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25 September 2014 | Royal Institution, London, UK

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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.


Professor McNaughton will draw on examples of leading edge practice from around the world and his own forty years of operational and engineering experience to propose the way forward for Britain's railways in the coming decades.



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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.  



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This lecture can count towards your CPD requirements. You'll earn one hour of CPD.



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



The Henry Royce Memorial Lecture on Thursday 25 September 2014 will be streamed live as a webcast and will be available to view on the lecture webcast page.

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