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.

Ryan Magennis,
Honorary Secretary

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Committee Meeting
    06 January 2015 19:00 to 21:30
    *TBC
    Monthly meeting with the committee and members
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    13 January 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    The Royal Scots Club - Edinburgh
    Details to follow
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    15 January 2015 17:30 to 20:00
    Caledonian University - Glasgow
    Technical Lessons from RAIB reports
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    21 January 2015 18:00 to 20:00
    Faculty of Health & Social Care Room: H223 - Aberdeen - Aberdeen
    BG Trinidad and Tobago has undertaken modifications and upgrades over a number of years to its Dolphin Platform. One upgrade saw the installation of a new blast wall, further segregating hazardous areas on the installation. As is often the case with brownfield modifications, a number of key constraints affected the design. The challenge facing MMI was to design a retrofit blast wall. The benefits of an integrated approach will be discussed, and useful lessons described
    Industry: Offshore Engineering
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    27 January 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    *TBC
    Joint industry talk with the IET
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
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