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Forthcoming geotechnical events and notice board.

Send new entries to Alexandra Wynne, email alexandra. wynne@emap.com

Investigating the levee breaches in New Orleans 9 May, 6pm with tea from 5.30pm, ICE, 1 Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA. British Geotechnical Association meeting presented by Scott Steedman (High Point Rendell). Contact Jade Donovan, tel:(020) 7665 2233; email: bga@ice.org. uk

2007 Geotechnique symposium - stiff sedimentary clays, genesis and engineering behaviour 14 May, 9am, ICE, London. Topics include: formation and engineering geology of stiff clays, laboratory and in situ techniques and their interpretation, characterisation of formations and material models, and engineering in stiff clays. For more details contact Abby Clue, tel: (020) 7233 1743; email: events@ice. org.uk

Further investigations of historical chalk mines at Coley, Reading 15 May, 6pm, with tea from 5.30pm, Reading Town Hall (tbc). Presented by Clive Edmonds and Stuart Chandler (PBA). Southern Geotechnical Group joint meeting with Thames Valley Geological Society. Contact Jeffrey Priest, tel: (023) 8059 5458; email: prieja@soton. ac. uk

Geotex 07 regional seminars 16 May, registration 8.30am, seminars start at 9am, Twickenham Stadium, Middlesex. One of the Phi Group regional seminars on innovations in the geotechnical sector.

Free registration and complimentary lunch followed by an optional venue tour. Tel: (0870) 333 4126.

British Tunnelling Society AGM and LUL - cooling the tube lecture 17 May, 9.30am to 8.30pm, ICE, London. Presented by David Wabaso and Mark Gilbey. Contact Jade Donovan, tel: (020) 7665 2233;email: bts@ice. org. uk The Boltby incident.

21 May, 6pm with refreshments from 5.30pm, ICE, London. British Dam Society meeting presented by Jim Claydon and others. Contact Tim Fuller, tel: (020) 7665 2234; email: bds@ice. org. uk

Remedial treatment for contaminated land - hydrocarbon contamination 23 May, registration from 9.30am, York. Training workshop from CIRIA Local Authority Contaminated Land Network. Contact CIRIA, tel: (020) 7549 3300; email:enquiries@ciria. org

Engineering Group of the Geological Society AGM and Geo-model lecture 29 May, 5.30pm with refreshments from 5pm, Burlington House, London. Presentations by Peter Phipps (Mott MacDonald), Jim Grifths and Malcolm Whitworth (University of Plymouth). Contact Alison Littlejohn, tel: (020) 8774 2517; email:alison. littlejohn@mottmac. com

European Federation of Foundation Contractors AGM 31 May-3 June, Kurhaus Hotel, Scheveningen, the Hague, the Netherlands. Contact tel: 020 8663 0948; fax: (020) 8663 0949; email:effc@effc. org

BGA AGM and lecture 6 June, 6pm with refreshments from 5.30pm, ICE, London. Speakers tbc.

Contact Jade Donovan, tel: (020) 7665 2233; email: bga@ice. org. uk Recent advances in geosynthetics (tbc) 7 June, afternoon. Northern Geotechncial Group seminar. Contact Russell Bayliss, tel: (0191) 226 1234; fax 0191 226 2104; email:baylissr@pbworld. com

Ridley Road ground collapse: investigation and remediation 7 June, 6pm, Clocktower Pavilion, Alexandra Suite, St Mary's Road, Swanley. South Eastern Association Geotechnical Group meeting with guest speaker Jem Gilbert (Faber Maunsel). Pre-booking is advised. Contact Anne Qualters, tel: (020) 8663 9027; email: anne.qualters@ice. org. uk

British Dam Society meeting 19 June, Manchester, details tbc.

Contact Tim Fuller, ICE, tel: (020) 7665 2234; email: bds@ice. org. uk

Lower Lea Valley cable tunnels seminar 21 June, venue tbc. British Tunnelling Society meeting. Contact Jade Donovan, tel: (020) 7665 2233;email: bts@ice. org. uk

Advances in assessment of fuel spills in Chalk aquifer workshop 21 June, registration at 9am, conference suite 10, NCVO, Regent's Wharf, London N1 9RL. Workshop from CL: AIRE includes guidance on site investigations in the UK Chalk aquifer and approaches to modelling hydrocarbon fate transport. Contact tel: 020 7258 5321; fax: (020) 7258 5322; email:enquiries@claire. co. uk

Geotex 07 regional seminars 27 June, registration 8.30am, seminars start at 9am, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. One of the Phi Group regional seminars on innovations in the geotechnical sector. Free registration and complimentary lunch followed by an optional venue tour.

For more information tel: (0870) 333 4126.

Engineering geology of Ironbridge Gorge and north Shropshire field trip 13-15 July, convenes on first evening.

Three-day field meeting organised by the Engineering Group of the Geological Society visiting sites of engineering and geological interest.

For more information contact Paul Maliphant, tel: (029) 2072 0920;email: maliphantpc@halcrow. com

Geotex 07 regional seminars 5 September, registration at 8.30am, seminars start at 9am, Southampton FC, St Mary's Stadium, Southampton. One of the Phi Group regional seminars on innovations in the geotechnical sector. Free registration and complimentary lunch followed by an optional venue tour. Tel:(0870) 333 4126.

Geotechnique lecture (tbc) 12 September, 5.30pm, ICE, London. BGA meeting presented by Kenicha Soga. Contact Jade Donovan, tel: (020) 7665 2233; email: bga@ice. org. uk14th German dam symposium - dams in Europe: tasks & challenges 17-19 September, Freising, Germany. In conjunction with 7th ICOLD European Club Dam Symposium.

Ends with field trip to Sylvenstein Reservoir and Laboratory of Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering at University of Munich, Obermach.

Tel: +49 3641 3533 221.

Can-Asujan dam, Philippines 8 October, 5.30pm, ICE, London.

British Dam Society meeting. Presented by Peter Mason. Contact Tim Fuller, tel: (020) 7665 2234; email: bds@ice. org. uk Geotechnical Eurocodes - preparing for impact 10 October, 5.30pm, ICE, London.

BGA meeting presented by Brian Simpson, Andrew Bond, John Powell and David Norbury. Contact Jade Donovan, tel: (020) 7665 2233; email: bga@ice. org. uk

Geotex 07 regional seminars 17 October, registration 8.30am, seminars start at 9am, RAF Museum, Telford. A Phi Group regional seminar on innovations in geotechnical sector. Free registration and lunch followed by an optional venue tour. Tel: (0870) 333 4126.

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