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Special events

26 February High Power RF Technologies. Seminar. London.

27 January Turing Lecture. IET, Savoy Place, London.

29 January Turing Lecture. University of Cardiff.

3 February Turing Lecture. Manchester.

5 February IET Annual Dinner. London.

5 February Great Egg Race. Workshop. Plymouth.

10 February Clerk Maxwell Lecture and Dinner. Manchester.

17 February The Science of Sci-Fi. Lecture. Belfast.

19 February Clerk Maxwell Lecture and Dinner. London.


10 February DRM Digital Radio. Lecture. Lancaster.

18 February Imagineering - Delivering Remarkable Visitor Experiences. Lecture. York.

18 February Handheld Wireless Multiview Monitors for Television Programme Production. Lecture. Beaconside.

Control and automation

3 February The Many Faces of Biometrics. Lecture. Shrewsbury.

4 February Lightning Protection: History, Philosophy, Current Practice. Lecture. Bromley.

10 February Channel Tunnel Signalling & Control. Lecture. Nottingham.

25 February A55 Traffic Management Centre. Visit. Conwy.

26 February The Thames Barrier: Monitoring Telemetry System. Lecture. Wokingham.


4 February Post-Disaster Reconstruction. Lecture. Lincoln.

10 February Linear Induction Motor Technology: Past Present and Future. Lecture. Loughborough.

16 February Advances in MRI: From Physics to Medical Application. Lecture. Newcastle upon Tyne.

18 February Michael Faraday and Electromagnetism. Lecture. Inverness.


3 February Information Engineering and Its Future. Turing Lecture. Lecture. Manchester.

4 February The Future of Automatic Identification and Data Capture. Lecture. Halifax.

9 February What Can World Models Tell Us About Peak Oil Supply and Global Warming? Lecture. Manchester.

9 February 3D Computer Rendering. Lecture. Sunderland.

10 February Work, Learn and Play in Virtual Worlds: Walking the Digital Dog. Lecture. Swindon.

12 February The Evolving Internet. Lecture. Neston.

16 February Validation of Computational Electromagnetics. Lecture. Leicester.

18 February Demo of a Genealogy Program. Lecture. Newdigate.


2 February Technology in Mining. Visit. Worcester.

11 February Asset Management: Planning for the Unknown. Seminar. London.

12 February Engineering the Future of Waste Management. Lecture. Leyland.

19 February DSEAR (ATEX): An Integrated Solution to Practical Compliance. Lecture. Pembroke.


3 February News International Print Works. Visit. Knowsley.

11-12 February Southern Manufacturing and Electronics. Farnborough, Hants. 

18 February Six Sigma in the Service Industry. Lecture. Manchester.

23 February Solar Power: Feasibility of Distributing Power from the Hot Deserts to Other Regions. Lecture. Plymouth.

25 February Value Stream Mapping. Lecture. Newport.

26 February TSR2. Lecture. Preston.

Personal development

3 February What Has the IET Got to Offer? Lecture. Barnstable.

4 February Younger Members Papers Evening. Lecture. St Asaph.

5 February 17th Edition Workshop Upgrade. Course. London.

10-11 February Electrical Basics. Course. London.

11 February Routes to Registration. Workshop. Birmingham.

12 February Portable Appliance Testing. Course. London.

12 February What Has the IET Got to Offer? Lecture. Plymouth.

16-18 February 17th Edition Electrical Regulations. Course. Birmingham.

18 February Routes to Registration. Workshop. Liverpool.

18 February Professional Registration: How To Tackle It. Lecture. Edinburgh.

23 February Goal Directed Project Management. Lifeskills workshop. Leeds.

24 February Emphasis on CPD and Career Manager. Workshop. Swansea.

24 February Perfect CV. Lifeskills workshop. Plymouth.

24-26 February 17th Edition Electrical Regulations. Course. London.

24-26 February Inspection & Testing (City & Guilds 2391-10). Course. London.

26 February Young Woman Engineer of the Year. Award Ceremony. London.


10 February Power in the Economy. Clerk Maxwell Lecture. Manchester.

10 February The Severn Barrage. Lecture. Cardiff.

11 February Micro CHP. Lecture. Glasgow.

11 February Making Sense of Climate Change. Lecture. Edinburgh.

11 February Exploding the Myths and Mystery Behind Electrical Arc Flash. Seminar. Building Research Establishment, Garston, nr Watford. 

17 February Gas Market Development. Lecture. Manchester.

18 February Challenges for the Solar Industry. Lecture. Brighton.

19 February Smart Metering: Making it Happen. Seminar. London.

25 February Detail Design of Britain's Nuclear Reactors. Lecture. Barrow-in-Furness.

25 February Chernobyl Accident and Current Status. Lecture. Cornwall.

26 February Chernobyl Accident and Current Status. Lecture. Plymouth.

26 February The 17th Edition Six Months On. Lecture. Manchester.

26 February Offshore Wave/Tidal Current Power Generation. Lecture. Birmingham.

26 February Static Electricity - It's a Strange Business. Lecture. Newport Harbour IW.


3 February The Life and Times of a Mercantile Marine Engineer Who Investigates the Panama Canal. Lecture. Leeds.

4 February Restoring the Wey and Arun Canal. Lecture. East Horsley.

10 February Mars Rover. Lecture. Belfast.

11 February Dimensional Control Management at Jaguar Cars. Lecture. Daresbury.

12 February EMC in Railways. Seminar. London.

18 February History of Pickfords Heavy Haulage. Lecture. Westerhope.

25 February Lord Austin Lecture and Dinner. London.


Turning 2009 tours England and Wales

What is the future of information engineering? Sir Michael Brady will draw on the experience of 20 years' work at Oxford University to explore some of the answers to this question in the 2009 IET/BCS Turing Lecture.

Professor Brady, professor of information engineering at Oxford's Department of Engineering Science, delivers his lecture at the IET in London on 27 January, at the University of Cardiff on 29 January, and at the University of Manchester on 3 February. All events take place in the evening and require advance registration.

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