Forgotten password? or Not a member?

Events Calendar

Subscribe to RSS feed

April 2014


Materials for modern rail vehicle construction

Date: 28 April 2014
Event Type: Lecture
Location: London

This lecture will focus on the use of lightweight materials such as fibre reinforced polymer composites and aluminium. The design process will be described from conceptual design to detailed CAD modelling and examples will be provided of the dynamic and static analysis of these materials structures.

Presented by Mark Robinson and George Kotsikos

Refreshments will be served from 17.15, and the lecture will start at 18.00.

This lecture is free to attend and open to all.



Engineering the future of Biomedicine

Date: 29 April 2014
Event Type: Lecture

Presented by Professor Sir Michael Brady FRS FREng FMedSci
Hosted by IMechE Biomedical Engineering Association and IET

This talk will illustrate the many diverse and inter-related ways in which engineering is contributing to developing a quantitative foundation for medicine and biology, and the many devices and systems that engineers are developing to transform both research and practice in Biomedicine.

This Lecture is FREE and open to all.
17:30 welcome drinks for a 18:00 start, followed by an evening networking reception.



Construction Product Regulations Webinar

Date: 29 April 2014
Event Type: 1 day Other

The Construction Product Regulations came into force on 1 July 2013 and are derived from EU legislation.  As this affects the conditions for the sale and supply of construction products, this webinar will highlight the impact of the CPR on all UK component manufacturers and assemblers.

Presented by Kevin Munson, MD, Ruskin Air Management Ltd and chaired by Tim Dwyer, Technical Editor, CIBSE Journal.

This one-hour webinar begins at 13:00.



May 2014


Annual Technical Tour 2014 - Naples and Turin

Date: 04 May 2014 - 10 May 2014
Event Type: 7 day Other

A unique opportunity to visit sites not easily accessible, the 2014 Annual Technical Tour will focus on Italian railways: state, local, high speed and open access operators, major and specialised manufacturers, beginning in Naples and ending in Turin.

To find out more and register your interest, please contact eventenquiries@imeche.org



11th International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging

Date: 13 May 2014 - 14 May 2014
Event Type: 2 day Conference
Location: London

The next conference in the highly successful and prestigious series held regularly since 1978. Covering all current and novel aspects of turbocharging systems design and boosting solutions for engine downsizing and improvements in efficiency, this conference is the premier event for the turbocharging industry.



Engineering the moon: Aerospace Division AGM lecture

Date: 13 May 2014
Event Type: Lecture
Location: London

The Aerospace Division will be holding its 30th Annual General Meeting. Elements of the Division’s Annual Report will be presented and the results from the Board Elections will be announced.



Subsea Engineering 2014: Designing for Integrity and Operation

Date: 13 May 2014 - 14 May 2014
Event Type: 2 day Conference
Location: Blairs

Event update: Fergus Ewing, Scottish Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, will be presenting a keynote address on Day One.

As a renowned event within the UK subsea engineering community, our 2014 iteration promises to deliver an innovative two day programme, where current challenges, available solutions and future visions are discussed. 

Register for both days to save 35%
The delegate registration fee includes access to conference sessions, lunch and all-day refreshments.
If you are only booking for one day you will be contacted by one of our customer service team to confirm which day you will be attending.

To register book online, call +44 (0) 207 973 1258 or email register@imeche.org



Thomas Lowe Gray lecture: Catapult offshore project

Date: 14 May 2014
Event Type: Lecture

Venue: One birdcage walk

For more information please email: eventenquiries@imeche.org

Speaker: Andrew Jamieson, CEO, Catapult

How do we make offshore renewable energy more efficient?



The future of rail: young engineers presentation competition final 2014

Date: 19 May 2014
Event Type: Lecture
Location: London

Refreshments will be served from 17.15, and the presentations will start at 18.00.

This lecture is free to attend and open to all.



Non-invasive inspection

Date: 22 May 2014 | Postponed
Event Type: 1 day Seminar

This event has been postponed. Please email eventenquiries@imeche.org for more information.

The benefits of using NII are clear however caution must be exercised in applying the technique as inappropriate use can contribute to process safety risk. Accordingly the regulator expects high standards of assurance that the technique is valid.

This seminar will provide attendees with the opportunity to listen to regulators, standard setters and users discuss the key benefits of NII, when it is appropriate, lessons learnt for successful/unsuccessful applications and advances in technology in the field of inspection.



