Welcome to the Norfolk & Waveney Area

Engineering plays a major role in our ever more technological and environmentally concerned society and through a lecture programme we aim to cover a wide range of subjects relevant to East Anglia; and the Norfolk & Waveney Area in particular. Our lectures are aimed at an audience with a general interest in engineering technology and its application to local industry and commerce. They are relatively short and encourage a Q & A session at the end.

We particularly welcome young people starting out on an engineering career, and those in schools and colleges considering further education in engineering.  Likewise, we invite tutors, careers advisors, parents and others involved with young people to our meetings, or to talk to us for advice.  If we don't have the answer directly, we can refer you to someone who does.

We invite IMechE members to be pro-active with the Area committee.  We are always looking for ideas and speakers for lectures, visits to industry; and not least new committee members to bring new ideas to further the course of our Institution in the Norfolk & Waveney Area.

Our normal annual programme comprises technical meetings in the months of March, April, October and November, and a member's lunch in January; all usually in the Norwich area. Please click on the Events link to obtain an up-to-date listing of what's on in our Area.  All events listed are open to non-members and all except social events are free. To ensure adequate seating is available we appreciate advance notice should more than two people from any group or organisation wish to attend. 

To further the course of engineering in society, members are encouraged to disseminate information on local IMechE events to employers, colleagues, colleges, senior schools and others with an interest in technical and engineering matters.

Each technical event listing includes a poster which may be downloaded for display at the workplace.

We endeavour to maintain links with other engineering institutions and societies which sponsor lectures and events in our Area. See 'Useful links'.


David Buxton

Chairman

NWavnyChair@imechenetwork.org

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    19 March 2015 19:30 to 21:00
    Park Farm Hotel
    Medium and long term provision of secure UK electricity supply is challenging. This presentation will take a broad look at the issues which have to be addressed. IMechE members please note that this is also the Area Nominations meeting. Any IMechE member wishing to put themselves forward to join the Norfolk & Waveney Area committee should submit their request to N&W Area Secretary on or before this event.
    Industry: Energy Environment & Sustainability
  • Event Type: AGM
    13 April 2015 19:30 to 20:00
    Park Farm Hotel
    This event is restricted to members of IMechE. Members (all grades) are invited to attend and participate in the Area Annual General Meeting. Please note that this is a stand alone event and this year will not be followed by a technical meeting.
    Industry: Management
  • Event Type: EngTech Event
    21 May 2015 19:30 to 21:00
    Park Farm Hotel
    The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1000 mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation about science, technology, engineering and mathematics - with links to schools given high priority. This presentation will describe the Project, its aims and objectives, and current status
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
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