IET Prestige Lecture Series

Attending an IET Lecture is your opportunity to see the future of engineering. IET Lectures are free to attend and are a key highlight of the IET’s events calendar.

Showcasing the latest ideas and technologies, the nine lectures cover a range of engineering disciplines, ranging from general interest to the more technical.

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Committee and speakers

The committee support the development of the forthcoming lectures

Turing Lecture

Dr. Guru Banavar (image)

Beneficial AI for the Advancement of Humankind


February 2017
Dr. Guru Banavar
Locations: Various UK



Appleton Lecture

Danielle George (image)

Smart Machines and Data: From ALMA to Zetabytes


19 January 2017
Danielle George
Location: London


Sir Henry Royce Memorial Lecture

Chris Aylett (photo)

The Business of Winning – a story of success


28 September 2016
Chris Aylett
Location: London


Sponsorship and exhibition

Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at one of our lectures?

Nuffield Lecture

Tom Williams (photo)

Factory of the Future - New ways of manufacturing

15 March 2017
Tom Williams
Location: Coventry


Young Professionals' Event

Abbie Hutty / Kristen Facciol (photo)

Robots in Space: The Final Frontier


20 October 2016
Abbie Hutty / Kristen Facciol
Location: London


Kelvin Lecture

Professor Dr Stefan W Hell (photo)

Optical microscopy: the resolution revolution


7 April 2016
Professor Dr Stefan W Hell
Location: London


Contact us

For enquiries regarding the speakers, programmes or how you might get involved

Mountbatten Memorial Lecture

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng (photo)

Standards – Enabling Innovation and Change in the Digital Economy


21 March 2017
Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng


The IET President's Address

Jeremy Watson (photo)

The interdisciplinary jigsaw – developing the engineering future


6 October 2016
Jeremy Watson
Location: London


Clerk Maxwell Lecture

Sir Mark (photo)

Science, Innovation, and Policy - have we got the energy?


15 March 2016
Sir Mark Walport
Location: London