Welcome to the Iberia Group

The IMechE Iberia Group has brought together university students, new graduates and experienced engineers from across Spain and Portugal, creating one of the most dynamic and proactive groups within the European Region.

Leading the way is very demanding, so we are always looking for people who are willing to help out with our events or have an innovative idea, challenge, competition, lecture or visit that they think might be of interest to their fellow members.  If this is your case, do not hesitate to contact any of our Committee Members, we will be more than glad to give you our support and let you know how to get started.

If you are lacking ideas right now or you just want to come and meet us, check out our upcoming events.  We will be happy to meet you personally

If you would like to find out more, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Objectives

The main objective of the Iberia Committee is to provide value to each and every one of its 450 members (27% of which are women) by means of:

  1. Conferences and technical lectures on engineering related topics
  2. Industrial visits to leading engineering companies: Airbus, Petronor, Endesa...
  3. Social networking events: dinners, social gatherings, etc.
  4. Innovative challenges and competitions: Kilimanjaro Challenge, EngNow-17, Formula Student Learning Experience...

The ultimate goals of the group are:

  • To promote technical and professional development of members of the Institution residing in, or visiting, Iberia, through meetings and other forms of communication, by encouraging members to prepare or discuss papers, through the study of local mechanical engineering practice, and through close coordination with the Institution’s Headquarters
  • To achieve closer personal acquaintance and spirit of cooperation amongst Institution members in Iberia
  • To provide a local point of contact with indigenous engineering societies on all matters of mutual professional and technical concern
  • To assist officers from the Institution headquarters in their contacts with European institutions and other engineering bodies located in Iberia
  • To actively seek to promote the status of engineering within Iberia and the wider European community
Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    21 September 2017 19:00 to 20:00
    Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería de Sevilla - Sevillq
    This seminar will allow you to get a glimpse of what the SOFE is and how you can present your ideas in a way that everybody will remember.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Competition event
    26 September 2017 16:00 to 18:00
    TBC (Seville) - Seville
    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
    07 October 2017 13:00 to 16:00
    Plaza de la Concepción - San Cristobal de la Laguna
    Take this unique opportunity to meet the local Committee Members in Tenerife and discuss with them the best way to promote the IMechE in the Islands, what type of lectures you would like to have in your university, the competitions you would like to attend or host, or any other topic you would like to discuss with a beer in your hand. Let us know if you would like to attend this meeting by sending us an email.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Workshop
    16 October 2017 18:00 to 20:00
    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Getafe
    Learn how to create an effective presentation and how to prepare for a job interview for your dream job.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Workshop
    26 October 2017 09:00 to 20:00
    Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería de Sevilla - Sevillq
    Under the European Union initiatives and challenges for young engineers comes this one day debate in order to assess and improve the education, mobility and employment of our engineers.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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