Regional conference on geotechnical aspects of underground construction in soft ground, 16-18 April 2001, Shanghai, China. Organised by Tongji University, Shanghai Metro Corporation and Shanghai Urban Rail Transit Construction Company, sponsored by ISSMGE TC28 (Underground construction in soft ground). Themes include deformation prediction and control, lining design, numerical methods, equipment and case histories. Abstracts should be submitted to the organising com- mittee by 30 June 2000.
Contact Professor Guobin Liu, geo- technical engineering department, Tongji University, tel: +86 21 65985013; fax: +86 21 65985288; email: email@example.com; website: www.seakon.com
Geoanalysis 2000, 30 August-1 September, Pont Mousson, France. 4th international conference on the analysis of geological and environmental materials organised by Centre de Recherches Petrographiques et Geochimiques. Abstracts should be submitted by 1 May to the CRPG (electronic submission is strongly encouraged). Contact Jean Carignan or Patricia Maruejol, tel: +33 383594217; fax: +33 383511798; website: //crpg.crns-nancy.fr/news/geoanalysis2000/