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: Social event
    25 September 2018 19:30 to 22:00
    Committee Room No. 9 - Glasgow
    Do you and your colleagues have what it takes to win our engineering pub quiz? Take this opportunity to win a CASH PRIZE of £150, meet and socialise with engineers from a range of disciplines, enjoy a live jazz band during the intervals and learn about upcoming events that are being organised by local engineering groups.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    29 September 2018 10:30 to 16:00
    Ednie Farm
    IMechE Aberdeen Area members site visit to a local windfarm and biomass boiler facility. Location: Ednie Farm is 15mins outside Peterhead and is a working farm with livestock on 1500 acres. Onsite they have 3 different energy sources - wind, biomass boiler, solar. - 2 x 0.8MW turbines and 4 x 2.3MW turbines - 750kW biomass boiler and wood chip drying facilities - small solar panel area
    Industry: Renewable energy
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    01 October 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    James Watt South UoG 703c - Glasgow
    The monthly Committee Meeting of the Glasgow and SW Scotland Area. All IMechE Members are welcome to attend. Please email the Secretary, Andrew Cowell for more information.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    02 October 2018 18:30 to 20:00
    Rosemount Community Centre - 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: Careers & education
    03 October 2018 18:00 to 21:00
    Committee Room No. 9 - Glasgow
    Annual careers networking event for graduate and undergraduate engineers in the Glasgow area. This year sponsored by Frazer-Nash Consultancy. A free buffet and drink. All welcome. Registration is essential.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
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