Welcome to the Gloucester Area

The Gloucester Area IMechE Committee organises an annual programme of talks, activities and visits related to mechanical engineering topics.  We try to provide a varied calendar of events; to appeal to both our members and visitors. 

We arrange joint events with a number of other institutions, including the RAeS, IET, ICE, CQI, CIPD, IOP, and BCS.

If you have an idea for a future event, feedback on an event that you have attended, or if you would like to get involved with the committee, then please get in touch.

The position of Gloucester Area Committee Chair is currently vacant - is this the role for you?

In the absence of a Committee Chair the inbox for the Chair's email address continues to be checked, so please don't hesitate to contact the committee through the following link:

Click link to email -->  gloucschair@imechenearyou.org

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    16 July 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Shire Hall - Gloucester
    David will draw on his 7 years experience at Hinkley C, delivering the first new reactor building to be built in the UK in a generation . Taking into account Client, Principal Contractor and Design obligations, he will illustrate how to set up deliveries and manpower for the scale of works involving 1.4M man hours per month. David moved to Heathrow earlier this year, preparing to deliver the new runway and all associated infrastructure for a value circa £16B.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    18 July 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    EDF Energy
    The talk will overview hydrogen and fuel cell technology and the types of systems available today and review real world fuel cell installations that Fuel Cell Systems Ltd has delivered, including everything from powering weather stations in the Arctic to MW systems to power buildings. FCSL have also been active within the burgeoning automotive sector and have delivered hydrogen refuelling solutions for Toyota, Hyundai and Suzuki. A demonstration portable fuel cell will be at the talk.
    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
    A talk on the topic of Autonomous Vehicles (more details will be added when available)
    Industry: Automobile
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