Past Events

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  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    13 November 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    3X114 - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    13 November 2019 18:30 to 19:45
    EDF Energy
    Dr Colin Brown the Chief Executive Officer (Interim) of the IMechE will explore the IMechE's future position and discuss the unique features and strengths of the IMechE that are argued still give it a relevance in the 21st Century, thereby answering the question: ‘2020: Does the IMechE have a clear vision?’. Talk to start at 6:30pm with refreshments from 6pm.
    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: Talk or debate
    07 November 2019 19:00 to 21:00
    Room 004 - Exeter
    A brief journey through the world of vehicle electrification. From the technologies common place in leading electric cars to emerging trends in non-road mobile machinery. Visions of upcoming technology goals and the regulatory landscape sculpting vehicle propulsion of the future.
    Industry: Motor vehicle parts
  • Event Type: Social event
    07 November 2019 19:00 to 21:00
    Seco Lounge - Plymouth
    Come and join us for this years Plymouth Engineering Institution Pub Quiz!!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    06 November 2019 17:45 to 20:00
    Southampton Boldrewood Innovation Campus - Southampton
    17.45 career fayre, 18.30 lecture Railway industry employers’ careers fayre followed by lecture by SWR and Siemens on the successes and failures of this manufacturer maintained fleet.
    Industry: Railway
  • 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: Technical lecture
    31 October 2019 18:30 to 20:00
    University of the West of England - Bristol
    The IMechE and the RAeS have organised a lecture from the Airbus E-Fan X team to discuss Airbus’s commitment to aircraft electrification and the progress they have made on the E-Fan X project.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • 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
  • Arkell's Brewery Tour    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Technical visit
    16 October 2019 19:00 to 21:00
    Arkell’s Brewery Ltd - SWINDON
    Arkell’s Brewery have kindly offered IMechE Swindon Area members a guided tour of the brewery on Wednesday 16th October 2019. The maximum tour size is 15 so, initially, it is a member only event. The tour will start at 7:00 pm and last for about 2 hours. It includes the tasting of Arkell’s ales, brewery tour and a hot and cold buffet Members: free, paid by the Institution. Non-Members (if space): £10.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    16 October 2019 19:00 to 21:00
    Quattro Plant - Newton Abbot
    Quattro are well known in the UK rail sector for providing heavy plant machines, often termed Road-Rail Vehicles, and operators for work on infrastructure. They operate the largest fleet of RRVs in the UK (in excess of 400 vehicles) and are the largest service provider of RRVs and operators into Network Rail.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    15 October 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green (Upstairs Room) - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area! We have several events before the end of the year including lectures on modelling nuclear reactors and an electric hybrid plane as well as a tour of the Brabazon hangars in Filton. Come along if you want to help run the events or if you want to arrange
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    15 October 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Devonport EfW CHP Facility - Plymouth
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    09 October 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    EDF Energy
    Siddartha Khastgir, Head of Verification and Validation, Connected & Autonomous Vehicles at WMG, University of Warwick will present: 'Engineering a safe driverless car future'. Currently 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? Talk to start at 7:30pm with refreshments from 7pm. (Joint Event with IET Gloucestershire)
    Industry: Automobile
  • 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: Technical lecture
    08 October 2019 18:30 to 20:00
    UTC Swindon
    Neil Warburton of Atkins will present the signalling interlocking system in use medium applications around the world.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Seminar
    08 October 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Plymouth Royal Corinthian Yacht Club - Plymouth
    The Tamar bridge is an iconic landmark in Plymouth. It connects Devon to Cornwall from the City of Plymouth to the west side of Saltash. The Bridge carries over 16million vehicles a year with some busy weekdays see the daily toll hit 50,000. This talk will focus on how this critical piece of infrastructure is managed including it's history and construction.
    Industry: Construction & building services
  • 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. The Panel has arranged a complementary minibus to transport people to and from Bristol City Center.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Seminar
    26 September 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Devonport Lecture Theatre - Plymouth
    Williams Advanced Engineering is the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group. In addition to providing engineering, testing and manufacturing services to blue chip customers Williams actively supports UK technology start-ups through its Technology Ventures arm. Come and hear how Williams are helping to support innovators developing products ranging from energy saving aerofoils for supermarket fridges to 3D-printed bionic arms.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • 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: Committee meeting or AGM
    10 September 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green (Upstairs Room) - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    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: Technical lecture
    03 September 2019 17:00 to 19:00
    5th Floor Milford House - Swindon
    New Railway Division chair, Graham Neil, gives his address which will explain his background serving London and his aspiration for the future.
