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What's on 8-14 April


10-11 April: Build a building competition. ICE. Contact SBB (0171) 665 2219.

Birmingham, 13 April: A year of floods in England and Wales. University of Birmingham, 9.30am. Contact BHS (0171) 665 2234.

13 April: James Forrest Lecture - The impact of IT on construction. Dr T Broyd. ICE. 6pm. Contact Dr T Boyd (0171) 665 2237.

14 April: Supply chain management. Prof G Trimble. ICE. 2pm. Contact MANB (0171) 665 2216.

14 April: Launch of design and practice guide 'Dynamics: an introduction for civil and structural engineers'. ICE. 5.30pm. Contact SECED (0171) 665 2238.

14 April: The UK coastal research facility 1994-2004. J Sutherland and R Simons. ICE. 9.30am. Contact MB (0171) 665 2232.


Aylesbury, 14 April: Wind energy technology. L Freris. Civic Centre. 6.30pm. Contact G Chesher (01908) 351013.

East Anglia

Ipswich, 8 April: Essay Group. Suffolk County Council. Contact R Miall (01473) 583230.

Ipswich, 14 April: Annual presentation competition. Trust House Forte. 6.30pm. Contact J Skirrow (01206) 289446.

East of Scotland

Edinburgh, 13 April: BGS touring lecture - new trends in unsaturated soil mechanics: from fundamentals to engineering practice. Dr A Gens. Scottish Engineering Centre. 6.15pm. Contact I Pyrah (0131) 455 2208.

Dundee, 14 April: Silvery Tay. Discovery Point. 6.15pm. Contact T Deans (01738) 476513.

Edinburgh, 14 April: Presidential Commission - where are we now? I Moore. Unived. 6pm. Contact T Spence (0131) 332 9411.


Coventry, 8 April: Planning, design & construction of sewage treatment works. G Findlay. Allesley Hotel. 6.30pm.


8 April: G&S - Ten pin bowling. Contact G Lutton (0191) 222 6888.

Newcastle, 12 April: Demolition or decommissioning. Trinity Maritime Centre. Contact B Clarke (0191) 222 6888.

Barrow-In-Furness, 14 April: Rebuilding Manchester after the bomb. P Saxton. Michaelson House Hotel. Contact R Mason (01229) 462039.

North Western

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Preston, 14 April: AGM and topic. County Hall. 5.30pm. Contact J Parry (0151) 231 2121.

Manchester, 14 April: Liquefaction and waterfront structures. S Steedman. UMIST Renold Building. 6pm. Contact A Rudram (0161) 962 1214.


Hedge End, 13 April: Legal liability: intended and unintended. Botleigh Grange Hotel. Contact C Ford (01256) 461161.

South Eastern

Croydon, 8 April: Presidential visit - The future in civil engineering. Fairfield Hall. Contact T Howe (01622) 221089.

Croydon, 9 April: Presidential Visit - Site visit to Croydon Tramlink. 8.30am. Contact T Howe (01622) 221089.

Croydon, 9 April: Seminar - The planning, funding and implementation of the Croydon Tramlink. 10.30am. Contact T Howe (01622) 221089.

Croydon, 9 April: Annual dinner and dance. Selsdon Park Hotel. Contact T Howe (01622) 221089.

South Wales

Information Desk 01222 763310

Cardiff, 8 April: Soil characterisation: the importance of structure anisotrophy & natural variability. Dr D Hight. University of Wales. 6.15pm.

9 April: Field visit and presentation - Hydrological aspects of the National Botanical Gardens scheme.

Cardiff, 12 April: Devolution meeting. Prof G Fleming. Redwood Building, Cathays Park.

Cardiff, 13 April: Building for the next millennium. Dr B Hutt. University of Wales. 6.15pm.

South Western

Taunton, 14 April: Shoreline management plans - the ebb and flow of the coast. C Drummond. The Lutteral Room, County Hall. 6.30pm.

Gloucester, 14 April: The case for nuclear power. Dr Stretfield. Civic Suite. North Warehouse, Gloucester City Council. 6.30pm.

Thames Valley

Reading, 8 April: G&S - Sound engineering at a rock concert. J Griffiths. Town Hall. 6pm. Contact P Martin (0118 963 5000)

Crowthorne, 14 April: Pavement design and construction. M Numm. Traffic Research Laboratory. Contact Clive Mills (01932) 868277.

West of Scotland

Glasgow, 8 April: recent experience in providing sewage treatment and effluent dispersion in the Firth of Clyde. Scottish Engineering Centre. 6.15pm

Inverness, 13 April: Premium papers competition. Lochardil House Hotel. 7.30pm.


York, 13 April: Project management for railways. P Hansford. National Railway Museum. 6.30pm. Contact M Thornett (0113) 258 6600.

Hessle, 13 April: The Millennium Dome. Darleys. 6.30pm. Contact Liz Bough (01482) 884456.

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