Welcome to the South Wales Region

South Wales Region Officers
(L-R Top)  A. Pugh (Chair)  K. Craig (Vice-Chair)
(L-R Bottom) A. Bayton (Hon. Treasurer) A. Clarke (Hon. Secretary)

We have over 2100 members here, with an active Regional Committee and a very keen Young Members Panel, both of which produce a programme of lectures and visits for each season. Feel free to download our current programme and we hope to see you at an event soon.  

Our members are kept informed of our events programme via a number of methods:

  

  • At the beginning of our lecture season, which is usually around the end of September, all of our members receive the programme card either by post or e-mail. 

 

  • Feel free to download our 2015-2016 events programme here. 

  • Event posters are distributed to many academic institutions and certain industrial companies in the Region.
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  • Members who have given an email contact address to the IMechE can be notified of events via HQ’s list server, and may be sent updates, changes and reminders.

 

  • Please also follow our region on Twitter if you have an account or check out our Twitter Web Page.

 

 

 

This Region continues to actively participate in other institutions' events and engineering-related activities, particularly those promoting engineering to schools.

Take a look at:

Other Local Institutions

 

  

  

In conclusion, we are always looking for enthusiastic members who wish to be more involved in the Region’s activities as IMechE ambassadors. (Frankly, it looks very good on your curriculum vitae plus you get to meet the 'movers and shakers' face to face.) If you would like to support us, then do please contact us. If you are starting out in your career and would like to be at the centre of IMechE affairs, the Young Members Panel would like to hear from you – contact Amelia Winslade, the YM’s South Wales Chair.

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Annual dinner or luncheon
    06 May 2016 19:00 to 23:30
    The City Hall, Cardiff
    The Region's Annual Dinner in the usual prestigious surroundings where we will be joined by WC Andy Green - Driver of the Bloodhound SSC. This year we will also be joined by our President Jon Hilton
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: AGM
    17 May 2016 18:00 to 19:00
    Holiday Inn, Cardiff North, M4 Jct. 32 - Cardiff
    The Annual General Meeting of The South Wales Region of Institution of Mechanical Engineers
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    17 May 2016 19:15 to 20:30
    Holiday Inn, Cardiff North, M4 Jct. 32 - Cardiff
    Cavitation is a serious problem for pumps and it can be an expensive issue to correct. This lecture explains what it is, why it is important and how it can be avoided.
    Industry: Fluid machinery
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