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: Talk or debate
    11 December 2019 18:00 to 22:00
    University of Greenwich, Medway Campus, Kent - Chatham Maritime
    GREat Medway talks at University of Greenwich - Medway campus In 2019 the Natural Resources Institute will celebrate 125 years since it was created as "The Imperial Institute" at the behest of Prince Albert. Prof. Andrew Westby, Director and expert on Cassava, will explain some of the complicated history of the Institute and its predecessor organisations,
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    15 January 2020 18:00 to 20:00
    University of Greenwich, Medway Campus, Kent - Chatham Maritime
    GREat Medway - University of Greenwich talks. This talk is aimed at exploring gene-editing technologies i.e. our newfound ability to edit this code. We will discuss current limitations and divorce fact from fiction. What are the dangers and benefits this technology brings to society at large? Who should regulate this technology and how far away from it being a clinical reality are we?
    Industry: Biomedical engineering
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    20 January 2020 17:30 to 19:00
    *TBC
    Following last year’s presentation the DLR Rolling Stock team will be back with a more in-depth look at the innovative next generation of trains being supplied by CAF for the expansion of the Docklands Light Railway. All evenings start at 17:30 with tea, coffee and biscuits. Lectures commence at 18:00 for approximately one hour with questions afterwards. Refreshments are served after each lecture with an opportunity for networking and to meet the speaker
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    04 February 2020 18:30 to 20:30
    East Surrey College, Auditorium - Redhill
    Sussex and Surrey Area are delighted to invite you to our THE SPACE SHUTTLE, (Design, Development and Operations.) Technical Lecture.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Competition event
    11 February 2020 18:00 to 20:00
    University of Sussex - Brighton
    This competition is open to any IMechE affiliate, associate or chartered member with less than 10 years membership. The competition is to give a 15 minute presentation on any subject with a engineering link. There will be a judging panel who will ask questions based on the presentation, and answers to the questions a winner and second prizes will be awarded. This is an opportunity to practice this very important skill and receive some excellent feed back.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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