    Industry: Railway
  • 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: Committee meeting or AGM
    14 August 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Devonport EfW CHP Facility - Plymouth
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Social event
    27 July 2019 19:30 to 10:30
    King Street
    Join the Bath and Bristol Young Member Panel for our summer social. We shall start with a social drink in the the King Street Brew House at 7.30 pm.and move around the city center.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • 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.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • 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: Committee meeting or AGM
    09 July 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Marjon University - Plymouth
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • 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: Social event
    29 June 2019 10:30 to 17:00
    Gloucester and Warwickshire Steam Railway - Cheltenham
    Summer social event. Train ride Cheltenham - Broadway return stopping at loco and C&W depots.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Competition event
    29 June 2019 09:00 to 30 June 2019 17:00
    Stapleford Miniature Railway
    Come be a part of The Railway Challenge 2019, organised by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Railway Division). This event showcases the culmination of locomotive building skills, expertise, knowledge, and business acumen of 14 participating teams of undergraduates, graduates in work and apprentices from across the UK and overseas.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    26 June 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    2Q49, Q Building - Bristol
    This lecture shall examine the development of modular systems in NATO navies. The speaker David Manley shall provide an overview of efforts to transport key systems between Naval ships using 20' ISO containers. Systems which may require modularisation include mine detection and countermeasure systems. However the deployment of such packages will present engineering and logistical challenges that shall need to be overcome.
    Industry: Defence
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    25 June 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Shire Hall - Gloucester
    Discussion of dispute resolution types in the standard forms of contract and the move in the United Kingdom and internationally to avoid conflict altogether by the use of dispute avoidance. To include adjudication, arbitration and litigation and its take up in the United Kingdom and popularity over the last 20 years. Also a look at the dispute process in the FIDIC forms of contract and how they have evolved to the promotion of dispute avoidance.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    12 June 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green (Upstairs Room) - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    04 June 2019 10:00 to 09 June 2019 17:00
    Cheltenham Town Hall - Cheltenham
    The IMechE are pleased to be in the Discovery Zone of this years Cheltenham Science Festival. The team of young engineers will engage the thousands of visitors, of all ages, in logical problem solving using programable Lego Mindstorm Robots. We will also be joined by Caroline Aliston of Technology for Fun for a design and make workshop on the Saturday. Do come and visit the festival and our stand I am sure that the event will amaze you.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    31 May 2019 09:30 to 16:30
    MBDA - 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: Technical visit
    22 May 2019 19:00 to 20:30
    Prima Dental - Gloucester
    Visit to Prima Dental to see manufacturing facilities.
    Industry: Biomedical engineering
  • Bristol Waste Company Tour    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Technical visit
    17 May 2019 15:00 to 17:00
    Bristol Waste Company - Bristol
    Do you ever wonder where your recycling goes once it is collected? This tour of Bristol Waste Company's Transfer Station will give you a first-hand look at what it takes to manage the city's plastic, cans, card, food, paper and glass.
    Industry: Process Industries
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    16 May 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    AnTech CTD Services Division (S), Unit 5 - Exeter
    “A visit and tour of AnTech, an oilfield services and products company” The visit would include an introduction talk about AnTech and also tours of the Products Department (for example wellhead outlets, slip ring collectors, logging heads, and gyros) and the Services Department (drilling tools).
