Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


NZ Engineering Looks to Creative & Environ Sectors


NZ Engineering Looks to Creative and Environmental Sectors

The future of New Zealand engineers in the creative and environmental sectors is being highlighted at The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) annual convention to be held next month in Christchurch, sponsored by Meridian Energy.

The convention entitled: “Engineering for New Zealand’s future” marries hot issues like the relationship between engineering and the creative industries, with the more traditional sustainability debate.

“Obviously the sustainability debate will be interesting as the key note speaker this year is Hunter Lovins, a leading American advocate for sustainable development for over 25 years. Her theory on natural capitalism is being taken seriously in corporate America, and she is often invited into boardrooms to debate what she calls ‘a new type of industrialism’,” says IPENZ Chief Executive, Andrew Cleland.

“Creative engineering is often not regarded as the traditional role of engineers. However, we have included a range of speakers who can talk on engineering and design, as well as a session with the Wellington Creative Engineering Cluster,” said Dr Cleland.

Convention details:
IPENZ Convention 2004 - Engineering for New Zealand’s Future
24 – 26 March 2004
Hotel Grand Chancellor, Christchurch
For more information on sessions see http://www.ipenz.org.nz/convention2004/


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Onetai Station: Overseas Investment Office Puts Ceol & Muir On Notice

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has issued a formal warning to Ceol & Muir and its owners, Argentinian brothers Rafael and Federico Grozovsky, for failing to provide complete and accurate information when they applied to buy Onetai Station in 2013. More>>

ALSO:

Tomorrow, The UN: Feds President Takes Reins At World Farming Body

Federated Farmers president Dr William Rolleston has been appointed acting president of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) at a meeting in Geneva overnight. More>>

ALSO:

I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>

ALSO:

Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

Earlier:

Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

ALSO:

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news