Thought Leadership Panels

The expertise of IET members play a vital role in the institution's engagement with industry and government, advancing engineering for the benefit of society. 

What we do


Gathering knowledge and intelligence from across the process, our volunteer-led panels deliver thought leadership, as part of the IET's charitable remit.


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Providing unbiased information for members, teachers, students and the general public.


The Panels

The Panels

Our panels bring together IET members with fellow engineering practitioners from industry, academia and professionals from disciplines beyond engineering.

Meet the team

Contact the team

Find out more about the Strategic Engagement and Partnerships Team and know who to contact regarding any questions related to IET Strategic Engagement and Partnerships.

The Challenges

Global Challenges

Grand global challenges, advanced technologies and entrepreneurial innovation are among the drivers which inspire the work of our thought leadership panels

Latest News

Power to the people...

In his inaugural address, IET President Nick Winser highlights the increasing influence of consumers in shaping the UK's energy market. Industry must learn to innovate quickly in new products and services, invest in infrastructure and to continually integrate a complex and fast-moving energy system.

Sector Newsletters

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Sector Newsletters

Get the latest information, news and highlights from our quarterly newsletters highlighting the hot topics across Built Environment, Energy, Design and Production, Information and Communication and Transport sectors.