Thursday, July 22, 2010

IEM G&S-YES National Summit 2010

IEM G&S YES National Summit 2010 was held in Universiti Malaysia Perlis from 4 to 6 July 2010. The participanta are all from IEM YES branches in Malaysia consists 29 young engineers from IEM YES Main Branch, Kedah/Perlis Branch, Penang Branch, Perak Branch, Southern Branch, Sarawak Branch, Miri Branch and Sabah Branch.

The arrival of delegates from all branches were welcomed by Perlis Branch Committees

The main objective of this event was to gather all young engineers’ leaders to share their experience and report the annual activities which had done over the year. IEM YES Kedah/Perlis took the challenge to organizer this event led by IEM YES Kedah/Perlis chairman Engr. Hizaruddin Razak.

On the first day, there was an inter-branch meeting until 12.00pm. Among issues have been raised were membership drive in respective branch and issues from graduate and students members. In this meeting, all IEM YES branches agreed to establish at least one university student session in respective branch area. This effort by IEM YES hopefully can help in IEM membership drive and brings IEM into all universities in Malaysia. At the end of meeting, all delegates had agreed with “Kangar Resolution” as a young engineer’s declaration to IEM.

Group photo after National Summit meeting at UNIMAP

In evening session, a "THINK GREEN GO GREEN" event was held at Kampung Sanglang, Perlis. This event had been officiated by YBM Dato' Seri Diraja Syed Razlan Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalallail, Investments, Trading and Industry, Science and Technology, Entrepreneur Development and Internationanl Relationsip, Executive Council of Perlis. 30 "Rhu" trees have been planted along the swamp beach in Kampung Sanglang. These 30 trees were representing all 29 delegates and VIP

YES Committees planted the Rhu tree to support Go Green!

For second day of IEM YES National Summit 2010, a sharing session in engineering industry by Dato' Ridza Abdoh bin Hj. Salleh, ex-Managing Director of UEM Buiders Berhad and ENgr. Jais Basiran, Director of Building UEM Builders Berhad.

Sharing Session by ex-Director UEM Builders

In the evening, all delegates visited new campus of University Malaysia Perlis. After that, a social visit to Taman Ular Perlis and Rimba Herba has been organized. All participants were introduce a herb species in Rimba Herba and had opportunity to relax with herb oil foot massage reflexology.

Visit to Rimba Herbal Perlis

Technical Visit to Timah Tasoh Dam After the dinner, a bowling tournament inter-YES Branch had been organized. This event had been supported by Y.B Dato’ Seri Dr. Shahidan Bin Kassim, President of Perlis Tenpin Bowling Society. This year YES Kedah/Perlis Branch had become a champion for this tournament.

Bowling, healthy sport among the teams

Coincidently it was the birthday of our branchmate, so we decided to give him a birthday surprise.

The main character cutting cake in surprise

On last day of National Summit 2010, a technical visit to Timah Tasoh Dam has been organized. Timah Tasoh Dam project was one of the proposed water storage reservoir schemes in the State of Perlis, located on Sungai Korok about 2.5 km below the confluence of Sungai Timah and Sungai Tasoh. It is approximately 17 km North of Kangar en-route Kangar-Besar Road. A technical briefing had been done by Department of Irigation and Drainage, Perlis.

Last day's technical visit to Timah Tasoh Dam

The last day of National Summit 2010 was ended with a lunch at Anjung Keli after 2 hours shopping at Padang Besar Perlis.

This yearly event was a platform to gather all young engineers leader in every IEM branches in Malaysia had fully achieved the objective to bond all YES branches together and to have a same direction to promote IEM engineering fraternity to public.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It's great event where can meet up all branches...
See you next year in Kuching!