Why should I JOIN ?

As IED Malta we believe design has a strong potential, and as stated in our mission statement, our role is to promote the design profession in  Malta .

 

Benefits for professional engineering designers:

  • as member of IED UK, you get the IED journal every two months containing interesting articles on various design aspects, such as standards, case studies of successful products etc.

  • keep yourself updated with innovative product solutions enclosed in the above journals;have the opportunity to expose your design experience in the IED journal;

  • be the first to know on the technical presentations and social events organized annually by IED Malta;interact with people of different design background and experience including people from academia, industry and foreign invited speakers internationally renowned for their successful design career.

 

Benefits to design students:

  • as a student member you get a free subscription to join IED UK;

  • get a free copy of the IED journal every two months containing interesting articles on various design aspects, such as standards, case studies of successful products etc.

  • keep yourself updated with innovative product solutions enclosed in the above journals;

  • take part in a competition for the ‘Most innovative Final Year Mechanical Engineering Project’ organized annually by IED Malta. Past students who won this award were given three years of free subscription with IED UK, plus the unique opportunity to present their work in the IED journal. Students who place second and third are entitled to a free subscription with IED UK for two and one year respectively;

  • be the first to know on the technical presentations and social events organized annually by IED Malta;

  • interact with people of different design background and experience including people from academia, industry and foreign invited speakers internationally renowned for their successful design career;

  • possibly work placements with companies for which IED members work.are you a postgraduate student who is finding it difficult to get practicing designers abroad to gather data on your research work? Well, the IED journal can help you in this regard. You can insert a questionnaire which are filled in by practicing designers in various sectors;

 

Benefits to Computer-Aided Draughting persons:

  • as a member of IED UK you get a free copy of the IED journal every two months containing interesting articles on how to design attractive buildings (e.g. did you know how the Beijing stadium of the 2008 Olympics was designed? – click here);

  • keep yourself updated with the latest developments in the capabilities of 2D and 3D modelling of the state-of-the-art CAD systems;

  • be the first to know on the technical presentations and social events organized annually by IED Malta;

  • interact with people of different design background and experience including people from academia, industry and foreign invited speakers internationally renowned for their successful design career.

 

Benefits to Companies:

  • contributing to the continuous professional development (CPD) of employees;

  • keep employees updated with the latest developments in engineering drawing standards, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, Computer-Aided Design software, trends in product design (e.g. ‘a design for life’ approach) just to mention but a few.