Welcome to the South Eastern region.

These webpages contain information on the events and activities organised by Institution volunteers who live in Kent, Sussex and Surrey.

We run full programmes of events in these areas – for more information, click here. Events are organised by the Automobile and Railway divisions too.

If you’ve got a question about membership, professional registration or would like a presentation on the Institution at your workplace or university, contact Claire Maycock.

If you have an idea for an event or would like more information about volunteering to promote engineering in your area, just get in touch with one of the committee by contacting us.

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    18 January 2018 18:00 to 20:30
    Thales Ltd. - Crawley
    Thales is a key contributor to the London Underground Four Lines Modernisation (4LM) programme through its delivery of a modern signalling system. Working on the oldest underground lines (Circle, District, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan) is no mean feat. Please note that the event is for IMechE and associate institution members only – for security please bring personal ID for entry on the night
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    22 January 2018 17:30 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    UK Diesel Locomotive Industry was not without problems. So why did this locomotive become a world beater
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    25 January 2018 18:30 to 20:00
    Greenwich University - Chatham - Chatham
    A guided tour of this historic site and some of the leading edge research facilities.
    Industry: Research & development
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    08 February 2018 18:30 to 20:30
    Ricardo UK Ltd - Shoreham-by-Sea
    Over the last few years drones have started to flood the skies and many think it is inevitable that a drone will collide with a commercial aircraft in the near future. How can engineers use simulation to understand and reduce the risk that drones pose to commercial aircraft?
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    16 February 2018 14:00 to 16:00
    FCC Envionmental - Maidstone , Kent
    An interesting and informative visit to a plant generating energy from waste
    Industry: Power Industries
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