The GB region is a hub for members based in mainland UK, representing all sectors of the industry, providing local CPD and networking events for engineers.


Some of the events previously held by the GB region include:

  • Technical presentations like 'The Drive to Zero Emissions Vehicles' and 'All things BIM – how it will develop in the next 10 years'
  • Social events such as pub quizzes and a 5-a-side football tournament
  • Site visit: Battersea Power Station
Log into our members' forum, where you can create a new category, add a topic and talk to like-minded professionals

Follow the GB region on social media

GB Videos

Theme picker

GB News

Theme picker

GB in the Engineers Journal

Revealed: Eight ways to revamp Britain’s inadequate sewer system

The recent surge in public scrutiny over untreated sewage in waterways paints a stark picture of the UK’s ageing sewer network, writes William Perr, Cardiff University.

How engineers keep London Bridge from 'falling down'

London Bridge survived more than 600 years but continues to require adaptions and maintenance as engineer calls it a cultural asset.

How the European Union's approved draft law on regulating artificial intelligence will work – the key points

It will become the first legislation in the world dedicated to regulating AI in almost all sectors of society – although defence will be exempt. 

Fusion: The next frontier for engineering

Fusion energy is a growing sector and Dean McGarrigle, a mechanical design engineer at the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, provides an overview of the engineering involved in the industry today.

Stephen Hawking and I created his final theory of the cosmos – here’s what it reveals about the origins of time and life

Stephen Hawking first asked me to work with him to develop 'a new quantum theory of the Big Bang' in 1998. What started out as a doctoral project evolved over some 20 years into an intense collaboration that ended only with his passing on March 14, 2018. The enigma at the centre of our research throughout this period was how the Big Bang could have created conditions so perfectly hospitable to life. 

Brum is best: How Birmingham is becoming Britain's most liveable city

Birmingham, the UK’s second largest city by population, has been in the international spotlight as the host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. To welcome the athletes and stage their events, the city invested £788m of public funding, including £594m from central government, writes John Bryson, professor of enterprise and competitiveness, University of Birmingham,


Theme picker

Why join?

Your Committee contacts

Our committees arrange and host technical presentations, discussions, debate and social events in our regions and represent the group at liaison committee. If you are interested in being a part of this committee, please contact our Sector Support team at You must be logged into the website to display the current committee members below.

GB Committee Member documentation
As an assigned committee member, your login will allow you access to committee documentation such as agendas, minutes and draft papers.