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
    29 November 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    University of Greenwich - Chatham Maritime - Chatham, Kent
    An informative and interesting lecture on designing for random and sine-on-random vibration of aircraft avionic systems.
    Industry: Aerospace materials and structures
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    04 December 2019 18:30 to 20:00
    Ricardo Centenary Centre - Shoreham-by-Sea
    The safety bicycle is a the most familiar human powered vehicle, whose design has remained fundamentally unchanged for the past 100 years. However, there is also a rich history of alternative approaches to harnessing human power on wheels. This presentation will explore some of the fundamental limitations of human power and trace the history of various vehicle designs. It will conclude by looking forward to the possibilities offered by contemporary HPVs and what the future may hold.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    06 December 2019 00:00 to 00:00
    Dungeness B Power Station - Dungeness
    A technical talk on the challenges of maintaining a power plant by the sea. Followed by a tour of the plant.
    Industry: Rapid prototyping & direct manufacturing
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    11 December 2019 18:00 to 22:00
    University of Greenwich, Medway Campus, Kent - Chatham Maritime
    GREat Medway talks at University of Greenwich - Medway campus In 2019 the Natural Resources Institute will celebrate 125 years since it was created as "The Imperial Institute" at the behest of Prince Albert. Prof. Andrew Westby, Director and expert on Cassava, will explain some of the complicated history of the Institute and its predecessor organisations,
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    15 January 2020 18:00 to 20:00
    University of Greenwich, Medway Campus, Kent - Chatham Maritime
    GREat Medway - University of Greenwich talks. This talk is aimed at exploring gene-editing technologies i.e. our newfound ability to edit this code. We will discuss current limitations and divorce fact from fiction. What are the dangers and benefits this technology brings to society at large? Who should regulate this technology and how far away from it being a clinical reality are we?
    Industry: Biomedical engineering
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