FIDIC 2015 Awards
FIDIC Awards are presented every year for projects that help world economies and communities to develop a higher Quality of Life.
The programme below outlines the aims of the FIDIC Awards, the nominations being sought, how they will be judged, and the outline programme for submission of nominations and judging of the nominees.
Aims of the Awards
The FIDIC Awards will:
- promote FIDIC principles: Quality, Integrity and Sustainability
- celebrate outstanding engineering projects of FIDIC member firms
- help publicise the work of consulting engineering firms and the contribution they make to quality of life
- encourage others to understand and support FIDIC principles
- encourage the use of FIDIC contracts and guidelines
The Awards will support the aims of the Federation which are to promote the use of international FIDIC best practice and resources.
The FIDIC Awards will be presented at the international Gala Dinner during the FIDIC International Infrastructure Conference, on Monday 14 September 2015. More information will be available soon on the conference website at www.fidic2015.org.
Award nominations are open to firms that have provided services on projects of all types and all sizes.
The nominees should be firms or groups of firms that belong to FIDIC Member Associations & Associates, or Affiliates. All submissions should be endorsed by FIDIC Member Associations or Associates based in the country where the project is located. Nominations should demonstrate:
- innovation, quality, and professional excellence
- the principles of transparency and integrity
- sustainability and respect for the environment
Projects should have been in operation for at least 1 year on the closing date for submissions and should have been completed in the last 5 years.
The headline categories for these awards will be:
- FIDIC Outstanding Project of the Year
- FIDIC Award of Merit
The total number of prizes to be awarded will be at the judges’ discretion.
The judging team will normally comprise:
- FIDIC Past Presidents, convened by the Immediate Past President
The judges will convene and rank the projects. All projects that are judged to be of particular merit will receive a FIDIC Award.
|06 March 2015||Call for nominations|
|19 June 2015||Closing date for submission of nominations|
|July 2015||Announcement of shortlisted projects|
|14 September 2015||Awards presented (Dubai, UAE)|
All shortlisted projects will be encouraged to display a poster presenting their projects at the FIDIC International Infrastructure Conference.
The Award Nomination Form should be sent with signatures by the submitting firm(s) and the client(s)/owner(s) of the project. Names and information should be typed or printed.
Nominations should be accompanied by up to 5 photographs of the project. The format should be JPG or JPEG in high resolution.
To demonstrate why the project should receive an award, please provide a maximum of 5 pages that describe the project and that demonstrate: the project’s innovation, quality, and professional excellence; the principles of transparency and integrity and; sustainability and respect for the environment. Please note the submission must not be longer than 5 pages. If any are longer than five pages then only the first five pages will be evaluated.
Shortlisted firms will be encouraged to display a poster presenting their projects at the FIDIC International Infrastructure Conference in Dubai 2015.
The awards will be presented at the FIDIC Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner on 14 September 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) that takes place during the FIDIC conference. Please register to secure your place at the event as well as participating in the FIDIC International Infrastructure Conference in Dubai 2015. More information will be available on the conference website at www.fidic2015.org
For more information about the FIDIC Awards please contact:
Italo Goyzueta, Deputy Director
Telephone: +41 22 799 4909