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IES Events

We are currently working on our 2021 -2022 programme  - it's looking good!

IES Presidential Address - this will be a hybrid event Making machines matters! learning what you don't know!

20th September 2022 6:30 pm

Britain has to make and export stuff. Successful manufacturing of machines requires brilliant design and a mastery of the widest skills, from fitting to finance to foreign languages. Tracing the silent death of the world’s biggest…

IES - James Watt Dinner 2022 Featuring the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame

7th October 2022 7:00 pm

The annual black-tie James Watt Dinner hosted by the Institution of Engineers in Scotland is a celebration of all engineering combined with entertainment. We will announce the inductees for the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame during…

IES - October lecture - online

11th October 2022 6:00 pm

Details will be announced soon

IES - hybrid event - Green ammonia as global reserve fuel - marking the end of oil and gas

8th November 2022 6:30 pm

Geopolitical risk has recently added a whole new dimension to the climate debate - do we burn more coal, or give way to blackmail? Do we have to choose?

Ammonia is hydrogen’s Cinderella - often overlooked but with hidden talent.…

IES - hybrid event -Helping turn the tide on climate change.

10th January 2023 6:30 pm

Orbital Marine Power have developed a highly innovative technology capable of creating a new renewable energy sector focused on the sustainable extraction of the kinetic energy present in flowing currents and tidal streams. This talk…

IES - hybrid event - Eliminating the performance gap : Engineering value : Reducing energy: Minimising carbon

14th February 2023 6:30 pm

That new buildings too often consume many times more energy in reality than their designers predict at design stage – known as the “performance gap” - is a scandal.

This lecture will outline Architype’s radical approach to…

IES - hybrid event - Quantum Computing - how to build a REALLY cool computer

14th March 2023 6:30 pm

Computers are everywhere: in phones, cars, toasters, on the moon, in orbit, leaving the solar system, running the internet, keeping track of your money, deliveries, the NHS. Every year we are urged to upgrade to the latest, fastest…

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