Triangle ASHRAE ANNOUNCEMENtS

 

International Women in Engineering Day

International Women in Engineering Day 2018 (INWED18)

on Saturday, June 23,
is about ‘raising the bar’ in pursuit of more diversity in engineering.

International Women in Engineering Day 2018 (INWED18) on Saturday, June 23 is encouraging participants to show the world how they are ‘raising the bar’ in pursuit of more diversity in engineering. This global awareness campaign, coordinated by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES), aims to increase the profile of women in engineering worldwide and focus attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in engineering and related industries.  In 2018, INWED aims to inspire even greater participation across the globe, both online and through physical activities, by individuals, schools, colleges, groups and organizations. Use the hashtags #INWED18 and #RaisingTheBar.

Highlights of last year’s campaign included over 150 separate registered events (plus numerous unregistered), from countries including the UK, Brazil, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Zambia.  This together with an online presence that included a reach of over 1.2m people on social media, with the official hashtag receiving 34,000 impressions on the day and trending at number two on Twitter (second only to ‘bring your dog to work day’), meant that the day proved to be another global success.

If you would like to participate in INWED18 celebrations, visit the INWED website.

Check Out SWE's Day in the Life of an Engineer Video Series and Blog Posts

The Society of Women Engineers created our Day in the Life of an Engineer video series sponsored by Terracon.  

See more at https://alltogether.swe.org/2018/06/this-year-international-women-in-engineering-day-inwed-is-raising-the-bar/

 

Atlanta 2018 Winter Meeting attendees: Call for Helpers!

Going to the 2018 Winter Meeting in Atlanta?

Special Offer for a Limited Time to
Atlanta and Region IV ASHRAE Members!

Get complimentary full registration for the huge upcoming ASHRAE Winter Meeting to be held in Atlanta in January 2019.
Sign up now to be a session monitor.

The commitment is simple- approximately 3-5 hours of your time to represent our chapter by checking-in conference attendees at the educational sessions (you know the folks who scan your badge as you enter the room!).

You get to attend and get PDH credit for the sessions that you monitor and interact with attendees for all over the world.
This is over a $500 value (that’s over 100$/hr. for the math challenged!).

If interested or questions - please contact BEN COE at bcoe@syska.com.
Sign up before September 1 when this offer will be opened up to other chapters and members.

 

NCEES needs help: take a survey to review their exam contents

NCEES seeks volunteers for Fundamentals of Engineering exam content review

The survey can be completed in 20–30 minutes and can be taken by PEs, EITs and those in the engineering profession without either.

NCEES is currently seeking engineering professionals to participate in a content review for the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE aka EIT) exam. The results of this survey will be used to update the specifications for the exam, which is typically the first step in the process leading to professional engineering licensure.

NCEES requires a cross section of professionals—including licensed professional engineers and academics teaching engineering courses—from all engineering disciplines to complete an online survey about the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary for a recent engineering graduate to work in a manner that safeguards the health, safety, and welfare of the public. 

“These studies help NCEES ensure its licensing exams remain relevant to current professional practice,” explained Director of Exam Services Tim Miller, P.E. “The value of this content review depends on the number of people who participate, so NCEES is eager to get input from as many engineering professionals as possible.”

This confidential survey is open until August 20, 2018.
To jump to that page, click on <ncees.org/FEcontentreview>

For more information, email FEcontentreview@ncees.org.
Download the news release (PDF).

 

Energy Camp! (for Wake Cnty 6th graders)

2018 Wake County Energy Camp

Parents of Wake County 6th Graders:
send your kids to Energy Camp this summer!
July 9–13, 2018

The Energy Commission has held the Energy Camp here in Wake County since 1994. Rising sixth-grade students who reside in Wake County participate in a wonderful array of energy-themed activities for one entire week during the month of July. Wake County educators conduct hands-on energy demonstrations, conservation-themed projects and various field trips and site visits to allow all 40 participants to have a fun and information-filled week.

Application fees are held to $200 through the assistance of corporate sponsorships and individual donations.

Drop-Off Location:
401 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27603

Sponsored by Wake County Citizens Energy Advisory Commision.
For more information and to register click on the flier picture below to go to the event's webpage:

 

Joint CRC (Chapters Regional Conference), Region IV & XII - Orlando, FL

<For more info, event schedules, golfing details, fees, & registration click here>