Welcome to the Europe Region

Europe Region Election- Announcement

The election for the position of Regional Chair for the Institution’s Europe Region has now been completed. 

All the nominations received have been reviewed and we can confirm that Raymond Hodgkinson CEng FIMechE has been elected to the position of Europe Regional Chair.

Regional Chair- Raymond Hodgkinson

You can read details of Raymond's policy statements for his time in position here. 

Europe Region Election Statement

Please join the Institution in congratulating Raymond. 

Europe Young Member Representative - Announcement

From June 2016 the new YM representative will be Kathryn Bjärkvik MEng AMIMechE.

Kathryn is also the YM representative for Sweden in the new Scandinavian group. We wish her all the best in her new position.  

Regional Young Member Representative - Kathryn Bjärkvik


If you are a young member in the Europe region and wish to be involved, do not hesitate to contact Kathryn on the "contact us" page.

We represent over 5000 Institution members across Europe, providing support and putting you in touch with what you need from the Institution.

We also work with other engineering institutions to raise the profile of engineering in this region – have a look at our events page for more details.

If you do not see your location listed and would like to arrange future events locally or to get involved as a volunteer, please contact the regional chair


 International Regions 
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Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Competition event
    27 February 2017 17:00 to 19:00
    Colegio de Ingenieros Industriales de Madrid - Madrid
    The SOFE (Speak Out for Engineering) competition was established by the Institution in 1964 to challenge young engineers to prove that they could "communicate effectively", which is still an important area for today’s developing engineers.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Social event
    03 March 2017 16:00 to 05 March 2017 10:00
    Verbier, Valais, Switzerland - Verbier, Valais
    Join IMechE Switzerland and take part in a social weekend involving snowsports in Verbier, on the Weekend 3rd to 5th March 2017
    Industry: Other industry sectors
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    08 March 2017 17:00 to 18:00
    Room 259, DIT, Bolton St
    Five years after an horrific accident at work, Nigel Ackland was fitted with the world’s most advanced prosthetic hand. Nigel will talk about the arm that he now has changed his life since losing his lower right arm and hand.
    Industry: Biomedical engineering
  • Event Type: Seminar
    09 March 2017 18:30 to 21:00
    Discussion Cafe - Come and debate an challenging, pan-industry topic over a drink. The Benelux Branck will run a seriese of Discussion Cafes to investigate the topic of Generations in the workplace. Event 1 - Older Workers.
    Industry: Other industry sectors
  • Event Type: Official visit
    21 March 2017 15:00 to 22 March 2017 15:00
    GE Global Research - Munich
    The IMechE Germany Group is very pleased to announce that the IMechE President, Mr Jon Hilton has chosen to make an official visit to Germany. On Tuesday 21st March, Jon will arrive in Munich and visit the General Electric Global Research Center in Garching. The main event will be an evening reception on the same day, at which Jon will deliver his presidential address. On Wednesday 22nd March, Jon will visit MAN Diesel & Turbo SE in Augsburg.
    Industry: Power & energy
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