The annual Civil Universities Head of Department Meetings (HOD) hosted and facilitated by SAICE will be held on Monday, 27 January 2014 at the SAICE House, Midrand. The meeting will once again provide a platform for prominent HOD’s to engage in discussions about the future of the civil engineering profession, which rests squarely on the quality of the education system and the integrity of esteemed members of the educational institutions.
The meeting will host six Civil Engineering Head of Departments from leading universities around the country. These are the University of Johannesburg, University of Witwatersrand, University of Cape Town, University of KwaZulu Natal, University of Pretoria as well as Stellenbosch University, other prominent individuals expected to be part of the discussions include SAICE’s CEO Manglin Pillay and SAICE’s Vice President Tom McKune amongst others. The discussions will include attempts to solve challenges within the civil engineering fraternity in an integrated fashion using SAICE’s influential network of government, consultants, engineering professionals, teachers as well as students. SAICE being at the epicentre of the civil engineering hub brings all these interested parties together. More specifically, SAICE aims to use its position of influence to provide the circumstances necessary to produce the outcomes required for the continued success and growth of the profession and industry.