Scottish Region Annual Dinner 2024

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Annual dinner or luncheon
25 October 2024 19:00 - 23:00
Limited Spaces

Corporate Table £900.00 Please select ticket count
Corporate Table with Student Sponsorship £1,050.00
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Individual Ticket £90.00
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Scottish Region Annual Dinner 2024
25th October 2024
7.00pm for 7.30pm 

Dress Code - Black Tie 

Networking. Dining. Entertaining. 

Celebrate your company's achievements alongside top business figures at the Scottish Region's most prestigious event. 

An occasion to entertain clients, network with new contacts and reward staff. More than 300 engineers attended the last event, celebrating with industry partners in a luxurious environment. 

It’s a great opportunity to leverage the networking opportunities available through the IMechE forum, while enjoying high quality hospitality and entertainment, hosted at a great Glaswegian venue.



Dr Hina Khan

Space Scotland, Executive Director

Dr Hina Khan is the Executive Director role at Space Scotland, a not-for-profit company formed through an industry-led group seeking to develop the space sector in Scotland.  As ED, Hina supports the space sector by championing the unique end to end capability of space in Scotland, engaging directly with UK and Scottish Governments to enable growth of the sector and capturing opportunities that can be overcome through effective use of the Scottish Space  Ecosystem.  Hina has an extensive background in the space sector, with a PhD in Space Science from the University of Leicester followed by a 10yr research career in space science data analytics from NASA, ESA and UCL.  She transitioned to knowledge exchange and business development activity, successfully integrating non-space sectors with space and satellite applications, driving growth in areas of data science, analytics and technology of space applications. Following a move back to Scotland 15yrs ago, Hina progressed into leadership roles, firstly as the Innovation Lead at the Scottish Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications and then to Spire as the programme lead for a large portfolio of delivering world leading satellite technology development.  Hina also led on Spire UK stakeholder engagement activity, regular deputising for senior management at key events with Government and UK officials from the space sector.  Hina is a Board Director for the Scottish Chamber of Commerce, and was a Judge for the Scottish Edge Awards 2024. 

Giles Hartill
IMechE Past President

Giles joined the Institution in 1999 and earned a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from University College London in 2002. He has worked in the UK defense industry since 2003 and is now Chief Technologist at AWE Plc. He became a Chartered Engineer and received an MSc in Industrial Materials in 2008. As a volunteer since 2004, Giles has promoted career development and STEM education. He has held several key roles, including GLR Young Member Panel Chairman and Trustee. In 2014, he became a Fellow of the Institution. From 2016 to 2017, he was Vice President, sponsoring the Digital Transformation Programme. He later chaired the Education and Skills Strategy Board and contributed to the 2019 Governance Review. In 2021, Giles led the Strategy Committee. As Deputy President in 2022 and President in 2023-24, he focused on IMechE’s Strategy 2030 and Planning the future of the headquarters. Giles has advanced the engineering profession and promoted STEM education throughout his career.


This year's Dinner will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Argyle Street, Glasgow. 


If you have any queries please contact our dinner co-ordinator, Catie Gray, at Please buy the tickets at top of the page. Payments can also be accepted by BACs transfer or cheque. 

Corporate packages are available to all companies. By reserving a corporate package for £900 excl. VAT you will receive 10 Annual Dinner tickets (one full table) and company branding will be included in all promotional material used in the lead-up to and on the night of the event. 

The second corporate option for £1050 excl. VAT includes a donation of £150 to sponsor three seats on our student tables at the event. Limited Availability. 

Individual tickets are available for members and non-member guests and cost £90 excl. VAT. 

For any further information, please contact the Dinner Co-ordinator, Catie Gray, at


Our evening will feature guest speakers Dr Hina Khan, Executive Director, Space Scotland and Giles Harthill, IMechE President.


Radisson BLU Hotel
Argyle Street
G2 8DL
United Kingdom

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