Refine search results

All    Any    Exact phrase

Search hint

All - search for events containing all entered keywords

Any - search for events containing any, some, or all of the entered keywords

Exact phrase - search for events where keywords appear exactly as entered

Dates

to

Region

Distance

Within of post code (UK Only)

Login for more refinement options

Future Engineers - Engineering the Future

Seminar

Globe (image)

"Future Engineers - Engineering the Future". Debate and MP Engagement Event

Date and Time

24 October 2014 - 17:30-20:30

Location

Portsmouth, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Joint Event.


About this event

Organised by the IMechE, this event will be hosted in the University of Portsmouth, with whom the local area IMechE and Young Members section have a close connection: running our regular evening technical lecture series and encouraging student membership.

This event will consist of a discussion and debate regarding the impact of Engineering to Society as a whole and to our contribution to Society’s abilities to cope with the forthcoming challenges in the future. It will highlight the importance of the formation of Engineers who are the lifeblood of the professions future.

Our eminent speakers from the Profession and the Government will discuss the situation, the risks, the issues and their proposals to address them.

There will be opportunities to challenge our speakers - principally by submission of questions in advance, but also through Chairman led questions.

Programme

5:30-6:30
Registration and Badges
Refreshments and Networking
Opportunities to visit Engineering Institution Stands
University Faculty and Formula Student Displays

6:30-8:00
Welcome and Introductions
Debate
Chairman led questions
Closure

8:00-8:30
Further networking
Dispersal

Reasons to attend

Are you interested in the formation of engineers, the future of engineering and how we might engineer that future? What are the engineering profession’s view, outlook and proposals for tackling the challenges? What is the Government’s plan and response? Take the opportunity to put your own questions to former Government Minister and local MP the Rt Hon David Willetts and eminent academic and engineer Dr Rhys Morgan.

Additional information

Speakers
The Right Honorable David Willetts MP (Havant)
https://www.gov.uk/government/people/david-willetts

Dr Rhys Morgan, Director of Engineering Education, Royal Academy of Engineering
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/rhys-morgan/31/9a/555

Chairman
Dr Colin Brown, IMechE Director of Engineering
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/colin-brown/a/3b4/608

Venue details
Portland Lecture Theatre, Portland Building,
Department of Mechanical & Design Engineering
University of Portsmouth,
Portland Building, PO1 3AH

Registration information

Prior registration via the IMechE's website is mandatory - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/future-engineers-engineering-the-future-tickets-12329763655



Register

Are you looking for more events?

You might also be interested in (search more events)

Person presenting at an event (image)

Seminar - Wed 26 November 2014 at 09:00

This seminar will examine the challenges of providing a secure and efficient service and consider some of the solutions being developed.