SONEUK organizes conference on ‘Engineering and Technology’ in London

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London: The Society of Nepalese Engineers in UK (SONEUK) on Saturday organized the seventh edition of the SONEUK International Conference on “Engineering and Technology for Sustainability” in London, UK.

The conference, inaugurated by Nepalese Ambassador to the UK, Gyan Chandra Acharya, was attended by around 40 Nepali engineers living in the UK. During the conference, experts from Nepal, the UK, the United States of America delivered keynote speeches, and presented technical papers.

In the conference, electronic conference proceedings were unveiled by Ambassador Gyan Chandra Acharya. The publication contains eleven technical papers, focusing on sustainability, environment, air pollution, health and safety, disaster management, sustainable and integrated and clean transportation, and a new alternative approach for delivering railway infrastructure projects.

Nepalese Ambassador to the United Kingdom Gyan Chandra Acharya inaugurating the conference.

In his inaugural speech, Ambassador Acharya expressed his confidence that the conference plays an important role in the development of Nepal and in sustainable development through knowledge and technology transfer and sharing ideas among engineers and policy makers. Acharya also extended his appreciation to SONEUK for its activities to connect Nepali engineers in the UK and around the world.

Likewise, Vice Chairperson of SONEUK and Coordinator of the Conference, Narad Bhandari, said that this year’s conference is the continuation of past SONEUK conferences organized annually to promote professional engineering development by exchanging ideas and sharing experiences from professional engineers and academics around the globe. “Engineering and technology have and will continue to play a pivotal part in the future of sustainable development.  Engineers have a significant role to play in it–starting from planning and designing to implementation of a project or service in every sector of industries from micro to macro levels.”