    Industry: Coal / Oil / Gas
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    14 May 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green (Upstairs Room) - Bristol
    Come along to our Annual General Meeting meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    14 May 2019 09:00 to 12:00
    Old Oak Common Depot - London
    Visit to Old Oak Common Depot. Numbers are limited, you MUST book to be able to attend this visit.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    30 April 2019 18:30 to 20:00
    Lecture Room A - TAunton
    The speaker will talk about the recent successes with the University of Nottingham's electric motorcycle, this year beating the previous electric course record for the TT Zero. Narrowly missing out on the win to Mugen Honda. The Pikes Peak (winning their class) and Moto-E (beating many petrol bikes). From a technical perspective the speaker will run through the development of the electric bikes. Highlighting the major challenges which needed to be overcome and the complex engineering employed.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    26 April 2019 09:00 to 27 April 2019 16:00
    The Winter Gardens - Weston-Super-Mare
    The Big Bang Science and Engineering Festival for 2019 will be based at the Winter Gardens on the Weston Super Mare seafront on 26th and 27th April 2019. The aim of the festival is to support and enhance the treatment of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) being taught in primary schools and the narrow coverage of these subjects in secondary schools.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    25 April 2019 18:30 to 20:00
    Leonardo Works - Yeovil
    The talk will cover the specifications for the main types of Aviation fuel and how the supply chains ensure that vary large quantities of fuel are unfailingly available to meet demand. The arrangements to supply the large quantities of fuel to aircraft at airports around the world will also be described.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    23 April 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Shire Hall - Gloucester
    Smart motorways use technology to manage the flow of traffic, controlled from Highways England control centres...
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    16 April 2019 19:00 to 21:00
    The White Hart - Swindon
    WHAT - IMechE Swindon Area AGM WHEN - Tuesday 16th April 2019 commencing at 7:00 pm. WHERE - The White Hart, High Street, Wroughton SN4 9JX
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    10 April 2019 19:00 to 21:00
    University of Gloucestershire, Park Campus, Elwes Building
    This talk will focus on the practical development of a Continuous Improvement framework with particular emphasis on Lean and 6 Sigma.
    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
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    08 April 2019 17:00 to 19:00
    Rooms 5/6, Western House - Swindon
    Annual General Meeting If you would like to join the committee of the Railway Division South Western Centre, or have any comments, please contact the Hon Secretary : rdswsec@imechenearyou.org. . Followed by a symposium. Graham Taylor will present the case for new vehicles and Phil Gray the case for refurbishment. The audience is then invited to interrogate the speakers and make up their own mind which is the better solution.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    06 April 2019 10:00 to 12:30
    REME Museum - Chippenham
    Guided tour of the REME Museum at Lyneham. WHEN – Saturday 6th April 2019. Meeting at 10:00 am for a bacon roll in the Crown’s Café. The tour will start at 10:30 and last 1½ to 2 hours. WHERE - REME Museum, Prince Philip Barracks, Lyneham, Chippenham, SN15 4XX NEXT STEPS – Sign-Up!
    Industry: Defence
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    26 March 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Shire Hall - Gloucester
    Bloodhound SSC is a World Land Speed Record car being designed and built in Bristol. The talk will include videos and lots of technical details, the record attempt and how you can get involved with this amazing project.
    Industry: Automobile
  • 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
  • National Composites Centre Tour    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Technical visit
    20 March 2019 18:15 to 19:30
    National Composites Centre - Bristol
    Join IMechE on a guided tour of the National Composites Centre ho are leading in the field of composites with the mission of accelerating the growth of the UK industrial output
    Industry: Research & development
  • 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
    19 March 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green (Upstairs Room) - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Seminar
    19 March 2019 19:00 to 20:00
    Room E1.02 - Exeter
    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. This presentation will describe the strategic approach to the SDP, the programme structure, scope and infrastructure upgrades required to support the radioactive waste removal process and a forward looking view of the challenges that lie ahead.Further information can be viewed in the attachment.
