Out and about: E&T’s pick of #technology #events in June

Activities for all ages taking place during June. As always, check in advance with the organiser’s website for current details about start time, and whether there’s any charge or need to register. International Festival for Business Exhibition Centre Liverpool, 13 … Continue reading Out and about: E&T’s pick of #technology #events in June

IET events this May – #engineering and technology dates for your diary

This month the IET’s local and technical networks are holding a great variety of events – many of which will interest students and young engineers. There are a number of courses and workshops available for example, covering everything from negotiation and presenting through to technical report writing and TRIZ problem-solving methodology. In addition there is an assortment of technical visits taking place both in the UK and overseas, giving the technically-minded a chance to go inside businesses such as GKN Aerospace, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, Air Salvage International and Renishaw PLC. Present Around the World local heats and regional … Continue reading IET events this May – #engineering and technology dates for your diary

IET events this April – #engineering and technology dates for your diary

This month there’s a great selection of technical visits being held by IET Local Networks (LNs). These include tours of the National Composites Centre in Bristol, a chance to look around a National Grid 400kV substation and a visit to Airbus to discuss engineering challenges in the Martian environment. There are also several events taking place outside of the UK, including a number of lectures, seminars and visits across Hong Kong. During April some great workshops are also happening that may help improve your technical or soft skills, around topics as varied as the BBC micro:bit and public speaking. Below … Continue reading IET events this April – #engineering and technology dates for your diary

IET events this March

Find out about the courses, workshops and lectures taking place this month that could support your early career… This March the IET is running a plethora of events aimed at supporting your professional development. With a series of Lifeskills workshops taking place across the UK you can hone your soft skills, or perhaps you’d like to get support on your professional registration application or attend one of the more technical courses on offer. If you’re interested in getting out and about and meeting local people with similar interests then you might want to check out some of the technical visits, … Continue reading IET events this March

Out and about: E&T’s pick of technology #events in March

Whether you prefer a hands-on experience or just sitting back and listening, there’s a tech event for all tastes happening in March. For everything listed, check the organiser’s website for details of times and prices. The Big Bang Fair NEC Birmingham, 16-19 March Billed as the UK’s largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people, the Big Bang Fair is an award-winning combination of theatre shows, interactive workshops and exhibits, plus careers information designed to show the exciting and rewarding opportunities out there for people with the right experience and qualifications. Having grown from 6,500 visitors in … Continue reading Out and about: E&T’s pick of technology #events in March

Our pick of things to do in January

No excuses for sitting around indoors this month. Whatever, the weather, there’s something going on that’ll give E&T readers and excuse to get out and up to speed with the latest in technology. CES 2016 Las Vegas, 6-9 January Leading up to this year’s consumer tech fest, organiser the Consumer Electronics Association has been highlighting technology that is improving everyone’s quality of life. Its ‘Tech Changing the World’ campaign runs throughout the event, demonstrating how tech on the show floor like 3D printing, unmanned systems, health, smart homes and safe driving benefits people globally and can address some of the … Continue reading Our pick of things to do in January