Essential dates for your diary. Unless otherwise stated, see for details and updates.

Special events

19 November Engineering: At the Centre of Society. Mountbatten Lecture by Lord Browne of Madingley. London.

26 November Technical Visits to Kelham Island and Abbeydale Brewery. Sheffield.

2 December A Lot of Hot Air. IET Scotland Christmas Lecture. Glasgow.

3 December A Lot of Hot Air. IET Scotland Christmas Lecture. Perth.

4 December A Lot of Hot Air. IET Scotland Christmas Lecture. Inverness.

5 December A Lot of Hot Air. IET Scotland Christmas Lecture. Edinburgh.

18 December Childrens’ Christmas Event. Lecture. Sheffield.


24 November Beautiful Music Horrible Sounds. Lecture. Salford.

25 November Cellular Phones - Myths and Reality. Lecture. Ness.

26 November CVMP 2008. Conference. London.

26 November Web 2.0 - Social Media to Inspire Change. Pinkerton Lecture. London.

3 December The BBC Ascension Island relay station. Lecture. Bromley.

4 December Electromagnetic Propagation in Structures and Buildings. Seminar. London.

4 December Supply and Demand - Radio Spectrum Allocation in the Entertainment Industry. Lecture. Yarnfield.

9 December Next Generation Networks. Seminar. London.

9 December JLB Lecture. London.

9 December The Case for Space. Lecture. Manchester.

10 December IPTV. Seminar. London.


20 November Daresbury - A Gem in the North West. Lecture. Manchester.

2 December Visit to Control Techniques Drive Specialists. Newtown.

2 December Cloud Computing. Lecture. Belfast.

5 December SIL Determination. Seminar. London.

23 December Bio-Medical Applications Using New Technology. Lecture. Stornoway.


20 November The Vagus Nerve. Lecture. Stockport.

20 November Healthcare Technologies Annual Lecture. London.

20 November Electromagnetic Surfaces: From Butterflies to Battleships. Lecture. Bangor.

26 November HMS Astute - Next Generation Submarine for the Royal Navy. EMESP Prestige Lecture. Nottingham.

27 November Embedded Systems. Lecture. Chatswood, New South Wales.

3 December Life on Mars. Children's Christmas Lecture. Guildford.

3 December Climate Change and the Engineer. Lecture. Inverness.

9 December Thales Watchkeeper UAV. Lecture. Belfast.


20 November Business Continuity Management in a Large Financial Institution. Lecture. Bern, Switzerland.

27 November Engineering in the Extremes. Lecture. Cardiff.

27 November DERI Lecture. Galway.

17 December Development of the i-LIMB Bionic Hand. Lecture. Birmingham.


20 November The Antikythera Mechanism Decoded. Lecture. Swansea.

4 December Technical Visit to BBC East Midlands. Nottingham.


25 November RNLI Lifeboats, Ergonomic Design and System Integration. Lecture. Poole.

26 November Developments in Micro and Nano Engineering. Lecture. Cardiff.

2 December TRIZ for Project Management and Project Control. Lecture. Manchester.

2 December Visit to Depuy's International Ltd. Leeds.

3 December Wheatstone Lecture. Lecture/dinner. London.

3 December Simulation and Off-line Programme Verification. Lecture. Liverpool.

3 December Forth Ports and Waterfront Development. Lecture. Edinburgh.

4 December Technical Visit to Sheffield Forgemasters.

Personal development

20 November Professional Registration workshop. Gloucester.

20 November Professional Registration - How to Tackle it. Lecture. Edinburgh.

25 November Organisational Health Checks. Dennis Beard Lecture. Birmingham.

25 November Present Around the World. Competition. Belfast.

26 November Working with Competences. Lifeskills Workshop. Durham.

27 November A practical approach to project management in industry. Lecture. Plymouth.

27 November Join the IET and get Professionally Registered. Workshop. Swansea.

3 December IET Membership - How to Achieve It. Workshop. Glasgow.

4 December CV writing. Workshop. Brighton.

9 December Revision Techniques. Lifeskills Briefing. Sheffield.


20 November Fuel Cell CHP. Lecture. Leicester.

20 November Technical Visit to Heysham 1 and 2 Nuclear Power Stations.

26 November Wind Power - The Engineering Considerations. Lecture. Barnstable.

3 December Fuel Cell Technology Update. Lecture. Crawley.

4 December Alternative Sources of Energy. Lecture. Dublin.

9 December Arc Faults and Their Effects Within Switchgear. Lecture. Scunthorpe.

9 December Power Generation and Control. Seminar. Birmingham.

9 December Hunter Memorial Lecture. Birmingham.

10 December Fusion Energy: Facing the Scientific Challenge. Lecture. Sheffield.


25 November F1 Technologies. Lecture. Castle Donington.

27 November Technical Visit to Concorde - the Legend. Ringway.

28 November Energy and Transport. Higginson Lecture. Durham.

2 December East Lancashire Railway. Lecture. Blackburn.

2 December Vulcan to the Sky. Prestige Lecture. Perth.

8 December The Trojan Industrial Locomotive. Lecture. Scunthorpe.

8 December Formula One the Red Bull Way. Christmas Lecture. Malvern.

8 December Waveform Design and Digital Radar. Conference. London.

9 December Road Pricing. Three-day seminar. London.

9 December From Active Modules Towards Digital Radar. Seminar. London.

10 December Channel Tunnel Rail Link - Signalling and Control. Lecture. Brighton.

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