Past events

16th November 2018

QuantumBlack - Women as Tech Leaders Day

To celebrate the International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, QuantumBlack is running an immersive day of workshops and networking dedicated to applied Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (ML) on Friday 16th November in London - an event designed by women, for women.

Applicants from all technical disciplines and levels of experience in the ML space are invited to apply.

Speakers include:

Kate Smaje, Senior Partner at McKinsey

Larissa Suzuki, Senior Product Manager at Oracle

Clare Kitching, Analytics Engagement Director at QuantumBlack

5th November 2018

Royal Academy of Engineering Hinton Lecture

Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5D

The Academy is delighted to announce that the 2018 flagship Hinton Lecture will be delivered by Dame Stephanie Shirley, a ground-breaking advocate of women in STEM, software pioneer and philanthropist.

31st October 2018

The Apprentice Engineer Show

A career in engineering offers a wealth of opportunity – from developing highly paid skills to working on some of the world’s most remarkable products.

The Apprentice Engineer Show on Wednesday, 31st October 2018 in Derby, offers the perfect opportunity to meet with some of the UKs most prestigious engineering employers to learn just what a career in engineering can offer.

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31st October 2018

The Graduate Engineer Show

The Graduate Engineer Show brings together the biggest and most successful engineering businesses with the emerging engineering talent of tomorrow.

31st October 2018 - 1st November 2018

Advanced Engineering Show 2018

Network with your peers at the UK’s largest annual gathering of engineers on 31 Oct & 1 Nov at the NEC. Register for free to attend the Advanced Engineering Show. For more information and to book your free place visit the website here.


23rd October 2018

Graphene!- What do we do with it now?

18:15 – 20:00 BST, IET Glasgow, Glasgow

Graphene is not just an exciting prospect for electronics. In this lecture Professor Karl Coleman will describe the properties of graphene and what graphene can do for engineering. Karl started his own business on Teeside which develops ways of using graphene for such down to earth applications as paints and coatings, lubricants and composite materials. He will discuss the ways in which graphene can be combined with other materials to enhance performance. 

20th October 2018

WES ‘EngTech Ready’ Apprentice Conference 2018

Engineering and construction can be challenging environments in which to train and work, and only 3% of apprentices in these fields are female. Thanks to funding from Arconic, the first-ever WES Apprentice Conference will take place on Saturday 20 October 2018, kindly hosted by EEF at their Training Hub in Aston, Birmingham.
18th October 2018

Environmental Monitoring Technologies

University of Wales, Swansea, United Kingdom


Claire Grainger, Environment Manager at Tata Steel will be exploring the benefits of smart technology in environment management. For more details please go here

12th October 2018

Wally Funk's Race for Space

No. 4 Hamilton Place, Royal Aeronautical Society Headquarters, London

Wally Funk is an aviation pioneer. Selected as a pilot to take part in America’s Woman in Space Program in 1961, she became one of the ‘Mercury 13’ - the thirteen women who passed the strict physical and psychological astronaut tests that were also used to select the famous male Mercury 7 astronauts. Denied a chance to go into space, she continued her flying career and became both the first female FAA inspector in the US and air crash investigator for the National Transportation and Safety Board.