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 lecture
    26 February 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    Pentland Hotel (Thurso) - Thurso
    A unique, high-technology project, focused around a 1,000+ mph World Land Speed Record attempt. This Engineering Adventure with a global audience and inspire the next generation by bringing science, technology, engineering and mathematics to life in the most exciting way possible. ************************* NOTE: NEW DATE FOR THIS EVENT *****************************
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Competition event
    27 February 2018 17:00 to 20:00
    Sloans - Glasgow
    A presentation competition for professionals with less than 10 years in the rail industry
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    01 March 2018 09:30 to 15:30
    Aker Solutions - Aberdeen
    All Engineers, who satisfy the academic and competence requirements, are not on MPDS and who wish to make an application for Professional Registration as a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer should attend this workshop.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    01 March 2018 18:30 to 19:30
    The space industry is becoming a larger and larger industry in Glasgow. This event has talks from some of the figures at the forefront of Glasgow's space boom!
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    05 March 2018 19:00 to 21:00
    Norseman Hotel (Wick) - Wick
    Mountain Rescue Teams go out in all weathers, at any time of the day to try to save people. Find out about the physics behind these endeavours, how physics allows teams to perform amazing rescues and how to use physics to avoid calling out mountain rescue.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
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