International Civil Engineering Conference (ICEC) is a regular feature in the calendar of events for Institution of Engineers Pakistan and NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi. It is being organized frequently for almost two decades now. Ten International Conferences have been organized in the past. Every year, the ICEC is held under an innovative theme related to contemporary issues that relate Civil Engineering and Socio-economics of the society. The latest version of ICEC was held on February 23-24, 2019 at Karachi. The Conference was organized in collaboration with Federation of Engineering Institutions of Islamic Countries (FEIIC), Federation of Engineering Institutions of South and Central Asia (FEISCA) and The Asian Civil Engineering Coordinating Council (ACECC). Theme of the conference was "Technological Transformation of Civil Engineering." More than 40 papers were presented at the 2019 conference including those from United States, United Kingdom, Malaysia, Srilanka, Bangladesh, Iran, Indonesia and Nepal. The conference was attended by a number of delegates from academia and industry that provided a great opportunity for the stakeholders to meet and discuss various issues related to Civil Engineering education, profession and recent advancements. Invited talk from renowned industry experts and consultants were also held to bridge the gap between academia and industry & review the current engineering practices, challenges faced by the industry and their potential solutions in collaboration with academia.
The 11th International Civil Engineering Conference is being organized under the theme of "Integrating Innovation & Sustainability in Civil Engineering". The theme is aligned with the fact that Civil Engineering profession has integrated technology from many other disciplines for enhancing its efficiency and productivity incorporating principles of sustainability. The conference previously scheduled on 13-14 March 2020 was postponed amid pandemic, it is being resumed with the session planned on 1st April 2021 in hybrid mode. Limited audience will be invited in physical in the video conferencing hall, Department of Civil Engineering and the session will go live as ZOOM Webinar ensuring maximum outreach and participation.