    Industry: Defence
  • Event Type: Competition event
    18 March 2019 17:00 to 19:00
    Rooms 5/6, Western House - Swindon
    One of the highlights of the year; Young Engineers (typically with less than 10 years experience) will present their papers, in competition with each other. The winner will receive a prize of £200 and will go forward for a place in the national final later in the year at Birdcage Walk, London. Other prizes for the runners-up.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    13 March 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    EDF Energy
    Over the past year or more building work has been going ahead on Gloucestershire’s new “Energy from Waste” (GEfW) next to Junction 12 of the M5. The construction of this facility is part of a joint venture between Urbaser and Balfour Beatty (UBB Gloucestershire). The talk will address the facility as a whole and there will be a chance for questions afterwards.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    13 March 2019 19:00 to 19:20
    EDF Energy
    AGM - All welcome. The committee seeks new members and new ideas for events.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • 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: Professional development event
    18 February 2019 17:00 to 19:00
    STEAM Museum - Swindon
    JOINT EVENT WITH IET. The challenges and benefits for UK of onboard ETCS fitment to railway vehicles.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    13 February 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    UWE - Students' Union Building Meeting Room 2 - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    13 February 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Devonport EfW CHP Facility - Plymouth
    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
    13 February 2019 16:00 to 19:00
    Portsmouth University, Portland Building - Portsmouth
    Lecture by Neil Drury explaining the engineering challenge to modify legacy rolling stock for a new era. Careers fayre at 16.00, lecture commence 17.30 PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE - THIS EVENT IS NOW 13 Feb
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Conference
    09 February 2019 10:00 to 17:00
    UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre - Stoke Gifford
    CHAIN:Bristol is a free inter-institution event for engineers taking place at the UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre in Bristol on the 9th February 2019. Hear from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Institution of Engineering and Technology, Chartered Quality Institute, the Royal Aeronautical Society and many more.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    07 February 2019 18:30 to 21:00
    EDF Energy
    Craig Davies - IMechE Southern Business Development Executive HQ will give an interactive presentation on the current processes for progressing membership, focusing in particular on preparing for the professional interview. A number of experienced engineers will be on hand for break out one to one sessions to discuss the process of progressing membership and offer their advice.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    05 February 2019 19:00 to 21:00
    Bridgwater and Taunton College - Bridgwater
    The visit will be hosted by the Engineering department of Bridgwater & Taunton College.The Engineering department has benefited from huge investment in facilities and resources in recent years. The existing Energy Skills Centre has been complemented by the £8 million Advanced Engineering Centre.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    23 January 2019 19:00 to 21:30
    Renishaw
    The Renishaw site will demonstrate some of the Renishaw products as well as providing an overview of the company.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    22 January 2019 13:00 to 17:00
    Room E1.02 - Exeter
    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Devon and Somerset Area) and the Engineering Faculty at Exeter College are holding an event which aims to present to undergraduate engineers the various pathways to improving their employability and career progression. This event will be held at the Exeter College Technology Center, College Way, Exeter, EX1 3PZ in the Student Lounge.The event program is attached.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    16 January 2019 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green (Upstairs Room) - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    15 January 2019 17:30 to 20:30
    Blackfriars Distillery - Plymouth
    This informal event is an opportunity for students to meet professional engineers and learn about the day-to-day jobs locally in engineering. Tour tickets now sold out, the careers networking will begin at 6.15pm. Ticket price includes a choice of cocktail (non-alcoholic also provided).
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    09 January 2019 18:00 to 21:00
    Bristol Blue Glass - Bristol
    Join the Bath and Bristol Young Members for our post-Christmas Bristol Blue Glass tour! Make your very own glass.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    09 January 2019 17:00 to 19:00
    Davidson House - Reading
    JOINT EVENT WITH PWI Matthew Savastano explains his role in the project to provide new high speed railway network in western USA
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    08 January 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Devonport EfW CHP Facility - Plymouth
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    14 December 2018 09:30 to 11:30
    UWE Room 4Q07 - Bristol
    Want to enthuse children about engineering? Come and have a go at some fun, engaging design and make projects and find out how the activities can be used to inspire the next generation. and listen to a talk on STEM engagement. Create your own electric fan boats and vibrating brush monsters. Class packs will be available for attendees to conduct the activities in school.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    13 December 2018 18:30 to 19:30
    University of the West of England - Bristol
    Join engineer and award winning author Professor Jon Holt, AKA the ‘Engineer in the Hat,’ for a magical evening of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    13 December 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Devonport Energy from Waste Facility - Plymouth
    Cancelled due to Christmas Commitments. We wish you a wonderful holiday period and look forward to seeing you in the New Year!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    12 December 2018 19:00 to 20:00
    Alumni Auditorium - Exeter
