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The Bristol Network organises a monthly programme of informative lectures throughout the academic year.  Most of our meetings are held at either the University of the West of England or the University of Bristol.  We also organise site visits and other professional development events around the region.
Bristol, Avon BS8 1UB
United Kingdom


Upcoming local events:

Airbus Filton Site Tour - Aerospace Avenue, Filton, 27 Oct 17 - fully booked
A joint visit with the Engineers Australia UK Chapter; including a presentation about Airbus, a look around the VR suite and the A400M Wing Production and A350 Landing Gear Test facilities.

Bristol is Open—A Smart Programmable City - University of Bristol, 13 Nov 17
Dimitria Simeonidou explains how smart sensors, high-speed networks and the Internet of Things are coming together in Bristol to develop a smart, programmable city with a wide range of applications.

a4e2d2a5e01cc212cbd7ea39867c0425-huge-aiChristmas Lecture: Airfix - Scaling Down Reality - UWE, 7 Dec 17
Find out how Airfix rose to become Britain’s most prolific toy manufacturer, and still survives in today's toy market. Learn about their cutting edge research and production methods for the current market-leading model aircraft and the toys of tomorrow.

New: 2017-18 Programme now available

Past events:

Autonomous Vehicles - Connectivity and Cooperation
Robert Piechocki's slides from his presentation to the network on 2 Oct 17. Read more about the Communication Systems & Networks research group at the University of Bristol.

Solar Powered Lighting Tower with Real-Time Data Monitoring
Read Chris Williams' slides from his presentation to the network on 18 Sep 17.

Functional Safety Considerations in Today's Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
Stephen Waldron's slides from 14 Mar 2016 are now available in our Files area.  The AdaptIVe white paper on System Classification and Glossary he mentioned is also available.

The Dyson 360 Eye Story
On 5 October 2015, Dyson's Dr Mike Aldred spoke about the challenges of bringing a consumer-grade domestic robot to market.  Read the IET Robotics and Mechatronics Network's review from the event at Engineers' House in Clifton.

More from past events:
Slides from some of our past lectures are available in the Reviews section of our community, including the networking event on Exploiting Social Media and the CIBSE joint event on Biomass Power Generation.  The Reviews area also lets you leave feedback and tell us what you thought of the events.
For other interesting local events organised by other local organisations and IET communities, go to our full events list using the link below.
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Here is the Bristol Network committee for the 2017/18 season:   Chair: Junichi Sugiura CEng FIET Vice Chair: Dr Pritesh Narayan MIET Advisor to the Chair: Jeremy Boyd MIET Honorary Secretary: Pelin Zahidler MIET Honorary Treasurer: Eur Ing Dr Russell Haines CEng FIET Young Professionals’ Chair: ... read more...
Posted by James Inge on IET Bristol Network Aug 6, 2017 8:18 am BST


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