Communities events

All events listed are a mixture of online webinars, physical events, technical presentations, social events and IChemE membership or ChemEngDay activities. 

We hold a variety of events available to all. For member-only events, please sign in to MyIChemE to view and register. 

Who can attend? 

  • members of IChemE 
  • student members of IChemE
  • non-members 
  • non-member students

Save the dates - Next Generation Biomanufacturing - Postponed

Biochemical Engineering

Save the dates for BESIG's annual conference and Young Researchers Meeting to be held at the University of Manchester.

  • Dates TBC
  • Location Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, Princess Street, Manchester, M1 7DN.

Webinar: Rheality - Listen to Your Process - a novel technology development in fluid flow characterisation

Food and Drink

A one hour webinar from the Food and Drink Special Interest Group.

  • Date From 14th July 2020
  • Date To 14th July 2020
  • Location Online: 14:00 BST. Duration: 1 hour.

Webinar: A Practical Application of a Digital Twin - Integrating Simulation into Daily Operations to Minimize Lost Production

Process Management & Control

This is aimed at personal interested in using models to monitor and optimise plant operations, including process and automation engineers.

  • Date From 17th July 2020
  • Date To 17th July 2020
  • Location Online: 09:00 BST. Duration: 1 hour.

Webinar: Basics of mathematical models for process design and decision-making


A one hour webinar from IChemE's Education Special Interest Group.

  • Date From 3rd August 2020
  • Date To 3rd August 2020
  • Location Online: 09:30 BST. Duration: 1 hour.

Webinar: Back to Basics - Ensuring Control Theory is put into Practice

Process Management & Control

A one hour webinar presented by the Process Management and Control Special Interest Group.

  • Date From 11th September 2020
  • Date To 11th September 2020
  • Location Online: 09:00 BST. Duration: 1 hour.

Annual Awards Dinner - Postponed

Aberdeen (UK)

Tickets are now on sale for our 2020 Annual Awards Dinner. Taking place at Marcliffe Hotel and Spa, Aberdeen. Our guest speaker for the evening will be Steve Phimister, Vice President, Shell UK

  • Dates TBC
  • Location The Marcliffe Hotel, North Deeside Road, Aberdeen, AB15 9YA.

Sheppy's Twilight Cider Tour

South West (UK)

The South West IChemE Members Group are organising a twilight tour of Sheppy's House of Cider.

  • Date From 25th September 2020
  • Date To 25th September 2020
  • Location Sheppy Cider, Three Bridges, Bradford-on-Tone, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 1ER.

Call for papers - Technical Symposium: Plant Preventative Maintenance

Hull and Humber (UK)

The symposium will include presentations from experts in the field, a panel discussion on specific questions and time for networking.

  • Date From 8th October 2020
  • Date To 8th October 2020
  • Location To be confirmed.

IChemE Malaysia Awards 2020


IChemE Malaysia will be hosting the IChemE Malaysia Awards 2020 on 19 October 2020.

  • Date From 19th October 2020
  • Date To 19th October 2020
  • Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

European Biosolids & Bioresources Conference & Exhibition


The European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference will take place on the 24-25th November in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. The conference remains the leading technical event in Europe highlighting o...

  • Date From 24th November 2020
  • Date To 25th November 2020
  • Location St James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Hazards 30

Safety and Loss Prevention

Join us for knowledge-sharing and networking at IChemE’s annual process safety conference.

  • Date From 30th November 2020
  • Date To 2nd December 2020
  • Location Manchester, UK.

1st Feria Conference

Clean Energy

The European Conference on Fuel and Energy Research and its Applications.

  • Date From 12th April 2021
  • Date To 14th April 2021
  • Location The University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, UK.