Community Events

  • Oct 19

    CAMBS - CONSTRUCTING THE INTERNET - A MARITIME ADVENTURE

    Date:  19/10/2017 18:30 BST
    Location: Cambridge, CB3 0FS United Kingdom
    Submitted by: David Blake

    We think of the internet as an intricate web of billions of interconnected devices through wireless and wired connections. In reality, the world wide web relies mostly on subsea intercontinental cables. The only tim...

  • Oct 25

    Aerospace Careers Event

    Date:  25/10/2017 18:00 BST
    Location: Hatfield, AL109AB United Kingdom
    Submitted by: IET Event
    This promises to be an excellent event for understanding an exciting industry and growing contacts and connections amongst peers.
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  • Nov 2

    GRAVITATIONAL WAVES - LISA AND LISA PATHFINDER

    Date:  02/11/2017 07:30 GMT
    Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1PZ
    Submitted by: David Blake
    Dr Christian Trenkel, Airbus Defence & Space, will talk about ESA's LISA mission to detect gravitational waves - ripples in space and time - and the recently completed LISA Pathfinder mission that has proven the techn...
  • Nov 2

    Time and Space

    Date:  02/11/2017 18:30 GMT
    Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG12FQ United Kingdom
    Submitted by: IET Event
    The link between astronomy and time ... this lecture promises to make the connection clear to all.
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  • Nov 2

    Data Capital: The Risk, Mysticism and Stigma

    Date:  02/11/2017 19:30 GMT
    Location: Ipswich, Suffolk IP83JD United Kingdom
    Submitted by: IET Event
    With the increasing and pervasive reach of technology and data, we seemingly overlook the value of the data that we store, utilise or disseminate.
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  • Nov 14

    Delivering highly specialist engineering capabilities in an expe...

    Date:  14/11/2017 19:30 GMT
    Location: Peterborough, PE14YT United Kingdom
    Submitted by: IET Event
    Sqn Ldr Adam Troughton, the Officer Commanding 71 (Inspection and Repair) Squadron, will give a talk entitled “Delivering highly specialist engineering capabilities in an expeditionary Air Force”
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  • Nov 16

    CAMBS - THE FUTURE FOR LOW CARBON VEHICLES?

    Date:  16/11/2017 18:30 GMT
    Location: Cambridge, CB1 1PT
    Submitted by: David Blake
    With the drive for lower vehicle emissions and more efficient drivelines, future propulsion system solutions are becoming increasingly diverse and the application of electrification is growing at an increasing r...
  • Nov 20

    Computers at the Battle of Jutland

    Date:  20/11/2017 19:30 GMT
    Location: Norwich, NR46EP United Kingdom
    Submitted by: IET Event
    Computers at the Battle of Jutland
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  • Nov 21

    CAMBS - LIFESKILLS - WANT TO BE PROFESSIONALLY REGISTERED

    Date:  21/11/2017 18:00 GMT
    Location: Cambridge, CB2 1PZ United Kingdom
    Submitted by: David Blake
    This workshop will provide an introduction to professional registration with the Engineering Council via the IET.  Learn about becoming an Engineering Technician, Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer. ...
  • Dec 4

    SMRs: Nuclear Fad or Nuclear Future?

    Date:  04/12/2017 18:30 GMT
    Location: United Kingdom
    Submitted by: David Blake

    Nuclear power stations are always controversial. Do you support or oppose the use of nuclear energy as one of the ways to provide electricity?

    A new nuclear paradigm, Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), are a type of nuclea...

  • Dec 5

    What a small business must be aware of to survive online

    Date:  05/12/2017 19:30 GMT
    Location: Norwich, NR47UG United Kingdom
    Submitted by: IET Event
    What a small business must be aware of to survive online
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  • Dec 7

    CAMBS - MODULAR REACTORS

    Date:  07/12/2017 18:30 GMT
    Location: Cambridge, CB2 1PZ United Kingdom
    Submitted by: David Blake
    The Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC) namrc.co.uk based at the University of Sheffield, is part of the UK's High Value Manufacturing Catapult.  Steve Lawler from the AMRC team will give...
  • Jan 18

    CAMBS - DELIVERING THE PROMISE OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS

    Date:  18/01/2018 18:30 GMT
    Location: Cambridge, CB2 1PZ United Kingdom
    Submitted by: David Blake
    The Internet of Things (IoT) is widely tipped to be the next major growth area in our increasingly connected world. Rather than the Internet being just about person-to-person communications, the IoT will enable a raf...
  • Feb 8

    CAMBS - TO A TRILLION AND BEYOND: THE FUTURE OF COMPUTING AND THE INTE...

    Date:  08/02/2018 18:30 GMT
    Location: Cambridge, CB3 0DS United Kingdom
    Submitted by: David Blake
    PRESTIGE LECTURE

    With classical technology scaling running out of steam, predictions of doom and gloom about the future of the computer business abound. However, as we move from an era of human-centric connectivity...
  • Feb 12

    Solar Panels; a life history

    Date:  12/02/2018 19:30 GMT
    Location: Norwich, NR46EP United Kingdom
    Submitted by: IET Event
    Provisionally, Dr Kaplani's talk will be about how solar panels capture energy, how they are constructed, their lifetime performance and their modes of degradation/failure.
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  • Feb 27

    CAMBS - PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION WORKSHOP

    Date:  27/02/2018 18:00 GMT
    Location: Cambridge, CB2 1PZ United Kingdom
    Submitted by: David Blake
    An opportunity to meet with a Professional Registration Advisor to discuss how you can apply to become an Eng Tech, IEng or CEng through the IET.  The PRAs will help with the application process, your personal registra...
  • Mar 15

    CAMBS - THE PYE STORY

    Date:  15/03/2018 18:30 GMT
    Location: Cambridge, CB1 1PT United Kingdom
    Submitted by: David Blake
    Pye can be considered as one of the founding companies of the Cambridge Phenomenon.  Bob Bates and Richard Howes of the Pye History Trust will tell the story of how Pye grew from a start-up in a garden shed in Cambridge in 1...
  • Apr 19

    CAMBS - THE MATHEMATICAL MAGIC OF MIXED REALITY

    Date:  19/04/2018 18:30 BST
    Location: Cambridge, CB2 1PZ United Kingdom
    Submitted by: David Blake
    HoloLens is a self-contained wearable computer that enables you to engage with 3D virtual objects (“holograms”) in the world around you.  It is also a miracle of engineering, with speech and hand gesture recognition...
  • May 17

    CAMBS - MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS AND INSTRUMENTATION IN THE OIL AND GAS I...

    Date:  17/05/2018 18:30 BST
    Location: Cambridge, CB2 1PZ United Kingdom
    Submitted by: David Blake
    In 2017 the Oil and Gas industry spent $400 billion on capital expenditure and employed 350,000 people in the UK.  Oil and Gas remains an important industry for the UK and is heavily reliant on instrumentation systems t...

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