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Welcome to the Devon and Cornwall Area Committee website. Here you will be able to find out about upcoming events, read our short and long term goals, see our news and updates, and get in touch.

Don't forget to look at our Cardboard Boat Race page and the gallery and useful links pages.

If there is anything missing or that you would like to know about, please get in touch.

Helen
Chair, Devon and Cornwall Area Committee

Upcoming Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    20 February 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Robbins Conference Centre - Plymouth
    Professor Southwood will present a talk on his expertise in space engineering and discuss opportunities for engineers. “Space technology permeates many aspects of our society already. What are the challenges of making things work in space? Can we go beyond robots in space? How could humans live out on the final frontier? Why would we do it?”. Free refreshments will be provided at 1800. Please book to ensure we book adequate refreshments.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Seminar
    20 March 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Plymouth University - Plymouth
    The aim of the Submarine Dismantling Project (SDP) is to deliver a safe, environmentally responsible and cost effective solution for the dismantling of 27 of the UK’s defueled nuclear powered submarines after they have left service with the Royal Navy. Mike Donnington will be our guest speaker, Mike is currently head of the SDP activities for Babcock International Group and will talk us through Learning from Experience (LfE) in delivering such a complex nuclear project.
    Industry: Defence
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    21 March 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    UTC Plymouth - Plymouth
    Talk "From Steam to Scrapheap, My Career and the IMechE" and the Devon and Cornwall Area AGM. Featuring a talk from Richard Gibbon about his career, this event will include refreshments, an account of the year and committee role elections. Join us to find out more about the committee and get involved. Please book to help us to plan the correct amount of refreshments.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    09 April 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
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