final internship report

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FINAL
INTERNSHIP
REPORT
Internship in Sustainable Development
Period: June through August 2011
Personnummer: 19840413-5389

September 9

2011
Author:
Clara Ruiz

INTRODUCTION

The following report describes the activities carried out during a 12week,

full-time

internship

at

the

INTER-AMERICAN

CEMENT

FEDERATION FICEM-APCAC. The document contains information about the organization and the responsibilities performed throughout the period between June and August 2011. More than a plain account of tasks, the objective of this text is to reflect upon the experiences collected during the internship from the perspective of a MSc student in
Sustainable Development.
The first part of the report offers an
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3. XXVIII TECHNICAL CONGRESS

As explained before, the Technical Congress is held on a yearly basis. It is a fixed date in the agenda of many production and technology managers from member cement companies in the Iberian-American region and technology suppliers from all over the world. The event has two major purposes: first, the exchange of best practices in production, quarry restoration, environmental stewardship, organizational health and safety and other technical topics and sharing of state-of-the-art related technology. Second, to provide a marketplace for technology buyers and suppliers, creating attractive business and networking opportunities.
As briefly stated above, my main responsibility was to take care of the trade exhibition that takes place within the framework of the Technical

Congress. The show room is one, if not the main, source of financing the event. Throughout the three months spent at the Federation I made contacts, sold the exhibition spaces and sponsorship packages, coordinated the promotion material for the exhibitors, followed-up merchandise deliveries,

participant’s

registrations,

programs

for

spouses, payments, the social agenda, the academic program (including paper call) and the congress’ website.
Naturally, I
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