Current and Future Events

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  • Event Type: Talk
    28 October 2014 18:00 to 21:00
    Pugsley Lecture Theatre - Bristol
    The Bath and Bristol Young Members Panel, in conjunction with the Institution of Structural Engineers and the Institution of Civil Engineers invite you to a free presentation. Come and learn about Brunel's other bridge, the innovative swivel bridge in the Bristol City Docks, and the ambitious project now underway to return this iconic structure to working order.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    05 November 2014 18:30 to 21:00
    Lecture room XF1 - Exeter
    A Talk on Marine Renewables by Lars Johanning.
    Industry: Offshore Engineering
  • Event Type: Professional Development Event
    11 November 2014 18:00 to 20:00
    Swansea University - Swansea
    JOINT EVENT WITH I MECH E SOUTH WALES REGION The Hitachi Super Express Train is the new generation of high speed trains which will operate on the Great Western Main Line after it is electrified, and on other inter-city routes in Britain. The trains will be assembled at a new factory in the north of England and the GW trains will be maintained at depots in Bristol and west London. The lecture will include aspects of the design, manufacture, operation and maintenance of the trains.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    12 November 2014 19:00 to 21:00
    Messier-Bugatti-Dowty - Gloucester
    Tidal Lagoon Power is preparing to start construction of the world’s first tidal lagoon power plant in Swansea Bay in 2015. Join us for a thrilling insight into a new option for affordable renewable energy at a scale not seen before.
    Industry: Energy Environment & Sustainability
  • Event Type: Committee Meeting
    12 November 2014 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green - Bristol
    We are a friendly bunch and our once monthly meetings help us decide what events to put on, idea's for bigger projects and just a general opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area! We hope to see you soon!
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Professional Development Event
    17 November 2014 17:00 to 19:00
    Rooms 5/6, Western House - Swindon
    An exploration of the latest technological thinking on getting the best from diesel engines used in the railway environment
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Competition Event
    19 November 2014 18:30 to 21:30
    University of Plymouth - Plymouth
    Join your Institution to battle against others in the prestigious Institution Challenge! Including a free buffet and charity raffle, there are great prizes up for grabs.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    20 November 2014 17:00 to 18:00
    Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre - Plymouth
    This event will raise awareness of the relevance and use of electron microscopy in precision engineering, aerospace, defence and manufacturing businesses throughout the south west region.
    Industry: Materials
  • Event Type: Talk
    20 November 2014 19:00 to 21:30
    Chancellor's Building, University of Bath - Bath
    Prof. Hammond will present a socio-technical ‘balance sheet’ of the various benefits and disbenefits of CCS, alongside a realistic technology assessment of its future role in the UK energy sector. This event is free to attend and refreshments will be provided.
    Industry: Energy Environment & Sustainability
  • Event Type: Competition Event
    25 November 2014 18:00 to 21:00
    BAWA Bristol - Bristol
    As well as being a great opportunity to develop your presenting skills, and to network with those from the engineering profession, prize money is available to the winner and runner up in the area. As the event is being held over two heats in the area, the winner and runner up will be notified once both events have taken place. *Please note arrangements are subject to change. All entrants will be notified of final arrangements prior to their heat.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Competition Event
    26 November 2014 18:00 to 21:00
    BRLSI - Bath
    As well as being a great opportunity to develop your presenting skills, and to network with those from the engineering profession, prize money is available to the winner and runner up in the area. As the event is being held over two heats in the area, the winner and runner up will be notified once both events have taken place. *Please note arrangements are subject to change. All entrants will be notified of final arrangements prior to their heat.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Talk
    26 November 2014 19:00 to 21:00
    Delphi Diesel Systems - Gloucestershire
    For this year's IMechE Lecture at the Stroud Festival of Manufacturing and Engineering Week (Festomane) the subject is the Dudbridge Locks Hydro Electric Scheme , a part of the Cotswold Canals.
    Industry: Energy Environment & Sustainability
  • Event Type: Talk
    28 November 2014 18:00 to 20:00
    University of Bristol, Room TBC - Bristol
    Bath Bristol Area Christmas Lecture
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    03 December 2014 18:00 to 20:30
    Bristol Blue Glass - Bristol
    *The 3rd of December is now fully booked, however there are still spaces available on the 11th December* Get in the Christmas spirit by blowing your own Christmas bauble out of the famous Bristol Blue Glass!
