Urban Design Week 2004 takes place from 13-19 September. The week is themed around 'Creating successful communities' and includes free events across the country. The ICE was one of the founder members of organiser, the Urban Design Alliance, in 1997. Please contact UDAL Secretariat on (020) 7251 5529 or visit www. udal. org. uk for more information.
The Offshore Engineering Society (OSE) is looking for engineers interested in forming regional sub-committees in the North West, North East and East Anglia. Traditionally based in oil and gas infrastructure, the OSE now encompasses wind, wave and tidal energy issues. Contact Marta.Dziedzicki@ice. org. uk or visit www. oes. org. uk for more information.