Welcome to the Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire Area

I hope you find the contents of this website useful. Please use this site to find out about latest news, upcoming events and how to contact your Committee Members, or even better join us.

We are always looking for feedback from our members. Whether it's suggestions of lectures, potential visits or more general comments, we'd like to hear from you.

In order to minimise our impact on the environment and simplify our contact with members, we are using email to update our members of events. If you don't already receive these, please register your details and keep them up to date using the Institution's Member pages. You can if you prefer contact the Subscription Department on +44 (0)1952 214050 or at subscriptions@imeche.org.

We have recently joined the Cambridge Network to ensure our events in the area are widely advertised and attract the attention of the local business community to the Institution's activities.

The committee members and I look forward to seeing you soon at one of our events or committee meetings.

Best regards,

Harry Bullivant
Area Chairman

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Talk
    09 October 2014 19:00 to 21:00
    Lecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Cambridge University - Cambridge
    Professor Keith Hayward, Head of Research at the Royal Aeronautical Society, will speak on where we are and where we are going with Unmanned Air Systems technology in both civil and military applications, some of the regulatory and ethical issues, and the implications for the traditional aerospace industry. Organised jointly with the RAeS Cambridge.
    Industry: Aerospace
  • Event Type: Talk
    13 October 2014 18:30 to 21:00
    Lecture Room 4, Engineering Department, Cambridge University - Cambridge
    Professor William Allsop, Technical Director, Maritime Structures, HR Wallingford, will explain the causes of the failure of the Dawlish sea wall and the options for securing it in future. Organised jointly with the Institution of Civil Engineers East of England.
    Industry: Construction & Building Services
  • Event Type: Professional Development Event
    23 October 2014 18:00 to 20:00
    Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge University - Cambridge
    This seminar will help to clarify any questions about professional registration with the IMechE and existing Members looking to become Fellows.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Soft Skills Presentation/Training Day
    06 November 2014 18:30 to 21:00
    Lecture Room 4, Engineering Department, Cambridge University - Cambridge
    Dr Robina Chatham will show how engineers can become better leaders.
    Industry: Management
  • Event Type: Talk
    19 November 2014 18:30 to 21:00
    Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge University - Cambridge
    Neil Darracott of Delstar Engineering, will talk about his work engineering stage elevators and other theatrical performance equipment.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
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