Welcome to the Thameswey Region



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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 latest complete programme card 2017 Winter-Spring Thameswey Programme Card v1.  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 lecture
    24 January 2017 18:30 to 21:00
    Oxford Brookes University - Oxford
    The talk will focus on research at Oxford University into the development of patterns that can be folded and then be deployed as structures in a wide range of engineering applications including packaging, energy absorption and medical devices. Presented by Prof. Zhong You.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    26 January 2017 18:30 to 21:00
    Amec Foster Wheeler (Shinfield Park) - Reading - Reading
    A presentation on bringing high fidelity analysis tools into the realms of mainstream industry applications with some examples by Eur Ing Dr Graham Hawkes FIMechE.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Tower Bridge Engineering Tour    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Technical visit
    04 February 2017 15:00 to 17:00
    Tower Bridge Exhibition - London
    Exclusive behind the scenes engineering tour of Tower Bridge.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    07 February 2017 18:30 to 21:00
    Oxford Brookes University - Oxford
    The UK is considering small modular reactors as a way of overcoming the difficulty of finding investment in a deregulated electricity market and expanding the number of sites for new nuclear power stations. This talk is presented by Prof. Juan Matthews on the pros and cons of SMRs are explored and the designs selected by DECC for consideration are compared.
    Industry: Nuclear power
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    15 February 2017 19:15 to 19:30
    BAE Systems - The Park Centre - Farnborough - Farnborough
    AGM of Farnborough & Guildford Area
    Industry: Cross-sector
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