Wednesday, 9 June 2010

Two Engineering Events

Details of two events organised by sister engineering organisations have just been forwarded to us. If you are interested in attending either event please email the person named as contact for the event directly - not RSC Belgium. Thanks.

Intelligent Transportation for Dynamic Environment

When: Thursday 10 June 2010 at 19h00

Where: Stadscampus, Universiteit Antwerpen, Prinsstraat 13, B-2000 Antwerpen.

Mr. Rochdi Merzouiki, University of Science and Technology of Lille (USTL-Lagis) will discuss the Intelligent Transportation for Dynamic Environment project (InTraDE) that is developing a framework and methodology for the implementation of an Intelligent Automatic Vehicle (IAV) into the ports of North West Europe. The implementation of the IAV will bring about an improvement in productivity and competitiveness through optimisation of loading and discharging of containers using IAV's. The key tasks of this project are the development of a dynamic virtual simulator of the port operational environment and the development of the IAV prototype.

The event is organised by Institute of Marine Engineering, Science, & Technology (IMarEST), contact person John Riordan.

BP Louisiana Oil Spill and environmental disaster in USA. Causes, consequences, solutions.

When: Tuesday, June 15th at 19h00

Where: The Medieval Trinitatis Kapel, Vriesestraat 20\22, 3311 NR, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

This discussion meeting invites upstream, environmental or other experts to present their ideas and expertise to consider how to solve the situation in the Gulf of Mexico.

The event is organised by the Energy Institute (EI), contact person: Arend van Campen, Chairman EI Netherlands.

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