wellbeing.
Much focus will be on how the global community of engineers will push for a sustainable future in a way that benefits communities worldwide.
The conference, which assembles the world’s premier engineers and infrastructure stakeholders from across the globe, is an important international gathering for the engineering industry.
Some of the key issues on the table include:
- The investment angle and the key role of investors and financiers.
- What do we mean by "sustainable solutions" and how do we implement them?
- The role of consulting engineers in delivering sustainable solutions and the net zero agenda.
- How do we meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals and define common measurement criteria?
- Social and community value – reviewing the current landscape, including procurement trends and the government and client drivers for value.
- Why investing in a sustainable future start now?
- Working together to build sustainable communities in a post-Covid world.
- How can we truly procure for value?
- Project risk and reward and getting the balance right.
- How to "de-risk" investment and delivery
- The key trends and mega-issues facing society and what these mean for the industry.
- The role of the MDBs and international financial institutions.
- The role of state actors in a post-Covid world.
- The future of cities and the key role they play. (Potential Cities Forum - C40 tie-in).
- Engineering in the "new normal".
- How do we inspire the next generation, develop skills and nurture talent?
- What are the key sectors that will drive future development?
- Developing a global community focus – ensuring no one is left behind.
- Gaining industry recognition for our people and projects.
After two years of virtual conferences, the 2022 event currently underway in Geneva, is being held in person.