Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical visit
    16 March 2017 19:30 to 21:30
    Park Farm Hotel (Hethersett)
    Clarence Birds Eye in 1924 developed the plate freezer which reduced ice crystal size and improved food quality enabling General Foods to enter the retail frozen food market in the USA. In 1965 J Lyons introduced frozen prepared meals into the UK and built the first prepared meals continuous freezing tunnel.
    Industry: Food engineering
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    13 March 2017 18:30 to 20:00
    University of East Anglia (Room 1) - Norwich
    Are you interested to become a Professionally Registered Engineer now or in the future? Then this could be the event for you. Lara Mallett from IMechE will present on benefits of Membership and how Professional Registration such as Chartered, Incorporated or Engineering Technician can be achieved.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    16 February 2017 19:30 to 21:00
    University of East Anglia (Lecture Theatre 4) - Norwich
    A lecture-presentation of the last major Oil & Gas Project in the Norfolk region. The Bacton Rejuvenation Project started in 2011 and as is now reaching conclusion, one of the original Project Team members will offer a brief insight on all the fascinating new technologies which were developed and installed. The lecture also aims to advertise Engineering and the IMechE to young engineering students, as well as motivating them to pursue a career in Engineering.
    Industry: Coal / Oil / Gas
  • Event Type: Annual dinner or luncheon
    14 January 2017 13:00 to 15:00
    Park Farm Hotel (Hethersett)
    An informal lunch open to all members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and their guests.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    17 November 2016 19:30 to 21:00
    Park Farm Hotel (Hethersett)
    This illustrated talk relates to the crucial roles played by the Royal Air Force and the Luftwaffe during World War Two. A period of rapid advance in technology and engineering, and their deployment toward the war effort. Our speaker has done a huge amount of research into the subject and tonight he will reveal some of the events and issues of interest to engineers.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    20 October 2016 19:30 to 21:00
    Park Farm Hotel (Hethersett)
    This illustrated talk relates to the role of the National Skills Academy (Nuclear) and its association with that Industry. It will address the progress of the Nuclear Industry from the 1930’s to the present day, and the current status of the Business, highlighting the shortfall of skills in the UK to support this expanding industry.
    Industry: Nuclear power
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