About Us

Welcome to the Herts Section home page. We hope you will find here the information you need about our section, our program of events and our officers and committee. Our meetings are open both to members of the Institute and visitors, we invite you to come and share with us.

Our usual meeting venue is here.

Here you will find information about:

Technical and Social Events

SOCIAL EVENTS PROGRAMME

Social Events Programme

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Friday 22nd September 2017
London and Hertfordshire Sections
16th Annual Golf Challenge

 at Redbourne Golf Club.

This year’s event will be the 16th Anniversary to be held on Friday September 22nd 2017. 

We are returning to Redbourn Golf Club, the venue for many previous events.

Bookings are already being taken. 

Please contact the organisers Brian Parkes or Steve Evans to reserve a team. 

Contact Steve Evans via email here or by phone as shown on the poster below:-

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TECHNICAL EVENTS PROGRAMME

This page gives details of our programme of meetings for the 2017-2018 season. Further information will be added as it becomes available.

If you need any additional information please contact Tom Purcell by email or 07947 476910.

Technical meetings normally take place at Eaton Electric Limited (MTL) in Luton on the last Wednesday evening of the month, commencing at 6:45 for 7:00 p.m.

Where the date, time or venue of an event is different from normal this information will be highlighted in red below.

This is a link to the page, at the bottom of which you will find a map and directions to Eaton Electric Limited (MTL).

Members and visitors are welcome at all meetings

At each technical meeting at MTL light refreshments are available 15 minutes before the start

of the meeting and the evening normally concludes with a buffet supper and informal discussion 
We ask for a donation of £2 per person to help towards the cost of the buffet


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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25th October 2017
Airlander 10
by Andy Barton of Hybrid Air Vehicles
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The Airlander 10 is the world's largest aircraft, designed and built by Hybrid Air Vehicles. It is currently undergoing flight trials at Cardington near Bedford.
Airlander 10 is underpinned by the company’s numerous patents vested worldwide. From the latest materials technology, to the aerodynamic effects of its shape, it is full of innovation. There is no internal structure in the Airlander – it maintains its shape due to the pressure stabilisation of the helium inside the hull, and the smart and strong Vectran material from which it is made. Carbon composites are used throughout the aircraft for strength and weight savings.
Airlander is designed to fly continuously for up to 5 days when manned, or longer if unmanned. It can fly up to 20,000 feet, and has a maximum cruising speed of 80 knots (92 mph).
The hull is helium filled, and constructed of a sophisticated laminated fabric. Its aerodynamic shape, an elliptical cross-section allied to a cambered longitudinal shape, provides up to 40% of the vehicle’s lift. The internal diaphragms required to support this shape allow for a limited amount of compartmentalisation further enhancing the fail-safe nature of the vehicle. Multiple ballonets located fore and aft in each of the hulls provide pressure control.
The landing system consists of profiled pneumatic tubes / skids on the underside of the two outer hulls, which allow multi-surface ground operation including amphibious capability. On the production version skids are ‘sucked-in’ for a clean-in-flight profile.
Motive power is provided by 4 x 325 hp, 4 litre V8 direct injection, turbocharged diesel engines. Two engines are mounted forward on the hull and two on the stern of the hull for cruise operation. All four are configured with ducts with blown vanes to allow vectored thrust for take-off/landing/ground handling operation.

Andy will tell us about the development of the Airlander 10, its recent history, and plans for the future.

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29th November 2017
Space Rider
by Alex Godfrey of Lockheed Martin
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Engineers at Lockheed Martin’s site in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, will develop two key parts for the Space Rider, which is a reusable space plane being developed by the European Space Agency (ESA). The small, unmanned craft will be launched from a rocket and will be able to gather scientific data, carry out exploration missions as it orbits the earth, and deliver cargo to and from the International Space Station. Crucially, Space Rider will be capable of surviving re-entry into the earth’s atmosphere, making it reusable and an affordable way to bring important findings back from space.

Lockheed Martin will develop the actuator system, which operates flaps to steady the flight during re-entry; and the landing system to bring the spacecraft safely back to earth.

Alex Godfrey, the technical lead on the project for Lockheed Martin UK explains: “Space Rider will re-enter our atmosphere at 7.5km a second. Making sure it lands back on earth safely is a major part of the project. We’re looking at two solutions, pulling in expertise and capabilities from across Lockheed Martin Corporation."