    Join us for an interactive family-friendly evening of fun, facts and physics about lifeboats and the incredible work carried out by the men and women of the RNLI. You will learn about how lifeboats are designed to withstand the worst conditions the sea can throw at them as well as the equipment that lifeboat crews use to protect them from the elements
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    11 December 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green (Upstairs Room) - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    11 December 2018 18:00 to 20:30
    Glendenning Theatre D Block - Bristol
    This is the annual joint Professional Engineering Institutions Family Christmas Lecture for the Bristol Area. This year Reach Robotics, developers of the Mekamon battle-gaming entertainment robot (https://mekamon.com/) will deliver the highly entertaining lecture
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Seminar
    10 December 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Plymouth Royal Corinthian Yacht Club - Plymouth
    Historically engineers relied on craftsmen to make their projects work. We'll look at a few examples to see whether this is still true today..... Geoff Wallis will be our guest speaker for this intriguing presentation.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    10 December 2018 17:00 to 20:00
    STEAM Museum - Swindon
    Peter Jennings explains the history of steam railmotors and the restoration of the Great Western Society's example.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    29 November 2018 18:30 to 20:30
    HiETA Technologies - Bristol
    The Bath & Bristol YMP would like to invite you to visit HiETA Technologies, a company specialising in the design, development and manufacture of high efficiency components and systems utilising the technology of Additive Manufacturing. This event is a repeat of our over subscribed summer event. We invite members of all ages and experiences to come along and learn more about Additive Manufacturing.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    20 November 2018 08:15 to 13 November 2018 11:00
    National Composites Centre - Bristol
    We would like to welcome all members of the IMechE Western Region to the National Composites Centre(NCC), Bristol, for an Additive Manufacturing(AM) Awareness Event in conjunction with the Knowledge Transfer Network. The event aims to cover the potential benefits of Additive Manufacturing to a wide range of businesses, and identify and address the current barriers to its uptake within industry, both locally and nationally, as well as from SMEs to OEMs.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Competition event
    17 November 2018 10:00 to 14:30
    Devonport Energy from Waste Facility - Plymouth
    CANCELLED DUE TO LOW NUMBERS Enter Speak Out for Engineering to compete for cash prizes! Speak Out for Engineering is a competition designed to develop verbal and visual communication in explaining technical mechanical engineering related subjects. The competition is open to any Affiliate, Associate or Young Member of the Institution. The event is free for applicants and spectators and includes a free tour of the MVV Energy from Waste Plant.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    14 November 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green (Downstairs Alley) - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    14 November 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    EDF Energy
    Event joint with IET. The talk will cover everything from trackbed to train with the odd station stop in between, the talk will also make a few comparisons with the original line construction.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    14 November 2018 17:00 to 20:30
    Claverton Rooms
    Presentation of the experience gained in the first year of operation on GWR of the new Hitachi IET trains. Careers fayre at 17.00; lecture commences 18.00
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    13 November 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Harewood House - Plymouth
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    07 November 2018 19:30 to 22:00
    The White Harte - Bristol
    Careers and Beers gives you an opportunity to engage with recent graduates from engineering companies in the Bristol area.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Competition event
    25 October 2018 18:30 to 21:00
    Arup - Bristol
    The Bristol & Bath Young Members Panel would like to invite entrants to the Bristol heat of the 'Speak Out for Engineering' (SofE) competition.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    18 October 2018 19:00 to 21:00
    Room 004 - Exeter
    The lecture will provide an overview of the various components that make up a typical transmission, and the design studies and trade-offs that must be made at the development phase. Examples from recent projects undertaken at Leonardo will be given, with a focus on development of the up-rated transmission system for the AW159 Wildcat. The speaker will also bring a 3rd scale Lynx gearbox, made by ALM for the audience “to have a play with”.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    17 October 2018 19:00 to 20:30
    EDF Energy
    The Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering, CNIE, at UCL draws lessons from nature to create new materials and technology. The CNIE pursues innovation by uncovering the fundamental mechanisms underlying optimal solutions and universal features in nature. Rather than simply mimicking nature out of context, it creates artificial systems endowed with the key attributes of natural models that are responsible for desirable features such as scalability, robustness, material and energy efficiency.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    17 October 2018 18:30 to 20:30
    Swindon College - Swindon
    JOINT EVENT WITH IET. The first of two lectures (see also 18 Feb 2019) on the impact of the digital technology revolution. How does the railway need to change to embrace digital technology?
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    10 October 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green (Upstairs Room) - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    10 October 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Royal Western Yacht Club - Plymouth
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Seminar
    09 October 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Opie Lecture Theatre, Cornwall College - Cornwall
    Hosted by Cornwall College Technology department, the Area Committee brings you a talk on the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP). This is a joint event with the IMechE Process Industries Division Board. Brian Robinson, Programme Manager (Commercial Vehicles) will give a talk on behalf of LowCVP entitled "Reducing emissions from heavy and commercial vehicles; the fuels, technologies and policies to transform the sector".
