CHIEF EXECUTIVE COUNCIL REPORT.

Report
10,000 Miles from
Birdcage Walk…
Belinda Herden – Oceania YM Representative
April 2014
Volunteer Ambassador Conference
www.imeche.org
INTERNATIONAL
DEVELOPMENT.
OCEANIA
REGION
OCEANIA
REGION
1%
+70%
83%
16%
Approx. 1800 Members
AUSTRALIAN
BRANCH
+70%
5 Panels in each of the major states
REGIONAL
STRUCTURE
Oceania Region
IMechE HQ
International
Team
+70%
Australian
Branch
State Panels
Young Member
Section
New Zealand
(Corresponding
Member)
Pacific Islands
CHALLENGES:
DISTANCE
+70%
4,300km
47 hrs
900km
11 hrs
2,000km
23 hrs
1,700km
20 hrs
4 Different
Time Zones
CHALLENGES:
DISTANCE
+70%
CHALLENGES:
DISTANCE FROM HQ
7 hrs 20 mins
+70%
7 hrs 45 mins
7 hrs 30 mins
Time zone – London +10 Hours
CHALLENGES:
PRESENCE OF LOCAL INSTITUTES
+70%
CHALLENGES:
KEEPING MEMBER DETAILS UPDATED
+70%
Relying on members moving into the Region to update their details
RECENT SUCCESSES:
YOUNG MEMBERS
2011
RECENT SUCCESSES:
YOUNG MEMBERS
• Increased active YM Volunteers from 2 to >26
• Re-established the Australian Young Member Section
Committee
• Now have 5 Young Member Groups acting in each of the
Panel states and links to 7 Australian Universities
Aus Young
Member
Section
2014
5x Young
Member
Groups
7x Student
Chapters
RECENT SUCCESSES:
YOUNG MEMBERS
• Two Young Member of the Year Awards in 2012
• Australia wide activities and competitions
o Annual Engtravaganza event
o Speak Out for Engineering
RECENT SUCCESSES:
YOUNG MEMBERS
What comes next?
o
o
o
Word Up for Engineering
National Photo competition
Design Challenge – The Great Aussie BBQ
Source: http://www.design-technology.info/engineering/bbq/ Source: http://www.dcdesign.ca/pages/2d-design-work.htm
RECENT SUCCESSES:
COMMUNICATING WITH MEMBERS
News Bulletin
• Published 3x per year
• Technical papers, event
write ups, communication
from chair, panels and YMS
RECENT SUCCESSES:
COMMUNICATING WITH MEMBERS
Social Media
• Facebook and Twitter
• Daily posts and tweets
• Constantly increasing number
of likes and followers
Monthly Update: April 2014
Page Likes
Posts
Clicks
Engagement* Average weekly Reach
Facebook 951
72
302
125
207 (21%)
Twitter
119
7
38
22,711 (10000%  )
221
RECENT SUCCESSES:
ENGNOW
Hong Kong - 2013
o
o
o
Speak Out for Engineering
Design Competition
Leadership Conference
RECENT SUCCESSES:
HERITAGE AWARDS
o
o
o
o
o
Locomotive No. 1 (Sydney, Australia)
Boulton & Watt Engine (Sydney, Australia)
Humphrey Pump (Cobdogla, Australia)
Armstrong Disappearing Gun (Dunedin, New Zealand)
Repco Brabham F1 Car (Melbourne, Australia)
RECENT SUCCESSES:
HERITAGE AWARDS – REPCO BRABHAM F1 CAR
THANK YOU
For more information please contact:
Belinda Herden
[email protected]
www.imeche.org

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