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IET Achievement Awards - Ceremony

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Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - The Brewery, Chiswell Street, London, UK

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IET Achievement Awards Ceremony 2017



Kate Bellingham

The winners of the 2017 IET Achievement Awards, which include our prestigious medals, will be announced at the Brewery, Chiswell Street, London on Wednesday, 15 November 2017.

These awards recognise some of the world's most outstanding engineers and technologists and acknowledged the talents of exceptional apprentices, students and young professionals.

We will also be revealing who has won the Apprentice, Technician and Armed Forces Technician of the Year Awards and the Present Around The World (PATW) Competition's Global Final.

The event will be hosted by TV presenter and engineer Kate Bellingham BA MSc MIET.

About the host

Kate Bellingham BA MSc MIET has had what is best described as a ‘portfolio’ career. With a degree in Physics, MSc in Electronics and Qualified Teacher Status, she has worked as a computer programmer, broadcast engineer, TV presenter (including ‘Museum of Life’ and ‘Tomorrow’s World’), secondary school maths teacher and as the National Careers Coordinator for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).

Kate is Patron of WISE and is also a volunteer STEM Ambassador. In 2004 she was awarded the ‘Public Promotion of Engineering’ Medal by the Royal Academy of Engineering and in 2011 won the UKRC ‘Women of Outstanding Achievement Award for Communication of Science, Engineering and Technology to Society’.

Kate has also been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by the Universities of Hull, Kent and the West of England (UWE), an Honorary Doctorate in Engineering from the University of Bradford as well as an Honorary Doctorate in Technology by Staffordshire University and De Montfort University in Leicester.


The ceremony is free to attend, however registration is necessary to guarantee your place.

Upon registration a confirmation email will be sent to you. Further instructions will be emailed to you a couple of days before the event.

We do not reimburse travel expenses to attend this event, except for the PATW finalists as this is part of their Prize.



The programme is as follows: (subject to change):

12:00      Arrival and refreshments
13:00      Achievement Awards ceremony
15:30      Networking reception
16:30      End



The Brewery
52 Chiswell Street


View the opening sting used at the IET Achievement Awards Ceremony 2016



2017 Key date


Achievement Awards Ceremony:
15 November 2017, 13:00 (GMT)