Background

FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers) promotes and implements the Consulting Engineering industry's strategic goals on behalf of her Members Associations and disseminates information and resources of interest to members.

FIDIC Consulting Engineering Associations are grouped by regions as follows:

  1. GAMA - FIDIC Group of African Member Associations
  2. ASPAC - FIDIC Asia-Pacific Member Associations
  3. EFCA - European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Associations
  4. FEPAC - Pan American Federation of Consultants

The Uganda Association of Consulting Engineers (UACE) represents the professional concerns and business interests of her members in the field of Consulting Engineering in Uganda. UACE is a member of FIDIC and GAMA.

The FIDIC Young Professionals Forum (YPF) promotes the participation of Young Professionals in the Consulting Engineering industries' activities. Several FIDIC Member Associations operate Young Professionals Forums.

Their activities include: Co-ordination, Exchange programs, online discussion forums, Board and Committee participation, In-company young professional groups, facilitation for overseas projects.

As the future leaders who will be fill the gap in the next generation, the Young Professionals are the Talent–pipeline of the Consulting Engineering industry. It is therefore important to keep the Young Professionals engaged with the Consulting Engineering Community.

Why UACE- Young Professionals Forum (YPF)

1To build & strengthen the links between YPs and the MAs
2Provide a platform for networking, knowledge and experience sharing
3Promote professional growth among YPs including guidance on registration by Professional bodies
4Promote awareness and encourage YPs to attend UACE and FIDIC events, Conferences, CPD seminars, trainings among others
5Encourage graduates and students to join the Engineering Consulting industry through Career guidance talks, sharing experiences and success stories
6Assistance for undergraduate students with industrial training placements
7Be a part of the FIDIC global voice of YPs in the industry
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