Young Designers Showcase 2013 & Presidential Visit

Presented by:

  • Rebecca Gibbs  - Monash University
  • Shane Groom - Robert Bird Group
  • Rachel Ngu - Arup
  • Louise Turner - Arup
  • Jessica Woodthorpe - Robert Bird Group

You, your colleagues and friends are invited to the 2013 Young Designer’s Showcase.

We are very fortunate to have the pleasure of welcoming IStructE President Y.K. Cheng to the presentation evening. These presentations will provide a forum for young engineers to exchange their experiences. The top prize this year is $500. (2nd and third place will receive $300 and $100 respectively with runner up prizes also)

The presentations will be judged and scored by each member of the Award Panel and the winner being the paper with the highest aggregate score. The scoring matrix for the evening to be used by the Award

Panel will be based on:

  • Accuracy and Clarity of Technical Content
  • Originality of Content
  • Degree of relevance to Structural Engineering
  • Confidence of Delivery
  • Clarity of Expression
  • Competence in appropriate use of Aids


  • 5:30pm : Introduction
  • 5:40pm : Presentations
  • 6:45pm : Judging 
  • 7:00pm : Award presentation

This presentation evening will replace our normal technical meeting for the month.

This event will be held in Room ATC101  (Advanced Technology Centre) at Swinburne University, Hawthorn Campus. View map.

This event will start at  5:30pm.

All of the IStructE Technical Meetings are free to attend unless stated otherwise.