Events

Port of Auckland’s New 130T Container Cranes

The new container cranes at Port of Auckland’s Ferguson Wharf are some of the largest and most automated in the world. This is a rare opportunity to visit them during commissioning and prior to them going into 24/7 service. We will be going up the cranes by elevator to the winch house, so you will…
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International Conference on Turbochargers and Tubocharging Asia Pacific

Overview The Institution’s popular conference comes to Singapore for the first time! Building on more than thirty years’ success of the International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging, the IMechE is proud to announce the conference’s first Asia Pacific edition. In response to exponential growth in the region, this brand new event will bring together the…
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Ohmio self-drive vehicles

Kiwi tech company, Ohmio, is leading the way in self drive vehicles. Ohmio is focused on the development and deployment of Level 4 self-drive vehicles and has developed a world-leading self-driving system. This is a great opportunity to hear from the engineer in NZ who is tasked with overseeing the R&D program behind these state…
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Exclusive Tesla Experience

Tesla Auckland invites members of the Mechanical Engineering Group to a presentation and hands-on experience where you can explore the Tesla Model S & Model X, have a preview of the Model 3 and see what we’re doing to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. During the evening, you will have the opportunity to…
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Taking the Drone out of Drones!

Drones (or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) have become an essential technology for filming movies, sports events and all manner of emerging commercial and consumer applications but they have a limitation – the noise they make. NZ start up, Dotterel technologies, is a world leader in reducing noise generated and recording audio from drones. Seamus Rowe, Mechatronics…
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Systems Engineering – What it does and why we should care

RSVP: https://www.engineeringnz.org/courses-events/event/systems-engineering/ Complexity is a common feature of many major engineering projects today, including both customer and stakeholder expectations as well as technical environmental and regulatory requirements. Systems Engineering methods and tools, developed in the Defence sector to confirm that equipment and software achieved specified requirements, and are commonly used in rail and other sectors for…
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Speak out for engineering

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your presentation skills? Are you a talented public speaker looking for a new challenge? Speak Out for Engineering offers individual entrants the opportunity to give an oral presentation on a subject relating to mechanical engineering and compete for a cash prize. The competition is open to Affiliates,…
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Design and build of the world’s fastest electric motorcycle- 434 km/h!

Eva Hakansson became fastest woman motorcycle rider on Earth – 434 km/h on an electric motorcycle she built herself in her backyard garage. Freshly arrived from Colorado, USA, Eva is lecturing (leading students astray) at University of Auckland. But if you think this girl is chasing the adrenaline kick, think again. Eva is a hardcore…
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