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International Conference on Urban Drainage (ICUD 2014) in Kuching, Malaysia

last modified Oct 03, 2014 11:50 AM

Dick Fenner and  Lan Hoang recently attended the International Conference on Urban Drainage (ICUD 2014) in Kuching, Malaysia in September; read all about their experience in the ICUD blog

Photo taken from  The University of Nottingham Website

Key Themes of the Course

Context

The need to engage in better problem definition through careful dialogue with all stakeholder groups and a proper recognition of context.

Perspectives

An ability to work with specialists from other disciplines and professional groups acknowledging that technical innovation and business skills also must be understood, nurtured and combined as precursors to the successful implementation of sustainable solutions

Change

An understanding of mechanisms for managing change in organisations so future engineers are equipped to play a leadership role.

Tools

An awareness of a range of assessment frameworks, sustainability metrics and methodologies such as Life Cycle Analysis, Systems Dynamics, Multi-Criteria Decision making and Impact Assessment.

 

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