Current and Future Events

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  • Event Type: Professional development event
    28 March 2017 18:00 to 29 March 2017 15:00
    Various
    Alan King, Area Business Development Manager will be visiting Plymouth on the 28th and 29th March.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Clifton Bridge - Hard Hat Tour    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Technical visit
    05 April 2017 18:00 to 21:30
    Clifton Bridge - Bristol
    A tour of the vaults inside one of the towers of Clifton Suspension Bridge!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    05 April 2017 19:30 to 21:00
    Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts - St Peter Port, Guernsey
    In his talk, Ray Makin (Chairman, Atelier MB) will discuss all aspects of conservation based design on Listed Buildings and within Conservation Areas.
    Industry: Construction & building services
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    05 April 2017 19:30 to 21:00
    EDF Energy
    Small Modular Reactors - lecture will provide information on reactor design and look at how the UK could benefit from SMR deployment in the mid-2020s and the way in which SMRs could contribute to the UK’s future energy mix.
    Industry: Nuclear power
  • Brittany Ferry Tours    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Professional development event
    06 April 2017 17:00 to 19:00
    Brittany Ferries - Plymouth
    An exciting opportunity to see behind the scenes at Brittany Ferries Plymouth Ferry Port, the tour will be led by the knowledgeable and experienced Port Operations Manager Steve Lawrie, who will take us around the behind the scenes areas of a visiting cruise ship! We are limited to 15 spaces for this event but we will take reserve bookings, please use the contact details below to book a reserve slot.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    06 April 2017 20:00 to 22:00
    Pomme d’Or Hotel - St Helier, Jersey
    In his talk, Ray Makin (Chairman, Atelier MB) will discuss all aspects of conservation based design on Listed Buildings and within Conservation Areas.
    Industry: Construction & building services
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    10 April 2017 17:00 to 19:00
    Rooms 5/6, Western House - Swindon
    Engineer Graham Nicholas explains the developments of this exciting project to resurrect a brand new steam locomotive based on Sir Nigel Gresley’s original design
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    11 April 2017 18:30 to 21:00
    University of Exeter (Room 004) - Exeter
    Founded in 1992, AnTech operates globally across two divisions and provides products and services to the upstream oil and gas industry. On the Products side of the business, AnTech offers patented and innovative products in the areas of permanent monitoring, data acquisition, coiled tubing and downhole tools. In addition,
    Industry: Coal / Oil / Gas
  • Event Type: Competition event
    24 April 2017 18:00 to 21:00
    Queens Building, University of Bristol - Bristol
    WHERE: Queen’s Building, University of Bristol - Bristol WHEN: 24th April 2017, 6pm for a 6:30pm start WHO: All members and non-members welcome, no tickets required.
    Industry: Aerospace
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    26 April 2017 18:30 to 22:30
    White Hart pub - Wroughton, Swindon
    A brief AGM followed by refreshments and a game of pub skittles
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    03 May 2017 19:30 to 21:00
    Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts - St Peter Port, Guernsey
    Wind power is presently one of the fastest growing forms of electrical generation. Offshore wind represents the most technically challenging phase of this power exploitation. Recent bid prices for offshore wind farms show that the cost of these developments is reducing. Prof David Infield will provide an overview of this exciting technology.
    Industry: Power & energy
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    08 May 2017 17:00 to 19:00
    Rooms 5/6, Western House - Swindon
    AGM of the Railway Division South Western centre followed by presentation on the future new rolling stock for the new north of England franchise
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    17 May 2017 19:00 to 21:00
    The Greenbank Pub - Easton
    A part of the Pint of Science events taking place across Bristol in May. This event on 3D printing is organised by the IMechE
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    17 May 2017 19:30 to 21:00
    EDF Energy
    An opportunity to hear informed opinion on the subject of Autonomous Vehicles; the progress we have made and the challenges which lie ahead.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Stoke Gifford IEP Depot    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Technical visit
    05 June 2017 00:00 to 09 June 2017 23:00
    Hitachi Stoke Gifford Depot - Bristol
    Visit to brand new depot, pre-booking ESSENTIAL More details - including actual date - to follow
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    29 June 2017 15:45 to 19:30
    Rutherford Appleton Laboratory - Reception - Didcot
    A limited number of places are available for a guided tour to the ISIS Pulsed Neutron and Muon Source at Harwell - A world-leading centre for research in the physical and life sciences. This will be followed by refreshments and lectures. A further 30 places are available for just the lectures (starting at 18:00).
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Social event
    07 August 2017 00:00 to 11 August 2017 00:00
    Great Western Society DIDCOT
    Traditional summer visit and steam train rides, pre-booking ESSENTIAL More details - including actual date - to follow
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    20 September 2017 19:30 to 21:00
    Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts - Guernsey
    Colin Froude (Squadron Leader, Royal Air Force Retd) will talk about the challenges associated with testing large aircraft. Drawing on his flying experience, Colin will describe the origins of the Heavy Aircraft Test and Evaluation Squadron which is based at Boscombe Down. Colin will also discuss the Squadron’s roles which include testing modifications, R&D work and Met Research Flights.
    Industry: Aerospace
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    21 September 2017 20:00 to 22:00
    Pomme d’Or Hotel - St Helier, Jersey
    Colin Froude (Squadron Leader, Royal Air Force Retd) will talk about the challenges associated with testing large aircraft. Drawing on his flying experience, Colin will describe the origins of the Heavy Aircraft Test and Evaluation Squadron which is based at Boscombe Down. Colin will also discuss the Squadron’s roles which include testing modifications, R&D work and Met Research Flights.
    Industry: Aerospace
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