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: Committee meeting or AGM
    02 October 2017 18:00 to 19:30
    *TBC
    Committee meeting of the Glasgow & SW Scotland Area. Please feel free to come along if you're interested in getting involved in the committee's events.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    03 October 2017 18:30 to 20:00
    Rosemount CEC - 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: Technical visit
    04 October 2017 13:30 to 15:30
    Tokheim Ltd - Dundee
    A visit to Tokheim Ltd, Dundee has been arranged for 4 October 2017 with places for 20 IMechE members and guests. The Dundee Manufacturing Centre is the heart of Tokheim’s EMEA fuel dispenser business, and home to Tokheim’s experienced engineering and manufacturing teams. The Dundee facility of 11,000m2 opened in 1995, and employs a talented workforce of around 450 people across a broad range of functions.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    05 October 2017 18:00 to 21:00
    Kentigern House - Glasgow
    This event has unfortunately had to be cancelled.
    Industry: Defence
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    10 October 2017 19:00 to 21:00
    The Royal Scots Club - Edinburgh
    Almost a century after Henry Ford made petrol powered car ownership commonplace, the basic components (e.g. spark plugs, crankshaft, distributor) and performance measures (e.g. mpg, hp) of internal combustions engines are familiar to motorist around the world. But electric cars require a different language of kWh, MPGe, charge rates and battery management systems.
    Industry: Automobile
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