IOM3 is pleased to have appointed Margaret Copland, CEng, CSci, FIMMM Senior Wells & Technology Manager at the Oil and Gas Authority and a board member of the Oil and Gas Division as the Vice Chair of the IOM3 Technology Communities Board.
The UK government has recently set out two ambitious and long-term strategic objectives, namely the 25-year environmental action plan and a commitment for the UK to be zero net carbon by 2050. This conference critically examines these two challenges, with an emphasis on rigorous systems thinking and numerical estimates.
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.
Dr Walter Stahel (Co-founder, The Product-Life Institute) will give the Keynote entitled A Circular Industrial Economy - A Giant Opportunity and Challenge to the Mining and Materials Industries at the upcoming conference on November 26 2019 at IOM3 London
The Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS) held its Election of Managing Committee members and recently voted in favour of Professor Eric le Bourhis and Dr Anna Zervaki in the positions of FEMS President and Vice-President retrospectively from January 2020.
IOM3 were recently invited to attend the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Global Grand Challenges Summit 2019. IOM3 Strategic Advisors Dr Simon Hogg and Sophie Parsons report back on what was an inspiring and thought‐provoking event.
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.