Welcome to the Western Region

The Region covers the five Areas listed below:

  1. Bath & Bristol
  2. Devon & Cornwall
  3. Devon & Somerset
  4. Gloucester
  5. Swindon

In addition there is a Young Member Panel centred around Bristol. There are also three Divisional Centres for those with specialist interests in the Aerospace, Automobile and Railway industries.

  • Western Young Members (Bristol)
  • Aeronautical
  • Automobile
  • Railway
Information about events and contacts for each Area or Panel is provided in their respective pages.

The overall programme for the Region aims to provide a mixture of learned society activities including prestige lectures, talks on popular subjects, visits to industrial organisations, aspects of Continuing Professional Development, student prizes and social functions.

Details of the programme, typically comprising around 90 events organised by the Region, Areas, Young Member Panel and Divisional Centres, are printed on a single card, which is sent to all our members during September each year via an insert in Professional Engineering.

Ian Parsons - Western Chair
Mike Moseley - Treasurer

Western Region Facebook Page

 

 

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Social event
    25 July 2018 17:00 to 20:00
    Great Western Society DIDCOT
    Traditional summer event, with an evening event on site exclusively for Railway Division. Visit includes a buffet tea, pre-booking ESSENTIAL Please register on this website
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Seminar
    25 July 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    YMCA Plymouth - Plymouth
    The IMechE Devon and Cornwall Area Committee would like to invite you to the first part of a two part series of seminars on Project Management and Contract Execution. There will be an opportunity to ask questions to the speaker and network after the seminar. Tea/Coffee will be provided.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    14 August 2018 18:30 to 20:30
    HiETA Technologies - Bristol
    The Bath & Bristol YMP would like to invite you to visit HiETA Technologies, a company specialising in the design, development and manufacture of high efficiency components and systems utilising the technology of Additive Manufacturing.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    15 August 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Seminar
    16 August 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    YMCA Plymouth - Plymouth
    The IMechE Devon and Cornwall Area Committee would like to invite you to the final part of a two part series of seminars on Project Management and Contract Execution. There will be an opportunity to ask questions to the speaker and network after the seminar. Tea/Coffee will be provided.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    13 September 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    19 September 2018 19:00 to 20:30
    EDF Energy
    The talk will describe the key elements of the engine control system with respect to design, development, manufacture and in-service support. The fundamental concepts of aircraft engine control will be introduced, offering an appreciation of the challenges faced in the development of a complex, safety critical, system. The complexities of the aircraft system interface will also be introduced, exploring fault messaging methods and determination of aircraft despatch.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    10 October 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    13 November 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    14 November 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    EDF Energy
    Full details to follow... Joint with IET
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    13 December 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    15 January 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    13 February 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    14 March 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    09 April 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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