1999 Cooling Prize, 23 February 1999, 5.30pm, University of Leeds. Presentation of the 29th annual award organised by BGS, open to geotechnical engineers under the age of 27. Papers should be less than 2,000 words and should be sent by 31 December 1998 to Grace Chen at the ICE, 1 Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA.
Geoenvironmental engineering conference, 13-15 September 1999, ICE, London. Second BGS conference with the main theme of Ground contamination: pollutant management and remediation. Abstracts of no more than 500 words should be submitted by 30 November 1998. Contact Cherrie Summers, tel/fax +44 1222 874421.