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A day’s worth of value – a conference perspective

Attending events is often fun and a great way to keep in touch with what other people are doing. After all, breaking ‘siloed’ thinking is one of the keys to success for resilience. We were delighted therefore to attend the Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF) conference ‘Bringing Safety to Life’, held at the IET in London in the second week of May. Xavi reports on a day well-spent.

Learning how to shift – exploring resilience scenarios

What do senior decision makers think about resilience? In this exploratory roundtable workshop organised with Cambridge University’s Technical Services and held at Cambridge’s Moller Centre, the Resilience Shift asked senior practitioners to explore different scenarios of critical infrastructure failure.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – turning words into action

In October 2018, 2,500 engineers from 70 countries came together to discuss the SDGs at the first ever Global Engineering Congress. Throughout the week it was evident that both organisers (the Institution of Civil Engineers and the World Federation of Engineering Organisations) and attendees were determined for the event to be more than just talking – the motto repeated throughout the week was turning “words into action, and action into impact”.

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