The first is a mid-air retrieval system, or MAR, which will mean the spacecraft is slowed down by a parafoil and then captured in the sky by a helicopter; the second is more traditional wheeled or skidded landing gear, with it coming to rest on a runway."

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31st January 2018
Bletchley Park Museums
by Nick Hill

Nick’s talk is not intended as a potted tour of the two museums on the Bletchley Park site: Bletchley Park Trust (BPT) and The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC).

Instead, Nick will show and describe what you might see when you make your visit(s).

In BPT you will discover the story of the breaking of Enigma, which gave Germany and its allies the equivalent capability of today’s battlefield tweets.  Enigma was used for the encryption of short messages at all levels, except the highest, of the German ‘war machine’.

At TNMOC you will discover the story of the breaking of the Lorenz encryption machine.  Lorenz was more sophisticated than Enigma – 183 million, million, million possible settings, as opposed to Enigma’s 156 million, million – and was unknown to the Allies at the start of the war.  It was used by Hitler and all the members of the German High Command to encrypt messages relating to their strategic plans, battle plans etc.  The breaking of Lorenz from the interception of just two messages is ranked as one of the most astonishing intellectual achievements of the 20th century.

Nick Hill

Nick has been a volunteer at both BPT and TNMOC for over ten years.  During this time he has built up a considerable set of background information with which to illustrate his talks.

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28th February 2018

Joint meeting with the Institute of Physics
at University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

Ripples from the Dark Side of the Universe
by Jim Hough

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Image credit: LIGO/Caltech/MIT/Sonoma State (Aurore Simonnet)

Gravitational waves – a prediction of Einstein’s General Relativity – are still among the most elusive signals from far out in the Universe. Over the past decade the laser interferometric detectors LIGO (at Hanford and Livingston in the USA), Virgo (at Cascina in Italy) and GEO 600 (at Ruthe in Germany) have been commissioned and operated at their design or close to design sensitivity. However in keeping with source strength predictions, and as expected, no gravitational wave signals were observed.

Now these detectors have been upgraded, observations with the Advanced LIGO detectors have begun again and have already made detections of signals from black hole binary systems. This is particularly exciting as the existence of the black hole system first observed was a surprise to the astronomy community!  The Virgo detector in Italy has recently joined the observations. In this talk I will explain the nature of gravitational waves, why it is scientifically important to observe them, potential new results and the highlights of the technology.

Prof Jim Hough is a research Professor at the University of Glasgow and Kelvin Professor of Natural Philosophy Emeritus. He has researched in the gravitational wave field at the University of Glasgow since 1971, is the UK Principal Investigator for the German/UK GEO600 detector and a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration.

News

For information about our donations to schools and colleges in support of STEM up to 
December 2012, please see the section "Educational Activities".

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Following the talk in October by Richard Cave about Voice Banking and Augmented and Alternative Communication, the section made a donation to the Milton Keynes branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association. The above photograph shows Richard Gleave from our section handing over the cheque to Fran Gurd of the MNDA, with Trish Abey in the centre of the photo.

A link to Trish's website is here.


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David Myers RIP
David Myers RIP

David Myers was the Secretary of the Hertfordshire Section of the Institute of Measurement and Control for many years and a stalwart of the Section. 

He has been unwell for about 18 months, and unfortunately died on 29th September 2016. His thanksgiving service was held at St Mary the Virgin, Clophill on 24th October. There were barely any empty seats, which shows how much he was appreciated by everyone who knew him.

If you wish to donate in his memory, his family have set up three sites at Memory Giving:-

http://www.memorygiving.com/davidmyers_prostatecanceruk

http://www.memorygiving.com/davidmyers_alzheimerssociety

http://www.memorygiving.com/davidmyers_asthmauk


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Chris Towle awarded Honorary Fellowship of the InstMC

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 The Institute of Measurement and Control held the 2011 Annual Lecture & Learned Awards Evening at the Royal Society in London on 27th October.

 At that event our immediate past Chairman, Chris Towle, was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Institute for his international contribution to measurement and control, most particularly in the fields of explosion protection and earthing practice, and for his many years of dedication and service to the Institute.

 Congratulations to Chris from all in the Hertfordshire Section. 

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Technical Meetings now held at the new premises of MTL Instruments 

MTL Instruments (now part of Cooper Crouse-Hinds) was situated in Power Court in the centre of Luton since 1975. For most of the years since then MTL has the main base for meetings of The Hertfordshire Section. The Power Court area of central Luton is now scheduled for residential and retail redevelopment, and during April 2009 MTL moved to new, purpose-built premises on the Butterfield Business and Technology Park development in the Stopsley area of Luton (adjacent to the main A505 road linking Luton and Hitchin).

