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Engineer's Day

Engineer's Day is observed in several countries on various dates of the year.

Country Date Notes
Argentina June 16 Not to be confused with "Argentina's engineering day" which is on June 6. The reason being that in 1870 Luis Augusto Huergo became the first Engineer in Argentina.
Australia Week of 4 to 10 August in 2014
Bangladesh May 7[1]
Bahrain July 1
Belgium March 20[2]
Bolivia October 5
Brazil December 11 in 2014
Bulgaria Week of 17 to 23 February in 2014
Canada Month of March
Chile May 14[3]
Colombia August 17
Costa Rica July 20 Corresponds to the date of Panamerican engineer's day
Croatia March 2
Dominican Republic August 14 in 2014
Ecuador June 29
Egypt September 21–22 in 2014[4]
France April 3 in 2014[5]
Honduras July 16[6]
Iceland April 10[7]
India 15 September The Engineering Community across India is celebrating Engineers Day on 15 September every year as a remarkable tribute to the greatest Indian Engineer Bharat Ratna Visvesvaraya. He is held in high regard as a pre-eminent engineer of India. "Engineering Challenges for Knowledge Era" is the theme of Engineers Day 2015.[8]
Iran 24 February every year This day is celebrated to respect Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, Iranian great scientist.[9]
Ireland 9 to 15 February in 2014[10]
Italy 15 June
Korea March 30 in 2014
Luxembourg February 8 in 2014[11]
Malaysia 7 to 15 September in 2014
Mauritius September 13[12]
Mexico July 1[13]
Nepal Shrawan 3, 18 July Nepali Students and Groups affiliated with NOSK Celebrates Engineer's Day on Software Freedom Day
Netherlands Third Wednesday of March (e.g. 19 March 2014).[14]
Pakistan 10 January When Pakistan Engineering Council came into being for the regulation of engineering profession and education in Pakistan.[15]
Panama January 26
Perú June 8
Poland August 14 in 2014
Portugal November 23 in 2014[16]
Puerto Rico 13 to 19 May in 2014[17] Engineer’s & Geometer’s week
Romania September 14[18]
Russia December 22 Power Engineer’s day
Singapore 22 to 24 July 2015[19] Organised by The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES)
Slovakia March 16 in 2014[20]
Slovenia September
Spain March 19
Taiwan June 6[21]
Tanzania September 4–5 in 2014 At the Mlimani City Conference Centre, Dar es Salaam.[22]
Tunisia October 26 in 2013[23]
Turkey December 5
United Kingdom Week of 14 to 23 March in 2014[24]
United States of America Week of February 22[25] Always the week in February that encompasses George Washington's birthday
Uruguay October 12[26]
Venezuela October 28

References

  1. ^ http://www.iebbd.org/
  2. ^ http://www.dagvandeingenieur.be/
  3. ^ http://www.ingenieros.cl/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=345&Itemid=251
  4. ^ http://www.eed.eg/
  5. ^ http://www.iesf.fr/page_dyn.php?page_id=MDAwMDAwMDMzNg
  6. ^ http://www.cuandopasa.com/index.php?v=v31787i
  7. ^ http://www.vfi.is
  8. ^ http://www.engineersworldonline.com/engineersday.html
  9. ^ http://calendar.ut.ac.ir
  10. ^ http://www.engineersireland.ie/Communications/Press-Archive/Engineers-Ireland-calls-on-industry-to-get-involve.aspx
  11. ^ http://www.ali.lu/journeedelingenieur
  12. ^ http://www.iemauritius.com/news.php?readmore=48
  13. ^ http://www.cicm.org.mx/institu.php
  14. ^ http://www.dagvandeingenieur.nl/
  15. ^ http://www.pec.org.pk/pechistory.aspx
  16. ^ http://www.ordemengenheiros.pt/pt/atualidade/noticias/dia-nacional-do-engenheiro-2013-1/
  17. ^ http://aldia.microjuris.com/2013/04/28/el-colegio-de-ingenieros-y-agrimensores-de-puerto-rico-celebra-sus-75-anos/
  18. ^ http://www.inginerul.ro/ziua-inginerului/
  19. ^ http://www.ies.org.sg/pageview.php?page_id=36
  20. ^ https://www.prezident.sk/?engineers-day-engineers-yesterday-today-and-tomorrow
  21. ^ http://www.rical.net/blog/article-1118025939.html
  22. ^ http://www.erb.go.tz/using-joomla/extensions/components/content-component/archived-articles/2013?view=archive&month=6
  23. ^ http://www.pros-event.com/?event=journee-nationale-de-lingenieur
  24. ^ http://www.britishscienceassociation.org/national-science-engineering-week
  25. ^ National Engineers Week (U.S.)
  26. ^ http://www.aiu.org.uy/institucional/dia-del-ingeniero-69?es

External links

  • Engineers Day 2015 in India - Theme, Speech & Greeting Cards
  • http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-toi/open-space/When-and-why-do-we-celebrate-Engineers-Day/articleshow/847952.cms#ixzz0zXKpbe7P
  • http://calendar.ut.ac.ir
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