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ALGS

9 May: Millennium Event 'Question Time'. ICE. 6.30pm. Contact J Holland (020) 7665 2159.

10 May: An Update on the Key Issues of Construction Contracts. ICE. 6.30pm. Contact J Holland (020) 7665 2159.

NATIONAL

3 May: Observational methods in perspectives. ICE. 1.30pm. Contact D Jacobs (020) 7665 2233.

3 May: Applications of Risk Management in Hydrological Protection. Imperial College. 5pm. Contact A Butler (020) 7594 6122.

3-5 May: ICE Graduate development programme. Hotel Campanile, Birmingham. 9am. Contact D Lewis (020) 7665 2457.

4 May: Development of Seismically Qualified Concrete Caisson Dock Gates. University of Plymouth. 6.30pm. Contact A Ferguson (020) 7665 2232.

4-5 May: International Seminars on Commissioning New Railways & Railway Systems. Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. 9am. Contact S Frye (020) 7665 2315.

4-5 May: Exporail (Asia) 2000. Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. 9am. Contact S Frye (020) 7665 2315.

4-8 May: European Local Associations' Meeting. Dublin, Ireland. 10am. Contact L Matteucci (020) 7665 2154.

8 May: The Provision of New Drains and Sewers: Preventing Problems. ICE. 2pm. Contact S Lynch (020) 7665 2239.

10 May: Evening Informal Discussion Pile Testing - Soil Strength and Stiffness. ICE. 5.30pm. Contact D Jacobs (020) 7665 2233.

10 May: AGM Followed by Vortex Shredding - an update. ICE. 5.30pm. Contact P Arundel (020) 7665 2236.

EAST ANGLIA

3 May: Best Value. Oaklands Hotel, Norwich. Contact Jacqui Braby (01603) 212225.

8 May: Branch 'Guests' Evening: Talk about Lime, its history, manufacture and uses.Contact Paul Wilson (01603) 614834.

EAST MIDLANDS

10 May: Student Papers Competition. Nottingham Trent University. Contact Ron Jones (0115) 951 2891.

EAST OF SCOTLAND

3 May: Edinburgh Airport Major Development. Newhaven Theatre, UNIVED, Edinburgh. Contact Charlie Fairfield (0131) 445 2232.

8 May: The Aberdeen Association of Civil Engineers Annual Business Meeting. Aberdeen Harbour Board Offices. 6pm. Contact Clive Kennedy (01224) 655232.

GLASGOW & WEST OF SCOTLAND

8 May: Incorporated Engineers and Technicians. Section AGM and Learned Talk. Haughdale Hotel, Inverness. Contact Alasdair MacLennan (01324) 483 555.

9 May: The Value of Geotechnics in Construction: Meeting Clients Needs. Glasgow. Contact Dr M G Winter (0131) 449 3440.

LONDON

4, 11, 18 and 25 May: Management Meetings. £20 for the course. Birley Theatre, City University. 6.30pm. Contact Simon Grubb (020) 7951 5724.

MIDLANDS

4 May: Y2K Papers Competition. Birmingham University. 6.30pm. Contact Fiona Geddes (0121) 711 2324.

8 May: Fire Protection of Buildings. Austin Court, Midlands Engineering Centre. 6.30pm. Contact Mark Alton (0121) 237 4000.

9 May: Millennium Site Visit: Channel Tunnel Rail Link. Coach departs Birmingham at 9.30am. Contact Martin Sury (01384) 444800.

NORTH WESTERN

27 April: W H Schofield Golf Trophy. £45. Delamere Forrest Golf Club, Cheshire. Contact John Hughes (0161) 927 7445.

27 April: Powers of Persuasion - NCE Communication Competition Regional Round. CUBE Manchester. 6pm. Contact Jon Sandford (0161) 927 7445.

3 May: Skills Workshop. Company Plus, Warrington. 6.30pm. Contact Kathy Blades (01925) 824082.

4 May: Visit to Morganite Thermal Ceramics Ltd. Northwich. 1pm. Contact Ian Blore (01625) 504763.

4 May: AGM followed by Concrete Repair Seminar. Hoole Hall Hotel, Chester. 6pm. Contact Andrew West (01925) 442668.

4 May: AGM followed by 'Life's a Beach'. CUBE Manchester. 6pm. Contact Ian Grindey (0161) 911 4372.

9 May: Laser Eye Treatment. UMIST, Manchester. 6pm. Contact Pippa Francis (0161) 255 8218.

NORTHERN

8 May: The Reclamation of Derelict and Contaminated Land in Gateshead. Trinity Maritime Centre, Newcastle. 6.15pm. Contact Barry Clarke (0191) 222 6332.

NORTHERN IRELAND

3 May: Site Visit to Derry City Council Millennium Centre. £5. AME, Guild Square, Kennedy's Builders Office. 11.30am. Contact Andrew Baskin (02890) 667914.

3 May: AME Annual General Meeting. Council Offices. 2pm. Contact Andrew Baskin (02890) 667914.

3 May: AME Social Evening. £20. Gelavna Hotel, Newtownabbey. 7.30pm for 8pm. Contact Andrew Baskin (02890) 667914.

SOUTH EASTERN

27 April: Geotechnics for High Speed Railways. Archbishops Palace, Maidstone. 6pm. Contact Mike Lunn (01753) 612500.

SOUTH WESTERN

3 May: Kennet and Avon Canal Heritage Project - Talk and Site Visit. Kennet and Avon Depot, Devizes. 6pm. Contact Chris Burton (01225) 791 122.

4 May: Swanage STW - Membrane Technology. Stakis Hotel, Bath. 6pm. Contact David Sanderson (0117) 973 1291.

10 May: Tamar Bridge Widening. Babbage Building, University of Plymouth. 6.30pm. Contact Bernard Paull (01308) 427475.

10 May: Papers Competition - Forms of Contract. Reed Hall, University of Exeter. 6.30pm. Contact Richard Vosper (01872) 864468.

SOUTHERN

4 May: Millennium Speed Bank, Wakehurst Place, Sussex. Jarvis Norfolk Hotel, Brighton. 6pm. Contact David Birt (01258) 472219.

9 May: Myth and Reality of Working Overseas - A Personal Perspective from Leighton Williams. The Guildhall, Winchester. 6pm. Contact Alastair Pitcher (01903) 832150.

THAMES

3 May: Management Talk No 4. Town Hall, Reading. Contact Kim Still (01342) 327161.

13 May: Five-A-Side Football. University of Reading. 12pm. Contact Aidan McAdam (01932) 868277.

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