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: Professional development event
    20 April 2020 10:00 to 15:00
    Virtual
    Complete the professional registration application form and get yourself registered to CEng or IEng.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Annual dinner or luncheon
    15 May 2020 18:00 to 23:00
    Discovery Museum - Newcastle upon Tyne
    With great regret we have decided to cancel the Tyne and Wear Dinner based on the latest government advice and time scales relating to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please be assured that if you have purchased tickets, they will be fully refunded in line with the IMechE events policy (Please allow our finance team time to respond during this time of confusion).
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    21 May 2020 18:30 to 20:00
    Ramside Hall Hotel & Golf Club
    The Regional AGM has been adjourned. There will be no meeting on 21st May at the Ramside Hotel. Alternative arrangements will be publicised when the present emergency has ended
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    16 September 2020 18:00 to 20:00
    Engineering Room E005 - Durham
    Note: Due to Covid-19 concerns this event is postoned Michael Ward, Consultant Motor Engineer and Expert Witness will present some of the more memorable/interesting examples of investigations and inspections of vehicle failures and incidents from over 30 years of providing his services. This is a free event, with limited numbers. Refreshments will be available from 6:00pm and the event will start at 6:30pm. Registration on the Near You website is a must for this event.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    14 October 2020 18:00 to 20:00
    Engineering Room E005 - Durham
    In this talk, Professor Tim Gordon will present a number of scenarios for automated motion control. Some can be automated today, some rely on futuristic AI capabilities.
    Industry: Automobile
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