NATIONAL 18-20 July: Innovation in architecture, engineering and construction. Burleigh Court International Conference Centre, Loughborough University. Visit www. lboro. ac. uk/cice.
20 July: The life and work of John Macneill. Scientific Societies Lecture Theatre, London.
6:30pm. Preceded by the unveiling of a commemorative plaque at John Macneill's grave at 5:30pm. Contact Patrick Mulvihill (01865) 203510.
24 July: The Smeaton Lecture:
Spinning in Their Graves - what might the members of this institution, who, a century ago, founded the 'Standards Movement', have thought of the evolution of British standards? ICE. 6pm.
Contact Bob McWilliam (020) 7665 2250.
24 July: Annual General Meeting.
ICE. 5:30pm. Contact Pat Griffin (020) 7665 2077.