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Our 2014-15 Events Programme is currently being developed.   new
The providional list of events is:
 1. Visit - Armoured Vehicles     
 2. Engineering Innovation - how to work with a University    
 3. Professional Registration Workshop    
 4. Recovering the Value of Resources     
 5. From 4G to 5G - Mobile Communications Present and Future    
 6. eCall - Connected Cars Saving Lives    
 7. Present Around the World Competition    
 8. Cyber Security – Protecting Systems in the Built Environment    
 9. DC Microgrids put to work at Arcola Theatre    
10. Visit - F1 Williams Grand Prix Collection Tour     
11. Maintaining the 21st Great Western Railway    
12. Latest Trends in 3D Laser Scanning and Challenges for Various Industries    
13. Airbus A400M Transport Aeroplane
      Preceded by a short Swindon Network AGM.



Add to and see the Reviews of our recent Events

July 2014: Looking from a Safe Distance, Jonathon Webber, Callen-Lenz. Discussion thread here.

June 2014: High Speed Brushless Motor from Concept to Production, Peter Myerson, Dyson. Discussion thread here.

May 2014: Digital Signage. Discussion and links to some of the assocaited demos here

Apr 2014: 
Atomic Weapons Establishment visitLink to the discussion here.

Mar 2014: Light Blub to LED. Link to the discussion and slides here.

Feb 2014: Congratutions to all the presenters, but especially to Jamie McBrien (Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells) for winning the Swindon local heats and Marta Jimenez Cobo (Siemens Infrastructure) as runner-up. Jamie won with his presentation entitled 
Future Development and Prospects of Fuel Cell Vehicles. Links to the slides currently available can be found here.

Feb 2014: The Technology behind 4G Mobile Broadband. Add your review here and join the discussion here.
 
Jan 2014: Engineer's Question Time - What will the new University Technical College offer Swindon? Add your review here and Join the discussion here.

Dec 2013: Following on from our “Reducing the Waste Burden” event, ask a related question or post a review here.

Nov 2013: Rail Automatic Supply Restoration system

Radio Interviews

Our interviews by BBC Radio Wiltshire have been moved to a dedicated blog.

Most Recent Blog Posts

Swindon’s success story The IET Swindon Local Network (LN) has grown to become one of the most active in the UK, thanks in part to MyCommunity bringing fresh blood into the committee. The Swindon LN is based in a non-university town covering a relatively small area, but currently has in the region of 1,500 members. A long-standing network, it was... read more...
Posted by Raj Kapadia on IET Swindon Network Mar 6, 2014 1:52 GMT
Radio Interviews Its excellent to see that the Swindon Network volunteers have been actively championing the IET and various related topics just recently.  This week it was the turn of Mubbisher Ahmed their Publicity Officer to do a radio interview on their LED Lighting event which you can see here . Paul Robinson ,  their PATW Champion was... read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Swindon Network Mar 5, 2014 2:14 GMT

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Swindon Committee

Ray Lewington
Chairman

Walter Featherstone
Vice-Chairman

Robert McLaughlan
Treasurer and Schools Liaison Officer

Mohammad Khatib
Secretary

Mubbisher Ahmed
Publicity Officer

Craig Anger
Event Manager

Derek Bateman
Professional Registration Advisor and Benevolunt Fund Representative

Ken Mills
Online Community Administrator

Paul Robinson
PATW Champion

John Turton
Special Events Champion

Aneela Ahmed
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Deborah-Claire McKenzie
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Nicole Tiebosch
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