Welcome to the Thameswey Region

   President Visit to Reading early 2017



Thameswey is made up of four Areas and a Young Member Panel:

  1. Chiltern
  2. Farnborough and Guildford
  3. Oxford
  4. Reading
  5. Thameswey Young Member Panel

You will find details of their programmes within this site, a composite events diary for the Region is enclosed below.  We have also included for your convenience a down-loadable copy of the most recent complete programme card 2018 Autumn-Winter Thameswey Programme card.

Any detail amendments to the Programme Card will always be included below, so please do check here for latest information.

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    02 October 2018 19:00 to 21:00
    The Defence Academy of the United Kingdom - Swindon
    Joint event with the IET. Booking Essential - photo ID required on the day. The visit will include guided tours of the Light Weapons Armoury and the collection of Armoured Fighting Vehicles.
    Industry: Defence
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    17 October 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    University of Surrey - Guildford
    This lecture will track the engineering challenges and breakthroughs that have enabled today’s rapid growth in the electric car industry and also ask the question, but is the future all electric?
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    06 November 2018 18:30 to 21:00
    Oxford Brookes University - Oxford
    Technical Lecture Joint with the IET, 6.30pm for 7.00pm lecture start. The new Hitachi Class 800 express trains are operating an increasing number of inter-city services on Great Western routes.  Nigel will tell us about the design features of the train and aspects of its operation and maintenance, together with initial feedback on its introduction and operations.
    Industry: Railway
  • RWE Didcot B site visit    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Technical visit
    07 November 2018 18:00 to 21:00
    RWE Didcot B - Oxfordshire
    Technical site visit to RWE Didcot B combined cycle gas turbine power station. The tour will include facility overview, control room, waste heat boilers and turbine hall. Pre-booking is essential as spaces are limited. Attendees must bring their own PPE, see full description for details.
    Industry: Power Industries
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    21 November 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    Royal Pavillion - Aldershot
    TBA
    Industry: Railway
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