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    04 October 2018 19:00 to 21:00
    University of Bristol - Bristol
    WESTERN AEROSPACE CENTRE PRESTIGE LECTURE 2018 EVOLUTION AND REVOLUTION IN AVIATION: THE JET ENGINES OF TOMORROW AND ELECTRIFIED FLIGHT
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    26 September 2018 14:00 to 16:00
    UWE Room 2Q43 - Bristol
    Want to enthuse children about engineering? Come and have a go at some fun, engaging design and make projects and listen to a talk on STEM engagement. Create your own balloon buggies and fan boats, and find out how the activities can be used to inspire the next generation. Class packs will be available for attendees to conduct the activities in school.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    24 September 2018 18:00 to 13 September 2018 20:00
    Devonport EfW CHP Facility - Plymouth
    This is the postponed committee meeting from 13/9/18. This meeting is an opportunity to meet the committee and find out about upcoming plans. A number of committee members will be standing down in May 2019 and so if you are interested in joining the committee or getting more involved, please come along to find out more.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    20 September 2018 18:30 to 21:00
    Room TC016 - TAUNTON
    Highways England has over 300 miles of smart motorway and this is set to increase this to over 500 miles by 2020. A key element of smart motorways is the real time management of speed to improve traffic flow and reduce accidents. This talk will cover the evolution of smart motorways and how speed restrictions help improve traffic flow.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    19 September 2018 19:00 to 20:30
    EDF Energy
    The talk will describe the key elements of the engine control system with respect to design, development, manufacture and in-service support. The fundamental concepts of aircraft engine control will be introduced, offering an appreciation of the challenges faced in the development of a complex, safety critical, system. The complexities of the aircraft system interface will also be introduced, exploring fault messaging methods and determination of aircraft despatch.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    16 September 2018 07:30 to 17:00
    Castle Combe Circuit - Chippenham
    Greenpower’s Castle Combe Western Regional Heat for the schools’ electric car design and racing project is running again and need volunteer helpers on the day.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    12 September 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    03 September 2018 17:00 to 19:00
    Rooms 5/6, Western House - Swindon
    New railway division chairman (and our immediate past chair) Andy Mellors gives his chairman's address which will examine the economic and wider societal benefits which the rail industry delivers and consider the current challenges facing the industry, the engineering profession and our Institution.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    16 August 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Crownhill Library - Plymouth
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Seminar
    16 August 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    YMCA Plymouth - Plymouth
    The IMechE Devon and Cornwall Area Committee would like to invite you to the final part of a two part series of seminars on Project Management and Contract Execution. There will be an opportunity to ask questions to the speaker and network after the seminar. Tea/Coffee will be provided.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    14 August 2018 18:30 to 20:30
    HiETA Technologies - Bristol
    The Bath & Bristol YMP would like to invite you to visit HiETA Technologies, a company specialising in the design, development and manufacture of high efficiency components and systems utilising the technology of Additive Manufacturing.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Seminar
    25 July 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    YMCA Plymouth - Plymouth
    The IMechE Devon and Cornwall Area Committee would like to invite you to the first part of a two part series of seminars on Project Management and Contract Execution. There will be an opportunity to ask questions to the speaker and network after the seminar. Tea/Coffee will be provided.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Social event
    25 July 2018 17:00 to 20:00
    Great Western Society DIDCOT
    Traditional summer event, with an evening event on site exclusively for Railway Division. Visit includes a buffet tea, pre-booking ESSENTIAL Please register on this website
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    18 July 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    *TBC
    ***PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO THE 18TH JULY*** Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    11 July 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    EDF Energy
    POSTPONED DUE TO WORLD CUP MATCH - Remap custom-makes equipment to help disabled people live more independent lives. Find out more about the successful work of Remap and how to get involved.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    10 July 2018 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
    04 July 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    RAF Brize Norton - Oxfordshire
    Visit the A400M Atlas maintenance facility at RAF Brize Norton. This is a chance to see the RAF’s newest transport aircraft and the maintenance facilities. Refreshments will not be provided but after the visit it is planned to stop at a local pub
    Industry: Defence
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    23 June 2018 00:00 to 23:59
    *TBC
    Take part in the International Women in Engineering Day 2018. How will you get involved?
