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

BIM in Practice

Regional Group: Northern Counties
Date: 10/04/2018
Location: Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE

Northern Counties Regional Group - AGM followed by Seismic Reinforcement of Masonry

Regional Group: Northern Counties
Date: 13/02/2018
Location: Stephenson Building, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BA

Design for Manufacture and Assembly within Laing O’Rourke

Regional Group: Surrey
Date: 12/02/2018
Location: Lecture Theatre M, Surrey University, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH

Institution Featured Activities, Events & Awards

Results of an EPSRC funded research project which aimed to completely replace internal steel reinforcement with a knitted composite reinforcement cage made from carbon fibre.

Latest Events


Northern Counties

A Joint Evening Technical Meeting with ICE

Location: Stephenson Building, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BA



Bids and Tenders – Winning Work without Cutting Margins

Location: TIC, Strathclyde University , 99 George St, Glasgow, Scotland


Midland Counties

Midland Counties Regional Group - Bob Fisher Memorial Lecture – The Future of Timber

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


Bedfordshire and Adjoining Counties

Concrete Inspection, Testing and Investigation

Location: Holiday Inn Hotel, London Road, Newport Pagnell, MK16 0JA


Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland Regional Group - Jo da Silva Gold Medal Address - 'Design, Disasters and Development’

Location: Burke Theatre, Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2

Latest Courses



CPD Seminar: Technology and the future of Structural Engineering

Location: Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling, Airthrey Road, Stirling, FK9 4LA



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

18/01/2018 - 22/03/2018

Midland Counties

Midland Counties Regional Group - Concept Design Course - 2018

Location: Groundwork, Lockside Meeting Rooms, Lockside, 5 Scotland Street, Birmingham, B1 2RR

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