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: Technical visit
    04 August 2016 17:30 to 19:00
    Cambridge Rock Festival - Cambridge
    Backstage tour for engineers to the Cambridge Rock Festival. Only a few places left!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    09 September 2016 00:00 to 00:00
    Wattisham Airfield - Wattisham, Suffolk
    PLEASE NOTE THAT A MEETING TIME HAS NOT YET BEEN ADVISED. THE VISIT WILL TAKE ABOUT 3 HOURS. This is an excellent opportunity to visit a fully operational airfield. The party will be split into two groups, visiting the Depth Support Unit and an Operational Squadron Unit. Each party will then visit the other unit. The number of available places is limited
    Industry: Airworthiness
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    15 September 2016 17:00 to 19:30
    The Quadrant:MK - Milton Keynes
    Mike Corbett will discuss his involvement with the Flying Scotsman project, and the challenges associated with restoring one of the most iconic steam locomotives of all time to mainline running condition.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    22 September 2016 18:30 to 20:30
    TWI - Cambridge
    Further details to be added later An overview of the work done at TWI for the medical sector and a visit of their facilities. Free event, booking essential
    Industry: Biomedical engineering
  • Event Type: Annual dinner or luncheon
    23 September 2016 19:15 to 23:00
    Jesus College Cambridge
    IMechE Eastern region are holding their traditional annual dinner on 23 September, please visit their web page to book your place http://nearyou.imeche.org/near-you/UK/Eastern/event-detail-new?id=12251
    Industry: Cross-sector
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