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. Click on the links to look at their profile and send the message. Alternatively please email us with any questions.

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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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.

From IET Communities

IET TechBites

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

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Society Insights

Insights from IET Local Networks detailing how engineering and technology are solving society's major challenges.

Featured Content

Society Insights December 2017
The Internet Of Space, G.Fast And The Smart Street. This month we are looking at some of the different topics our Local Networks have been discussing. 
Meet Our Member - IET Fellow, Paul Meenan

Paul Meenan is an engineer on a mission to share knowledge and learn. This mission has taken him from being an apprentice electrician to recently becoming an IET Fellow at the age of 39.

PATW 2017 Winner - Shubham Saraff

A big congratulations to Shubham Saraff from the South Asia Region, he took 1st place with his presentation 'Neurons that shaped us'

The PATW 2017 global final took place at the IET Achievement Awards Ceremony on 15 November 2017.

The Quite Spectacular Journey Of Young Woman Engineer Of The Year Winner Katy Deacon

From beginning her engineering career through her love of playing with technic Lego as a young kid, to becoming Young Woman Engineer of the Year winner and later overcoming the distress of being diagnosed with MS, Katy Deacon takes us on her quite spectacular journey...

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