Engineer's Day

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

Country Date Notes
Argentina June 16[1]
Australia Week of 4 to 10 August in 2014
Bangladesh May 7[2]
Bahrain July 1[3]
Belgium March 20[4]
Bolivia October 16
Brazil 11 December 1933 Day that the Law 23.659 regulated the Engineer, Architect and Surveyor professions.
Bulgaria Week of 17 to 23 February in 2014
Canada Month of March
Chile May 14[5]
Colombia August 17
Costa Rica July 20[6] Corresponds to the date of Panamerican engineer's day
Croatia March 2 Engineer's Day is celebrated on 2 March as a tribute to the date in 1878 on which first associatian of engineers was established in Croatia.
Dominican Republic August 14 in 2014
Ecuador June 29
Egypt September, date variable[7]
France April 3 in 2014[8]
Greece March 10 Known in the across the engineering student community as "Hemera Mihanikou"
Honduras July 16[9][10]
Iceland April 10[11]
India Sep 15 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 Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (popularly known as Sir MV). He is held in high regard as a pre-eminent engineer of India. "Role of Engineers in a developing India" is the theme of Engineers Day 2017.[12]
Iran Week of 19 to 25 February - (23 February every year) This day is celebrated to respect Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, Iranian scientist.[13]
Ireland 9 to 15 February in 2014[14]
Italy June 15
Korea March 30 in 2014
Luxembourg February 8 in 2014[15]
Malaysia Movable. Engineer’s week in 2017 20-26 August [16]
Mauritius September 13[17]
Mexico July 1[18][19]
Nepal Shrawan 3, (Vikram Samvat calendar) 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).[20]
Pakistan 10 January in 2014 When Pakistan Engineering Council came into being for the regulation of engineering profession and education in Pakistan.[21] Only celebrated in 2014[22]
Panama January 26[23]
Perú June 8
Poland August 14 in 2014
Portugal November 23 in 2014[24]
Puerto Rico 13 to 19 May in 2014[25] Engineer's & Geometer's week
Romania September 14[26]
Russia December 22 Power Engineer's day
Singapore 23 to 24 July 2016[27] Organised by The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES)
Slovakia March 16 in 2014[28]
Spain March 19
Sri Lanka September 15
Taiwan June 6[29]
Tanzania 15 September
Tunisia October 26 in 2013[30]
United Kingdom Week of 14 to 23 March in 2014[31]
United States of America Week of February 22[32] Always the week in February that encompasses George Washington's birthday
Uruguay October 12[33]
Venezuela October 28 In commemoration of the installment of the Engineers College on October 28, 1861

References

  1. ^ http://www.wfeo.org/engineersdays/
  2. ^ http://www.iebbd.org/
  3. ^ http://www.wfeo.org/engineersdays/
  4. ^ http://www.dagvandeingenieur.be/
  5. ^ http://www.ingenieros.cl/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=345&Itemid=251
  6. ^ http://www.wfeo.org/engineersdays/
  7. ^ http://eed.eg/
  8. ^ http://www.iesf.fr/page_dyn.php?page_id=MDAwMDAwMDMzNg
  9. ^ http://www.cuandopasa.com/index.php?v=v31787i
  10. ^ http://www.wfeo.org/engineersdays/
  11. ^ http://www.vfi.is
  12. ^ https://www.ieindia.org/PDF_IMAGES/Event_Pdf/EDT.pdf?Event_Id=1765
  13. ^ http://calendar.ut.ac.ir
  14. ^ http://www.engineersireland.ie/Communications/Press-Archive/Engineers-Ireland-calls-on-industry-to-get-involve.aspx
  15. ^ http://www.ali.lu/journeedelingenieur
  16. ^ http://www.wfeo.org/engineersdays/
  17. ^ http://www.iemauritius.com/news.php?readmore=48
  18. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-30. Retrieved 2011-07-01. 
  19. ^ http://www.wfeo.org/engineersdays/
  20. ^ http://www.dagvandeingenieur.nl/
  21. ^ http://www.pec.org.pk/pechistory.aspx
  22. ^ http://www.wfeo.org/engineersdays/
  23. ^ http://www.wfeo.org/engineersdays/
  24. ^ http://www.ordemengenheiros.pt/pt/atualidade/noticias/dia-nacional-do-engenheiro-2013-1/
  25. ^ http://aldia.microjuris.com/2013/04/28/el-colegio-de-ingenieros-y-agrimensores-de-puerto-rico-celebra-sus-75-anos/
  26. ^ http://www.inginerul.ro/ziua-inginerului/
  27. ^ http://www.wfeo.org/engineersdays/
  28. ^ https://www.prezident.sk/?engineers-day-engineers-yesterday-today-and-tomorrow
  29. ^ http://www.wfeo.org/engineersdays/
  30. ^ http://www.pros-event.com/?event=journee-nationale-de-lingenieur
  31. ^ http://www.britishscienceassociation.org/national-science-engineering-week
  32. ^ National Engineers Week (U.S.)
  33. ^ http://www.aiu.org.uy/institucional/dia-del-ingeniero-69?es

External links

  • Engineers Day 2017 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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