Welcome to the Europe Region

Europe Region Election - Announcement

The election for the position of Regional Chair for the Institution’s Europe Region has now been completed. 

All the nominations received have been reviewed and we can confirm that Raymond Hodgkinson CEng FIMechE has been elected to the position of Europe Regional Chair.

Regional Chair- Raymond Hodgkinson


You can read details of Raymond's policy statements for his time in position here. 

Europe Region Election Statement

Please join the Institution in congratulating Raymond. 

Europe Young Member Representative - Announcement

From June 2016 the new YM representative will be Kathryn Bjärkvik MEng AMIMechE.

Kathryn is also the YM representative for Sweden in the new Scandinavian group. We wish her all the best in her new position.  

Regional Young Member Representative - Kathryn Bjärkvik



If you are a young member in the Europe region and wish to be involved, do not hesitate to contact Kathryn on the "contact us" page.

We represent over 5000 Institution members across Europe, providing support and putting you in touch with what you need from the Institution.

We also work with other engineering institutions to raise the profile of engineering in this region – have a look at our events page for more details.

If you do not see your location listed and would like to arrange future events locally or to get involved as a volunteer, please contact the regional chair


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Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Competition event
    30 April 2018 00:00 to 31 July 2018 23:59
    *Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) - London
    The Institution's first ever video competition for Young Members launches this month. The competition is open to all Young Members - affiliates, associates or any member who has been professionally registered for less than 10 years.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    31 May 2018 17:00 to 20:00
    Tekna - Oslo
    World Land Speed Record Attempt – 2019 A joint event between Tekna, British Norwegian chamber of Commerce (BNCC) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers ( Scandinavia Group) The current world land speed record is held by Andy Green at 763 MPH (1228 KPH) in the Thrust SSC achieved in the USA in October 1997. A new project - Bloodhound SSC with same driver, aims to beat this record by nearly 400KPH reaching over 1000MPH, at Hakskeen Pan in South Africa in 2019.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Workshop
    01 June 2018 09:00 to 03 June 2018 12:00
    Do you want to excel on the FS Scrutineering tests? Come and join us on this unique experience.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    03 June 2018 10:00 to 18:00
    Gorgonzola - Gorgonzola (MI)
    Annual Meeting Members of all grades in Italy are invited and encouraged to attend in person. We can also extend this event as a Web/Telephone conference if requested. SOFE (Speak Out For Engineering) SOFE is a competition with the aim of promoting the ability to communicate mechanical engineering subjects effectively. We shall hold the Italy competition.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Conference
    05 September 2018 10:00 to 18:00
    to be confirmed - Cologne
    Exploring risks and opportunities for the process industry in the Freelance (Gig) Economy Participants will be presented with future workplace scenarios, their risks and opportunities for the process industry, and will be encouraged to give their own feedback on the research and opinion presented through online feedback during the event.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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