Annual Meeting and Ordinary Meeting

Date: 28 May 2014
Event Type: 1 day Other

The following meetings will be held at the Institution’s HQ: One Birdcage Walk, London SW1H 9JJ on Wednesday 28 May:

Annual Meeting at 5.15 pm
The one hundred and sixty seventh Annual Meeting of the Institution will be held for the purpose of transacting the following business:

1. The presentation and consideration of the Trustees’ Report and Annual Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2013.
2. The appointment and the fixing of the remuneration of the Auditors.
3. The announcement of the results of the Trustee Board and Council Elections.

Only Corporate Members and Associate Members of the Institution are entitled to participate in the business of the Annual Meeting.   Other members may attend as observers but are not entitled to be heard or to vote. (By-law 38).  Proxy Votes will be accepted.

Ordinary Meeting at 6.00 pm
Group Captain Mark Hunt will present his Presidential Address entitled
“From Young Member to Youngest President”



June 2014


Safety and Reliability Group annual lecture 2014

Date: 10 June 2014
Event Type: Lecture

The Safety and Reliability Group annual lecture will take place on 10 June 2014.

More details about the agenda and speakers will follow shortly.



Public travel and transport for older people

Date: 10 June 2014 - 11 June 2014
Event Type: 2 day Conference

Understand the markets and demand for transport by large numbers of older people



Alastair Graham-Bryce memorial lecture

Date: 11 June 2014
Event Type: Lecture

Venue: One birdcage walk

For more information please email: eventenquiries@imeche.org



Mechatronics 2014

Date: 16 June 2014 - 18 June 2014
Event Type: 3 day Conference

An international conference taking place in Karlstad, Sweden covering many aspects of mechatronics.



Smarter Factories

Date: 19 June 2014
Event Type: 1 day Other

Location: Birmingham NEC

Manufacturing matters. Now more than ever, with the government trying to rebalance the economy towards those who make things. But disruptive technologies are transforming production environments, making smarter factories more flexible and efficient. This timely conference will inform and inspire engineers through keynote addresses, expert speakers and round-table discussions.

For more information please visit the event website: http://smarterfactories.com/



Advanced EOR 2014: The cost efficient recovery of North Sea oil

Date: 25 June 2014 - 26 June 2014
Event Type: 2 day Conference
Location: Aberdeen

EOR techniques have grown to make deep sea recovery easier, cheaper and more attractive to those seeking to exploit the opportunity that the North Sea continues to present.

Book before Friday 4th April to take advantage of our early bird prices.

Advanced EOR 2014 will address:
The EOR scene in the North Sea and its potential
Low salinity EOR
Miscible Gas Injection EOR
Environmental challenges and the economics of EOR
Chemical EOR



Passivhaus enters the mainstream: exceptional operational performance of designed buildings

Date: 25 June 2014
Event Type: 1 day Seminar
Location: London

Easter sale: register online by 17 April 2014 to receive a 15% discount

Passivhaus is an engineering approach to the low energy design of buildings giving a far better operational performance than required by current Building Regulations.



September 2014


Gaseous Fuels for Road Vehicles

Date: 11 September 2014
Event Type: 1 day Seminar
Location: London

Hear speakers from a variety of European organisations including OEMs, petroleum and gas companies, discuss how they are planning to, or are already using, gaseous fuels as an alternative to traditional liquid petroleum.

Originally due to run on the 25th of March this event has been rescheduled to 11 September 2014.



Delivering Onsite Nuclear Projects

Date: 16 September 2014 - 17 September 2014
Event Type: 2 day Conference

Save the date! 16-17 September 2014, Manchester, UK

Early bird discount - 15% off standard price if you register your place before 27th June 2014

This event will enable you to improve your understanding of plant design for deployment in a nuclear environment. Learn how to ensure that projects are deployed to deliver maximum benefits for the UK nuclear fuel cycle and waste management.

If you would like more information about the event please email our team at eventenquiries@imeche.org



Army Engineer 2014: vehicles, weapons and people

Date: 16 September 2014
Event Type: 1 day Seminar

Army Engineer 2014: vehicles, weapons and people - in partnership with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME)

Addressing how REME are seeking to maintain a high level of engineering as Army 2020 prepares for implementation, this seminar will present an opportunity for the industry to understand how they can get involved and support the training of army engineers now and in the future.

Save up to £75 by booking before 27 June 2014.




