Following last week’s general election result, the National Engineering Policy Centre, which represents the voice of 39 of the UK’s leading professional engineering bodies including IOM3, has published an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson setting out its key priorities for the new government and Parliament.
Our 150th Anniversary year is drawing to a close and, looking back over the months, it is clear that 2019 has been an extremely busy and productive time for IOM3. These activities have been captured in a short video which can be viewed on IOM3 TV. There have also been a variety of important changes and developments that mark a new start for us.
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.
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.
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.