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VECAS’s Leaders attended FIDIC Presidents Meeting; FIDIC Annual Meeting 2018 in Berlin.

From September 8 to September 11, 2018, in Berlin, Germany, President of VietNam Engineering Consultant Association Nguyen Thi Duyen on behalf of the VECAS’s Leaders attended the FIDIC Leaders member associations around the globe; attend the FIDIC International Infrastructure Conference and 2018 FIDIC Annual Meeting; attending the Awards Ceremony . Attending the delegation of the Association is also engineer Pham Nguyen Hung, Chairman of the Board, General Director of Power Engineering Consulting Joint Stock Company 1; Young engineer Nguyen Nam Trung (Power Engineering Consulting Joint Stock Company 3) – Member of YOUNG PROFESSIONALS FORUM STEERING COMMITTEE

of FIDIC for the term 2016 – 2018.


At the Leaders’ Meetings of the National Associations on Sept. 8, FIDIC’s new CEO, Dr. Nelson Ogunshakin OBE, delivered a speech on the challenges of FIDIC’s governance reform. The content was discussed at conferences several years ago, to make FIDIC more effective as the world’s largest technical consulting organization. One of the key priorities of FIDIC’s Executive Board is to re-structure the FIDIC Secretariat within the next year, ensuring the resources needed to work more effectively with the member associations and volunteering. FIDIC members.


FIDIC International Infrastructure Conference (10th and 11th September) with the topic of intelligent urban infrastructure technology with the participation of about 800 leaders, technical experts from companies technical, influential consulting firm around the world, discuss future challenges for the engineering consulting industry. Among the issues discussed at the conference, delegates in Berlin discussed the current and future cities that will be affected by new technology, by the trend of developing the digital industry and the pennies. How urban traffic is going in the future. Speaking to the Conference, FIDIC President Alain Bentéjac acknowledged that practical solutions to many of the world’s challenges are often in the hands of engineers, so there is a lot to be done by technical experts. and discussion. It is important that the technical consulting industry needs a stronger organization and a strong voice.


Annual Meeting of the FIDIC 2018 held on September 11 adopted a number of important issues: the Jakarta 2017 meeting minutes, the FIDIC governance reorganization, the 2017-2018 financial report, the financial plan Prime 2018-2019, announced the election of one member of FIDIC Executive Board, elected President and Vice President of FIDIC term 2019-2021, plans to hold the 2019 annual meeting in Mexico …


FIDIC Awards: At the FIDIC 2018 Award Ceremony, witnessed by over 1,000 people including leaders, consultants, … of FIDIC’s national member associations around the globe, two projects together with 20 other projects from USA, China, Japan, Australia, Canada, South Korea, Russia and Hong Kong, have been announced by FIDIC. , solemn presentation.

Two projects of Vietnam are awarded:

Huoi Quang Hydropower Project implemented by Power Engineering Consulting Company No.1 (PECC1);

Nga Ba Hue Interchange Construction Project, Da Nang City, Viet Nam by the Transport Engineering Design Inc (TEDI).

Out of the 22 projects awarded, FIDIC has selected two projects for the award of Excellence of the Year (China) and two special awards projects of the year in the United States and China. During the awards ceremony, many international associations have congratulated the Association on this occasion. This is a great honor for the Association and 02 members of the Association to implement the project.

Some pictures of the Conference: