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 lecture
    25 April 2017 19:30 to 21:30
    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel - Colchester
    The use of lifts, escalators and mobile walkways in so many situations, including buildings (especially high-rise), department stores, hospitals, railway stations and airports requires thoughtful design to meet the purpose. This lecture will consider some of the design parameters.
    Industry: Construction & building services
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    26 April 2017 19:30 to 21:30
    Anglia Ruskin University - Room QUE 101 - Chelmsford - Chelmsford
    Gordon Taylor discusses increasing the efficiency of household heating based on many years of recorded data. Please note this has changed from the originally advertised talk on the Fuel of the Future due to a last minute cancellation. Gordon will however discuss bio fuels briefly in his introduction.
    Industry: Renewable energy
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    27 April 2017 17:00 to 19:30
    The Quadrant:MK - Milton Keynes
    Sensors, telemetry and storage are now able to cope with a large amount of data. Analysing the information is a big challenge from a resource and economical point of view. The presentation will examine how autonomy can be built-in to infrastructure monitoring, to get the best out of rich data for planning and scheduling interventions by integrating sources, rules and information. The goal is to optimize the decision making process.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    08 May 2017 17:30 to 20:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    London’s newest railway.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    11 May 2017 17:00 to 19:30
    The Quadrant:MK - Milton Keynes
    Giles Thomas will talk about the technical challenges and opportunities of building a new high speed railway in Great Britain.
    Industry: Railway
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