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
Providing a platform for interaction and discussion between academia and industry.
Gold Medal Address
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 Conference for structural engineers
This conference is an opportunity for delegates to explore key aspects of BIM and dispel some of the myths without the ‘BIMwash’! We look at software costs, the government perspective and the challenges presented to small enterprise.
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Nick Russell will be the 94th President of the Institution. As part of his inauguration, he will be giving his presidential address on 17 January 2014.
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.

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