Past Events

AFBE- Round table discussion : The difference between Innocence and Ignorance

5th May 2021 5:00 pm

AFBE-UK brings to you another exciting round table forum providing a unique opportunity to hear the views of working professionals from different industries. The event will provide the delegate audience with an opportunity to explore…

ICE - Shaping Zero: Decarbonising Rail

5th May 2021 1:00 pm

Rail is one of the most efficient modes of transport, moving high volumes of people into city centres and transporting people and freight over long distances.

With passenger demand expected to increase by more than half, it is…

Engineers Ireland - Almonte Viaduct

5th May 2021 1:00 pm

The Viaduct over River Almonte is a unique structure included in the new high-speed rail line heading from Madrid to Lisbon. This infrastructure, crosses over River Almonte, in Cáceres (Spain), through a large superior deck concrete…

IET - Aspects of The European Spallation Source

4th May 2021 6:30 pm

The European Spallation Source is being built at Lund in Sweden at an estimated cost in excess of 1.6 billion Euros. It will use a linear accelerator to accelerate protons into a tungsten target to create the most powerful spallation…

WES - An Overview of Offshore Structures by Tania Fernandez

4th May 2021 6:00 pm

This is one of a series of virtual events hosted by the WES London Cluster taking via Teams between 6-6:30pm

Scottish Engineering - The Path to Net-Zero Session 2

4th May 2021 8:30 am

Scottish Engineering is delighted to announce the first of our Net-Zero Skills Support virtual events, aimed at supporting SMEs to ensure that they are ready to play a role in Scotland’s green recovery.

Our introductory sessions…

IChemE- Hydrogen Talk

29th April 2021 5:45 pm

A talk to provide an overview of hydrogen technology relevant to process engineers as well as a general projects overview for the UK industry.

This presentation will provide a review of the backdrop to the UK’s commitment to Net…

IMechE - Very Light Rail and its Relevance to Low Cost Railways

29th April 2021 5:25 pm

Description: The presentation will introduce Very Light Rail as an approach to reducing the cost of rail-based public transport systems, with potential applications on branch lines of the national rail network, as well as in urban towns…

AFBE - Managing asset performance and infrastructure on Scotland Largest Flexible Thermal Power Plant

29th April 2021 5:00 pm

This talk provides an insight into leading a multi-disciplinary engineering team at Peterhead Power Station; 1180W thermal power plant in North Scotland.

The presentation focuses on the following in sequential…

HES - Climate Change and the Historic Environment

29th April 2021 2:00 pm

As a lead public body, HES has a key role to play in addressing the Climate Emergency.

Join Dr Mairi Davies from our Climate Change Team as she discusses how the historic environment can both adapt to the changing climate and…

IOR - Small bespoke cold stores - options for the future

28th April 2021 7:00 pm

The IOR’s RACHP Engineering Technicians section is a subscription service for those who want to be kept up to date with good practice guides, news and other technical information for technicians, service engineers and…

ICE - Climate Change and NetZero– what are YOU going to do?

28th April 2021 12:00 pm

Come along for the 3rd of our three sessions on the role we – as engineers and individuals - can all play around Climate Change and working towards Net Zero.

Kevin Smith (Angus Council) and Dr Rebecca Wade (Abertay…

ICE- Disruption – What is it and how to demonstrate it?

27th April 2021 6:00 pm

Where construction works slow down, there is a loss of productivity. Does that loss of productivity mean incurring a cost?

Join the ICE France Local Association and Quantum Global Solutions for a…

IMechE - Steam and Heat Exchange

27th April 2021 12:00 pm

Due to the success of a series of CPD presentations that we ran between November & March on the topic of “steam”, we have decided to run the events again as lunchtime sessions for those that find this time of day more accessible.…

Scottish Engineering - The Path to Net-Zero Session 1

27th April 2021 8:30 am

Scottish Engineering is delighted to announce the first of our Net-Zero Skills Support virtual events, aimed at supporting SMEs to ensure that they are ready to play a role in Scotland’s green recovery.

