4:30pm - 6:30pm




Free to attend

Hosted by the CIWEM Northern Ireland branch

Event description

The CIWEM Northern Ireland branch invites you to their annual new members’ paper competition to watch the judging and support the selected finalists.

The event provides an opportunity for new and prospective members of CIWEM to present papers based on the CIWEM Northern Ireland branch’s general theme of the year, of "working smarter for a more sustainable tomorrow".

Presentations will be 15 minutes long with 5 minutes of question time from the three judges.

Our finalists are:

Niall Brown | McAdam Design

Paper: Integrated environmental modelling to identify and mitigate pollution sources

Aideen McGuigan | Energia Group

Paper: The potential of floating photovoltaic (PV) technology for electricity in Northern Ireland

Our judging panel this year are:

Warren Boal BEng (Hons) MSc CEng MCIWEM C.WEM | Technical Director | Amey Consulting

Michelle McNally BSc (Hons) PGDip MCIWEM C.WEM | Higher Scientific Officer | NIEA Water Management Unit’s Development Management Team

Daniel Hogan BSc, MSc, CSci, C.WEM, MCIWEM | Environmental Consenting Project Manager | ESB Engineering & Major Projects

Congratulations and best of luck to our four finalists. For full details of the evening’s itinerary please view the new members’ paper competition programme.

Register for 2 March 2022

CIWEM Northern Ireland Branch Awards

The CIWEM Northern Ireland branch is holding an annual new members' paper competition for new student and graduate-level members and those who could become CIWEM members with less than five years of professional experience.

Find out more about entering the competition

About the finalists, chair and judges

The Chair

Robert Smith

Robert Smith is an engineering associate at McAdam Design. He is the chair of the CIWEM Northern Ireland branch and was the branch’s previous honorary treasurer.

The Judges

Michelle McNally BSc (Hons) PGDip MCIWEM C.WEM

Michelle McNally is a higher scientific officer within NIEA Water Management Unit’s Development Management Team. Michelle is a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager with over 13 years’ experience in environmental regulation within the public sector. Michelle has been a member of the CIWEM Northern Ireland branch since 2018 and is currently working towards a MSc in Environmental Management.

Daniel Hogan (BSc, MSc, CSci, C.WEM, MCIWEM)

Daniel Hogan is environmental consenting project manager working for ESB (Engineering & Major Projects). Daniel is the immediate past chair of the CIWEM Northern Ireland branch. Daniel has 11 years of post-graduate experience in the engineering and environmental consultancy industry specialising in environmental consenting for major port developments, cross country pipelines and energy projects in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Warren Boal BEng (Hons) MSc CEng MCIWEM C.WEM

A technical director with Amey Consulting, Warren is a Chartered engineer with over 25 years’ experience specialising in drainage and flood risk management. He is a committee member and past chair of the CIWEM Northern Ireland branch.

The panellists:

Niall Brown | McAdam Design

Aideen McGuigan | Energia Group

Booking and joining information

This event is open to members and non-members of CIWEM to attend on the evening.

This webinar will be hosted on the Zoom platform and will be recorded. Please note that registrations will close 24 hours before the event starts. If you have not registered before that time, unfortunately we cannot add you to the event. You will receive an email with joining instructions after you have successfully registered for the webinar and the registration has been approved by our team. If you have any questions about your booking or would like to cancel your attendance, please contact barbara.woods@ciwem.org.

Please make sure you add this event to your calendar, all you need to do is copy the body text of the joining instruction email, go to your Calendar, create a new calendar appointment, set the start and end date and time, paste the text and click the "Save & Close" button.

If you have any queries about this talk, please contact Louise Gallagher at louise.gallagher@atkinsglobal.com.

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