EFOD 2020 Virtual Annual Summit
Hosted online for COVID restrictions, EFOD nevertheless had a fantastic time with presentations from regional leads, a heartwarming goodbye to board member Sally and Uganda themed dressware considered mandatory.
Introductions by EFOD founder, Ian Flower, centred on wishing longtime board member Sally Sudworth farewell after 10 years of outstanding work and commitment to help build EFOD into the Charity it is today.
Jane Hodgson explained the ongoing constraints around COVID travel restrictions.
Getting Professionally Qualified
Julian Howe shared his experience of getting engineers professionally qualified and how members can use their EFOD experience to do so.
Zak Raja updated us on the Revival Maize Mill in Matuga.
Bradley Perks gave an overview of London's activities at Kumi Hospital.
Jack Davies summarised progress with expanding the faith school.
Kieran Coveney gave an account of work with non-profit, Zukuka Bora in the design of a coffee processing facility in Mbale.
Technical Reviews & Tackling Engineering Problems
David Cousins ran through the project timeline for technical assurance and led a discussion on how we can tackle engineering problems whilst working remotely.
Kat Ibbotson from the Environment Agency showcased their carbon planning tool.