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The Engineering Professors’ Council (EPC) represents the academic engineers in the UK, all branches of engineering are represented within the membership. Our primary purpose is to provide an influential voice and authoritative conduit through which engineering departments’ interests can be represented to key audiences such as funders, influencers, employers, professional bodies and Government.

We are delighted to launch the EPC Annual Congress 2020 – Industry & Academia: Supercharging the Crucible headlined by Sir Mark Walport, CEO of UKRI. Join us to explore how academia and industry can better work together. Understand the challenges, discover solutions and develop your own.

We are pleased to announce an extraordinary line-up of confirmed expert speakers including:

  • Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive of UKRI
  • Sir Chris Husbands, Chair of TEF and VC Sheffield Hallam University
  • Mary Curnock-Cook OBE, Chair of Board, Dyson Institute
  • Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive, Institute of Student Employers
  • Vanessa Wilson, Chief Executive, University Alliance
  • Dr Joe Marshall, National Centre for Universities and Business

More high-profile speakers and the full programme will be announced soon. Bookings are now being taken. Book now to secure your early bird discount of up to £50.

The Annual Congress is the big event in the EPC calendar – an opportunity to network, gain and share insights and stay in touch with developments in policy and practice in engineering teaching, research and innovation.  The event is not to be missed by engineering academics in UK higher education, whether you’re a senior professor or have recently joined the profession.

This year’s Congress will be held from 6th to 8th April 2020 at Sheffield Hallam University, right in the middle of the UK and just two hours from central London. Book now.