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 the process of local energy planning and its implementation. In this framework, it demonstrates a commitment towards supporting and facilitating in any way the DATA4ACTION initi- ative with the declared intention to join the ENERGee -Watch European Network. Moreover, TCG has been participating in the IEE co-funded EU projects since 2012. With reference to UPSWING (2014-2017) - Upgrading the Construction Sector Workforce training and quali cation in Greece, the project aims to boost construction workers’ knowledge and skills on energy ef ciency in construction in order to meet the 2020 energy and climate targets for Insulation technicians, aluminum& metal constructions craftsmen and installers – maintainers of burners.
1. European Researchers’ Night (September 2014 & September 2015): Since 2005, the European Researchers’ Night, a Europe-wide public and media event for the promotion of research careers, takes place simulta- neously in several hundred cities all over Europe on the last Friday of September each year. The European Researchers’ Night aims to bring researchers closer to the general public and to increase awareness of research and innovation activities, with a view to supporting the public recognition of researchers, creating an understanding of the impact of researchers’ work on citizen’s daily life, and encouraging young people to embark on scienti c careers.
2. Workshop, Athens 16th December 2014, City Hall: Leading experts from Engineering Education, Associations, Technical Chambers, Industry Construction Sector and local authorities discussed on global problems, trends and policies on ”University Engineering Education and skills for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Creativity” aiming at strengthening and fostering Academia connection with local labor market and the knowledge alliance with industry, by integrating Education and Employability of Engineers with Sustainable Development requirements.
3. Exhibition on Greek Architecture Projects that have been awarded in International Competitions of UIA : Santorini Island (Oct.2014), Athens (Jan.2015), Kavala (Sept.2015)
4. Kick-Off Event & Seminar, Athens 24th January 2015: TCG and the International Federation of Surveyors –FIG have organized Celebration Events for Greek Presidency in FIG. Around 60 International participants and more than
100 Greek surveyors spoke over the theme "Ensuring the Rapid Response to Change, Ensuring the Surveyor of Tomorrow" that is also the new theme of FIG for the term 2015-18.
5. Informative Event, Athens 30th June 2015: TCG, as CoM National Coordinator, organized an event on “Latest developments in the  eld of energy saving “, as part of Energy Days celebrations. The Event aiming to inform on the production, use and saving of energy, was targeted to Engineers, Local Authorities and to any interested party. The purpose of the event was to highlight the latest developments on issues related to energy saving in  nancial, institutional and legislative framework and on a practical level.
Future Key activities
All the key future activities of the Technical Chamber of Greece will aim at continuing to providing excellent services to its members, safeguarding the authority of the profession of Engineer and promoting, through its scienti c work and initiatives, the role of the Engineer at the national and inter- national level. Besides, the TCG will devote every effort to unleashing the hidden potential and creativity of the Greek people. In this regard, acting as a mediator between the Market and the State, the public and the private sector, great emphasis will be given on the highlighting of the growth prospects for the energy sector in Greece.
Furthermore, the TCG will organize, throughout the year, a series of events. Indicatively, an International workshop on “Sustainable Real Estate Markets’’, reviewing real-estate taxation, the inquiring of the value of the Land- Register for the ef cient land management and the proposed reforms in the real-estate market in Greece will be held on 19-21 September 2016. Furthermore, in October 2016, the TCG will host the 64th General Meeting of the European Council of Civil Engineers’ (ECCE).
Regarding the TCG future activities relating to the FEANI scope of interests, the TCG, as the Greece national partner in FEANI and with a view to facilitating further the mobility of its members, will recommend all the engineering programs which are not already incorporated in the FEANI Index and ful ll the needed requirements, be included in the FEANI Index. Within this framework, the TCG will continue to award the Eur-Ing title to an increased number of Greek Engineers who are interested in practicing their profession abroad. 

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