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.

Featured Content

3D Printing TechBite

The development of nanocomposites and metamaterials, along with the growth of additive manufacturing, is aiding the design of advanced antenna systems by creating different avenues for designers and bolstering the performance of devices across a wider range of frequencies than previously available.

Cyprus Local Network Supports F1 Education Initiative

Are you keen to get involved in a project that gives young people ‘hands-on experience’ of engineering?  The Cyprus Local Network did just this when they recently supported the F1 in Schools Cyprus National Final.

4 Ways the media industry can fight piracy

With piracy a major and growing problem for the media industry, how can we go about combatting it?

Tom Hlaing - Volunteering Has Helped My Career And Presented Opportunities Beyond My Day-to-day Work

Tom Hlaing talks about how being an IET volunteer has greatly benefitted his career and presented opportunities beyond his day-to-day work.  From his journey as a Student Member, to volunteering with IET Local Networks, Boards and Committees , he has learnt valuable skills to get ahead in industry and is now influencing international strategy and operational business improvements with the IET. 

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