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
    14 October 2015 13:00 to 16:00
    JCB VIP Visitor centre - Staffordshire
    This visit includes presentations, tour of ‘Story of JCB’ exhibition and then a tour of the assembly line of the Backhoe loader machine.
    Industry: Automotive
  • McLaren P1 - EVENT NOW FULL!    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Talk
    14 October 2015 18:30 to 20:30
    Ricardo UK Ltd - Shoreham-by-Sea
    P1 Programme Manager, Paul Arkesden, will describe the creation of the McLaren P1 sports car.
    Industry: Automotive
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    26 October 2015 17:30 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    Leaves, snow, waves and floods. How engineers rise to the challenge of defending the UK’s sprawling rail network against natural forces.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Social Event
    17 November 2015 18:00 to 20:00
    University of Greenwich, Medway Campus, Kent - Chatham Maritime
    This is going to be an enjoyable and fun evening featuring a quiz with an engineering bias with a twist. There will be prizes and refreshments and the opportunity to network and meet the local area committee.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    19 November 2015 18:30 to 20:30
    Ricardo UK Ltd - Shoreham-by-Sea
    Prof James Turner discusses work conducted within the Ultraboost project, which was started in 2010 to ascertain the limits of extreme downsizing. The present limit to downsizing is discussed, and the question of next steps for the technology is raised.
    Industry: Automotive
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