Welcome to the Eastern Region Spring 2019

Dear Members and visitors to this page,

In issue 1, 2019 of Professional Engineering Magazine Colin Brown our interim CEO calls upon the Institution to ‘Redouble our efforts to improve our two way communication with our membership’. In a similar vein Tony Roche the Institution president says ‘The Institution has actively sought members’ views’.

To this end the Eastern Region has reactivated our facebook and Twitter accounts. Whilst social media platforms have suffered some poor publicity of late, notably Instagram, when used wisely they are powerful tools for multiway communication. These accounts are intended for use by all areas, panels and members in the Region. Feedback on talks and events you have enjoyed or not, follow on thoughts on the subject matter of the talk and communication about the goings on at HQ are all valid topics. Of course, as professionals, I would expect such exchanges to be constructive, also I am not a believer that all opinions are equally valid, the earth is not flat!

Eastern Region Twitter page:

https://twitter.com/IMeche_Eastern

@IMeche_Eastern

Eastern Region Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/imeche.eastern/?tn-str=k*F

In May there are elections both a HQ and at Area levels so this is an excellent opportunity to volunteer for your area committee.

Peter Wotherspoon

Eastern Region Chair

Eur Ing Peter Wotherspoon
MSc, CPhys, MInstP, CEng, FIMechE.
Chair: Eastern Region
Institution of MECHANICAL ENGINEERS


Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    04 July 2019 18:30 to 20:00
    The White Hart, Ampthill - Bedfordshire
    An Ordinary Meeting of the newly formed Bedfordshire area committee.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    10 July 2019 18:00 to 20:30
    Cambridge Museum of Technology - Cambridge
    A talk about the investigative process when an unexpected failure occurs.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    19 July 2019 09:30 to 15:30
    University of Hertfordshire - Hatfield
    Complete the professional registration application form in a single day and get yourself registered as a CEng or IEng Member
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    31 July 2019 12:00 to 18:00
    PointSide Café and bar - Milton Keynes
    This is a 30 minute, 1-2-1 consultation to explore professional registration, Membership or to upgrade to Fellow with the Institution.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    02 August 2019 11:00 to 20:00
    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel - Colchester
    This is a 30 minute, 1-2-1 consultation to explore routes to Membership and/or Fellow. We can advise on any aspect of the process and requirements. Suitable for anyone at all who is interested in Professional Registration with the Institution, or upgrading their Membership.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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