Past Events

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  • Event Type: Seminar
    04 July 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Plymouth Royal Corinthian Yacht Club - Plymouth
    Coastlines, estuaries and rivers will be radically altered around the world in the 21st Century and beyond as base sea level rises in response to global warming. With large amounts of the world’s industrial infrastructure at, or very close to current sea level, the impact across a wide range of sectors cold be significant. Dr Fox will introduce an IMechE project that aims to help the mechanical, and broader, engineering community explore a professional response to this challenge.
    Industry: Research & development
  • 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
  • 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: 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: 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
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