Conferences and lectures

The Institution hosts a range of conferences and lectures


The Institution of Structural Engineers organises and is involved with a variety of conferences and lectures. These vary in content and purpose giving our members a varied programme of events.

Whilst most lectures focus on Institution or industry relevant topics, others are held to provide members with other topics of interest that are not always related to the industry, such as the Maitland Lecture which has previously included talks from Robert Winston and Tony Little.

Annual Academics’ Conference

Annual Academics' Conference

Providing a platform for interaction and discussion between academia and industry. The next conference will be held in 2015.
Gold Medal Address logo
The Gold Medal is the Institution's most prestigious award and is given to an individual for exceptional and outstanding contributions to the advancement of structural engineering.
James Sutherland History Lecture
The James Sutherland History Lecture takes place at the beginning of each year at the Institutions' headquarters in London. It covers historical topics related to structural engineering.

BIM 2015 will give structural engineers an early opportunity to view the soon-to-be launched, free to use Digital BIMTool Kit. Early bird rates now available.
Presidential Inaugural Address 2015
Tim Ibell is the 95th President of the Institution.
Young Researchers' Conference
The Institution of Structural Engineers is keen to develop awareness among young engineers of the importance and potential of research in advancing structural engineering.

The Institution of Structural Engineers held its first Sustainability Conference, recognising the importance of encouraging good sustainable practice in the industry.
‘Innovate, create, inspire – Structurally Engineering a Modern World’. An essential event for anyone interested in structural engineering and its impact on the modern built environment.

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