Welcome to the Scottish Region

 

This is site used to provide you with information about the events organised throughout the Region by our enthusiastic committees in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Inverness and Thurso.

Where possible, we try to align our events with the IMechE’s five key themes of Energy, Environment, Transport, Manufacturing and Education. Please have a look at your Area pages to find out what’s planned locally. If there is a topic you are particularly interested in which is not covered, please let us know and we will endeavour to include it in our future programme of events. Also, if you have facilities which may be used as a venue for an event or suitable subject matter, please get in touch. We also arrange and participate in briefings at Holyrood throughout the year.

If you have a little time to spare and are interested in joining the Committees, please also get in touch. We need enthusiastic volunteers. It can be very interesting work, good for developing your skills and also provides some great networking opportunities.

We now have over 10,000 members in the Region. Each committee promotes their local events to the membership of that area using the IMechE’s list server. Please make sure that you keep your contact details up to date!

By joining IMechE you can enjoy the many benefits that membership brings. If you would like to have a membership presentation or CBR at your workplace, or have a query relating to membership please contact our Business Development Manager Sandra Mulligan on s_mulligan@imeche.org or 0141 221 7156.  

The Region is always looking to evolve, improve the things we do and have greater member engagement. We welcome your feedback and participation.

Abhishek Bhatia,
Honorary Secretary

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    03 May 2016 18:30 to 20:00
    Six°North - Aberdeen
    Aberdeen's Young Members Panel Monthly Meeting to discuss current and future events, ideas and any issues people are having relating to work, MPDS or projects!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    03 May 2016 19:00 to 21:00
    Hemma Bar - Edinburgh
    Regular meeting of the Edinburgh Young Members Panel
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    10 May 2016 19:30 to 20:30
    Pentland Hotel
    Subject to final consent approval this project, to install 588MW of wind turbines 13.5Km from the Caithness coast, will be one of Scotlands largest ever private investment infrastructure projects (£2.5bn). In this talk the speakers shall describe the project including the offshore works, subsea cabling, power transmission plans, the expected base for O&M activities in Wick and the associated local ,regional and national benefits.
    Industry: Renewable energy
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    12 May 2016 18:00 to 20:00
    University of Glasgow Wind Tunnel - Glasgow
    Site Visit: Glasgow Uni Wind Tunnel
    Industry: Research & development
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    17 May 2016 18:30 to 20:30
    *TBC
    Does the pioneering Hydrogen Bus Project in Aberdeen demonstrate the future of road transport? Aberdeen has recently deployed the world's largest demonstration of hydrogen fuel cell powered buses and there are now plans to introduce hydrogen powered cars to the Aberdeen Car Club. This event will provide a tour of the hydrogen re-fuelling station at Kittybrewster and allow attendees to see 'under the bonnet' of the buses at the maintenance workshop.
    Industry: Renewable energy
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