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 latest complete programme card 2017 Autumn-Winter Thameswey Programme card v1.1.  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
    17 October 2017 18:30 to 21:00
    Xtrac Ltd - Thatcham, Berkshire
    Members are welcome to bring a non-member (max 1 per member). Spaces are limited so booking is essential to avoid disappointment. Light refreshments will be available from 18:30 for a 19:00 start.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    18 October 2017 19:30 to 22:00
    Fluor Limited - Farnborough
    Glen will provide an overview of the deep water oil & gas industry, focusing on the engineering challenges associated with subsea riser design, some examples of the problems faced, and how these can be overcome.
    Industry: Coal / Oil / Gas
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    19 October 2017 18:30 to 20:30
    Amec Foster Wheeler (Shinfield Park) - Reading - Reading
    A review of the fundamentals of helicopter design, critical systems, and operational requirements with case studies.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    02 November 2017 18:30 to 21:00
    Mini Plant Oxford - Oxford
    MINI Plant Oxford, with its history and authenticity does not have the automatic right to build the next model or launch the next vehicle technologies for BMW Group. The presentation will use the forthcoming Electric MINI to describe the critical factors which had to be addressed to win the right. The presentation will focus on Oxford’s Plant engineering contribution to finding the right solution.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    07 November 2017 18:30 to 21:00
    Oxford Brookes University - Oxford
    Dr Ludovic Duvet, Senior System and Technology Engineer (European Space Agency (ESA)) will give a talk on present and future robotic exploration missions planned by ESA. His talk will cover a range of planned missions including Exomars, Mars Sample Return and possible future moon projects.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
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