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Professor Bob Cryan CBE, Vice Chancellor of the University of Huddersfield, starts his term of office as IET President next week, and we’ll be celebrating with his President’s Address on 13 October. There are two events you can take part in:

At 1pm BST, tune in for a live broadcast: Engineers – holding the keys to the future of humanity. You’ll hear about Bob’s personal journey from a tough northern socially deprived estate to the youngest professor of engineering and subsequently youngest Vice Chancellor in the UK – back in his home town of Huddersfield.

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At 6pm BST, join us at IET London: Savoy Place for the fireside chat and President’s Dinner. We’re delighted to announce that Bob’s esteemed ex-colleague and personal friend, Star Trek and X-Men actor, Sir Patrick Stewart, will be attending as a special guest, and will be giving an exclusive interview after the dinner.

Book your tickets for the fireside chat and dinner at

We look forward to seeing you there!