Welcome to communities

IET Communities provide opportunities for like-minded people to network, share ideas and expertise, collaborate, learn and keep abreast of news and views.

Our communities cover local areas and technical topics. Find a community that matches your interests.


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Technical and Professional Networks

The IET has 22 Technical and Professional Networks (TPNs). Each network is driven by a group of volunteers who work or have expertise within the topic area and promotes the sharing and advancement of knowledge through various activities.

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Local Networks

The IET supports over 100 Local Networks that exist in a number of locations around the world.


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Here you will find a selection of resources that will help you with your volunteering role.


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Visit MyCommunity

MyCommunity is the IET's online social collaboration platform that enables individuals to connect, share knowledge, ideas and opportunities with a specific network of individuals.

Hot topics

Hot topics

Hot topics

A portal of rich content produced by IET communities, each hot topic resource provides a central hub of knowledge in a specific technical area and is available to the science, engineering and technician community and beyond.

These resources have been produced following key topic identification from volunteers, as well as capturing intellectual property from events which form part of the IETs programme of community events.