ENGINEERS

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NEWS

2017/ 2018 Evening Lectures

 

During the winter the Society arranges lectures on engineering topics and also holds a Social Evening. All evening lectures are open to the public.

 

The remaining Evening Lectures for the 2017/ 2018 programmme are as follows:

 

Thurs 5th October 2017 - Dr. David Chesmore – ‘Electronics and Technology in

                                            Agriculture - the Next Farming Revolution?’

 

Thurs 2nd November 2017 - The Future of Fertilizer – A New Deep Mine in the UK?    

                                                Sid Brady – Mechanical Engineer - FIMMM, Sirius Minerals

 

Thurs 7th December2017 -  M1 39 to 42 Smart Motorway – The Story behind the      

                                               Roadworks and the Signs

                                               Richard Rawet, Project Manager bmJV - contractor

                                               Simon Morritt, senior engineer CH2M – designers

                                               Peter Wood , principal consultant Capita Technology –

                                                                                            technology support to bmJV

 

Thurs 4th January 2018 - To be confirmed

 

Thurs 1st February 2018 -  York Civic Trust Projects  Nick Bielby

 

 

All lectures are at the University of York in room PL0001 or PL0002 in the Exhibition Centre building. Those attending lectures and traveling by car are directed to park in the car parks directly adjacent to Newton Way on the Campus West.

 

2017 Industrial visits

 

Thurs 6th April 2017 - 'A Riverside Historical Walk' by Colin Atkinson

 

Thurs 25th May 2017 -  Visit to Thompson Feed Mills, Murton

 

Thurs 15th June 2017 - Provisional Visit to Parkol Marine Engineering, Whitby

 

Thurs 6th July 2017 - Visit to Ellis Patents in Rillington

 

Thurs 10th August - Visit to RNLI Lifeboat station, Scarborough

 

Sat 2nd September - Visit to Fimber computer museum with afternoon tea.

 

 

Annual General Meeting

 

The 2017 AGM was held on Thursday 27th April at the University.

 

If there are any members wishing to join the Societies commitee or nominate members for committe roles please could you speak to the President (Prof Jeremy Everard) or contact the Society.

 

Industrial Visits

 

During the summer a series of industrial visits are organised to places of engineering interest, usually followed by an informal meal.

 

Annual Dinner

 

Friday 24th November -  Merchants Taylors' Hall

Honoured guest speaker this year is Professor Kel Fidler

 

The Annual Dinner is the highlight of the Society's year and is usually attended by Members and Guests with the Society inviting a special guest(s) to address the dinner and toast the Society. Over the years the Society has been fortunate to have guests from across society including the civic party, clergy, MPs, MEPs, academics and Directors of large companies based in Yorkshire.

 

Other Events

 

The Society holds a number of other events and has a Theatre Group organised by Mr P G Bowers.

 

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