Led by the CIHT South West region, the CIHT South West Emerging Professionals Presentation Competition will showcase young professionals across the region. The event will include Q&A sessions with the presenters and will be judged by a panel of industry leaders including the CIHT President, Martin Tugwell.
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Being able to present effectively whilst engaging your audience and, subsequently, being able to field challenging technical questions is a key skill for those working in the transportation industry. Whether engaging stakeholders, making a case for investment, or presenting project outputs to your client group, presenting is an essential skill.
The South West region was delighted to receive many high-quality entries following a call for abstracts in September 2020. No topic area was suggested in the call for abstracts and this led to a wide breadth of topics being covered by the entrants.
Four finalists were selected based on the quality of their abstract submissions and the thought-provoking topics they had suggested. We are delighted to announce that the CIHT South West Emerging Professional’s Presentation Competition 2021 will be contested by:
Each of the finalists will take their turn to deliver their presentations, which will be watched with interest by the judging panel. A Q&A session will follow each presentation, with the judging panel asking questions and assessing the candidates’ overall performance. The judges will then convene to decide a winner. A £250 prize will be taken home by the winner.
The CIHT South West region is delighted to be joined by the CIHT President, Martin Tugwell, who will – alongside the South West region’s Chair, Chris Shipway – preside over judging duties. The remainder of the panel will be drawn from the committee. In the event of a tie, the Chair will have the deciding vote.
The judging panel will comprise: