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
    15 February 2018 17:30 to 20:30
    Caledonian University - Glasgow
    Glasgow Caledonian University's Dr Babakali Alkali will explain how the University collaborated with ScotRail to improve the reliability of class 158 doors.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    16 February 2018 18:30 to 20:00
    Technology & Innovation Centre - Glasgow
    TBC
    Industry: Defence
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    28 February 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    Pentland Hotel
    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.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    13 March 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Royal Commonwealth Pool - EDINBURGH
    This visit aims to provide you with an overview of the technicalities required for a leisure venue of this kind, as well as an insight of its structure following the £37 million refurbishment in 2012. https://www.edinburghleisure.co.uk/venues/royal-commonwealth-pool The event is open to IMechE members of all grades only.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    14 March 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Dalhousie Building - Dundee
    Bridges are crucial to societal development and are normally major capital projects. Many factors influence bridge construction - engineers must make assumptions in order to design these key structures to the client's remit. This lecture will explore some of the more notable assumptions made in the design of bridges and review the attempts to foretell the future by the engineers of the past.
    Industry: Construction & building services
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