27 Sept: Radiographic testing of alumino-thermic track welds.
Railway Civil Engineers' Association at the ICE. 6pm. Contact Pauline Arundel (020) 7665 2236.
2 Oct: North Eastern Railway Engineer's Forum - Railway Regeneration. National Railway Museum, York. 5.00pm. Contact Derek Reeves (01325) 469 419.
3 Oct: Avoiding disputes in project management - a brains trust workshop. ICE 2.30pm. Contact Peter Fry (020) 7665 2213.
CHILTERNS 2 Oct: ICE AGM. St Albans civil offices. 6pm. Contact Ralph Friend (01279) 758330.
EAST MIDLANDS 25 Sept: Engineering - spreading the word. The Fishponds, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire. 6.30pm. Contact Robert Biggs (01629) 580 000.
EAST OF SCOTLAND 1 Oct: Presidential address - The changing face of the civil engineer.
Westburn Lounge, Westburn Road, Aberdeen. Contact Ewan Wallace (01224) 665228.
LONDON 28 Sept: Brunel Trophy Bridge Tournament. ICE. Morning session 9am and afternoon session 2.30pm. Contact Peter Richardson (020) 8531 8860.
MIDLANDS 26 Sept: Management group dinner and presentation. The Eastside story. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Contact Barry Waterhouse on (02476) 832 082.
27 Sept: Staffordshire Group STW International - projects abroad.
Spode Visitor Centre, Elenora Street, Stoke-on-Trent. 6.00pm.
Contact Andrew Shufflebotham (01283) 523 502.
2 Oct: AGM Staffordshire Group.
Spode Visitor Centre, Stoke-onTrent. 6.00pm. Contact Malcolm Jones (01782) 232040.
4 Oct: AGM & Chairman's address - A challengeing future. Midlands Engineering Centre, Austin Court, Birmingham. Contact Cameron Lindsay (0121) 700 1250.
NORTHERN COUNTIES 27 Sept: Concrete in aggressive ground. Civil Centre, Carlisle.
5.30pm. Contact Mike Briggs (01228) 606 197.
NORTH WESTERN 25 Sept: Rethinking construction - the business case for change.
Renold Building at UMIST. 5.45pm.
Contact Charlotte Rourke (0161) 962 1214.
27 Sept: Chester Branch.
Chairman's address entitled The sustainable wardrobe. Ellesmere Port Boat Museum. 6.30pm.
Contact Michael McIlhatton (0151) 667 0404.
3 Oct: North West Chairman's address entitled The sustainable wardrobe. Moat House Hotel Albert Dock. 6.30pm. Contact Dave Haddon (07968) 320 982.
4 Oct: 100 extra pages: A brief introduction to the new BS5950:2000. Main lecture theatre, The Weston Building, UMIST. 6.00pm. Contact Ian Grindey (0161) 236 8655.
SOUTHERN 26 Sept: What! Too much money?
The Institute of Highway Incorporated Engineers. The Guildhall, Winchester. 9am. E-mail peter. dryburgh@surreycc. gov. uk SOUTH EASTERN 4 Oct: Geotechnical experiences with directional drilling, microtunnelling and pipejacking.
Archbishops Palace, Maidstone.
6.30pm. Contact Ian Payne (01622) 605 867.
THAMES VALLEY 25 Sept: CPR explained. Brown & Root, Leatherhead. 6.30pm.
Contact Aidan Mc Adam (01932) 868 277.