National Engineers Week Foundation Newsletter #15 April 18, 2012

Submitted by michele.lawrie-munro on Apr 21 2012


In This Week's Edition


1. Get Your "Passport to Engineering" at the USA Science & Engineering Festival.

NAE Fall 2012/Spring 2013 Award Noms due April 2

Submitted by michele.lawrie-munro on Feb 11 2012

The National Academy of Engineers is seeking nominations for its Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 awards below. 

The first 3 are $500,000 cash awards and the latter 2 are medals.  Detailed descriptions and nomination instructions can be found at


Nominations due March 31 for National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Submitted by michele.lawrie-munro on Feb 5 2012

The Medal is the Nation’s highest honor for technological achievement and innovation. It is authorized by Congress and presented annually by the President of the United States.


The Medal is awarded to individuals, teams (up to four individuals), companies or divisions of companies for their outstanding contributions to the Nation’s economic, environmental and social well-being through the development and commercialization of technological products, processes and concepts; technological innovation; and strengthening the Nation’s technological workforce.


2012 Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering and Technology

Submitted by michele.lawrie-munro on Feb 5 2012

Carbon Management Technology Conference (CMTC) Housing Deadline Thursday, Registration Deadline Monday

Submitted by michele.lawrie-munro on Jan 9 2012

The inaugural Carbon Management Technology Conference, sponsored by eight engineering societies,  will be held 7-9 February in Orlando, Florida, USA.  The latest technologies, strategies, and systems related to

RE: COM 2012 – Call for Abstracts New Deadline

Submitted by michele.lawrie-munro on Dec 19 2011

The deadline to submit abstracts for the 51st Conference of Metallurgists has moved to January 31st, 2012. We are seeking abstracts for various papers on Pressure Hydrometallurgy, Corrosion, Rare Earths, Pyrometallurgy, Sustainability and more.

Geneva Declaration on Future Energy Supply from World Engineers' Convention 2011

Submitted by michele.lawrie-munro on Oct 10 2011

Wednesday, September 7th, the international engineering community passed the Geneva Declaration at the World Engineers' Convention 2011.


OTC Brasil Attendance Exceeds Expectations in Inaugural Event

Submitted by michele.lawrie-munro on Oct 7 2011

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (6 October 2011)– Attendance at the 2011 OTC Brasil conference surpassed 10,000 attendees exceeding organizers expectations with more than 400 companies from 23 countries represented in the exhibition.