The first day of AEW2022 has been warmely started at the Ethiopian Science Museum on November 8, 2022. The event was started by the welcoming speech of Eng. Yonas Ayalew, the president of the Ethiopian Association of Civil Engineers. Welcoming remarks were then given by the chair of AEW2022 AEC, Eng. Martin Manuhwa which was followed by speeches by Dr. Rita Bissoonauth from UNESCO, Engr. Mustafa Shehu from WFEO, Dr. Eng. Ahmed Hamdy (Executive Director of the African Union, Scientific, Technical and Research Commission (AU/STRC)) and Ing. (Mrs.) Carlien Bou-Chedid the president of FAEO.

This was followed by a speech by the honorable guest of AEW2022, H.E. President Sahle-Work Zewde, the President of the Federal Rebublic of Ethiopia.

Plenary session, technical sessions and a panel disscussion were then conducted, including a presentation about the Great Ethiopian Rennaisance Dam by H.E. Dr.Abarham Belay (Minster, Minstry of Defense) and about infrastructure by the Minstry of Transport and Logistics.

Here are some pictures for you from Day 1 of AEW2022.