Our introductory sessions…

IET - Quantum Communication and Quantum Networks

26th April 2021 7:00 pm

When you send a message online, it stays secure because we use difficult mathematical problems to encrypt the data. But difficult does not mean impossible, so computers powerful enough can read all secure data transmitted over the…

IET -Cyber Security Hygiene - Don't wash your Hands of it

26th April 2021 7:00 pm

With the word ‘unprecedented’ being coined at seemingly every juncture, the security landscape is no different and has changed considerably for every business and organisation. The risk has changed forms and is now even more reliant on…

RINA - Feasibility Analysis and concept design of Ro-Ro and Ro-Pax Ferry

26th April 2021 6:00 pm

Feasibility Analysis and Concept Design of a RO-RO and RO-PAX Ferry

IMechE - A panel discussion with Primary Engineer & guests

26th April 2021 12:00 pm

A panel discussion and Q&A with Dr Susan Scurlock CEO and Founder of Primary Engineer, Sarah Haslam – Chief Program Engineer, EU Engine Apps Programs, Ford, Lydia Fairman – Lead Capability and Development Manager, Network Rail and…

HES - Inform Friday: An Introduction to Traditional Roofs

23rd April 2021 3:00 pm

Join us on Facebook and YouTube live for #InformFriday. Historic Environment Scotland experts Lila Angelaka and Roger Curtis will be talking all about traditional buildings, tackling different topics each month and always ready to…

IMarEST- Subsea Mining Technologies and Developments, webinar

22nd April 2021 5:00 pm

IMarEST- Subsea Mining Technologies and Developments, webinar

The history of subsea mining will be outlined with respect to the minerals extracted, depths achieved, and technologies employed, before concentrating on offshore…

RSE - Following the Science: How are data and evidence used and communicated?

22nd April 2021 1:00 pm

The RSE Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission’s Data, Evidence and Science Working Group is examining the lessons that can be learned from…

IChemE- BAT Guidance for Post Combustion Carbon Capture

21st April 2021 10:30 am

The UK has committed to net zero CO2 by 2050, and one of the key technologies to deliver this is carbon capture and storage. The Environment Agency has been working with Sheffield University on BAT guidance for Post Combustion Capture…

IOR Annual Conference - The Journey to Net Zero Heating and Cooling - Beyond Refrigeration 2021

21st April 2021 9:00 am

Overview

Join us for the first IOR online Annual Conference. An event that will be accessible to all. The programme will be packed with case studies that demonstrate how the refrigeration air conditioning and heat pump sector is…

IOR Annual Conference

21st April 2021 9:00 am

The Journey to Net-Zero Heating & Cooling – Beyond Refrigeration 2021 – 21 to 22 April 2021

The first IOR online Annual Conference will feature a programme packed with case studies that demonstrate how the…

IET - Hobby Electronics - Raspberry Pi and Arduino

20th April 2021 7:30 pm

  • A presentation by Vance Briggs which is an introduction to hobby electronics. In his talk, Vance will outline the hardware and software tools available to the hobbyist. He will give you suggestions on how to get started and some…

IES - online lecture - Why Civil Society Needs Engineers - The MacMillan Lecture

20th April 2021 6:30 pm

Why Civil Society Needs Engineers - especially Naval Architects, Marine & Ocean Engineers!

Mr Peter Noble, President and Principal Advisor, Noble Associates Inc.

As can be deduced from the title of his presentation Peter has a passion for promoting a better understanding of how engineering…

Newcomen- Learning Through Archaeology: The INVICTA Locomotive Project

20th April 2021 6:30 pm

INVICTA was manufactured at the Newcastle works of Robert Stephenson & Co. just a few months after ROCKET. With similar component features, it was made for operating the

Whitstable end of the Canterbury & Whitstable…

ICE - Designing infrastructure for an evolving seabed, online

20th April 2021 6:15 pm

Offshore infrastructure is an essential element of our energy system and our communication networks. This infrastructure rests on a seabed that evolves with time – due to environmental processes, and due to the action of the…

WES- A deep dive into Smart Grids by Carolina Escudero

20th April 2021 6:00 pm

This is one of a series of virtual events hosted by the WES London Cluster taking via Teams between 6-6:30pm.

