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Welcome to the Greater London Region

This is where you can find out about the activities and events in the Greater London Region.

The GLR's activities are co-ordinated by the main GLR Committee, a Central Events Sub-Committee, four Area Sub-Committees (North East, North West, South East and South West) and the Young Members Panel.

The GLR's strategic goals are:

1. Implement the IMechE Regional Strategy Board (RSB) Mission, as far as practicable, and address identified Regional needs.

2. Provide a balanced programme of high quality events for the advancement of mechanical engineering and to facilitate Continuing Professional Development.

3. Establish services for the support of members, promote greater involvement by members in regional and national events and actively seek new members.

4. Raise the profile of the Institution within regional and local government, industry, education and the wider community.

5. Manage allocated funds efficiently and effectively.

6. Represent the Institution locally to regional and local government, the media, the public, industry and education.

7. Co-operate and organise events with other Institutions and public bodies when this will be beneficial to the Institution, to members, engineering generally and society.

8. Encourage participation in local schools liaison and careers advice and associated joint activities with other societies.

If you are an IMechE member and are at all able to help the region in any way please contact Simon Paish (GLR Chairman). He and the 30 strong committee of volunteers welcome all of the support, no matter how small, that you are able to offer.

Looking ahead, all events to be held in the Region will be published on this ‘Near You’ website so please keep checking! 

Simon Paish
GLR Chairman

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Competition event
    15 October 2022 12:00 to 16:00
    Lincolns Inn Field Park - Holborn
    The IMechE Greater London Young Member Panel welcomes you to participate in The Young Trophy – the annual inter-institution sports competition. Club together with friends and colleagues, guys and girls, for a fun-filled afternoon of 5-a-side football, tag rugby, 6-legged race, egg and spoon relay and of course a tug-of-war to compete for the chance to be crowned The 2022 Young Trophy Champions!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    20 October 2022 17:30 to 19:00
    RSSB - London
    This presentation will cover the design and operation of class 745 & 755 produced by Stadler Rail for Greater Anglia.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    21 October 2022 12:30 to 15:30
    Webinar
    We are keen to support our members in any way we can. For our members who are actively seeking to become professionally registered as a Chartered or Incorporated Member, we are offering free online events and support. This 3 hour workshop has been designed to help you get started with your application form.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    03 November 2022 12:00 to 13:00
    Webinar
    For our members who are actively seeking to become professionally registered as a Chartered or Incorporated Member, we are offering free online events and support. This presentation will explain the process of becoming an Eng Tech, IEng or CEng Member of the Institution. It will also discuss what to expect in the Professional Registration interview.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    28 November 2022 10:00 to 15:00
    Virtual
    We are keen to support our members in any way we can. For our members who are actively seeking to become professionally registered as a Chartered, Incorporated or EngTech member or as a Fellow, we are offering free events and support.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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