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Geological Society President's Day and AGM, 2 May, 2pm, Burlington House, London. AGM then 'Why are we making such a meal ofour nuclear waste', presented by president Ron Oxburgh. Followed by annual awards and buffet supper at 7pm (booking required). Contact Jackie Maggs, email:

jackie. maggs@geolsoc. org. uk EMGG student papers competition, 8 May, 6. 30pm, Nottingham Trent University. Joint meeting ofthe East Midlands Geotechnical Group and the IGS (UK). Contact Ian Jefferson, tel: 0115 941 8418;

email: ian. jefferson@ntu. ac. uk BTS annual dinner and awards, 10 May, 7pm, The Brewery, Chiswell Street, London. Contact Helen Nattrass, tel: 020 7726 0106; email: h. nattrass@sirrobert-mcalpine. com SED, 14-16 May, Fen Farm, Milton Keynes. Biennial construction equipment show, including the Concrete Show. Tel: 020 8652 4659;

www. sed. co. uk BTS AGM and Copenhagen Metro - tunnelling in an urban area with minimal environmental impact, 16 May, 5. 30pm, ICE, London. AGM and meeting presented by Anders Odgaad. Contact D Dalgety, tel:

020 7665 2233; email: dionne. dalgety@ice. org. uk Process-based remediation: a real alternative for contaminated land projects, 16 May, Manchester. CIRIA workshop explaining UK government position on alternative technologies and benefits of processbased techniques. Repeated 21 May in London and 23 May in Edinburgh. Contact CIRIA, tel:

020 7222 8891; enquiries@ ciria. org. uk; www. ciria. org. uk International conference on fast slope movements, 16-17 May, Italy. Contact conference secretary, tel: +39 06 44249272; fax: +39 06 44249274 Tunnel and Perforazioni, 16-19 May, Italy. Contact Segreteria Tunnel & Perforazioni, tel: +39 51 891308/29;

fax: +39 51 891310; email: info@ progetto-m. com; www. tunnel-andperforazioni. it Aznalcollar tailings dam failure and remedial works, 20 May, 5. 30pm, ICE, London. British Dam Society meeting presented by Dr Arthur Penman, Dr Al-Dhahir and Prof Stephan Jefferis. Contact Tim Fuller, tel: 020 7665 2234; email:

bds@ice. org. uk EGGS AGM, 21 May, 5. 30pm, Burlington House, London. Engineering Group ofthe Geological Society AGM followed by Engineering geology ofthe shoreline. Contact David Giles, tel: 01705 842248;

email: dave. giles@port. ac. uk Geotechnical lessons from recent earthquakes, 22 May, 5. 30pm, ICE, London. BGA meeting presented by SP Gopal Madabhushi, Cambridge University. Contact D Dalgety, tel: 020 7665 2233; email:

dionne. dalgety@ice. org. uk 12th Danube-European conference on geotechnical engineering, 27-28 May, Passau, Germany. Contact Prof Wittke, tel: +49 241 889 8733;

wbi@wbionline. de Geological Society OGM, 30 May, 5pm, Burlington House, London. Ordinary general meeting for election offllows. Contact Jackie Maggs, email: jackie. maggs@geol soc. org. uk 20th international conference and nodig exhibition, 28-31 May, Copenhagen. Conference and exhibition on trenchless technology. Contact email: nodig2002@ke. kk. dk;

www. nodig2002. com Ninth international conference on piling and deep foundations, 3-5 June, Nice, France. Contact registration, tel: +33 (0)1 44 58 28 22; fax:

+33 (0)1 44 58 28 30; email:

dufour@mail. enpc. fr CL: AIRE workshop on bioremediation, 6 June, University College, London.

One-day workshop on windrow composting and biopiles. Tel: 020 7723 0806; email: enquiries@ claire. co. uk; www. claire. co. uk Civils 2002, 9-13 June, NEC, Birmingham. Biennial exhibition for the civil engineering industry.

Click on www. civils. com for more information on special debates and on how to exhibit and visit.

Seminar on some recent developments and research concerning insitu testing, 11 June, 11am-4pm, University of Sheffield. Contact Charles Hird, tel: 0114 222 5073; email:

c. hird@sheffield. ac. uk Quantative risk assessment of contaminated land, 20 June, 5. 30pm, ICE, London. BGA meeting. Contact D Dalgety, tel: 020 7665 2233; email:

dionne. dalgety@ ice. org. uk Harding Lecture, 20 June, 5. 30pm, ICE, London. BTS meeting presented by Colin McKenzie.

Contact D Dalgety, tel: 020 7665 2233; email: dionne.

dalgety@ice. org. uk International Geosynthetics Society UK National Geosynthetic Symposium, 20 June, Nottingham Trent University. Contact Derek Smith (Edge Consultants), tel: 0161 436 6767; fax: 0161 499 7987; email:

derek. dm. smith@awe. co. uk First international conference on thaumasite in cementitious materials, 20-22 June 2002, BRE, Garston.

Conference and discussion forum on all aspects of this type ofconcrete sulf attack.

Contact Angela Mondair, tel:

01923 664 775; fax: 01923 664 606;

email: mondaira@bre. co. uk Starnet workshop, 3 July, Cambridge University Engineering Department. Workshop on stabilisation/solidification binders and technologies. Contact Ramesh Perera, tel: 01223 766683;

email: asrp2@eng. cam. ac. uk Coming up June Civils 2002 Preview European Foundations Summer 2002 July Geotechnics ofcontaminated land Geotechnical Services File August Tunnelling and underground construction

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