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Our vision is to be the Institute of Choice for Highway Engineers. Our mission is to provide professional development opportunities, support and leadership for individuals to achieve and maintain professional recognition.

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  • We’ve been registering engineers and technicians with the Engineering Council since 1972 and accrediting academic courses since 1989. We’re proud of our long history and provide our members with 50 plus years of highways experience.

IHE Membership

Join us and demonstrate your technical skills, qualifications and expertise to clients and employers. We offer membership types for highways professionals at every stage of their career.

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Becoming a professionally registered engineer demonstrates your high standard of competence and commitment. By choosing to register, you set yourself apart as an engineer with high standards and also demonstrate your commitment to maintain that competence in the future.

Academy Training

The IHE Highway Engineering Academy offers industry-led training in highway engineering. Through one of our specialist training courses leading to an industry-recognised Professional Certificate or Diploma, the HEA delivers the qualifications, skills and knowledge demanded by the highways industry which are in short supply today.

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Professional Development Partnerships are open to Highways Sector businesses, Local Government Authorities, Academic Institutions, Professional Engineering Institutes and other Highways interest based organisations.

Resources

We administer the registers for Highway Inspectors and Road Safety Auditors as well as manage our active forums contributed to by highways professionals.

Events

IHE Branch Event

IHE Greater London Branch Conference – Sustainable Highways – Driving Down Carbon

  • CPD Value: This event is awarded 6 CPD Hours
Dates Location Cost (ex VAT)
Thu 02 Nov 2023 London South Bank University, Keyworth Centre, Keyworth Street, SE1 6NG £50 per delegate
Free for Students (limited to 10 places)
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Full Details

The IHE Greater London Branch are thrilled to confirm that they will be hosting their first annual conference in many years.  This event will be held at London South Bank University on Thursday 2nd November 2023.

The Branch had a great response to the Call for Papers earlier in the summer, using your responses to build a diverse agenda around the theme of Sustainability. 

Programme

Registration, coffee and pastries from 9.00am

09:30 Opening Remarks
Luke Meechan – IHE Greater London Branch Chair 

09:35 Keynote Speech – Road to Net Zero
Laura Alexander-Webber, TfL 

10:00 Highway maintenance needs to be given more emphasis within the carbon sustainability conversation
Ed Fricker – Metis 

10:20 Highways and Sustainability
Robert Marsh – City of London 

10:40 Sustainability in Contracting
FM Conway 

11:00 Discussion Panel (Session 1 speakers) 

11:15 Coffee 

11:45 Sustainable Innovation, Safer Operations & New Materials on our Highways
Richard McKenna – TMP 

12:05 Textureblasting for Road Surfaces
Matthew Lowe – Textureblast 

12:25 SuDS – A collaborative approach to sustainability
Catherine Authers – Hounslow/Metis 

12:45 Discussion Panel (Session 2 speakers) 

13:00 Lunch 

13:45 Discussion Panel

This conference will be followed by the Greater London Branch AGM 

14:30 Branch AGM Elections 

15:30 Close 

The Branch is committed to making the event as accessible as possible. The price for the event is being kept low to ensure as many people can benefit from what the IHE has to offer – both members and non-members.     

For any queries, email greater_london@theihe.org.

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