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“Engineers Embracing Change”

Day 3 - Wednesday, September 25, 2013

8:30am - 9:00am
9:00am - 9:05am
Eng. Christopher Hamilton, Deputy Conference Committee Chairman
9:05am - 9:25am
Key Note Speaker on Regional Development Issues
Hon. Dr. Omar Davies, Minister of Transport, Works and Housing

Technical Session 1: “Risk Management and Disaster Reduction”

Chairman: Eng. Omar Sweeney
9:25am - 9:55am
City, Coasts, Corridors; How Designing them for Climate Change Demands Current Airborne Surveys
Alexander Giannelia, President, The Airborne Sensing Corporation, Canada
9:55am - 10:25am
Incorporating Local Knowledge into Science and Engineering
Dr. Barbara Carby, Director, Disaster Risk Reduction Centre, University of the West Indies, Mona
Christopher Burgess, Director, CEAC Solutions Limited
10:25am - 10:55am
Coffee Break
10:55am - 11:25am
Development of a Geotechnical Map for Jacks Hill and Its Environs, St. Andrew

Norman Harris, Director, Research and Mapping, Mines and Geology Division of the Ministry of Science Technology Energy and Mining

11:25am - 11:55am
Concrete Roads, Jamaica’s Road Maintenance Solution

Desmond Young, Vice President of New Era Homes 2000 Ltd and
Consultant for Concrete Roads Sensitization Programme, Caribbean Cement Company

11:55am - 12:25pm
Shoreline Changes in Jamaica: Observation for the Period 1968 to 2010 and Risks up to 2060

Christopher Burgess, Director, CEAC Solutions Limited

Carlnenus Johnson, Civil Engineer, CEAC Solutions Limited

12:25pm - 12:30pm
Closing Remarks
Eng. Andre White, Conference Committee Chairman
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Lunch Break

Technical Session 2: “Jamaica National Building Code Workshop”

 Chairman: Eng. Hopeton Heron, Jamaica Institution of Engineers

1:30pm - 3:30pm
The New National Building Act – Some Important Issues

Professional Engineers Continuing Education – An Imminent Requirement for Annual Re-registration

Eng. Roosevelt Dacosta, Jamaica Institution of Engineers (JIE)
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Building Code Recommended Structural Detailing for Seismic Design
Eng. Peter Jervis, Jamaica Institution of Engineers (JIE)



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Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Venue: Knutsford Court Hotel
The Jamaica Institution of Engineers
The Jamaica Institution of Engineers
54 Molynes Road,
Kingston 10

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