NATIONAL 11 July: Railways: the myth and the maths. The British Association for the Advancement of Science (Derbyshire branch). The Community Centre, Cromford, Derbyshire. 7:30pm. Contact Dr D J Mitchell (01629) 823 272.
LONDON 6 July: Annual dinner and presentation of the merit award.
The GSK House Site, Brentford.
7:30pm. Tickets £50. Contact David Hattersley (020) 8504 8263.
CHILTERNS 10 July: ICE. Main committee meeting. Luton Town Hall. 6.30pm.
Contact Ralph Friend (01279) 758330.
THAMES VALLEY 11 July: ICE. The life and times of William MacKenzie, giant of the railways. Speaker: Dr Robert Otter.
The Guildhall, Windsor. 7.00pm.
Contact Steve Cummings (020) 8644 4321.
12 July: The Mayor's strategy for London transport - the Thames Valley commuter. Reading Town Hall. 7pm. Contact Phil Kirby (01932) 868 277.
SOUTHERN 11 July: ICE. Swanage sewage treatment plant day visit. Swanage STW. 10.00am. Contact Alison Shaw (01793) 816 403.
ALGS 4 July: How to pass the chartered professional review. New date - 17 July. Contact Joanna Holland (020) 7665 2159.
NORTH WEST 6-7 July: British Dam Society study tour: Longendale Reservoirs.
Manchester University. 3pm.
Contact Tim Fuller (020) 7665 2234.
YORKSHIRE 9-10 July: Association for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimisation. Conference on engineering design optimisation.
Harrogate, North Yorkshire. 9am.
Contact number (0113) 233 2218.