WES Virtual Annual Conference - 20 & 21 April 2021

20th April 2021 9:00 am

Registration is now open for the next WES Virtual Annual Conference: Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 April 2021

Our overarching conference theme this year is ‘Serving Society’. This extraordinary…

IOR - Small bespoke cold stores – options for the future

19th April 2021 6:25 pm

The IOR’s RACHP Engineering Technicians section is organising a Q&A Webinar on refrigerant options for small bespoke cold rooms on Wednesday 28th April at 7 pm. This will be a discussion session with short introductions…

ICE - Designing a zero carbon world: Digital technology & construction

19th April 2021 1:00 pm

As the construction industry comes to realise the need to reduce carbon across all building sectors, Harbinder Birdi, Partner, Infrastructure Sector Lead, Hawkins\Brown, will explain how the practice is meeting the challenge to deliver…

IOR -The future of refrigerants with a GWP of less than 150

15th April 2021 4:00 pm

IOR -The future of refrigerants with a GWP of less than 150

Join this free webinar where a panel of experts will discuss the future of these refrigerant. They will explore which ultra-low GWP refrigerants they believe will be…

IOM3 - Low Carbon Heat Recovery, focussing on heat-from-wastewater applications

14th April 2021 6:00 pm

The Scottish Water Group has a commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2040. The Low Carbon Energy Team within the company are responsible for developing multi-disciplinary energy projects to meet this commitment. Since 2015 the team…

ICE - Post Covid - The new world: How the pandemic has affected behaviour, webinar

14th April 2021 1:00 pm

This webinar is an exploration into how the Covid pandemic has influenced human behaviour and how this can be used as a positive change in society.

There are measurable improvements in the air quality and nature, people have the…

IET - Powering a low carbon future with direct current technology

13th April 2021 7:00 pm

We see rapid growth in renewable energy. High voltage direct current (HVDC) systems enable power to integrate renewables, transfer long distances, to connect grids. HVDC cable systems provide vital connection and HVDC converters utilise…

IET - The development of battery powered electric vehicles

8th April 2021 6:00 pm

This presentation will be given by Dr. James Mason BSc(Hons) MBA MPhil PhD CEng FIET SMIEEE.

It will describe the historical development of battery powered electric vehicles for road transportation. It will provide a technical…

CIBSE - Achieving Net Zero in Existing Buildings

1st April 2021 1:00 pm

CIBSE - Achieving Net Zero in Existing Buildings

ECD Architects director Alistair Cameron will discuss these challenges, and through review of current ECD projects, explore how these challenges can be…

AMB - How Green Hydrogen will drive the Offshore Energy Transition

31st March 2021 6:30 pm

Madadh MacLaine will present a case study for Green Hydrogen production. Identifying the decarbonisation opportunities for the North Sea Short Sea Shipping Sector and the potential upside for the existing oil and gas supply…

ICE - Seismological, structural and geotechnical aspects of the 2020 Samos (Aegean Sea) earthquake, webinar

31st March 2021 6:00 pm

The 30 October 2020 M7.0 Samos (Kuşadasi Gulf, Izmir) earthquake reportedly caused two fatalities and 19 minor injuries at Samos Island, while in Western Turkey, the effects of the event were more severe, with 115 fatalities, over 1,030…

ICE - Top tips for job seekers

31st March 2021 12:30 pm

There is no denying the fact that the coronavirus pandemic has changed the landscape of the job market. This webinar aims to provide you with some top tips for getting noticed when applying for a new role.

During this webinar,…

EI - Hydrogen production – How safe is it?

31st March 2021 12:15 pm

Hydrogen production – How safe is it?

The safety of hydrogen not only in production but in its use is subject to much discussion.

