What a year it has been for IOM3. 2019 marked 150 years since the Iron and Steel Institute was formed. To mark this year, IOM3 has put together a video with all the highlights from the past 12 months of events and activities.
The Institute has embarked on a major digital transformation project – named Project Optimus - that will deliver a new database and member portal early in 2020, followed by the integration of our other administration and communications systems and a brand new website by early 2021.
Since around the 1990s, the IOM3 information services team has been working hard on gathering research into women who made their mark in materials and minerals and who were part of the Institute’s long-standing history dating back 150 years. IOM3 is pleased to have now feature eight inspiring females on the Heritage Stairway based at the IOM3 London office.
On 12 November, IOM3 held its first Technology Communities Board Annual Forum in London. The aim of the forum was to introduce technical communities and divisional chairs to the Strategic Advisors and for the various IOM3 divisions to share best practices, challenges and to help shape the Institute’s events calendar going forward.
Following the success of the IOM3 Advisory Council elections and having confirmed 15 vacancies representing IOM3 Grades and Regions, the first meeting took place on 5 November to celebrate and officially welcome the new governance structure.
Fellow of IOM3 and Royal Academy of Engineering, Dr Dame Sue Ion DBE FREng FRS CEng FIMMM urged young women to take up a career in engineering to help address the world’s greatest challenges, in her Principal’s Lecture at Cheltenham Ladies’ College on 12 October 2019
The Monarch has today set out the Government’s plan for 26 bills to deliver Brexit, improve environmental targets to help tackle climate change, increase investment in science and ensure a national infrastructure strategy to improve transport and energy infrastructure.
This is Engineering Day will take place on 6 November 2019. It is a campaign to bring engineering to life for young people, and give more people the opportunity to pursue a career that is rewarding, future shaping, varied, well paid and in-demand.