MTL continues to host our monthly meetings at the new site at Butterfield. The Hertfordshire Section of the InstMC would like to acknowledge its thanks to MTL for the generous support it has given over many years, and its ongoing support at the new premises.

 

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YGEN Network want you ...

The InstMC recognises that its future rests with its younger members. If you are younger than 35 then it wants you to take a greater part in expressing the professional aspirations of your generation and helping guide the Institute to meet them. You can become part of the newly formed Younger Generation (YGEN) Network to help make this happen, by influencing more the way the Institute tackles the challenges facing measurement and control in a rapidly changing world.


You can read more about YGEN here, and express you interest in being part of it here.
 

If you're a more experienced professional over 35 you can help too - by bringing this Institute initiative to the attention of your younger colleagues or friends and encouraging them to respond and become actively part of it.

 

Play your part in helping to make the Institute ready for the world of today and tomorrow

Educational Activities

The money we donate towards the cost of these events comes from our Social Fund balance. This consists of the proceeds of various social events such as our Annual Summer Garden Party and the Annual London - Hertfordshire Golf Challenge Day. We are grateful for the continuing generosity of the London Section in donating their share of the profits from the Golf Challenge Day to us for use in this way.

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February 2017
The Hertfordshire Section of the Institute of Measurement and Control has agreed to award an annual prize of £500 for the next three academic years to the undergraduate student in the School of Engineering and Technology who is considered to have made the most outstanding and innovative contribution to the field of measurement or information technology or system design in engineering.

The prize will be awarded to the undergraduate student whose individual project is considered to demonstrate such a contribution. Individual project supervisors will be invited to nominate one or more of their undergraduate students for the prize with an explanation of how they feel they meet the criteria. The School Prize Committee will then select a winner, on merit by considering the nominations and taking into account the marks awarded for each nominated project. The school Prize Committee may share the prize between two or more students at its absolute discretion.

The photo below shows Dr Rodney Day (Dean of School of Engineering and technology), Dr Alan Lewis (Head of Division Aeronautics and Space) and Mr Bob Walford (Vice Chairman, Hertfordshire Section of InstMC) during the ceremony when the final agreement was signed. Thanks to Mr. Ray Wilkinson (Associate Dean, Academic Quality Assurance) for taking the photograph.

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11th October 2015 - Success at Greenpower International Finals
for St Thomas More School, Bedford.

The two cars had qualified at the Rockingham Raceway heat in July, and achieved starting positions of 47th(STM002) and 48th(STM005) in the International Finals at Rockingham, which were their best ever places.
The International Finals consisted of two races of 90 minutes each, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. 
75 teams took part in the morning, after which some teams dropped out so that 67 teams took part in the afternoon. There were two teams from the USA, and several from Europe, as well as many from across the UK, from Cornwall to the north of Scotland. 
STM005 had some technical issues during both races, and achieved 68th position after the first race, improving to 57th position after the second.
However, STM002 did very well indeed, being in 43rd position after the first race, and 36th position after the second.
As a spectator, I very much enjoyed the day, and would recommend it to anyone. The facilities at Rockingham Raceway were excellent. The Grandstand and Pits were easily accessible, there were plenty of places to sit or stand with good views of the races. Free WiFi allowed access to a website which gave live positions of all the cars. Several electric vehicles were on display, and there were exhibits from Universities. The Raceway was easy to find, and there was plenty of well-organised parking.
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Part of the parade of cars, showing St Thomas More vehicles
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The morning race 
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Note the InstMC Herts logos on both car noses.

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Electric Vehicles on display
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Electric Land Rover Defender
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Storm Pulse Electric Motorbike

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Voltz Electric Scooter & Trailer

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Preparing for the afternoon

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The afternoon race

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June 2015 -St Thomas More School, Bedford

Here is the latest news from Simon Prudden:-

The team have constructed two new noses for STM002, both of which provide drag reduction for the front wheels & both will be used during the racing at Rockingham in July. A more streamlined & lighter head rest has also been added to STM002.

Both cars have now been fully inspected and tested, and the team are now in final preparation for the race day which will consist on one practice session followed by two 1½ hour races. The team will be using three drivers per car as well as four pit crew. For the first time this year we will be using Yr.7 pupils for most of the driving positions as they are smaller & lighter than the Yr.9s & should this hopefully will make a big difference to the distances that the cars should achieve. The national record so far this year is 44 miles in 1.5 hours of running so the team are going to be really up against it, but with effective team work they should be fine.