With the green industrial revolution underway and gaining momentum, there…

IEA-COP26 Net Zero Summit

31st March 2021 12:00 pm

Ministers from countries representing the vast majority of global GDP, energy use and greenhouse gas emissions will take part in the IEA-COP26 Net Zero Summit on Wednesday 31 March. The Summit will be an virtual roundtable, bringing…

IChemE - Basics of Air Pollution Control, webinar

30th March 2021 5:00 pm

IChemE - Basics of Air Pollution Control, webinar

The webinar is aimed at any one who may be connected with corporate environmental responsibility, in particular with air pollution. It is generally aimed at people with an…

Scottish Engineering - Brexit – “Keep it simple” Webinar with Alegrant

30th March 2021 9:00 am

Complexities of the post-Brexit trading environment are creating confusion amongst businesses so, in this webinar, we’ll keep it simple. Catherine Truel of advisory company

RAeS - Aviation's Future, Known Unknowns, black swans and their signets, Sir Brian Burridge

25th March 2021 7:30 pm

Quite sensibly, the 2017 version of the National Risk Register placed pandemic influenza as having the highest severity of impact and the near highest likelihood of occurring in the next five years. Yet the severity of COVID-19 was…

IET - Heat pumps : a no-brainer

25th March 2021 7:30 pm

This Webinar will cover the positive effects of large scale uptake of air source heat pumps. The session will look at macro and micro impacts and drill down to examples of individual operational and capital costs of an air source heat…

ICE - Sustainability in the rail industry, online

25th March 2021 5:30 pm

Rail infrastructure-related carbon emissions are largely generated through ‘embodied carbon’ which represents the energy required to extract, transport and process raw materials, and manufacture them into products used to build,…

IET - Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines: a new look at the history of women in engineering

25th March 2021 5:00 pm

In this IET webinar, author Henrietta Heald talks about her fascinating book, Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines, which looks at the pioneering women who guided and influenced the Women’s Engineering Society…

IChemE - What Does the Future Look Like for the Oil & Gas and Energy Sector – The Energy Transition, webinar

25th March 2021 12:00 pm

IChemE - What Does the Future Look Like for the Oil & Gas and Energy Sector – The Energy Transition, webinar

This presentation considers the future of the oil and gas industry from two perspectives.

The first half…

IMarEST - The Impact of COVID-19 on the Maritime Industry

24th March 2021 6:30 pm

IMarEST - The Impact of COVID-19 on the Maritime Industry

The speaker will highlight the issues which have been impacted due to COVID-19. Some of the issues are known, some are anticipated. However, the speaker will take a short…

IStructE - BHS Princes Street development

23rd March 2021 6:00 pm

64 Princes Street was designed and built as a flagship retail store for one of the foremost retailers of its day in the late 1960’s, British Home Stores.

This presentation will cover the design challenges of transforming it into…

ICE - Mass Timber in the Circular Economy: Paradigm in Practice? Webinar

22nd March 2021 5:30 pm

Mass timber products like cross-laminated timber (CLT) have increased in popularity in the past decades stimulating an interest understanding the whole life cycle assessment of wood-based products compared to other construction…

IET - Energy efficiency of Particle Accelerators

22nd March 2021 1:30 pm

Particle accelerators use up huge amounts of electricity, with CERN currently using 10% of the electricity in the Geneva region. The designers of next generation machines need to be more responsible and look to reduce the amount of…

IMechE - An introduction to cavitation phenomenon in centrifugal pumps

22nd March 2021 12:00 pm

Cavitation is one of the leading causes of premature centrifugal pump failure which manifests itself as excessive noise and vibration, performance deterioration and eventually seal, bearing and impeller damage.

Therefore, a…

IET - Managing 5G mobile networks

18th March 2021 7:00 pm

5G networks will come to live when a combination of virtualisation and edge computing is introduced into the network. Such future networks will operate with a high degree of autonomy enabling new levels of reliability and availability…

ICE & IET - The benefits SMRs can bring to the UK and global decarbonisation

18th March 2021 6:00 pm

The benefits SMRs can bring to the UK and global decarbonisation

In this webinar, Alan Woods, Director Strategy and Business Development - SMR at Rolls-Royce, will provide an overview of the UK SMR (small modular reactor) product…

