Past Events

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Arnold Barks Lecture | The Stig! | Wed 11th Dec 2019

Salisbury Guildhall | 11 December 2019 18:30 to 21:30
Event type: Technical lecture

Perry McCarthy, the original Stig will provide an insight and a first-hand account of what it means to be a racing driver including his time racing everything up to F1 and then testing the world’s fastest production cars as ‘The Stig’ on the BBC’s Top Gear show. | Tickets cost £10 per person, wine and canapé reception included. | Salisbury Area IMechE

Industry sector: Other Industries / Sectors.

Everything you wanted to know about batteries but were afraid to ask

White Hart Hotel | 15 October 2019 18:00 to 20:00
Event type: Technical lecture

Battery Lecture | Tuesday 15th October This lecture will give an overview of current battery technology and a discussion of where it may go in the future. Misconceptions and myths around batteries will be discussed along with tips for maximising battery performance. The lecture will focus on different technologies and their application and will give a brief introduction to basic battery concepts.

Industry sector: Power Industries.

Get Registered - Professional Registration Workshop

White Hart Hotel | 09 October 2019 18:00 to 19:00
Event type: Workshop

An informal workshop aimed at helping skilled technicians or engineers to understand the routes to Professional Registration. The workshop will begin with a presentation followed by an open discussion during which you will have an opportunity to ask questions and discuss next steps.

Industry sector: Cross-sector.

Fun STEM Workshop - Inspire the Next Generation

Downton Primary School | 23 September 2019 15:30 to 17:45
Event type: Careers & education

Want to enthuse children about engineering? Come and have a go at some fun, engaging design and make projects - create your own electric fan boats and vibrating brush monsters. A joint event with the Association of Science Education so that engineers and primary school teachers can work together to run the activity in school. Class packs of materials will be made available for attendees to conduct the activities. Spaces limited - booking essential!

Industry sector: Cross-sector.

CANCELLED: Bovington Tank Museum Visit

Bovington Tank Museum | 12 June 2019 10:00 to 15:00
Event type: Technical visit

A visit to Bovington Tank Museum, hopefully incorporating a tour of the Engineering Workshops and a talk and close up inspection (where we may have an opportunity to sit in the tank).

Industry sector: Defence.
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