Young Engineers Annual Railway Seminar 'Striving for a model railway' - using challenges of the past to engineer the railway of the future

Date: 17 September 2014 - 19 September 2014
Event Type: 3 day Seminar

'Striving for a model railway' - using challenges of the past to engineer the railway of the future.  



Pump Fundamental Part A Workshop

Date: 17 September 2014
Event Type: 1 day Workshop
Location: London

A one-day course designed to enable individuals with a general engineering or commercial background to gain an understanding of the principles associated with the pumping of liquids.



Pump Fundamentals Part B Workshop

Date: 18 September 2014
Event Type: 1 day Workshop
Location: London

Part B, Pump selection, builds upon the fundamentals introduced in Part A and illustrates a procedure for evaluating enquiry data, making appropriate pump selections and on through to tendering.



Disruptive technologies in propulsion

Date: 22 September 2014 - 23 September 2014
Event Type: 2 day Conference

Disruptive technologies in propulsion will take place from 22 September 2014.

For any specific enquiries, please contact us:

T: (+44) 0 20 7973 1258
E: eventenquiries@imeche.org



Energy Storage

Date: 23 September 2014 - 24 September 2014
Event Type: 2 day Conference

Energy Storage will take place on 23-24 September 2014.

For any specific enquiries, please contact us:

T: (+44) 0 20 7973 1258
E: eventenquiries@imeche.org



Offshore Weight Control: Managing design, installation and cost

Date: 23 September 2014
Event Type: 1 day Seminar

The trend in offshore structures is towards larger, more integrated decks for new installations, which poses unique challenges since limits exist on lifting capacity. In addition, structural considerations limit the weight allowed for upgrades and modifications to existing structures.

Presentations from key industry leaders will help increase your understanding of weight control, including managing conflicting demands from operator, designer and installer.



October 2014


12th European Fluid Machinery Congress

Date: 06 October 2014 - 07 October 2014
Event Type: 2 day Conference
Location: Edinburgh

The congress showcases the latest fluid machinery technology available and provides a forum for sharing valuable experiences around design, operation and maintenance. Call for Papers now open.



Ageing Onshore Structures: Minimising hazards through better detection techniques

Date: 07 October 2014
Event Type: 1 day Seminar
Location: London

To get the best out of structures that are highly susceptible to deterioration, because of their exposure to various chemicals, a greater emphasis must be placed on detection.

This event will provide case studies showcasing the various different types of detection techniques that ultimately are able to reduce operating costs, reduce hazards and ensure compliance with latest guidance.

Location: London, UK



CIBSE ASHRAE Young Engineers Awards 2014

Date: 09 October 2014
Event Type: Lecture

The CIBSE ASHRAE Young Engineers Awards 2014 will take place on 9 October 2014.

Full details will be made available nearer the time of the awards.



2014 International Vehicle Aerodynamics Conference

Date: 14 October 2014 - 15 October 2014
Event Type: 2 day Conference

Building on the successful International Vehicle Aerodynamics Conference series supported by the Royal Aeronautical Society and MIRA since 1994, the 2014 conference will provide an opportunity for engineers, designers, academics and researchers to discuss a wide range of topics.



James Clayton lecture

Date: 30 October 2014
Event Type: Lecture

Venue: One Birdcage Walk

For more information please contact: eventenquiries@imeche.org



November 2014


Obsolescence and life extension seminar

Date: 11 November 2014
Event Type: 1 day Seminar

The obsolescence and life extension seminar will take place on 11 November 2014.

Full details of the agenda and speaker line-up will be published shortly.

For any specific enquiries, please contact us:

T: (+44) 0 20 7973 1258
E: eventenquiries@imeche.org



Annual Dinner

Date: 20 November 2014
Event Type: 1 day Other
Location: London

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers' Annual Dinner for 2014 will once again return to Dorchester Hotel and will be hosted by the President of the Institution.



Interoperability seminar

Date: 26 November 2014
Event Type: 1 day Seminar

The interoperability seminar will take place on 26 November 2014.

Full details of the agenda and speaker line-up will be published shortly.

For any specific enquiries, please contact us:

T: (+44) 0 20 7973 1258
E: eventenquiries@imeche.org



December 2014


Product Efficiency conference 2014

Date: 01 December 2014 - 02 December 2014
Event Type: 2 day Conference

The product efficiency conference will begin on 1 December 2014.

Full details of the agenda and speaker line-up will be published shortly.

