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The 2017 Member survey is now live. We invite all IET members to take part and have their say.  This important survey provides the opportunity to share your views and provide feedback. The survey should take around 10 minutes to complete depending on your answers and will be accessible until Sunday 29 October 2017 at 23:59 (UK time). If you could also ... read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on Communities Committee - United Kingdom (CC-UK) Oct 10, 2017 9:44 am BST
Jeremy Creasey, Chairman
CC-UK is the Communities Committee – UK, a mixture of IET volunteers from around the UK and IET staff members working together.  The Communities Committee United Kingdom (CC-UK) is responsible for the delivery of all IET activities throughout England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.  We take this responsibility very seriously and our goal is ... read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on Communities Committee - United Kingdom (CC-UK) Oct 9, 2017 10:26 am BST
Do you know an outstanding volunteer? The IET Volunteer Medal was awarded for the first time in 2015 and recognises the importance of volunteers to the IET in its mission to inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community. The award is open to all individuals who have been engaged in an IET volunteering role for at least one year and ... read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on Communities Committee - United Kingdom (CC-UK) Mar 15, 2017 12:47 pm GMT
Many of us complete CPD without even realising we are doing so. The new piece of software you used, the seminar you attended or the article you read are all forms of CPD when relevant to your career. With this is mind completing the required annual amount of 30 hours is easily attainable.  What is changing and why? The IET has chosen to adhere to The ... read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on Communities Committee - United Kingdom (CC-UK) Oct 5, 2016 4:31 pm BST
Charlotte receiving her certificate from the judges
Well what a fantastic final of the UK PATW competition we had.  Taking place at IET Teacher Building, Glasgow, all the competitors gave truly superb presentations and it was easy to see why they had won their respective LN competition and area finals. The subjects covered were diverse and made for a really fascinating evening.   First up was Charlotte ... read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on Communities Committee - United Kingdom (CC-UK) Jul 25, 2016 3:49 pm BST
The CVC Conference finished at lunchtime, and many of us are now attending the UK Final of PATW. This has been organised by the Manchester LN Young Professionals. Rhys Phillips is giving the first key note address, focusing on how to communicate science and engineering well to non engineers. He is also talking ... read more...
Representatives from each of the UK Local Networks have gathered in Manchester for the Community Volunteers' Conference, a great opportunity to learn, network and have some fun. This year we have been running a 'Delegates' Challenge', with the delegates working in groups to plan and organise a short notice event on the ... read more...
Posted by Katherine Jackson on Communities Committee - United Kingdom (CC-UK) Jul 11, 2015 10:11 am BST
WHO The IET has recognised that the old boundaries between, for example, local groups of the IET (Local Networks) and the technical groups (TPNs) were getting in the way of doing good stuff. As volunteers and staff, we all just want to get on with things and co-operate as much as we can. So we've reorganised and there's now just one committee ... read more...
Posted by Lisa Miles on Communities Committee - United Kingdom (CC-UK) Mar 25, 2015 10:38 am GMT
Davy Thielens
Welcome to the CC-UK!   CC-UK is the Communities Committee – UK, and is made up of a number of IET volunteers from around the UK, together with IET staff support. As chairman I see our goal very clearly: we have to make sure that you as Community can best serve your membership by offering great events, and that you can make best use of your valuable ... read more...
Posted by Lisa Miles on Communities Committee - United Kingdom (CC-UK) Mar 25, 2015 10:28 am GMT
Communities Relationship Managers The Communities Relationship Managers (CRMs) work closely with volunteers to develop IET communities. CRMs offer strategic development support to new and existing groups as well as acting as a key liaison point for the IET and facilitating engagement with the wider IET. The CRM team provide help with planning and ... read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on Communities Committee - United Kingdom (CC-UK) Feb 4, 2015 2:40 pm GMT

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