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    21 June 2018 16:30 to 19:00
    Becton Dickinson, Belliver Way - Plymouth
    Women in STEM Plymouth's next quarterly networking event will be held at Becton Dickinson and will involve a short tour of the venue.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    15 June 2018 10:30 to 12:30
    Levant Road - Cornwall
    This is the 119th Engineering Heritage Award being awarded by the IMechE. Levant Mine would like to invite the local IMechE membership and the general public to this prestigious celebration. The unveiling will be performed by IMechE Representative, John Challenger, IMechE Cornwall Representative, along with Ian Marsh, the General Manager for the West Cornwall portfolio in the National Trust and Ron Flaxman, Trevithick Society Member and dedicated volunteer at Levant Mine and Beam Engine.
    Industry: Power Industries
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    14 June 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Devonport Energy from Waste Facility - Plymouth
    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
    13 June 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    05 June 2018 00:00 to 10 June 2018 23:59
    *TBC
    Cheltenham Science Festival - Exhibitions, Talks, Practical Events. How will you get involved?
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    30 May 2018 19:00 to 20:00
    Teleconference - Contact organiser for details
    Monthly area committee meeting. If you would like to get involved in the committee and help us organise local talks, visits and events then please get in touch, you will be most welcome!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Energy from Waste Facility tour    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Technical visit
    24 May 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Devonport Energy from Waste Facility - Plymouth
    Join the IMechE Devon and Cornwall Committee for an in depth tour of the new Energy from Waste plant located in Devonport, Plymouth. The visit will be two fold, a presentation about how the plant operates followed by a tour of the facility.
    Industry: Power Industries
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    23 May 2018 18:30 to 20:30
    Wessex Water - Bristol
    Bath and Bristol Young Members' Panel are proud to announce a technical visit to Wessex Water's waste processing plant. This tour is a must for engineers working in process related industries or for those who just want to see real world engineering in action!
    Industry: Process Industries
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    22 May 2018 18:30 to 20:30
    Lecture Theatre 1N05 - Bristol
    Find the right route for you to professional registration, at all levels, with Alan King Business Develop Manager.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    20 May 2018 13:00 to 16:00
    Aerospace Bristol - Bristol
    Join this guided tour to Aerospace Bristol for your chance to travel through the decades of Bristol’s aviation. Your journey takes you from the beginnings of the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company in 1910 all the way through to the modern day, where you will explore cutting-edge technology, and look ahead to an exciting future, discovering how the next generation of engineers will continue to push aerospace technology to new heights and reach for the stars.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    17 May 2018 10:00 to 14:00
    Reading Depot
    Daytime visit to brand new wheel lathe installed in the existing Reading depot, pre-booking ESSENTIAL Please register on this website
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    16 May 2018 18:00 to 19:30
    EDF Energy
    Harnessing a major scientific breakthrough and the latest technology, Moltex Energy are developing radically better nuclear reactors to safely, cleanly and economically power the planet in the 21st century.
