The role of the New Zealand Members Group is to be the ambassadors of IChemE at a local level and assist in the delivery of the Institution's mission, through events, technical meetings, networking, professional development and promotion of the chemical and process engineering profession.
The New Zealand Board is made up of members from the chemical engineering community and regional representatives from seven areas around the country. The Board meets regularly to organise technical meetings, site visits and events for the benefit of members and to continue to enhance the profession.
The group network is designed to provide support to IChemE members by running events and technical meetings, support chemical engineers striving to achieve Chartered membership and promotion of chemical engineering to industry and students.
The events provide opportunities for members to network, share ideas and promote the discipline at a regional level, and are tailored to meet local needs. Typical events include technical seminars, site visits and social events.
Getting involved in local IChemE activity provides an ideal opportunity to continue your professional development and share ideas with fellow professionals. The more you participate, the greater the rewards.
The opportunities for involvement are varied:
- become a committee member
- become an interviewer/assessor of membership applications
- join a special interest group
- contribute to a publication
- mentor younger members
- host a site visit
- organise a technical event.
All these activities offer you the chance to develop your personal skills, exposure to and communication with fellow professionals within industry and academia, many of whom are in senior positions.
To find out more information about the IChemE New Zealand Members Group or how you can get involved contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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