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Spring 2015 - St Thomas More School, Bedford

This year, some of the money generated by the Herts/London Annual Golf Tournament has been used to sponsor part of the development of electric racing cars by St Thomas More School in Bedford.

Simon Prudden, the Head of Design and Technology there, writes:-

Photos below show the current work that the team has been undertaking over the winter period.

Most tasks have concentrated on car number STM002. Two new nose sections have been designed & currently are being manufactured. The aim is to produce a nose that produces less drag as well as being around 50% lighter than the current nose. The new nose designs will also house a method of streamlining the front wheels.

A new lightweight head rest is also being designed which will also house the brake light.

The team are also going to construct a new lightweight rear cover for the car. If time allows they will also attempt to streamline the rear wheels.

All of the development that is currently being worked on will be included in a new car, STM006 which the team plan to build during the 2015-2016 winter season.

The only development work being undertaken on STM005 is the streamlining of the driver roll bars in an attempt to further reduce the cars drag.

The team have also converted STM001 (the original car) into a driving simulator. When linked to a PC it provided the future drivers the opportunity to develop their driving skills on the race tracks that will be used during the 2015 racing season. This is proving very successful and the new Yr.7 & 9 drivers are developing very well.

The team are continuing to work every Wednesday evening after school & are preparing for the Greenpower racing season which will begin in July with the regional race at Rockingham. If required the team will also race at the Bedford Autodrome in September & hopefully qualify for the International Finals which this year is to be held at Rockingham which will better suit our cars.

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Spring 2014 - Precision Weighing Equipment

From the monies generated by the annual Golf Tournament, organised jointly by the Herts and London Sections since 2002, the Herts Section has been able to assist Luton 6th Form College, which had reported a desperate need for weighing equipment for AS and A2 assessments, with a range of about 3kg and a precision of 0.01g - an interesting combination!

The Herts Section donated £416.40, to cover the full cost of a brand new Kern 572-37 balance with 3010g x 0.01g at a total cost of £416.40. 

As it happens, Howard Chetwin, a regular at meetings of the Herts Section, owned a similar device, and although it wasn’t new and might not have quite the required accuracy, it would suffice for practice - and Howard was willing to part with it.  Howard arranged that the device be PAT-tested and he carried out some checks on accuracy. On 26th February, Howard was able to hand the device to Emily Burke, the College’s BTEC Science Course Manager and STEM Career Academy Co-ordinator, and Howard has been reimbursed £50 by the Herts Section.

Thus we have been able to provide Luton 6th Form College with two precision weighing instruments.

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Big Bang 2014

We repeated the exercise we had first supported in 2013, but this time working directly with the schools for more efficient use of our funds. Thanks to Maddy for the many hours, and innumerable phone calls, she invested in bringing this to a successful conclusion.
As a result, three coaches transported students and their minders (teachers!) to Big Bang 2014 at the NEC on 13th March. The numbers involved were 60 students and 6 teachers from Stopsley High School and the same numbers from Cardinal Newman School, and 15 students and 2 teachers from Luton 6th Forms College.  The cost, including the £20/coach car parking charge, amounted to £1770.

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February 2014 update - SETPOINT's Primary Maths Workshop

In November 2010 we donated £400 to SETPOINT Hertfordshire for the creation of a Primary Maths workshop. Beryl Boarden kindly updated us in February 2014 about this project: -

The Maths Workshop:
This is called "All the Fun of the Fair".


We also secured some funding from the Britannia Foundation (now defunct, unfortunately), which enabled me to develop the Workshop further after the 'kick-start funding' which your Institute of Measurement & Control - Herts Section, had very kindly enabled.


The development was rather more complex than originally thought, so that it would be able to cover Years 1 to 6 in Primary School.

We then piloted it in 3 schools (free to the schools), making a few amendments. After that we took it into 25 schools last year at a reduced price (a major part of the Britannia Foundation funding was to do this).

Children are offered a range of activities to do, the idea being that all activities are side shows at a funfair (e.g. skittles, hoopla, fishing for ducks). The scene is set with pictures and music.

As part of each activity there is a numeracy task to do. KS2 children (Key Stage 2 i.e. Years 3-6, ages 7-11) can record their answers on a sheet, if the teacher wishes. There are enough activities so that the children can do the activities in any order, just moving to where there is a space.

