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Making a splash down under - October 2016

CIBSE ANZ Regional Chair, Ian Small had a busy schedule recently where he represented the ANZ region at the Presidents Dinner, Regional Liaison Committee (RLC) and CIBSE/ASHRAE Young Engineers Awards in the UK.

Ian attended, as Chair of ANZ Region, the Headquarters of CIBSE in Balham, South London and associated Institutes in Westminster on 13th & 14th October 2016.

Ian had a very fruitful and cordial meeting with CEO, Steven Matthews, President, John Field, Technical Director, Hywel Davies , Membership Development Manager ( International), Nick Everitt, Director of Membership, Carilyn Burman and Services Manager, Rowen Crowley. This was a chance to discuss the ANZ Region and our 2020 Strategic Plan, which was well received in principle and will be formally submitted before the end of 2016.

Ian also attended the CIBSE/ASHRAE Young Engineers Awards at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Regional Liaison Council meeting with other regional Chairs, the CIBSE Council Meeting and the CIBSE Presidents Dinner and Awards Night, held at the Institution of Civil Engineers.    

Ian also made a short address to the Council on the ANZ Region, together with Chairs from Hong Kong, Ireland and UAE. It was a great chance to get to know many of the senior people in Balham and also many of the other Regional Chairs from both the UK and Internationally and to compare experiences, problems and successes in running a CIBSE Region.