Events and Awards

The Institution hosts a global programme of topical events and awards

Attending an event is a great way to keep up-to-date with industry, hear from expert speakers and debate the hot topics affecting structural engineers across the globe.

Our annual programme includes:

  • Conferences and flagship annual lectures at Institution HQ
  • An extensive programme of regional events and technical meeting near you
  • Annual Awards presented by the Institution that recognise achievement in the field of structural engineering
  • Events organised by our affiliate organisations
Visit the Resources centre to view our library of recorded past lectures and events.

Looking for events near you? Find out more about your local regional group.

Regional Groups featured events

A Joint Evening Technical Meeting with ICE - Topic to be confirmed

Regional Group: Northern Counties
Date: 06/03/2018
Location: Stephenson Building, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BA

Residential Tall Buildings in London – Efficient Structural Design

Regional Group: Surrey
Date: 16/04/2018
Location: John Galsworthy Building, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE

The Brian Bogle Memorial Lecture - Boxpark, Croydon

Regional Group: Lancashire and Cheshire
Date: 17/04/2018
Location: University of Bolton, Deane Lecture Theatre, Deane Campus, Bolton BL3 5AB

Institution Featured Activities, Events & Awards

A free talk on the types of structural vibration that occur, what causes them, the implications on performance and how they can be suppressed. 

Latest Events



Scottish Regional Group Young Members' Group - Building Regulations, Technical Standards and SER

Location: Room 301, McCance Building, University of Strathclyde, 68 Montrose St, Glasgow, G1 1RF



History Study Group: The Brunel Museum’s acquisition of the Thames Tunnel drawing collection and what they reveal

Location: Institution HQ, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS


Midland Counties

Chief Executive's Visit and Chairman's Address - A life in belt and braces

Location: University of Birmingham, Building Y3, Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building, Room G34, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT


Lancashire and Cheshire

Joint with the Newcomen Society: Who Designed the Clifton Suspension Bridge?

Location: The Museum of Science & Industry, Liverpool Rd, Manchester M3 4FP


Bedfordshire and Adjoining Counties

Joint Meeting with ICE Cambridge - Ely Southern Bypass - Design and Construction

Location: Lecture Room 6, Cambridge University Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

Latest Courses



CM Exam Preparation Course - Session 1: Introduction

Location: The American University in Dubai – Room E421



A Preparation Course for the IStructE Chartered Member and Associate Member Examinations

Location: Rose Bowl, Leeds Beckett University


Lancashire and Cheshire

CPD: The Black Art of Geotechnics - Demystifying Geotechnical Design

Location: University of Salford, Whitworth Suite, Salford M5 4WT

06/02/2018 - 20/03/2018

Western Counties

Evening Course - Preparation for the IStructE Chartered Membership Examination

Location: Room 1.58, Queens Building, University Walk, University of Bristol, BS8 1TR

21/02/2018 - 21/03/2018

Western Counties

Eurocode Courses: Eurocode 5 Design of Timber Structures & Eurocode 6 Design of Masonry Structures

Location: University of West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY

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