The panel exists to develop the sector’s strengths, capability and professional approach, to keep pace with technological and professional change.
The panel also develops and promotes a series of activities to support members working in the sector, including our Small Practitioners Conference.
With extensive experience of running a small practice, you will assist in developing useful guidance and updates to members working in this area.
You will attend four meetings a year and have full access to all related documents. You will undertake some work between meetings.
Participating in the panel is a great way to contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
We invite expressions of interest in panel membership each September, contacting all members except Student Members.
Contact the panel if you have questions about their work.
Explore our range of online training, recorded lectures and up and coming events.
Julia Leask describes how you can reinvent your business to adhere to the new normal.
Dan Fordham MIStructE provides useful tips for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) forced to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ken McHale MIStructE, of our Small Practitioners Panel, explains why it’s important that structural engineers, as the guardians of public safety, learn when to say no.
The eighth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2022) will be held in Cape Town from 5 to 7 September 2022.
This course introduces participants to the design of concrete structures to Eurocode 2, including the basics (materials, cover, fire), flexure, shear, deflection and column design.
This two day course teaches engineers communication skills, building on specific engineering scenarios and examples.
This course examines changes between BS 5950 and Eurocode 3. The emphasis is on buildings and the provision of general rules for buildings of EN 1993-1-1 and design of joint to EN 1993-1-8.
Training from EEFIT, LfE-UK and IStructE to assist in becoming a future team leader of earthquake reconnaissance missions.
This two day course covers the design and analysis of steel bridges to Eurocodes. It uses worked examples, including steel bridge detailing and fabrication.
This course is designed to give you knowledge and experience of being in court. You will be cross-examined by a practising Barrister in a protected environment to improve your technique, so can be confident if you are called to give evidence.
This course helps you improve the quality of your written reports and reduce how much time you spend writing.
This half day online course will equip self-employed engineers with an understanding of the commercial value of their Intellectual Property. With practical training on how you can protect your design copyright, business name, confidentiality and inventions.