1 May: NEW DATE: Latest developments in lock and dock gate technology. ICE. Contact Sue Frye (020) 7665 2315.
3 May: Dispute resolution in the civil engineering industry. Jarvis Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester. 6:45pm. Fee payable. Contact Janet Richmond (0161) 831 7337.
8 May: Channel Tunnel Rail Link - a multi-disciplinary high speed rail link. ICE. 6:30pm. E-mail ann. dawson@brent. gov. uk.
9 May: Engineering for disaster relief. Oaklands Hotel, Norwich.Jacqui Braby (01603) 223247.
GLASGOW & WEST OF SCOTLAND
26 April: New arbitration procedure. Scottish Engineering Centre, Glasgow. Contact John Henderson (0141) 332 1425.
10 May: The opportunities for improved communications presented by current and future technology. Part one of a fourlecture management series: Effective communication is critical to project success. Birley Theatre, City University. Booking essential.Melanie Sullivan (020) 7951 3728.
5 May: G&S papers competition.Midlands Engineering Centre, Birmingham. 6:30pm. Contact Jeffrey Yee (0121) 213 3570.
8 May: Touchwood: Moving forward with Solihull. Solihull Sixth Form College. 6:30pm. Contact Ted Hiscocks (024) 7683 2034.
9 May: Midlands project award ceremony. Midlands Engineering Centre, Birmingham. 12pm.Contact Ted Hiscocks (024) 7683 2034.
9 May: Flooding seminar. Durham County Cricket Ground, Chester-leStreet. 9:30am. Contact J Michael Taylor (01661) 824017.
3 May: The course of the Old River Dee. Queen Hotel, Chester. 6pm. Cheshire branch AGM precedes meeting. Contact Andrew West (01925) 442668.
3 May: Phoenix rises from the ashes. Jarvis Norfolk Hotel, Brighton. 6pm. Contact David Birt (01258) 472219.
8 May: G&S: Coastal processes - managed retreat. Portsmouth City Council. 6pm. Contact Mark McKay (01737) 774155.
9 May: Bomb disposal in the 21st Century. Innology, Swindon. 6:30pm. A buffet precedes the meeting. Contact Chris Burton (01225) 791122.
9 May: G&S prize papers competition. Reed Hall, University of Exeter. 6:30pm. Contact Barry Griffiths (01823) 358144.