    Industry: Nuclear power
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    15 May 2018 19:00 to 22:00
    The Kings Head - Bristol
    A part of the Pint of Science events taking place across Bristol in May, this event on transport for the future is organised by the IMechE.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    09 May 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    09 May 2018 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: Talk or debate
    08 May 2018 18:00 to 21:00
    Leonardo Works - Yeovil
    In May 2001 a national program was created for the application of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) in Great Britain. This program has been included and updated in cross industry work to form part of the national operation strategy, led by Network Rail.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    30 April 2018 18:30 to 21:00
    Room 004 - Exeter
    The Bloodhound Story and the importance of inspiration for global education.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    27 April 2018 00:00 to 28 April 2018 00:00
    Tropicana (Weston-super-Mare) - Weston-super-Mare
    Celebrate the Year of the Engineer by helping to enthuse the next generation. Bring your children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, Brownie or Cub packs etc. to visit the IMechE stand in Zone 2 of the Big Bang at Weston. Get your hands on our working models made using everyday household objects – motorised vehicles, fairground rides, vibrating brush monsters, fan boats, programmable models and many more.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    25 April 2018 17:45 to 19:45
    Product Assessment & Reliability Centre LTD - Bideford
    The IMechE Devon and Cornwall area committee would like to welcome you to a facility tour of Product Assessment and Reliability Centre (PARC) LTD based in Bideford, North Devon. This visit will be two fold whereby we will have a presentation about PARC, followed by a tour of the facility and subject to current workload there may be a short demonstration.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    25 April 2018 14:00 to 16:00
    UWE Room Number 2Q42 - Bristol
    Help inspire and enthuse more children about STEM. This event consists of a lecture on STEM engagement followed by a practical workshop in which participants will construct their own vibrating brush monster, whilst learning how to conduct the activity in class. Class packs of materials will be provided for participants to run the activity in a primary school of their choice.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Competition event
    23 April 2018 18:00 to 21:00
    Queens Building, University of Bristol - Bristol
    WHERE: Queen’s Building, University of Bristol - Bristol WHEN: 23rd April 2018, 6pm for a 6:30pm start WHO: All members and non-members welcome, no tickets required.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    19 April 2018 20:00 to 22:00
    Pomme d’Or Hotel - St Helier, Jersey
    The 27km Large Hadron Collider (LHC), situated 150 metres under the Swiss-French boarder at CERN near Geneva, is the World's most powerful particle accelerator.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    18 April 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts - St Peter Port, Guernsey
    The 27km Large Hadron Collider (LHC), situated 150 metres under the Swiss-French boarder at CERN near Geneva, is the World's most powerful particle accelerator.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    18 April 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Devonport Energy from Waste Facility - Plymouth
    Devon and Cornwall Area Committee meeting. Open to all, we welcome visitors of all interests and disciplines.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    18 April 2018 12:00 to 14:00
    Severn Trent Water Ltd - CHELTENHAM
    See event description for full details...
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    17 April 2018 19:00 to 22:00
    White Hart pub - Wroughton, Swindon
    A brief AGM followed by refreshments and a game of pub skittles
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    16 April 2018 17:00 to 19:00
    Rooms 5/6, Western House - Swindon
    AGM of the Railway Division South Western centre followed by presentation on the engineering and commercial challenges of life extension of existing rolling stock
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    11 April 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    UWE - Students' Union Building Meeting Room 2 - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    22 March 2018 20:00 to 22:00
    Pomme d’Or Hotel - St Helier, Jersey
    Atlantis is a global developer of renewable energy projects with more than 1,000 megawatts in various stages of development including the world’s flagship tidal stream project, MeyGen, the first phase of which will soon be delivered into commercial operation in Scotland A tidal stream project of up to 398MW at an offshore site between Scotland’s northernmost coast and the island of Stroma.
    Industry: Renewable energy
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    21 March 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts - St Peter Port, Guernsey
    Atlantis is a global developer of renewable energy projects with more than 1,000 megawatts in various stages of development including the world’s flagship tidal stream project, MeyGen, the first phase of which will soon be delivered into commercial operation in Scotland A tidal stream project of up to 398MW at an offshore site between Scotland’s northernmost coast and the island of Stroma.
    Industry: Renewable energy
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    20 March 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    Safran Landing Systems - Gloucester
    Graphene and 2D Materials Take Off - Joint Lecture with RAeS (Update 16/03/18: Event now confirmed)
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    15 March 2018 19:00 to 21:00
    Centek Limited - Newton Abbot
    Centek is based in Newton Abbot, Devon, where it designs, manufactures and tests equipment for the Oil and Gas industry. Their main focus is the manufacture and development of bow spring Centralisers that are used to retain steel casing pipes centrally within the drilled bore hole of both on-shore and off-shore rigs.The production facilities in the UK (and its sister plant in the US) are run using lean manufacturing principles and with an unwavering focus on repeatability.
    Industry: Coal / Oil / Gas
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    14 March 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    The Inn on the Green - Bristol
    Come along to our monthly meeting to help us decide on what events to put on and an opportunity to get to know people with similar interests in your area!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    13 March 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Portland Square Stonehouse Lecture Theatre - Plymouth
    The IMechE Devon and Cornwall area committee would like to invite you for an exciting evening lecture on Synthetic Biology and Bio-Nanomechanics, in particular Engineering and Design with Biology. There will be a networking opportunity after this event and potentially some examples of things that have been developed using synthetic biology.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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