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: Social event
    04 August 2024 13:00 to 15:30
    Aln Valley Railway - Alnwick
    On arrival, participants can relax and enjoy refreshments in the cafe or browse the railway’s shop at their leisure. 13.45 - talk on the history of Aln Valley Railway. 14.15 - guided tour of the site, including an introduction to the railway’s small fleet of locomotives in the engine shed and the Directors Coach under the heritage canopy. 14.50 - short steam train ride through the Northumbrian countryside from Lionheart Station to Greenrigg Halt.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    05 August 2024 17:30 to 19:00
    The Classic Car Workshop - Darlington
    Participants would be taken on a tour around a real classic car workshop with many cars in progress. The owner of the facility would also explain the various aspects of work done on the cars and the challenges they face. Please note due to Venue Limitations and Safety considerations this event is restricted to 16 years and over only. Limited attendance – please book early
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    17 August 2024 10:00 to 12:00
    Webinar
    For our members who are actively seeking to become professionally registered as a Chartered, Incorporated or EngTech member, we are offering free online events and support. This workshop has been designed to help you get started with your application form.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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