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The Scotland North Committee organises events in Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness, Perth, Thurso, Orkney, Shetland, Stornoway.  These events cover a range of engineering, management and general interest.

Welcome to IET Scotland North

Welcome to the IET Scotland North section. You'll find it's an active section with many great events scheduled across the Scotland North region. The event programme will look to engage a wide target audience and cover a broad range of topics to inspire, to inform and to influence. I would encourage you to come along to our events where you’ll be able to learn, meet people, share your ideas and experiences and get involved.  I hope you enjoy the programme and feel free to engage with the committee members if you have ideas and requests for events. It is a privilege to be your Scotland North chair and I look forward to meeting many of you.

Barry Mitchell
IET Scotland North Chair


The IET Scotland North Local Network Committee for 2016/17 is:

To find out about each committee member, please click on their name.
Office bearers

Barry Mitchell Aberdeen Chairman
Kenneth Laing Aberdeen Treasurer
Andrew Mackenzie Western Isles Hon Secretary and VC
Yetunde Adediran Caithness Junior VC
Iain King Inverness Past Chairman
Dr Peter Bainbridge Dundee  
Bill Ellis Perth  
Dr Margaret Fraser Aberdeen  
Prof. Andrew Rae Perth  
John Blacklock Caithness and Orkney New member from 17 Oct 2016
Ross Gazey Shetland  
Lynsay Callaghan IET  

 Salvage what you can


View footage from the Western Isle joint event that took place on 31st Augst 2016.  Sylvia Trevoort of SMIT Salvage presented a talk at Lews Castle College UHI sharing her experience of working in the field of marine salvage.

IET Scotland Annual Dinner 2017

21st April 2017 19.00 for 19.30
George Hotel, Edinburgh

More details to follow


Tim Cornelius, CEO of MeyGen will be giving a presentation on MeyGen's 398MW Offshore Tidal Power Project

23 November 2016, Aberdeen, UK

Join the IET for an evening with Tim Cornelius, CEO of MeyGen Ltd who will be presenting on MeyGen's 398MW offshore tidal stream turbine project

Upcoming Events


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 Lynsay Callaghan on IET Scotland North Network Mar 16, 2017 12:32 PM GMT


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