Europe Region Election- Announcement
Elections for the positions of Chair and Young Member Representative for the Institution’s Europe Region are taking place in 2016. The nomination period has now closed and voting for the positions of Europe Region Chair will take place throughout April. There were no nominations for the role of Europe Region Young Member Representative, so for this role no vote will be required.
We are pleased to announce that there are two candidates for the position of Europe Region Chair, details as follows:
- Raymond Hodgkinson CEng FIMechE
- Philip John Peel CEng FIMechE
Please take a few moments to examine the below papers to see details of the candidates for the post of Region Chair for the Europe Region.
EUROPE REGION ELECTION PAPERS- POLICY STATEMENTS & VOTING PAPERS.
Voting for the candidates for the Region Chair opens on 1 April 2016 and will close on 1 May 2016. All members eligible to vote have been sent an email (or letter, where no email address has been provided) regarding the position up for election this year.
Within the email there is a unique link which you can click on to cast your vote. Please refer back to this email to vote in this election.
Any attempt to vote more than once will be detected. There is a system of preferential voting in place so you must enter your order of preference 1, 2, 3 etc. you must indicate your preference with numbers, rather than ticking or crossing the boxes, otherwise your voting paper will be invalidated.
If you decide to print out the election documents and vote by post instead, you must ensure that postal votes are received c/o APT Stratum House, Stafford Park, 10, Telford, TF3 3AB United Kingdom by 1 May 2016.
Voting online and by post will close at 12pm BST on 1 May 2016.
If you have any questions about the process, please contact the Institution’s International Team.
We look forward to your participation in this year’s Region elections.
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
UK Regions / Areas / Young Member Panels
Branches / Groups / Joint Groups / Provisional Groups / Panels / Student Chapters
Industry Centres (Railway, Automobile, Aerospace, Power & Process)
Event Type: Careers & education
07 May 2016 10:00 to 15:00
AIC Automotive Intelligence Center - Amorebieta-Etxano
The Automotive Intelligence Center (AIC) celebrates on the 7th of May its "Open Day" for children, students and young people up to 99+ years old. The IMechE Iberia Group will take part in this initiative with a Stand and with a STEM Activity: The Kilimanjaro Chair Gymkhana. Children of age from 5 to 99+ years old will take part in teams in a competition, using the Kilimanjaro Chair in various trials to experience the challenges that our team will have to overcome in their African adventure.
Event Type: Conference
11 May 2016 00:00 to 13 May 2016 00:00
College of Architects of Madrid - Madrid
The Society of Women Engineers will host their 2nd WE Europe Annual Conference, WE Europe: Reach Out to Reach Up.
Modeled after the annual conference held in the USA each year that attracts over 8,000 women, this annual European conference will feature presenters from a variety of countries with the goal of providing women engineers in Europe, Middle East & Africa regions content tailored to their needs.
Industry: Other industry sectors
Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
22 May 2016 10:00 to 16:00
Gorgonzola - Gorgonzola (MI)
Members of all grades in Italy are invited and encouraged to attend in person.
We shall also extend this event as a Web/Telephone conference.
Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
27 May 2016 18:00 to 20:00
TBC - Madrid
This event is the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the IMechE Iberia Group.
The agenda is still being drafted (will be published in the following weeks), but the key targets of the meeting are:
- Review of activities 2015-2016
- Election of the new Committee for 2016-2017.
- Overview of key 2015-2016 activities as the Kilimanjaro Challenge or the development of a Interviewers and Panel network in Iberia region.
Event Type: Competition event
01 December 2016 00:00 to 13 December 2016 00:00
The Kilimanjaro Challenge is a project led by the Institution’s Iberia Group volunteers to design and build a human-powered wheelchair that will help a disabled athlete to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania - almost 6,000 meters above sea level.