BCS - online lecture - Probabilistic Model checking for the data rich world

16th March 2021 6:00 pm

Probabilistic model checking for the data-rich world

ICE - Robotics for the inspection of underground pipes, online

16th March 2021 2:39 pm

The length of the buried pipes in the UK is over 2M km. These pipes deliver water, gas, electricity and communication cables to our homes and businesses. However, little is known about the condition of these pipes despite the pressure…

ICE - The Equality Act 2010 - Avoiding discrimination in the workplace

10th March 2021 1:00 pm

The presentation will provide an overview of the Equality Act 2010 and its impact on the workplace. The Equality Act aims to ensure that all job applicants and employees are treated fairly and equally in the workplace.

During…

IMechE - Tribology of windfarm turbines

10th March 2021 10:00 am

Wind turbines make up a significant proportion of the clean energy source initiatives and the national effort towards a net-zero emissions target. The understanding and application of tribological principles in making these efficient…

IES - online lecture - Nanotechnology

IES - online lecture - Nanotechnology

9th March 2021 6:30 pm

Nanotechnology is now a technology used in many items that are around the home and used in everyday life. This talk will present some of the present areas of nanotechnology and in particular quantum technologies that are being…

IOM3 - Mine water resurgence in the Fife coalfield

9th March 2021 4:00 pm

The Fordell Day Level (FDL) discharge drains polluted mine water from the Central Fife Coalfield and has had a negative visual and ecological impact on the Fordell Burn since the 1970s. In 2009, excavations at Muir Dean Surface Coal…

IOR - Relief valve arrangements for CO2 refrigeration systems

4th March 2021 4:00 pm

Relief valve arrangements for CO2 refrigeration systems.

What you will learn: - 
 The unusual properties of carbon dioxide and their consequences.
 Why relief valves are fitted to refrigeration systems.
 Requirement of…


RINA - online lecture - Type 31 and the National Shipbuilding Strategy

1st March 2021 6:00 pm

Type 31 and the National Shipbuilding Strategy – Design and Procurement

IMechE - The application of AI design tools to ITER nuclear fusion reactor

25th February 2021 7:00 pm

Professor Nawal Prinja has 40 years of academic and industrial experience in the nuclear sector. He is the Technology Director of Jacobs (Clean Energy) and holds a position of Honorary Professor at four British universities (Aberdeen,…

ICE - Galloway Hydro Scheme

25th February 2021 6:15 pm

Presentation on the Galloway Hydro Scheme, which has been generating power for nearly a century. It includes a total of six power stations – Glenlee, Tongland, Kendoon, Drumjohn, Earlstoun and Carsfad – 11 dams and a network of tunnels…

AFBE - The Challenge of Change: Embracing change drives decommissioning opportunities

25th February 2021 5:00 pm

As oil and gas fields around the world mature, the industry faces increased work in decommissioning. In the North Sea, one of the world’s most mature offshore production basins, decommissioning will be a major industrial challenge, as…

AMB - Wind Turbine Control System for Floating Platforms

24th February 2021 6:30 pm

Floating wind turbine control system design presents challenges due to complex dynamics and conflicting requirements of performance and stability.

DNVGL will introduce control system concepts, floating turbine specific features…

ICE - M4 smart motorway junctions 3-12: the story so far

23rd February 2021 1:00 pm

Join the ICE Hereford and Worcester Branch for a webinar focusing on the journey so far for this £850m M4 junctions 3-12 smart motorway project.

With the project about to complete, commissioning of 28km of the total 52km length…

ICE - Learning from historic irrigation and drainage structures

19th February 2021 3:00 pm

The past has much to teach us about the present and the future. The rapid changes that are taking place around the world caution us to learn from history. This is as true in irrigation and drainage as in most other walks of life. The…

IMechE - the work of the traditional blacksmith in the modern age

18th February 2021 12:00 pm

Traditional Blacksmiths were the first mechanical engineers and their craft was the seed of the modern-day profession. Today, the work of the traditional blacksmith has enjoyed a resurgence as a cottage industry, and we will look at…

IChemE - How Relevant Human Factors are within the Chemical and Processing Industries

