Echoes from WFEO's General Assembly

During the past week, WFEO held its General Assembly in Kyoto, Japan on the occasion of the World Engineering Congress 2015. In this Assembly, the Brazilian engineer, Jorge Spitalnik, takes over the presidency for the next two years succeeding the Palestinian civil engineer, Marwan Abdel Hamid. In addition to this, elections to WFEO Executive Board were held with the following results.

  • Marlene Kanga, Past President of Engineers Australia has been elected President Elect of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations - WFEO taking over the presidency for the period 2017- 2019. On this same meeting, WCCE's Past President Tomás Sancho has been elected as a national representative to the executive Board of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations - WFEO representing Spanish Instituto de Ingeniería de España. In addition to this several other WCCE member representatives have been elected such as Italy's CNI representative, Nicola Monda.

From WCCE, we want to congratulate them on their election and wish them all the best on their work on behalf of the engineering community.

On other grounds, during this Assembly WFEO presented his tribute to WCCE's founding President and WFEO's former president, José Medem Sanjuan, passed away past January.