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: Talk or debate
    28 January 2020 18:00 to 20:00
    Centuria Building - Middlesbrough
    Chris Wilkinson, General Manager of DLT’s Darlington office will describe the Engineering challenges in developing bespoke erection equipment for modular construction of bridges, dams, refineries, power stations, offshore structures, buildings and manufacturing plants.
    Industry: Construction & building services
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    10 February 2020 17:00 to 19:00
    ABB Limited - Billingham
    NOW RE-SCHEDULED Rescheduled- NEW DATE 10th Feb 2020 Existing market dynamics and challenges are forcing a massive change in the industry’s approach to technology for the process industries (oil, gas and chemicals). The presentation will describe recent work by the IMechE into the successes, challenges, and barriers to success in the adoption of digital technology in offshore oil and gas.
    Industry: Process Industries
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    11 February 2020 14:45 to 15:15
    Darcham Engineering - Stillington
    Invitation from the Nuclear Institutes Young Generation Network to a Visit to Darchem Engineering
    Industry: Nuclear power
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    19 February 2020 18:30 to 20:30
    Cosmopolitan Hotel - Leeds
    Find out how to become professionally registered (EngTech/IEng/CEng) and a full Member of the IMechE.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    20 April 2020 10:00 to 16:00
    Ramside Hall Hotel - Durham
    Complete the professional registration application form in a single day and get yourself registered to CEng or IEng in quick time.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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