For any specific enquiries, please contact us:

T: (+44) 0 20 7973 1258
E: eventenquiries@imeche.org



Young Members Christmas Lecture

Date: 02 December 2014
Event Type: Lecture

The Young Members Christmas Lecture takes place on 2 December 2014.

Full details of the presentations and speakers will follow shortly.

For any specific enquiries, please contact us:

T: (+44) 0 20 7973 1258
E: eventenquiries@imeche.org



Piping and pipeline risk-based inspection

Date: 08 December 2014 - 09 December 2014
Event Type: 2 day Conference

The piping and pipeline risk-based inspection conference takes place on 8 December 2014.

Full details of the presentations and speakers will follow shortly.

For any specific enquiries, please contact us:

T: (+44) 0 20 7973 1258
E: eventenquiries@imeche.org



Thomas Hawksley Prestige Lecture

Date: 10 December 2014
Event Type: Lecture

The Thomas Hawksley Prestige Lecture takes place on 10 December 2014.

Full details of the presentations and speakers will follow shortly.

For any specific enquiries, please contact us:

T: (+44) 0 20 7973 1258
E: eventenquiries@imeche.org



Multi-Disciplinary Optimisation of Condensers in the 21st Century

Date: 11 December 2014
Event Type: 1 day Seminar

Condensers are an important part of any steam plant. However they tend to be neglected and are traditionally designed with simplistic 1D methods and correlations.

This seminar will look at the latest 3D multi-disiplinary methodologies for condensers, alongside looking at operational problems with condensers and how to effectively address them, whilst providing a fantastic networking opportunity with colleagues in the field.



February 2015


UK Shale Gas: The Engineers' Summit

Date: 24 February 2015
Event Type: 1 day Seminar

Save the date!

Following on from the success of our 2014 event, UK Shale Gas: The Engineers' Summit, will return in February 2015

Reserve your place early to avoid disappointment by emailing eventenquiries@imeche.org



March 2015


Fuel systems for IC engines: Inject your ideas, fuel your technology

Date: 10 March 2015 - 11 March 2015
Event Type: 2 day Conference

The next conference in this successful series on fuel injection systems for internal combustion engines will focus on the latest technology for state-of-the-art system design, characterisation, measurement, and modelling, addressing all technological aspects of diesel and gasoline fuel injection systems.

Call for papers open until 28 April 2014.



Steam Turbine and Generator User Group

Date: 25 March 2015 - 26 March 2015
Event Type: 2 day Seminar

Save the date!

Following on from the success of our 2014 event, Steam Turbine and Generator User Group, will return in March 2015

Reserve your place early to avoid disappointment by emailing eventenquiries@imeche.org



April 2015


Fan 2015: International Conference on Fan Noise, Technology and Numerical Methods

Date: 15 April 2015 - 17 April 2015
Event Type: 3 day Conference

The international event of 2015 for the Fan Industry. This three day conference will include keynotes, technical presentations, panel seesions, an exhibition and social networking opportunities.



Essential management skills for engineers 2015

Date: 15 April 2015 - 17 April 2015
Event Type: 3 day Conference

Do you know what it takes to be an effective manager?

First announcement for this ever popular three day conference, save the date!

15-17 April 2015, Keele university, Staffordshire

More details to follow shortly.



The Stephenson Conference - Research for Railways

Date: 21 April 2015 - 23 April 2015
Event Type: 3 day Conference

In spring 2015, the Railway Division of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers hosts the Stephenson Conference, a conference dedicated to railway research. It takes its name from the railway pioneers George and Robert Stephenson, two of the Founder Members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in 1847 ‘to give impetus to inventions likely to be useful to the world.'

Call for papers now issued - download the submission form and propose your presentation before 30 April 2014



May 2015


Vehicle Thermal Management Systems Conference and Exhibition - VTMS 12

Date: 10 May 2015 - 13 May 2015
Event Type: 4 day Conference

VTMS is a dedicated International Conference for Vehicle Thermal Management Systems

Call for papers now open - find out more and submit your work before 16 June 2014.

VTMS 12 will cover the latest research and technological advances in the field of heat transfer, energy management, comfort and the efficient management of all thermal systems within the vehicle. The programme will feature plenary sessions, break out technical sessions, panel discussions, and an associated exhibition.

The event will be held at:

East Midlands Conference Centre
University Park
University of Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG7 2RJ




MY SHOPPING BASKET

My basket is empty