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: Competition event
    28 February 2024 17:00 to 19:00
    UCL - London
    Young engineers from the South East region compete to be crowned the 2024 Future of Rail South East Centre heat champion and represent the centre at the national finals. Following the young members' presentation will be the Railway Division Chair's Address, by Andrew Skinner. This is an in-person only event. There will be refreshments served.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    14 March 2024 19:00 to 21:00
    East Surrey College, Auditorium - Redhill
    We are delighted to invite you to our Genesis of a Queen: Queen Mary 2 Talk. This talk describes why and how Cunard’s current flagship, Queen Mary 2 was built, and explores some of the many design considerations and challenges that had to be evaluated by her designer, Stephen Payne.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    20 March 2024 18:00 to 19:00
    RSSB - London
    A new fleet of state-of the-art higher capacity, walk-through, accessible trains is being manufactured for TfL’s Docklands Light Railway by Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF).
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    10 April 2024 14:30 to 16:00
    RNLI College, (All-Weather Lifeboats Centre.) - Poole
    Sussex and Surrey Area are delighted to invite you to our RNLI, All-Weather Lifeboat Centre Tour. The tour takes you behind the scenes of the world-class lifeboat-building factory. The facility brings every stage of the lifeboat building process in-house and under one roof, ensuring that the RNLI are fully equipped to build the next generation of all-weather lifeboats.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    17 April 2024 18:00 to 19:00
    RSSB - London
    The Central line is an integral part of the London Underground network, with its vital service enabled by the 30-year-old 92 tube stock. Find out how they are enhancing this service. This will also be the centre's AGM.
    Industry: Railway
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