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.

What are IET Communities?

Local Networks

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There are IET Local Networks all around the world. Use our interactive map to find your Local Network or to start a new one.

Volunteer Resources

Communities' overview

IET Communities bring together engineers and technicians to network, collaborate, share ideas, learn and expand their contacts.

Communities contacts

Meet the communities team, the volunteers at the heart of the governance structure and the staff that support IET communities around the world.

TPN Vacancies - Apply here

If you are interested in becoming an Executive Committee Member for a Technical Professional Network (TPN), please take a look at the list of opportunities and apply today!

Young Professionals

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Present Around the World Competition

A global competition offering Young Professionals the opportunity to win cash prizes, develop their skills and network with peers.

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The Global Challenge

The Global Challenge aims to encourage Young Professionals across the globe to address a real world engineering challenge with their diverse academic and technical exposure.

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IET Young Professionals Community

The IET Young Professionals group offers an opportunity to chat and share info with active YPs around the world.

Propose an IET event

How IET Communities can support your event

If you are an IET member you can propose an event about engineering or a related subject. You don’t have to be an existing volunteer to apply for funding. This page explains how to access funding and staff support to allow you to realise your ambition.

Grow your community

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Technical and Professional Networks

The IET supports Technical and Professional Networks (TPNs) driven by groups of volunteers who work or have expertise within the topic area. TPNs promote the sharing and advancement of knowledge through various activities.

IET Online Communities

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Search for a community

Get involved with communities to share and discuss information, upload photos, documents and news articles, and publicise events with other members.

IET TechBites & SocIETy insights

IET TechBites

Read expert insights on the hottest topics within engineering and technology emerging from the IET's Technical Networks.

SocIETy insights

A collection of insights emerging out of IET Local Networks detailing how engineering and technology are solving society's major challenges.

Featured Content

Highlights from the International Robotics Showcase

Take a look at the images, videos, updates and tweets from the International Robotics Showcase event, including a robotic dog, a robotic arm and a presentation by Astronaut Roberto Vittori.

New Society insight!

Take a look at what the engineering community are saying about drones, IT security and mental health...

TechBite on Factories of the Future

Read key insights and resources taken from the Factories of the Future seminar, organised by the IET Control and Automation Network.

IET ICRE 2016 hits the tracks in Brussels

If you missed the International Conference on Railway Engineering (ICRE) hosted by the IET Railway Network, take a look at the blog and catch up on the highlights from this exciting two day conference which was held in Brussels.

The Winner of the TPN Best Poster Competition has been announced

The Satellite Systems & Applications TPN are pleased to announce that the winner of their 'Game Changing Satellite Applications' Best Poster competition is...

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