Welcome to the North Eastern Region

Across the Region, we have a varied programme of events, closely aligned with the IMechE’s five key themes of Energy, Environment, Transport, Education and Manufacturing 

The programme includes visits and activities to assist your professional development, to add to your learned knowledge, and to provide inspiration for a new generation of younger people to become engineers. 

Our Young Members continue to take the lead in prestigious events in the Region including GreenPower which gives school pupils an opportunity to build and race an electric vehicle.

If you have a little time to spare and are interested in joining any of the active Committees, please also get in touch. We need enthusiastic volunteers. It can be very interesting work, good for developing your skills and also provides some great networking opportunities.

We are well supported by our Regional Business Development Manager, Denis Healy, who provides various ‘Routes To Professional Registration’ workshops as well as developing Company-Based Registration schemes, to make transition to full membership of the Institution as straightforward as possible. Please contact Denis directly if you want to find out more – either as an individual, or on behalf of your Company at d_healy@imeche.org.

If you want to find out what’s happening where you live or work, then please contact myself or the Tyne & Wear or the Teesside Area Committee’s – you will be most welcome!

Bowman Bradley,

Regional Chair

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    18 January 2022 18:30 to 20:00
    Virtual
    Graham Taylor, UK Programmes Executive Advisor, CAF, will talk us through the triumphs, trials and tribulations of the replacement fleet of the BR MkIII sleepers and the new additions to the TPE fleet.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    19 January 2022 19:00 to 21:00
    The Stephenson Room, The Common Room building - Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Gateshead Council and Gateshead Energy Company (GEC) have run the Gateshead District Energy Scheme since 2018, supplying council buildings, homes and venues, such as Sage and BALTIC, with low cost, low carbon heat and power. Committed to reducing emissions to net zero by 2030, GEC is adding the UKs largest minewater heat pump - 6MW - to the network, as well as 4MW of urban solar parks, ready for operation by Spring 2022.
    Industry: Power Industries
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    21 January 2022 12:00 to 13:00
    Online
    This webinar has been designed to help you prepare for your Professional Review Interview. Following the presentation we will be available to answer any specific questions regarding application forms and general questions about the PRI.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Social event
    27 January 2022 17:30 to 19:30
    The Common Room - Newcastle Upon Tyne
    CANCELLED The 175th Anniversary event will be linked to a live hybrid event being held at One Birdcage Walk and will showcase the “Engineering Response to Covid 19” with talks from a number of IMechE members on both SAGE and the IMechE’s COIVD Task Force.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    14 February 2022 13:00 to 18:00
    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 online events and support.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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