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Conferences and lectures

The Institution hosts a variety of conferences and lectures which vary in content and purpose, providing our members with a varied programme of events.

BIM Conference

BIM Conference

This conference, held in September 2017, highlighted the need for engineering practices to adopt BIM as the industry moves towards the 2020 agenda.

Annual Academics' Conference

Annual Academics' Conference

The annual event provides a platform for interaction and discussion between academia and industry. The 2017 conference focused on the impact of the EU referendum.

fibUK DISC Conference 2017 - High tech concrete

fibUK DISC Conference 2017 - High tech concrete

A half day conference providing practitioners with valuable updates on the latest developments in concrete technology and their application to structural engineering.

Small Practioners Conference

Small Practioners Conference

This one day conference showed how to master the fundamentals of running a small structural engineering practice.

Young Engineers' Conference

Young Engineers' Conference

The Institution of Structural Engineers Young Members’ Panel held the second Young Engineers’ Conference on 10 July 2017. 2018 Conference details coming soon.

Sustainability Conference

Sustainability Conference

What is the future for the built environment industry under the growing threat of climate change? This conference explored the role of the structural engineer in adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate change.

Young Researchers' Conference

20th Young Researchers' Conference

Our 20th Young Researchers Conference is taking place on 10 April 2018, for young researchers and practising professionals to meet and discuss cutting edge research.

James Sutherland History Lecture

James Sutherland History Lecture

The Lecture is held annually at Institution HQ, covering historical topics related to structural engineering.

President's Inaugural Address

President's Inaugural Address

An Institution tradition where Past Presidents, members of Council and those concerned with Institution affairs, welcome the new President and to pay tribute to the immediate outgoing president.

Maitland Lecture

Maitland Lecture

Established to celebrate the Institution’s Golden Jubilee in 1958. The lecture is to “review some aspects of contemporary affairs by a person of distinction”. The subject of the lecture does not necessarily relate to engineering, being entirely at the lecturer’s discretion.


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