Teachers can adjust the level of difficulty of each activity by looking at the colour-coded sheets sent out on booking, and deciding which to use for the class for each activity (or to tell a group of children which to use).  The sheets are also emailed out. All teachers involved see them beforehand so they can decide on an appropriate level for the children. KS2 children move round in pairs. KS1 children (Reception, Years 1 & 2, ages 4-7) move in small groups with an adult helper.

Feedback was very good. All children like the activities and have enjoyed doing the maths. The children in KS2 like the autonomy. Teachers like being able to adjust the maths level to their particular class, or a particular group in the class (either up or down).

Below are some photos with a KS1 class doing the workshop.

Please thank your Herts Section again on our behalf - the money was much appreciated.

Best wishes,
Beryl Boaden

P.S. the only drawback to the workshop is that excited, enthusiastic children are noisy!! (but isn't that great!)

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Past Events

18th September 2015
London and Hertfordshire Sections
14th Annual Golf Challenge

The 14th Anniversary of this very popular local sections event was held this year at Stocks Golf Club Tring, Hertfordshire on the 18th September and proved to be another very enjoyable day.

16 teams and 64 players participated in a shotgun start occupying the entire golf course.

Overall individual winner with 40 stableford points and the winner of a handsome trophy and a top of the range electric golf trolley was Adam Reeve playing on the Kin-Tec team. Second was Richard Verey from P&F with 39 stableford points beating Brett Robinson from the OGSL team into third place on countback.

The winning team was Kin-Tec with 96 points. Second was OGSL with 94 points.

The organisers would like to thank all of this year’s companies and team participants with special thanks to all the sponsors, Alderley for the bar and wine at table, OGSL for the individual first prize electric golf trolley, Kin Tec Recruitment and Valve Solutions for the individual second and third prizes, ABB for the winning team prizes, Able Instruments for the second team prizes, the best par 3 prize and a nearest the pin prize, Eaton valves for the remaining four nearest the pin prizes, Koso Kent Introl & P&F for sponsoring the two longest drive prizes, Yokogawa Marex for the best front nine and back nine prizes and also to Imtex Controls who helped with the organisation on the day and provided on course refreshments.


On the right of the picture is the individual winner Adam Reeve from Kin-Tec.

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22nd August 2015
Hertfordshire Section Annual Garden Party

Graeme and Carolyn Philp once again invited us to their house and garden near St Neots in Cambridgeshire for our annual Garden Party.

This year, Richard and Delia Gleave brought their band along to entertain us, so we had live music throughout the evening. This really added to the enjoyment of all.

27th September 2017
Sands of Time - Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway
by Nick Hill
Nick explained how the railway came to be built as a consequence of Belgium’s neutrality at the start of World War I.  From 1919 until the mid-60s the railway was used to move sand to both the mainline railway and the Grand Union canal in Leighton Buzzard.  50 years ago a group of enthusiasts were granted permission to run trains at the weekends.  Nowadays the railway is devoted to preserving the history of industrial, narrow gauge railways and the entire railway is a museum.  On 2nd June 2017 it was announced that that the railway has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.  Nick’s talk was illustrated with many slides covering the history of the railway over the last fifty years.
Nick Hill Nick has been a volunteer at the railway for 11 years, working initially in the Steam Department and then transferring to the Carriage Department. 
From his work in these departments Nick has become a qualified Guard and Diesel Shunting Driver.  For over seven years, until June 2017, Nick was a member of the Executive Committee, so was involved in the management of the railway.  For some years Nick has also been the Head of the Membership Team.


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26th April 2017
LIDAR - The new illuminating the past
by Andy McGrandle
This presentation was preceded by a short AGM.
The UK topography which has traditionally been defined by teams of Ordnance Survey surveyors is now defined in great detail by a countrywide program of LIDAR laser scanning. This talk showed how this new data is acquired and what it can show us with reference to a small village in north Buckinghamshire where this modern high-resolution data is being used to illuminate long forgotten features seen on maps of the area from the late 1700’s. The LIDAR data has been commercially available for several years and was very expensive, but since December 2015 it has been on open release for anyone to download.
Andy McGrandle has worked in the oil industry since 1977 after graduating from London University with a degree in Geology. After working with US and UK based potential field geophysics companies, along with Kitty hall and Richard Gleave, he founded ARK Geophysics Ltd in 1986, which specialised in conventional potential field geophysics. In 2004 the same team founded ARKeX Ltd which focussed on airborne gravity gradiometer surveying. In 2007 he sold his shares in ARK Geophysics and two years later in 2009 he retired. 3 months of boredom ensued followed by the creation of Big Anomaly Ltd. Since 2009 he has worked on numerous interpretation projects around the world that have kept his brain ticking over and warded off the need for a bus pass. He has never been happier.

