On Monday, February 21, 2011, the CSIR-BRRI launched an updated version of the Seismic Code book authored by Dr. Kwamena Amonoo-Neizer, a Chief Research Scientist and former Acting Director of CSIR-BRRI, at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Accra.
The event, which was chaired by Prof. E.H. Amonoo-Neizer, CSIR Council Chairman, whose elder brother authored the book, attracted many engineers, contractors and consultants.
The Key-note address was given by Hon. Dr. Omane Boamah, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology while the welcome address was delivered by Dr. A.B. Salifu, Director-General, CSIR. The formal book launch and auction was performed by Ing. J.N.K.Okyere, former Head, Traffic and Transportation Division, CSIR-BRRI. The Master of Ceremony for the occasion was Mr. Isaac Kofi Yankson, Scientific Secretary, CSIR-BRRI.
In attendance were the Deputy Director-General of CSIR, Dr. (Mrs) R.E.M. Entsua-Mensah, Prof. Aba Andam, GAEC, Ing. Apatu, Board Chairman of CSIR-BRRI, Dr. Pearl Adu Amankwah, Ag. Director, CSIR-CCID and Directors of CSIR Institutes.
A cross-section of the participants seated at the book launch