17th February 2021 6:00 pm

The chemical and processing industries have made significant advances in health, safety and performance in the last few decades with technological advances and massive improvements in safety management. So why do accidents and incidents…

Engineers Ireland - The History & Rehabilitation of Daly's "Shakey" Bridge, Cork City

16th February 2021 7:00 pm

Engineers Ireland - The History & Rehabilitation of Daly’s “Shakey” Bridge, Cork City

The presentation will outline the social and economic context of the original construction which opened in 1927 to replace an earlier ferry…

IStructE - Energy Geostructures - Using our substructures for ground heat exchange and storage

16th February 2021 6:00 pm

This presentation will cover recent innovations in the use of structure foundations, and substructure components such as retaining walls and tunnels as ground heat exchangers to permit supply of thermal energy to low carbon heating…

ICE - Surface water management in the construction sector - an overview

16th February 2021 5:30 pm

This webinar provides an overview on Surface Water Management in Construction and how to prevent water pollution in the UK.

James Baylis, Regional Technical Manager and Sales at Siltbuster, will provide an introduction to the…

IChemE - Overselling Hydrogen

11th February 2021 4:30 pm

Hydrogen is ubiquitous in the scientific and general media. It is often described as a wonder fuel. This webinar will question whether hydrogen is being over-sold. Hydrogen’s role in delivering net zero in the UK will be critiqued and…

RPhil Lecture - The human scale: technology and leadership in times of crisis

10th February 2021 7:30 pm

THE ROYAL PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY OF GLASGOW 219th Lecture Series 

The human scale: technology and leadership in times of crisis. by Misha Glenny

What happens when technological, political, biological and economic change…

Engineering Scotland - Innovation Lecture - Photonics in the Cloud - Dream or Reality?

10th February 2021 6:00 pm

Engineering Scotland

THE INNOVATION LECTURE 2021 - Photonics in the Cloud - Dream or Reality?  Prof John Marsh

Just as integrated circuits are built around electrons, photonic integrated circuits (PICs) are built…

IMarEST - Mooring Integrity Management – Preventing mooring line failures

10th February 2021 12:00 pm

IMarEST - Technical Lecture  - Mooring Integrity Management – Preventing mooring line failures by Alex Argyros

Over the last 15 years there have been several multi-million pound failure incidents of permanent mooring systems for…

IES - Online lecture - UN Sustainable Goal No 6, Clean water and Sanitation

IES - Online lecture - UN Sustainable Goal No 6, Clean water and Sanitation

9th February 2021 6:30 pm

UN Sustainable Development Goal No 6, Clean Water and Sanitation

Substantial progress has been made towards sustainable development goal 6: delivering clean water and sanitation to all. However, there is still a long way to go; 784 million people do not have access to clean water and 2.5 billion live…

ICE - Rock Engineering - Between a rock and a hard place

9th February 2021 6:15 pm

Using case studies from Scotland, and around the world, Christopher Jack, Technical Director from COWI, will highlight rock engineering challenges and how these were overcome. Note: some projects will be anonymised due to…

RAES - online lecture from Reaction Engines Ltd

9th February 2021 6:00 pm

Lecture from Reaction Engines Limited (REL)

Engineers Ireland - Novel Recycling Technologies

4th February 2021 7:30 pm

Engineers Ireland - Novel Recycling Technologies

Dr Frank Riedewald of Composite Recycling Ltd and Gavin Duffy of Pyro Recycling Ltd discuss Novel Recycling Technologies in this free webinar hosted by the…

MIS - Drilling into mines for heat: the UK Geoenergy Observatory in Glasgow

3rd February 2021 6:00 pm

The Mining Institute of Scotland - Drilling into mines for heat: the UK Geoenergy Observatory in Glasgow -  by Dr Alison Monaghan MBE, BGS Edinburgh

Net-zero carbon targets require significant progress to be made in the…

FSB - Creating a self-managing company

3rd February 2021 10:00 am

The Federation of Small Business  - What is a ‘self-managing company’ and how can it work in your business?

