“Half Day Seminar on “Climate Change Threats & Solutions”
Saturday the 11 November 2017
The Institution of Engineers Pakistan, Karachi Centre had organized a Half Day Seminar on “Climate Change Threats & Solutions” on Saturday the 11th November, 2017”, at IEP Convention Centre.
The seminar started from recitation of Holy Quran and followed by National Anthem.
Engr. Dr. Sadia Muniza Faraz, Member Central Council, IEP and Member Women Engineers Committee IEP Karachi Centre conducted the Seminar.
Engr. Ayaz Mirza, Secretary, IEP Karachi Centre presented the IEP Introduction. He also invited the participants who are not members of IEP as yet, to become member of IEP. He also appreciated the efforts put up by Women Engineers Committee IEP Karachi Centre particularly Engr. Asfia Aleem, Chairperson, Women Engineers Committee IEP Karachi Centre, Engr. Rukhsana Rahooja, Engr. Beena Riaz, Engr. Sadia Muniza Fraz and Engr. Bushra Nadeem Mufti. He assured all support to Women Engineers from IEP Karachi Centre for organizing such activities.
Engr. Prof. Dr. S.F.A. Rafeeqi, Chairman, IEP Karachi Centre presented the welcome address. He acknowledged the outstanding achievements of Women Engineers Committee IEP Karachi Centre particularly Engr. Asfia Aleem, Chairperson, Women Committee, IEP Karachi Centre. He expressed hope that women engineers will continue to gather here, identify their problems and find practical solutions by taking ownership. He reassured that IEP Karachi Centre will continue to support them in all respect.
The Following papers were presented in the seminar.
Keynote Address by Engr. Shahid Lutfi, Environmental Engineer & Member National Climate Change policy Implementation Committee, Government of Sindh.
“Climate Change Impacts, Urban Resilience and Management of Conflicts”
By Dr. Moazzam Ali Khan, Institute of Environmental Science, University of Karachi.
“Climate Change Implications on Public Health”
By Dr. Suleman Otho, Director,(Monitoring & Evaluation), Sindh Health Care Commission.
“Mainstreaming Climate Change Response into Project Development”
By Mr. Rafi Ullah, Ecologist and Natural Resource Expert
Engr. Prof. Dr. S.F.A. Rafeeqi, Chairman, IEP Karachi Centre, accompanied with Engr. Ayaz Mirza, Secretary, IEP Karachi Centre, Engr. Asfia Aleem, Chairperson, Women Engineers Committee, IEP Karachi Centre presented the seminar shield and certificate to the Authors.
The event formally came to an end with vote of thanks by Engr. Rukhsana Rahooja, Member Local Council and Member, Women Engineers Committee.
OTHER KEY INFORMATION:
Ø 140 delegates were registered from various Organizations/Universities
Ø The seminar carried 0.5 CPD points.
The seminar was a success and well attended.
Engr.Ayaz Mirza, FIE(Pak)
IEP Karachi Centre
4th Floor, IEP Building, 177/2, Liaquat Barracks,
Opp: Hotel Regent Plaza, Shahrah-e-Faisal,
Tel: 021-32780233, 32781492,