Technical Events

Southern Joint Branch technical lectures are held throughout the year between October and June

There is a wide range of topics covering aspects of naval architecture, marine engineering, marine technology and marine science. Lectures are held at a variety of different venues including Southampton Solent University, Warsash Maritime Academy, Portsmouth University, Qinetiq and HMS Sultan. Meetings usually start at 19:00 and where possible, refreshments are provided at 18:30. Currently all lectures are being held on Zoom.

Information on upcoming lectures can be found here and venue information can be found here. Where possible presentation slides will be archived following lectures here.

If you would like more information on the technical programme or would like to give a lecture then please contact the Technical Secretary.

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Southampton Solent University

The Spark Building,
Southampton Solent University,
East Park Terrace,
Southampton, SO14 0YN

Parking is available at the following Council run car parks and on the roads in the surrounding area. Parking charges apply until 8pm.

  • Compton Walk, SO14 0BH
  • Trinity Road, SO14 0BG
  • Six Dials, SO14 0SU

Warsash Maritime Academy

Newtown Road,
Southampton, SO31 9ZL

Permit parking is available on-site. On arrival please proceed to reception to obtain a permit.

University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth

School of Architecture,
Portland Building (3rd Floor), Portland Street,
Portsmouth, PO1 3AH

Parking is available next to the building. Parking charges may apply.

QinetiQ Ltd

Haslar Marine Technology Park,
Haslar Road,
Gosport, PO12 2AG

(Opposite the Royal Navy Hospital)

Parking is available on-site. For security reasons, all visitors must pre-register.

H.M.S Sultan

Military Road,
Gosport, PO12 3BY

Parking is available on-site. Name, car reg, make, model and colour are to be provided in advance.

RNLI College

West Quay Road,
Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HZ

There is limited parking on-site however local pay and display car parks are witihin walking distance.

Please contact the Technical Secretary in advance to attend HMS Sultan and QinetiQ presentations as well as any Technical Visits.