Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 May, 2023 at 9:27 am by Andre Camilleri
The Chamber of Engineers organised the milestone 30th Annual Engineering Conference, Engineering: The Key to the Future, which addressed the themes of innovation, sustainability and digitalisation. This event was defined as successful and rewarding by the numerous participants that attended the event at The Xara Lodge on 26 May.
The Chamber’s President Inġ. Malcolm Zammit opened the 30th edition and was followed by a special recorded message by The President of The European Parliament, Dr Roberta Metsola.
The opening session of the conference continued an address from the Minister for Public Works and Planning Hon. Dr Stefan Zrinzo-Azzopardi and Opposition Spokesperson for Infrastructure and Public Works Hon. Inġ. Ryan Callus. The Conference included the participation of 24 local and international speakers across the 10 presentations and 3 discussion panels held throughout the programme.
During his opening address, the President of the Chamber, Inġ. Malcolm Zammit highlighted that the CoE Council opted to select 3 topical subjects which are fundamental to engineers and vice versa. He further emphasized that engineers are catalysts of technological development and innovation, that engineers have the ability to change the world and that engineers are indeed essential for Malta’s economy. He concluded his speech by issuing a call to Malta’s leaders to seek further advice from engineers and to carefully formulate policies which allow society to benefit as much as possible from the engineering profession.
The CoE Executive Council thanks the organising committee chaired by Activities Secretary Inġ. David Scicluna Giusti, the corporate sponsors, partners, corporate members and conference sponsors. The Council extends recognition to the conference speakers who shared their knowledge and experiences with the audience, and the conference participants for materialising the 30th Annual Engineering Conference into a successful event and a unique experience of professional and personal development.
The 30th Annual Engineering Conference, Engineering: The Key to The Future, was sponsored by STMicroelectronics Malta, Mekanika, Ministry for Public Works and Planning, Water Services Corporation, Carlo Gavazzi Malta, EuCI European Certification Institute Ltd, JMartans Automation and Engineering Ltd., Seifert Systems, MCAST, University of Malta, AIVHY LTD, SR Technics Group Malta and NEEMO.