Current and Future Events

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  • Event Type: Social Event
    04 June 2012 12:00 to 04 June 2020 02:00
    Comfort Hotel - Harrow - NW London - Harrow
    A lunch club for retired professional engineers at the Comfort Hotel, Harrow with a 12:30 for 1pm start at a cost of £15 per person. Held on the 1st Monday of the month - every 2 months - dates for 2014 are: 3rd February - 7th April - 2nd June - 4th August (this may be changed by Hotel) - 6th October - 1st December - You are warmly welcome to join us, and as frequently as you wish
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Committee Meeting
    05 November 2014 18:30 to 20:00
    *IMechE - London
    The regular YMP meeting provides an opportunity to review and plan activities organised and supported by panel members. Young engineers interested in joining the YMP are more than welcome to attend and volunteer to take part in the panel’s activities.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Social Event
    07 November 2014 13:00 to 15:00
    St. Margaret's Church
    ICE and RICS Remembrance service in recognition of this year’s centenary of WW1. ICE, RICS and IMechE are joining together for a service of remembrance marking contributions from engineers and surveyors to major conflicts and commemorating lives lost in the war by members of their professions. To attend this there is an online booking system which can be found at
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Social Event
    08 November 2014 10:00 to 15:00
    Hampton Court Railway Station - East Molesey
    Walk from Hampton Court Station to Molesey for lunch at the Bell Inn; returning along the banks of the river Ember back to Hampton Court Station
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Conference
    17 November 2014 11:00 to 17:00
    Royal Aeronautical Society - London
    This year important changes are happening which will have a direct effect on light aircraft design in the UK. The CAA has launched its new General Aviation Unit. The ambitious plans for the new Unit will be presented. Also the collaboration between the RAeS GA Group and the CAA to create new regulations covering proof-of-concept experimental flying is coming to fruition and will be explained.
    Industry: Aerospace
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    19 November 2014 08:00 to 18:00
    RAF Coningsby - LINCOLN
    A technical visit to RAF Coningsby BBMF visitor centre, Lincolnshire - Coach from Brunel University leaving 8am returning approx. 5:30pm - Tickets £10 per head non refundable - to book please contact Stuart Gabrielson - limited spaces available - Please note photo ID will be required for admittance
    Industry: Aerospace materials and structures
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    24 November 2014 17:30 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    Our centre takes a second look at one of the largest UK rail projects in decades. This time we hear from Mark Gilbey how the route’s very long tunnel sections will be ventilated to modern environmental and safety standards.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    26 November 2014 18:00 to 20:00
    *IMechE - London
    The presentation will cover the development of modern theatre machinery and effects, including specific examples from shows and venues from around the world. We will look at the challenges of working in different types of venues and recent trends in the entertainment industry.
    Industry: Research & Development
  • Event Type: Committee Meeting
    26 November 2014 19:00 to 20:00
    Kingston University, Town House 103 - Kingston Upon Thames
    SW London Panel Committee Meeting. Committee meeting to plan and discuss upcoming events. New or speculative committee members are always welcome. Please contact us for details
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    03 December 2014 09:00 to 12:00
    Martin Baker - Higher Denham
    Technical visit to Martin Baker ejector seats - free to attend - only £10 charge for transport from Brunel University if required.
    Industry: Aerospace
  • Event Type: Social Event
    08 December 2014 17:00 to 19:00
    St. Margaret's Church
    Christmas is fast approaching once more and we will again hold our traditional Carol Service in St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, together with our colleagues from ICE. This has always been an occasion for the staff and members of many institutions to join us for a pre-Christmas celebration. The service will take place this year on Monday 8 December, starting at 17:00, followed by a drinks reception at the Institution of Civil Engineers.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Social Event
    17 December 2014 18:30 to 23:00
    Sugar Cane - London
    Join the Greater London Region Young Member Panel for our Xmas social drinks and buffet dinner, this year held at Sugar Cane cocktail bar, Clapham. Discounted tickets are available to IMechE members for just £10! Non-members are also welcome and should contact the event organiser to enquire.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Committee Meeting
    14 January 2015 19:00 to 20:00
    Kingston University, Town House 103 - Kingston Upon Thames
    SW London Panel Committee Meeting. Committee meeting to plan and discuss upcoming events. New or speculative committee members are always welcome. Please contact us for details
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Talk
    26 January 2015 17:30 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    With the Class 158 looking to be around for many years to come, this event looks at how an analysis of transmission options could lower fuel costs for their remaining life.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    31 January 2015 13:15 to 14:45
    Whitechapel Bell Foundry - London
    The Whitechapel Bell Foundry is listed as Britain’s oldest manufacturing company. It was established in 1570 and has been in continuous business ever since. In fact, research has traced an unbroken line of founders in Aldgate and Whitechapel dating back to the year 1420. Whitechapel Bell Foundry’s business concentrates on the manufacture of bells, ranging from large bells for churches to hand bells and other small bells, and their associated fittings such as framework, clappers etc.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Talk
    19 February 2015 18:00 to 20:00
    *IMechE - London
    The presentation will review catastrophic failures of welded structures. It will show the lessons that have been drawn from these failures and how they have been used to develop current engineering design practice.
    Industry: Construction & Building Services
  • Event Type: Talk
    23 February 2015 17:30 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    Aspiring young engineers describe the technical challenges they have addressed, and compete for a prize with a chance to address HQ.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    23 March 2015 17:00 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    Leaves, snow, waves and floods. How engineers rise to the challenge of defending the UK’s sprawling rail network against natural forces.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    27 April 2015 17:13 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    Come and hear about the extensive re-engineering project that is breathing new life into this 50 year old, unique mainline Electro-Diesel locomotive.
    Industry: Railway
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