Presentations ranging from circular economy planning, to energy efficiency and the transition to heat pumps in Irish homes have been shortlisted for Engineers Ireland’s Best Presentation Award.

Co-sponsored by Beale & Co and Griffiths & Armour, the Best Presentation Award recognises members of Engineers Ireland who have contributed to the engineering profession by delivering outstanding technical presentations to member-engineers during the 2020 - 2021 lecture season.

Shortlisted for the 2021 Best Presentation Award are:

Tom Casey, Mike Evans and Janet Lynch for their February 2021 presentation on the Development of a Circular Economy Plan for TII, hosted by the Civil division.

Denis Dineen, Alan Heneghan for their March 2021 presentation on Energy Use and Efficiency in Irish Industry, hosted by the West region.

Chris Crolly for his November 2020 presentation on The rapid transition from fossil fuel heating to heat pumps in Irish homes, hosted by the Energy, Environment and Climate Action division.

“Engineers Ireland’s sectors - our Regional branches, Engineering divisions and societies - play a pivotal role in our engineering community by facilitating knowledge sharing amongst our 25,000+ members in ways that are relevant, flexible and local,” commented Caroline Spillane, Director General of Engineers Ireland.

“I would therefore like to thank each of our members who contributed to the rich and diverse catalogue of presentations for our 2020/2021 lecture season and I would particularly like to congratulate each member who has been shortlisted for this year’s Best Presentation Award. With the generous support and sponsorship of Griffiths & Armour and Beale & Co, we look forward to recognising the achievements of our sectors throughout November and highlighting the valuable continuing professional development opportunities they provide to our engineering community through the delivery of high quality, detailed and technical presentations”

Tara Cosgrove, Partner, Beale & Co added: “At Beale & Co, we are passionate about Continuing Professional Development. We are pleased to sponsor the Best Presentation Award which recognises Engineers Ireland’s dedicated engineering community and members’ dedication to professional development of their peers.  I would like to congratulate each of the presenters shortlisted for this award category and I look forward to announcing the winner of this award alongside Griffiths & Armour in the coming weeks.”

Graeme Tinney, CEO of Griffiths & Armour Europe DAC, commented: “On behalf of Griffiths & Armour, I would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to each of the presenters shortlisted for the Best Presentation Award. As advocates for continuous improvement and professional development, we are proud to support an award which recognises excellence and the valuable contribution of individuals who promote and raise standards across the profession.”

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