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 visit
    25 February 2020 13:00 to 15:00
    Ford Materials Recycling Centre - Arundel
    A tour of the West Sussex Recycling Centre - Open to West Sussex residents only This tour has been arrange by the Young Members committee. Priority goes towards the young members of the institution (member <10 years). If there are spaces left 1 month in advance, this will be opened up to all members. If you are not a young member but would like to register your interest please email susxsuryymchair@imechenearyou.org and you may be offered a space nearer the time.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    27 February 2020 18:00 to 20:30
    Thales Ltd. - Crawley
    NB ALL BOOKINGS MUST BE MADE VIA APM (SEE EMAIL ADDRESS BELOW), BY FRIDAY 21ST FEB 2020; PLEASE ALSO COMPLETE YOUR DETAILS VIA THE "THIS FORM" LINK BELOW Thales has been awarded a contract to design and install European Train Control System to the Class 43, Intercity 125 trains. The talk will present some of the challenges faced adding a modern signalling system to a 40 year old train, and applying the technology to an infrastructure that is undergoing its own revolutionary change
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    27 February 2020 18:00 to 20:30
    Edwards Global Technology Centre - Burgess Hill
    Vacuum and the Environment Vacuum is used in many manufacturing and scientific applications enabling the production of everyday items from mobile phones to vacuum-packed foods to pharmaceuticals.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    09 March 2020 17:30 to 19:00
    SNC-Lavalin Atkins - NOVA NORTH - London,
    Adrian Shooter, Chief Executive at Viva Rail will present on the re-engineering of London Underground's District Line trains for UK main line operation with a variety of traction options from diesel to hydrogen fuel cell power.All evenings start at 17:30 with tea, coffee and biscuits. Lectures commence at 18:00 for approximately one hour with questions afterwards. Refreshments are served after each lecture with an opportunity for networking and to meet the speaker
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    10 March 2020 18:30 to 20:30
    East Surrey College, Auditorium - Redhill
    Our speaker, Duncan Bourne, Principal Engineer at Elekta, will discuss; what are particle accelerators, how do they work, and how are they used to treat cancer? Along with a look at emerging technologies.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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