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Sir Henry Royce Memorial Lecture

Britain's rail future - User focussed, engineering led and technology driven

25 September 2014 | Royal Institution, London, UK




Awarding excellence

Valued by the engineering and IT industry, the Sir Henry Royce Award is awarded to an outstanding young professional who has excelled in the workplace.


Is this you or someone you work with? If so let us know by sending in a nomination to the Sir Henry Royce Award team.


Certificate of attendance

Certificate of attendance

Attendees can request a certificate which they may use as evidence for their CPD records.



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Professor Andrew McNaughton (photo)

The IET is delighted to announce that Professor Andrew McNaughton, FREng, Chief Engineer and Technical Director, HS2 will deliver the 2014 Sir Henry Royce Memorial Lecture.


Details of Professor McNaughton’s speech will be available shortly, so bookmark this page and return for further information.


Find out about the speaker.

Henry Royce

Sir Henry Royce’s engineering philosophy – the pursuit of excellence.



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Unable to get to London on Thursday 25 September? This event will be streamed live as a webcast at 18:30 BST and available to view on the lecture webcast page as well as on demand after the event.  



Find out about the webcast.

Evening programme

18:00 - Registration and refreshments  
18:30 - Lecture commences
20:00 - Reception

The event is free of charge and open to members and non-members of the IET. 


Sir Henry Royce Award

We are searching for an outstanding young engineering / IT professional or industrial trainee who has excelled in the workplace within the last three years.

He / she may have shown exceptional leadership in developing a project, outstanding individual effort as part of a team or have demonstrated technological excellence when undertaking an engineering project.

Visit the Sir Henry Royce Award website to find out more about the ceremony and nominations.


Supported by the IET sectors

The Henry Royce Memorial Lecture is supported by the Design and Production and Transport sectors. The sectors aim to provide a portal to the IET's vast array of products, services and information in these areas.


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