Welcome to the Western Region

The Region covers the five Areas listed below:

  1. Bath & Bristol
  2. Devon & Cornwall
  3. Devon & Somerset
  4. Gloucester
  5. Swindon

In addition there is a Young Member Panel centred around Bristol. There are also three Divisional Centres for those with specialist interests in the Aerospace, Automobile and Railway industries.

  • Western Young Members (Bristol)
  • Aeronautical
  • Automobile
  • Railway
Information about events and contacts for each Area or Panel is provided in their respective pages.

The overall programme for the Region aims to provide a mixture of learned society activities including prestige lectures, talks on popular subjects, visits to industrial organisations, aspects of Continuing Professional Development, student prizes and social functions.

Details of the programme, typically comprising around 90 events organised by the Region, Areas, Young Member Panel and Divisional Centres, are printed on a single card, which is sent to all our members during September each year via an insert in Professional Engineering.

Ian Parsons - Western Chair
Mike Moseley - Treasurer

Western Region Facebook Page

 

 

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    28 August 2019 09:30 to 16:30
    National Composites Centre - Bristol
    Complete your IEng or CEng application with support from Institution staff, and have it practically ready to submit by the end of the day.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Seminar
    10 September 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Royal Plymouth Corinthian Yacht Club - PLYMOUTH
    By 1925, Henry Ford was exceptionally rich and planned a museum similar to London’s Science Museum, but bigger, in his home town of Dearborn, Michigan. The museum was to celebrate great American inventors. Ford also wished to tell the story of steam and the Industrial Revolution. Derived mainly from archives in Manchester and Dearborn this lecture tells the story of how Morton had $10 million (now £100 million) to spend on Ford’s dream collection that is still displayed in Dearborn.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    12 September 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    05 October 2019 13:00 to 18:00
    Thatchers Cider Company Ltd - Sandford
    Bath and Bristol Young Members Panel would like to invite you to tour the Thatcher Cider Brewery in Somerset.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    08 October 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    09 October 2019 18:00 to 19:30
    EDF Energy
    A team of experienced Engineers will be available for one-to-one consultation for candidates aspiring to be Chartered Engineers or Fellows.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    09 October 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    EDF Energy
    Over 1.25 million people die on roads due to road accidents. Over 90% of these accidents occur due to driver error. Surely, removing the driver from the driving task is the best thing, right?
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    25 October 2019 09:30 to 16:30
    HiETA Technologies - Bristol
    Complete your IEng or CEng application with support from Institution staff, and have it practically ready to submit by the end of the day.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    01 November 2019 00:00 to 03 November 2019 00:00
    Cheltenham Design Festival - Cheltenham
    Three days of interesting talks and workshops relating to design. The 2019 festival's theme is 'together', exploring how design and creativity create positive relationships. Expect engineering design to feature in the festival's programme.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    13 November 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    12 December 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    14 January 2020 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    12 February 2020 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    12 March 2020 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    07 April 2020 18:00 to 20:00
    *TBC
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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