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Current and Future Events

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  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    12 October 2022 17:15 to 19:30
    Aston Court Hotel - Derby
    Noel Travers, the new RD Chairman will present his address "'Not a very good engineer' the fallacy and effect of this mindset" Noel will discuss diversity within the engineering environment, highlighting the benefits of a diverse workforce, and considers how this may be improved. He will also cover why it is critical to retain talent in engineering.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    09 November 2022 17:15 to 19:30
    Aston Court Hotel - Derby
    Neil Dinmore - Principal Engineer at RSSB - will examine the recent industry approach to managing of cracks on various classes of rolling stock
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    07 December 2022 17:15 to 20:00
    Derby Conference Centre - Derby
    David Powell will give an update on the introduction of the class 777 fleet
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    11 January 2023 17:15 to 19:30
    Aston Court Hotel - Derby
    Phil Read, MD of Varamis, will explain his company's approach to providing 'An all electric Zero Emissions Rail Logistics Service' using ex-passenger carrying EMUs
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Competition event
    08 February 2023 18:00 to 20:00
    Aston Court Hotel - Derby
    The annual competition which allows young engineers to present an example of their role in a project with which they been involved Please note that the Centre's AGM will be held during the judging interval
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    08 March 2023 17:15 to 19:30
    Aston Court Hotel - Derby
    Robin Lee will outline Park Signalling's approach to the challenges of rural line re-signalling including key token instruments and radio electronic token black. The presentation will include physical demonstrations This is a joint lecture with the PWI
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    12 April 2023 17:15 to 19:30
    Aston Court Hotel - Derby
    Kevin Hope from Network Rail will give a brief history of trainborne infrastructure monitoring covering both fleet and technology. He will give an overview of recent developments and outline future strategy
    Industry: Railway
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