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: Technical Visit
    25 November 2014 10:00 to 13:15
    Marshall Aerospace - Cambridge - Cambridge
    Marshalls won the 2014 Logistics and Operational Efficiency Award. They work closely with the MOD and RAF to ensure that aircraft are in flight-ready condition at all times. The company has recently outlined a programme of capital investment that will cost £106 million over the next six years. It will be a very interesting look at supply chain management as well as a facility that is undergoing quite a transformation.
    Industry: Defence & Government Services
  • Event Type: Talk
    25 November 2014 18:30 to 21:00
    Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge University - Cambridge
    Professor Serena Best, Department of Materials Science, Cambridge University, will talk about how engineering is enabling advances in medicine - in particular 'regenerative medicine', tissue engineering and synthetic bone materials.
    Industry: Medical Engineering
  • Event Type: Schools/Colleges/University Events
    02 December 2014 18:00 to 20:00
    Pippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, - Cambridge
    Prof Tony Purnell, Head of Technology for British Cycling, will provide an overview of how science and engineering contribute to the raw speed of all Olympic cycling disciplines. (Cavendish Laboratory Educational Outreach)
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    05 December 2014 14:00 to 17:00
    Hexcel Composites Ltd - Cambridge
    A visit to Hexcel Composites Ltd, Duxford to see the prepreg and honeycomb core manufacturing and test laboratory. Booking essential.
    Industry: Materials
  • Event Type: Talk
    19 January 2015 18:30 to 21:00
    Cambridge TBA
    John Scott will describe the work that is being done to maintain and upgrade the Talyllyn Railway.
    Industry: Railway
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