Peter Buckle, is an Associate Coach with Strategic Coach Inc & Founding Partner at Buckle &…

CAN DO Innovation Summit

3rd February 2021 9:00 am

Glasgow City of Science and Innovation

The CAN DO Innovation Summit - a focal point for business innovation in Scotland - SMEs will meet the innovators, entrepreneurs, and academics that can help them adopt new technologies,…

Scottish Engineering - Free Informative Breakfast Briefing Series – February

3rd February 2021 8:00 am

Scottish Engineering - Free Informative Breakfast Briefing Series – February

IET - Game Software Engineering: Welcome to our World

2nd February 2021 7:00 pm

IET - Game Software Engineering: Welcome to our World

RINA - Online lecture - Teekay Ice Breakers and the YAMAL LNG Project

1st February 2021 6:00 pm

Teekay ARC 7 LNGC Ice Breakers and the YAMAL LNG Project

Old Ways New Roads - Book Launch

28th January 2021 6:00 pm

The Hunterian - book launch

The Old Ways New Roads book launch will take place via a live zoom webinar, featuring an introduction to the publication by Hunterian Director Steph Scholten and the editors, followed by a live…

IET - With the UK’s ambitions to lead in achieving ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, is ‘decarbonisation’ enough?

28th January 2021 6:00 pm

IET - With the UK’s ambitions to lead in achieving ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, is ‘decarbonisation’ enough? by Prof Ian Arbon

The UK Government’s ambitions for ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions…

Engineers Ireland - Transitioning our Homes to Low Carbon

28th January 2021 1:00 pm

Engineers Ireland - Transitioning our Homes to Low Carbon

Aberdeen Maritime Joint Branch - Uncrewed Surface Vessels – The Marine Robotics Revolution

27th January 2021 6:30 pm

Aberdeen Maritime Joint Branch - Uncrewed Surface Vessels – The Marine Robotics Revolution by James Ives

Use of remote systems is set to accelerate in the coming years. XOCEAN will share insights and experiences operating their…

ICE - Decarbonising Coventry

27th January 2021 6:00 pm

How to deliver energy to Coventry in a carbon neutral world?

Join the ICE President, Rachel Skinner, on her virtual visit to the West Midlands at this webinar about decarbonising the City of Coventry.

The West Midlands…

Glasgow Chamber of Commerce - Webinar: Exercise in a Box - Cyber Security

26th January 2021 9:30 am

Glasgow Chamber of Commerce have teamed up with Scottish Business Resilience Centre to bring you the opportunity to participate in Exercise in a Box, an online tool from the NCSC which helps organisations test and practise their…

Engineers Ireland - Fire Safety issues in existing flats and maisonettes

21st January 2021 7:00 pm

Engineers Ireland - Fire Safety issues in existing flats and maisonettes

IMarEST - British Warship Building 1850-2020: An Analysis

21st January 2021 5:00 pm

Warships have formed around one third of the British shipbuilding industry’s output for a century and a half. They have also been at the forefront of many technological developments, e.g. steam turbines. The evolution of warships is…

Engineers Ireland Sustainability Grand Tour: Optimising Sustainability through reallocation of road space

20th January 2021 7:00 pm

This event is will launch the ‘Sustainability Grand Tour’, an online CPD seminar series organised by a number of Regions and Sectors within Engineers Ireland. This session will examine the reallocation of road space for pedestrians and…

BCS - Webinar - Quantum Computing

14th January 2021 7:30 pm

Quantum Computing

Running Time: 19:30 – 21:00

IES  - Joint Meeting with IMarEST - online lecture - Dealing with plastic waste sustainably

IES - Joint Meeting with IMarEST - online lecture - Dealing with plastic waste sustainably

12th January 2021 6:30 pm

Dealing with plastic waste sustainably

Over the past few years, the issue of ‘plastic waste’ has become a dominating concern in the UK and yet, so far, the problem has been met more with hysteria and ‘knee jerk’ reaction, rather than with any reasoned, engineered and/or…

