Welcome to the Edinburgh & South East Scotland Area

This site will be used to update you on events and activities being organised by the IMechE Edinburgh & South East Scotland Area.  We hope you find something of interest in your area and if you need any further information please contact one of the committee members.


Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    18 September 2018 19:00 to 21:00
    The Royal Scots Club - EDINBURGH
    A lot of progress has been made since Stuart Justice delivered his Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carriers talk to the Area IMechE 29 months ago. HMS Queen Elizabeth completed sea trials and has been delivered to the Royal Navy. She is about to start fixed wing ( F35B) flying trials. Meanwhile, Prince of Wales is fitting out in Rosyth. Stuart brings us up to date.
    Industry: Defence
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    09 October 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Guardbridge Energy Centre - Guardbridge
    Following his well received presentation to Members in May, David Stutchfield will host a visit to the Guardbridge Energy Centre in the village of Guardbridge, near St Andrews.
    Industry: Renewable energy
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    04 December 2018 19:00 to 21:00
    The Royal Scots Club - EDINBURGH
    Summary to follow
    Industry: Nuclear power
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    12 February 2019 19:00 to 21:00
    The Royal Scots Club - EDINBURGH
    Space – what is it good for? This talk will introduce some of the disruptive space technologies that are having a dramatic effect here on Earth. It will discuss the rapidly developing NewSpace sector, with a particular focus on its impact in Scotland. Crop yield prediction, autonomous vehicles, and construction progress are some examples. So why not come along and see how space can help your industry.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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