Current and Future Events

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  • 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: Schools/Colleges/University Events
    13 January 2015 00:00 to 25 January 2015 00:00
    Brunel's Passenger Shed - Bristol
    The IMechE are proud to support the Show of Strength Theatre Company in celebrating the achievements of Brunel with stories, circus, music and songs.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    14 January 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    Lecture Theatre 004 - Exeter
    The Energy Harvesting Research Group at the University of Exeter is working on cutting edge academic research with a firm focus on needs of industry.
    Industry: Energy Environment & Sustainability
  • Event Type: Social Event
    16 January 2015 18:00 to 22:00
    *TBC
    Join us to celebrate a successful year and meet some like-minded engineers for a bit of networking and fun over a curry. There's also a tour of Brunel's Suspension Bridge - something to get your appetite roaring! Times to be confirmed.
    Industry: Food Engineering
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    21 January 2015 09:00 to 17:00
    Immanuel United Reformed Church - Swindon
    The Pirbright Institute is a world-leading centre of excellence in viruses spread from animals to humans. Much of their work is done under the highest containment levels. This is a visit to tour their new bio-containment facility.
    Industry: Medical Engineering
  • Event Type: Talk
    21 January 2015 18:45 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: Schools/Colleges/University Events
    26 January 2015 00:00 to 13 February 2015 00:00
    *TBC
    The IMechE is looking for young engineers to support Caroline Alliston of ‘Technology for Fun’ in delivering STEM activity workshops in secondary schools in the Bristol Area as a follow up to the celebrations. Three volunteers are required for each of the 2 x ½ day workshops being run over 3 weeks.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Professional Development Event
    28 January 2015 18:30 to 21:00
    Lecture Theatre 2B020 - 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: Technical Lecture
    04 February 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    Somerset College - Taunton
    Claire Pearce and Dr Natasha Stephen, from the Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre (PEMC) at Plymouth University, will demonstrate the relevance and use of electron microscopy in precision engineering, aerospace, defence and manufacturing businesses.
    Industry: Research & Development
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    18 February 2015 18:00 to 20:30
    Defence Academy, Swindon (01793 785615) - Swindon
    An evening of cyber security, concentrating on personal security, followed by free time to explore the equipment displays in the Defence Capability Centre
    Industry: Defence & Government Services
  • 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
    25 February 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    Lecture Theatre 004 - Exeter
    Lars Johanning is Associated Professor in Ocean Energy at Exeter University. He has been involved in research on hydrodynamic related topics for marine structures since 1997.
    Industry: Energy Environment & Sustainability
  • 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: Debate
    25 March 2015 19:00 to 21:30
    University of Bath - Bath
    Details to be announced.
    Industry: Automotive
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    14 April 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    EDF Visitor Centre - Bridgwater
    Talk organised by the IET at EDF visitors centre in Bridgwater. Booking essential via the IET web site on www.theiet.org/somerset
    Industry: Research & Development
  • 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: Technical Visit
    02 May 2015 00:00 to 00:00
    *TBC
    Visit to Bristol Air Traffic Control Centre at Bristol Airport
    Industry: Aerospace
  • 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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