1st Rural Engineering Student Conference
On 21 January 2017, Department of Rural Engineering organized the 1st Rural Engineering Student Conference. The objective of this event was to encourage the engineering students become involve in profession that is crucial to ensuring the sustainable development in Cambodia through research. This event helped the students gain more knowledge and experience that will be valuable for their future studies and careers. Moreover, it served as a platform where the students can express their opinion through the critical point of view in the engineering problem related to environment, water resources and rural infrastructures. The theme of this year conference is "Research for Sustainable Water related and Rural Infrastructure Development in Cambodia". The venue of the this event was at Salle Conference I in Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC).
The event began with registration from 7:30 am to 8:00 am. Then, the ceremony started with Khmer National Anthem. After that, the Welcome Remarks was addressed by Dr. Ly Sarann, Head of Department of Rural Engineering and the Opening Speech in regard to the research encouragement which was addressed by Dr. Hul Seingheng, Director of Research and Development, Institute of Technology of Cambodia.
There were two best presenters selected from two different sessions. One was selected from morning session on "Water Resources" and another one was selected from afternoon session on "Environment and Infrastructure". Each best presenter received the best presentation award from Dr. Heng Sokchhay. The certificate of contribution was given to all presenters and their teamwork before closing ceremony which was addressed by Dr. Oeurng Chantha, Deputy Head Department of Rural Engineering. The Department of Rural Engineering committed to organize this Rural Engineering Student Conference every year. We will try to improve this event and we are seeking and welcome for the sponsors to support our preparation in the next year event.