The Imperial Technicians' Network is for all staff in the technical job family and aims to build links, explore areas of common ground and highlight opportunities for personal and professional development. It encourages an exchange of resources, knowledge, and experience through a regular newsletter and events for technical staff.

Upcoming events

Spring Term Technical Managers' Forum: Sustainability

The Technicians’ Network is delighted to be welcoming Professor Paul Lickiss, Imperial’s first Academic Leader in Sustainability, as guest speaker at our Spring Term Technical Managers’ Fora, taking place at South Kensington on 28 January (14:00 to 15:30) and at Hammersmith on 3 March (14:00 to 15:30). Imperial is committed to improving its sustainability and technicians have a key part to play in helping to ‘green’ our workshop and laboratory practices. Professor Lickiss, who took up his new post in November, will be talking us through the College’s sustainability agenda and we will explore the important role of Technical Services. 

To book a place, please log in to My Training and search for Technical Managers' Forum.

Agenda (28 January and 3 March)

14:00 – 14:20 - Welcome and general updates (Chair)

 14:20 – 14:50 - Presentation: Sustainability (Prof. Paul Lickiss)

Ranked 130th of 154 UK universities in the People and Planet League Table, Imperial has some way to go to be more sustainable. Prof. Lickiss, Imperial’s first Academic Leader in Sustainability, will provide a general overview of Imperial’s sustainability agenda, exploring where we are now and how we move forward. He will also touch on ways to ‘green’ our laboratories, such as recycling, composting and the LEAF Framework, as well as sustainability at the White City campus.

14:50 – 15:00 - Coffee and networking

15:00 - 15:30 - Knowledge-sharing table groups on sustainability

15:30 - Close














Coffee and networking                                                                        14:50 – 15:00 


Knowledge-sharing table groups on sustainability                             15:00 – 15:30


Close                                                                                                   15:30