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The South Yorkshire Network organises a programme of technical meetings, visits, colloquia, learned society and social events to meet the needs of the Institution members residing within, or close to, its boundary. These activities are normally open to members of other professional bodies and the general public.

About the Network

The South Yorkshire Network provides a local face of the IET through a main committee of active volunteers with support from full time IET staff. We have an active YP committee who, together with the main committee, plan and deliver our events programme.

Also covering parts of North Nottinghamshire and North East Derbyshire, the Network serves the following major centres: Sheffield, Rotherham, Mexborough, Doncaster, Barnsley, Worksop, Retford, Chesterfield, The Hope Valley and Bakewell.
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IET First Lego League - Volunteers Needed
The IET South Yorkshire Network are looking for volunteers to help inspire the next generation of engineers and technicians.  See here for further details.

Comment from the SYN Community Administrator June 2016

All community members are welcome to use the facility for posting comments, ideas & suggestions, and may also join other IET Communities in which they may have an interest.

The Spring & Summer 2016 edition of the Yorkshire & Humber Newsletter has now been delivered and contains events from February to October.
A virtual version of the this Newsletter is now available on this link

The next South Yorkshire events, shown in the Newsletter, are currently being finalised and will be published on this website, together with registration instructions where necessary, as soon as the necessary details are confirmed.
As always - If you have any suggested topics you would like us to consider, or events you would like to see included in our programme, please contact Brian Heathcote at - or any committee member

A Young Professionals Committee for the South Yorkshire Local Network has now been formed from a nucleus of enthusiastic IET student members and YP members from industry, under the charmanship of Darren Williams. The YP Committee are now preparing a number of events for our young members within the network.

The Challenge for Change (Joint event with Chartered Management Institution) scheduled for 21st March has been POSTPONED until 20th June - places still available

The IMechE South Yorkshire Section have, at short notice, arranged a debate on the current Steel Industry crisis and, in particular its effect on the Special Steels sector in South Yorkshire. The event will take place at The Cutlers Hall, Sheffield on Wednesday 15th June at 18:30 for 18:45
IET members are cordially invited to attend this crucial event.Full details of the speakers etc.and registration instructions (free event) are shown on the attached poster



Routes to Registration
The slides from Richard Lee's presentation on Routes to Registration, on 29th October, are available for viewing at:


Upcoming Events


Today’s technology can enable and empower blind and partially sighted people to get the most out of being online. But knowing where to start isn’t easy if you have sight loss.     RNIB is looking for volunteers to get involved in their Online Today project, to help blind and partially sighted people get the most out of everyday technology and enjoy the ... read more...
Posted by Rosemary Martin on IET South Yorkshire Network Jun 8, 2016 5:10 PM BST

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