Welcome to the South Eastern region.

These webpages contain information on the events and activities organised by Institution volunteers who live in Kent, Sussex and Surrey.

We run full programmes of events in these areas – for more information, click here. Events are organised by the Automobile and Railway divisions too.

If you’ve got a question about membership, professional registration or would like a presentation on the Institution at your workplace or university, contact Claire Maycock.

If you have an idea for an event or would like more information about volunteering to promote engineering in your area, just get in touch with one of the committee by contacting us.

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    17 August 2020 17:30 to 19:00
    Virtual Meeting
    RSSB will talk about their latest project to assess the impact of 'high and tight' platforms on rolling stock design. The project considers what can be done practically to improve accessibility at these platforms and the economic case for investment.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    14 September 2020 17:30 to 19:00
    Virtual Meeting
    Professor Felix Schmid, Railway Division Chair and Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education will give his Chair’s Address on his specialism of railway systems engineering.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    01 October 2020 18:30 to 20:30
    East Surrey College, Auditorium - Redhill
    Postponed......Can Engineers Make the Human Race Sustainable? The talk will attempt to put climate change in perspective and cover the role of engineers in adapting to and mitigating against it.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    14 October 2020 19:00 to 21:00
    Brighton Gin - Brighton
    A private tour of Brighton Gin Distillery. The cost is £30 per head for a maximum of 15 people, and this includes an hour tour, gin tastings, a gin and tonic and a mini bottle of gin for each attendee, which you get to wax and label yourself.
    Industry: Food engineering
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    13 November 2020 18:30 to 20:00
    The New Hepworth Brewery - Horsham
    Due to the current concerns linked to the Coronavirus, it is with regret that we are postponing our ’The Hepworth Brewery Tour’.
    Industry: Food engineering
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