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29th March 2017
The Enigma Line - Past, Present and Future of the Marston Vale Line
by Stephen Sleight,
Transport Team Leader, Marston Vale Community Rail Partnership Officer, Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity
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This talk was very well attended, as many people were interested in this historic route, which is due to play a strong part in the future of the railways. During this talk, Stephen told us about the Marston Vale Line, which currently connects Bletchley in Milton Keynes with Bedford.

The talk included details of the history of the line, its exciting future with East West Rail, the work of the Marston Vale Community Rail Partnership, and the Ridgemont Station Heritage Centre.

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22nd February 2017
Will the coming Tech Revolution be a force for good?
by Stephen Pattison of ARM

This was our annual joint meeting with the Institute of Physics, and took place at the University of Hertfordshire, in the Lindop Building, College Lane Campus, Hatfield, AL10 9AB.
The presentation started at 7:00 pm, with free coffee and biscuits beforehand.

A new age of technology is fast approaching. But there are many concerns: will cyber criminals ransack our bank account? Will robots take our jobs? Or take over the world? Will data scientists predict our every wish? Will hostile intelligence agencies undermine our politics and flood us with fake news?  

Stephen Pattison kept us enthralled with an engaging talk using only one slide! He considered these issues in the context both of what cutting edge technology can do to help mitigate some of the risks, and what will require a wider policy debate about the ethics of some of the possibilities the technology will create. His starting point was that the new technology can deliver huge benefits for us: but for those benefits to be realised we need to have confidence in it. If the Internet of Things doesn’t empower people, it will fail.  

Stephen Pattison is VP Public Affairs at ARM, a global leader in microprocessor technology.  His role is to demonstrate ARM’s thought leadership to a wide audience including governments and policy makers. He has wide experience in both the public and private sectors.

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25th January 2017
Industry 4.0 - The hype removed to reveal the opportunity
by Graeme Philp, Chief Executive of GAMBICA.

This meeting was held at the ABB site in Howard Road, Eaton Socon, St Neots, PE19 8EU. We were made very welcome, and ABB provided a fine spread of food, so we look forward to holding meetings at this site in future years.

There has been a lot of hype surrounding Industry 4.0. This is a shame because there is real substance behind the concept of harnessing the ubiquitous connectivity, offered by the Internet of things to streamline the entire supply chain of the manufacturing industry.  Dr Philp will link Industry 4.0 with the business plan imperatives of servitisation & the circular economy and will peel away the hype to reveal some solid opportunities both for the UK as a future manufacturing economy and for the instrumentation and automation industries.

Committee Members

LIST OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chairman
Dr G. S. Philp
Rose Villa Farm
68 Berkley Street, Eynesbury, Cambs. PE19 2NF
Tel: 01480-477129
Contact Graeme Philp

Vice Chairman
Mr R Walford
Contact Bob Walford

Honorary Secretary
Mr T. Purcell
Eaton Electric Limited (MTL)
Great Marlings, Butterfield Business Park, Luton  LU2 8DL
Mobile: 07947-476910
Tel: 01582-407565
Fax: 01582-422283
Contact Tom Purcell

Honorary Treasurer
Mr M Plumb
Contact Martin Plumb
   
Immediate Past Chairman     
Mr L. C. Towle
Eaton Electric Limited (MTL)
Great Marlings, Butterfield Business Park, Luton LU2 8DL
Tel: 01582-407241
Fax: 01582-422283
Contact Chris Towle

Publicity Officer
Mr R Gleave
Tel: 01525-375977
Contact Richard Gleave

Events Secretary
Mr T. Purcell
For contact details, see Honorary Secretary

Annual Golf Challenge Day Organiser
Mr S. P. Evans
Mobile: 07504-900466
Contact Steve Evans

Webmaster 
Mr J. R. M. Purdy
Mobile: 07910-799827
Tel: 01234-740282
Contact John Purdy


Mrs L. L. Bracken
Tel: 01438-715034
Contact Liane Bracken

Mr Gary Fuller
No contact details