Welcome to the Eastern Region

Dear Members and Visitors to this page,

I am the Chair of the Eastern Region and our committee leads institution activities organised by the areas shown in the left hand panel. These activities include engineering related talks aimed at the non-specialist, on a variety of topics from enthusiast subjects such as ‘Triumph Motorcycles’ to strategic issues for the future, ‘Energy Generation and Storage’.  These talks are often in cooperation with other engineering institutions. Members of the public, school and College Students are welcome to attend.

Area committees organise activities with schools to raise awareness of Engineering and the Institution and to encourage pupils with an interest in engineering as a career.

I am requesting you to attend the events in your area, they are generally free and bring you knowledge outside of your speciality and help with your CPD, but above all these are enjoyable social occasions. Areas always welcome new committee members so please consider attending your area committee for a couple of meetings just see what goes on.

With Best Regards

Eur Ing Peter Wotherspoon
MSc, CPhys, MInstP, CEng, FIMechE.
Chair: Eastern Region
Institution of MECHANICAL ENGINEERS


Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    22 November 2017 19:00 to 22:00
    Anglia Ruskin University - Essex
    Advanced Manufacturing and Digital Technology
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    22 November 2017 19:30 to 21:00
    Dunton Technical Centre - Essex
    This talk will cover the launch of the 8th generation of Britain’s Most Popular Car, the Ford Fiesta. Since its introduction in 1976, the Ford Fiesta has stood for fun and fuel-efficient driving; the new Fiesta has continued and developed these traits with the incorporation of new technologies and product variants.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    23 November 2017 17:30 to 19:30
    Cranfield University - Bedfordshire
    Examples of Smart, Connected and More Electric Systems in the aerospace sector.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    28 November 2017 18:30 to 21:00
    Hilton Garden Hotel - Luton
    London Heathrow is a consumer of energy on a vast scale, and that ignores the aircraft fuel. Modernising and managing this to reduce consumption is a win-win situation. Our speaker will address some aspects of this.
    Industry: Construction & building services
  • HS2
    Event Type: Talk or debate
    29 November 2017 19:00 to 22:00
    Prospects College of Advanced Technology Basildon Campus - Basildon
    TBC
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
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