International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering

The International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) is a non-profit organisation with mission to promote the exchange of knowledge and to advance the practice of structural engineering worldwide in the service of the profession and society, taking into consideration technical, economic, environmental, aesthetic and social aspects. IABSE deals all kinds of structures composed of any kind of material, all phases of the construction process, as well as education and research. The Association’s name in French is “Association Internationale des Ponts et Charpentes (AIPC)” and in German “Internationale Vereinigung für Brückenbau und Hochbau (IVBH)“. It was founded in 1929 …Read the Rest

professional body, professional organization, or professional society

professional body, professional organization, or professional society

A professional association (also called a professional body, professional organization, or professional society) is usually a non-profit organization seeking to further a particular profession, the interests of individuals engaged in that profession, and the public interest. The roles of these professional associations have been variously defined: “A group of people in a learned occupation who are entrusted with maintaining control or oversight of the legitimate practice of the occupation;” also …Read the Rest

Institution of Engineering and Technology

Institution of Engineering and Technology

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is a British professional body for those working in engineering and technology in the United Kingdom and worldwide. It was formed from two separate institutions: the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE), dating back to 1871, and the Institution of Incorporated Engineers (IIE) dating back to 1884. Worldwide membership is in excess of 153,000. As of October 2010, the president was Dr Nigel Burton …Read the Rest

Google Apps Certification

Google Apps Certification

Become an Apps-Certified TrainerDemonstrate your expertise at helping schools make the most of Google Apps by joining the Google Apps for Education Certification program. Certified Trainers are recognized by Google as having proven expertise and experience in delivering high-quality teacher training and professional development course materials to schools of all sizes. http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/edu/certification_index.html

GFOA Certified Public Finance Officers

GFOA Certified Public Finance Officers

The Certified Public Finance Officers Program (Certification Program) of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) is a broad educational self-study program designed to verify knowledge in the disciplines of government finance. The Certification Program was designed by the GFOA Executive Board and is being implemented by the Council on Certification, the governing body for the program. To earn the designation of Certified Public Finance …Read the Rest