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: Technical visit
    09 February 2016 19:00 to 21:00
    Progress Rail - South Queensferry
    A site visit ( South Queensferry) following up the 'FEA of Railway Crossings' talk given to Institution Members in December 2014.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    11 February 2016 18:00 to 19:30
    Royal Scots Club - Edinburgh - Edinburgh
    Q&A session with MSP Fergus Ewing
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    17 February 2016 18:00 to 21:00
    James Watt (South) Building - Glasgow
    Speak Out for Engineering is a competition event in which young engineers give presentations about engineering related subjects of their choice.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    17 February 2016 18:30 to 20:00
    Room MR051 - Aberdeen
    The purpose of this presentation is to outline the changes affecting the UKCS offshore oil and gas industry in the area of major hazard risk management. The presentation will outline legislative changes introduced as a consequence of the introduction of the EU Offshore Safety Directive and the work O&GUK has done in the area of major hazard risk management.
    Industry: Safety & reliability
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    18 February 2016 17:30 to 21:30
    Caledonian University - Glasgow
    A new EMU for Scotland – the Hitachi AT200
    Industry: Railway
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