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, Dundee (Tayside & North Fife) 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
    21 November 2019 17:30 to 20:00
    Room A526F, Glasgow Caledonian University - Glasgow
    Graham Neil, TfL’s Professional Head of Vehicles will offer his thoughts about the gaps that the railway industry has to overcome.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    02 December 2019 10:00 to 16:00
    Scottish Engineering - Glasgow - Glasgow
    All Engineers, who satisfy the academic and competence requirements 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
    05 December 2019 17:30 to 20:00
    Room A426, Caledonian University - Glasgow
    Network Rail's Richard Stainton Engineering Expert (Electrification) and Colin Lamb, Scotland’s Route Asset Manager for Electrification and Plant which describe how electrification has been delivered in a cost effective manner in Scotland
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    16 January 2020 17:30 to 20:00
    SNC Lavalin Offices - Glasgow
    SNC Lavalin are the only organisation to have entered a locomotive each year at IMechE’s Railway Challenge which has been running since 2012. Aimee Macdonald was the team captain for the 2019 entry and will explain what is involved in preparing a locomotive for the challenge and running it during the challenge weekend
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Competition event
    12 February 2020 17:00 to 20:00
    Sloans - Glasgow
    Those new to the industry compete for prizes as they describe the challenges that they have faced
    Industry: Railway
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