Welcome to the Eastern Region

Dear Members and Visitors to this page

I would like to thank all the members I have had the pleasure to interact with during my two years as Chairman during visits, committees, dinners and lectures and take this opportunity to welcome Jim Stewart in the role of Regional Chairman for the 2015-2017 period. This notice will soon be replaced by one of his own. You can reach Jim at EasternChair@imechenetwork.org.


Dr Sylvain Jamais CEng FIMechE
Immediate Past Chairman– Eastern Region
Email: EasternChair@imechenetwork.org
Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    24 October 2016 17:30 to 20:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    A look at the numerous line extensions proposed for London, including the Croxley Link and Northern line extension.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    24 October 2016 18:00 to 19:00
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry - Cambridge
    Professor Sir Harry Bhadeshia FRS FREng will deliver the Larmor Lecture on "Nanostructured steel: the challenge of manufacture"
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    01 November 2016 18:30 to 20:30
    The Gallery, CMRI - Cranfield, Bedfordshire
    A talk by Andy Barton, Business Development Director, Hybrid Air Vehicles, about the Airlander 10, the first of a new generation of hybrid lighter-than-air vehicles, and the largest aircraft flying today.
    Industry: Aerospace
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    01 November 2016 19:30 to 21:00
    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel - Colchester
    The ethical principles specified by the Engineering Council and the Royal Academy of Engineering for chartered status are: Accuracy and rigour, Honesty and integrity, Respect for life, law and public good and Responsible leadership. Observance of these principles can lead the engineer into unfamiliar territory and engineering conundrums. This talk will explain the significance of these principles and will present some engineering situations in which conflicts of duty, care and ethics arise.
    Industry: Management
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    08 November 2016 18:30 to 20:00
    Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge campus - Cambridge
    Dr Paul Webster of Ubisense Ltd will explain how businesses can use location systems to optimise their operations.
    Industry: Manufacturing
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