IStructE - online lecture - Repair and conservation of masonry bridges

7th January 2021 6:00 pm

Repair and conservation of masonry bridges

Running Time: 18:00 – 19:30

IMechE - Webinar - Auckland Rail Transport

6th January 2021 5:45 pm

Auckland rail transport

Synopsis: The Speaker will describe the history of railways in the Auckland area from their inception in the 19th century to the present day resurgence with the construction of the new cross-city link. The talk will outline the…

ICE - Webinar - Global Water Security

6th January 2021 5:00 pm

Global Water Security

6th January 2021 17.00-18.30

ICE - Webinar - Modular Buildings: Facts, fictions and the future

17th December 2020 1:00 pm

Modular buildings: Facts, fiction & the future

17th Dec 2020 13.00 – 14.00

IMechE - Presentation of Steam and Heat Exchange Systems

16th December 2020 6:30 pm

Steam and Heat Exchange

This presentation will cover the benefits of using steam for heat exchange applications, how fully packaged instantaneous plate heat exchanger systems operate and why they offer significant benefits, such as cost savings, energy…

IMechE Webinar - an overview of the 6th Carbon Budget

14th December 2020 4:30 pm

An overview of the 6th Carbon Budget: the pathway to Net-Zero emissions in the UK by 2050

The 6th Carbon Budget will introduce a legally binding cap on UK territorial emissions for the mid-2030s. Crucially, it is the first 6th Carbon Budget set since the UK’s Net-Zero target was legislated, in 2019. Meeting this budget is…

IStructE - online lecture - Timber frame design of low rise buildings

10th December 2020 6:00 pm

Timber frame design of low rise buildings (racking)

Running Time: 18:00 – 19:30

IMechE - Robroyston Station Project

10th December 2020 5:50 pm

Kirsty Devlin of ScotRail and Sarah Piscitelli of WSP will describe the project to build a new station at Robroyston that opened in December 2019.

Event runs: 17:50 – 19:15.

RAES

9th December 2020 7:00 pm

F35 Carrier Testing

Running Time: 19:00 – 21:00

Joint meeting with RINA

8th December 2020 6:30 pm

From Nano to Macro, 1 mm to 10,984 m, Vast and Essential for Life on Earth

Prof Colin Moffat, Chief Scientific Advisor Marine Scottish Government

There is one single ocean, comprised of interconnecting ocean basins, contains approximately 1.33 billion km3 of water.…


IChemE Webinar

8th December 2020 12:30 pm

Deepwater Horizon 10 years on – Failures, Lessons & Legacy

It is 10 years since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon accident and oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, in which eleven people lost their lives, 17 were seriously injured and over 5 millions barrels of crude oil spilled into the ocean…

ICE Webinar

ICE Webinar

25th November 2020 6:00 pm

Diversity and Inclusion in Civil Engineering

The evidence is clear, greater diversity – from apprentices to board directors – leads to better performing businesses.

The civil engineering profession has made great strides in supporting and encouraging diversity within the…

Scottish Environmental Protection Agency: COP26

Scottish Environmental Protection Agency: COP26

17th November 2020 6:30 pm

Crucial Issues for Planet Earth 
Mr Terry A’Hearn, Chief Executive Officer SEPA

SEPA has set an ambitious strategy called One Planet Prosperity to govern how it will regulate in the…



The Rankine Bicentenary Lecture 2020

The Rankine Bicentenary Lecture 2020

13th October 2020 4:30 pm

Unconventional Geothermal Technologies and Opportunities - Professor Gioia Falcone

Geothermal energy is a constant and independent form of renewable energy and plays a key role towards the…


The Presidential Address 2020

The Presidential Address 2020

29th September 2020 6:30 pm

“Scotland’s role in the development of heat pumps: 1850 to 2050” 
Dr Andy Pearson — Managing Director, Star Refrigeration Ltd

This paper follows the development of the heat pump and…



Celebrating the legacy of William Rankine

27th July 2020 9:00 am

IESIS is proud to be a partner organisation for the International Institute of Refrigeration Conference “Rankine 2020 - Advances in Cooling, Heating and Power Generation”, timed to coincide with the bi-centenary of the birth of William…

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