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AGM DINNER AT THE ROYAL SOCIETY

By | November 15th, 2016|Categories: Events, News, People, Technology|

Nov. 15th 2016 HONOURED GUESTS The evening started with selected members and guests giving a brief introduction to their concerns and interests: and highlighted the great depth of experience in the room. Honoured guests included: Sir Peter Williams, ex-CEO of Oxford Instruments, Chair of the National Physical Laboratory, and former treasurer of the Royal Society; and Prof Derek Fray of Cambridge University, the co-inventor of the ‘FFC Cambridge Process’ for the manufacture of aluminium and other alloys using a fraction of the energy required by conventional methods (therefore a true successor to Sir [...]

A SPECTACULAR DINNER AT THE MANCHESTER TOWN HALL

By | September 28th, 2016|Categories: Events, News, Technology|

We held our first northern meeting of the Society in Manchester on September 28th in the magnificent setting of the Mayor’s Parlour, designed by Alfred Waterhouse who also designed the Natural History Museum and the National Liberal Club (where I would personally love to hold a meeting of the Bessemer Society to enjoy its magnificent architectural self-confidence). We chose Manchester to extend the Bessemer Society’s reach northward so it does not become just another ‘network’ serving the Golden Triangle of London, Cambridge and Oxford; and to build links with local institutions and agencies. [...]

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