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Committee Meeting
    10 December 2014 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green - Bristol
    We are a friendly bunch and our once monthly meetings help us decide what events to put on, idea's for bigger projects and just a general opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area! We hope to see you soon!
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    11 December 2014 18:00 to 20:30
    Bristol Blue Glass - Bristol
    Get in the Christmas spirit by blowing your own Christmas bauble out of the famous Bristol Blue Glass!
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Professional Development Event
    15 December 2014 17:00 to 19:00
    STEAM Museum - Swindon
    This year's annual family event is in the form of a travelogue Great Railway Journeys will describe some of the exotic and exciting destinations - and more importantly journeys - that can be achieved worldwide by train. From the Ghan in Australia, the Trans Siberian Express and trips through the Rocky Mountains railway travel is a worldwide delight. After the presentation and audience participation everyone is welcome to stay behind and continue the debate over drinks and a hot finger buffet.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Professional Development Event
    07 January 2015 17:15 to 20:00
    Davidson House - Reading
    JOINT EVENT WITH THE PERMANENT WAY INSTITUTE The National Skills Academy for Rail Engineering present their vision for closing the skills gap in the railway industry
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    14 January 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    *TBC
    A Talk on Energy Harvesting by Meiling Jhu From Exeter University.
    Industry: Energy Environment & Sustainability
  • Event Type: Talk
    21 January 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    Messier-Bugatti-Dowty - Gloucester
    Newly elected IMechE Fellow Caroline Alliston, author of the ‘Technology for Fun’ books of fun practical design and build projects for 7-14 year olds, talks about how she changed from working in industry to inspiring the next generation of engineers. There will be lots of working models to play with, or to make and take away afterwards. Friends, families and STEM ambassadors welcome.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Professional Development Event
    28 January 2015 18:30 to 21:00
    Lecture Theatre tbc - Bristol
    Alan King, the IMechE Business Development Manager will give a presentation explaining the process of becoming an Eng Tech, IEng or CEng member.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Competition Event
    31 January 2015 06:00 to 23:00
    *TBC
    Prize competition deadline is 31st January 2015.
    Industry: Aerospace
  • Event Type: Talk
    18 February 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    EDF Energy
    TBC
    Industry: Nuclear Power
  • Event Type: Professional Development Event
    24 February 2015 18:00 to 20:00
    University of Bristol - Bristol
    JOINT EVENT WITH I MECH E WESTERN REGION The Hitachi Super Express Train is the new generation of high speed trains which will operate on the Great Western Main Line after it is electrified, and on other inter-city routes in Britain. The trains will be assembled at a new factory in the north of England and the GW trains will be maintained at depots in Bristol and west London. The lecture will include aspects of the design, manufacture, operation and maintenance of the trains.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    11 March 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    *TBC
    A Visit to the Fox Brothers Factory in Wellington. Visit to and tour of the factory where waving of cloth is carried out.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Competition Event
    16 March 2015 17:00 to 19:00
    Rooms 5/6, Western House - Swindon
    One of the highlights of the year; Young Engineers (typically with less than 10 years experience) will present their papers, in competition with each other. The winner will receive a prize of £200 and will go forward for a place in the national final later in the year at Birdcage Walk, London. And other prizes for the runners-up. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR TAKING PART IN THIS EVENT PLEASE CONTACT MICK JAMES AT THE ADDRESS SHOWN BELOW
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    17 March 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    Messier-Bugatti-Dowty - Gloucester
    The IMechE - RAeS 2015 joint lecture will be concirning The Last British Airliner, the BAe 146. Refreshmens available from 19:00.
    Industry: Aerospace
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    15 April 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    Lecture room XF1 - Exeter
    A Talk on Additive Layer by James Bradbury from Exeter University.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Talk
    15 April 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    Messier-Bugatti-Dowty - Gloucester
    TBC
    Industry: Automotive
  • Event Type: Professional Development Event
    27 April 2015 17:00 to 19:00
    Rooms 5/6, Western House - Swindon
    The Annual General Meeting of the South Western Centre of the Railway Division of the I Mech E. This is followed by a presentation on the strategy for procuring rolling stock for the outer London commuter services in the Thames Valley after it is electrified.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Professional Development Event
    12 May 2015 18:00 to 20:00
    UTC Swindon
    JOINT EVENT WITH IET After the electrification of the Great Western Mainline from London to Bristol and Swansea what is the maintenance regime already planned to keep the service running?
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk
    13 May 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    *TBC
    TBC
    Industry: Medical Engineering
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