11 Oct: Amsterdam Metro. ICE. 5:30pm. Contact Dionne Jacobs (020) 7665 2233.
11 Oct: measuring water/paying for water. ICE. 2pm. Contact Tim Fuller (020) 7665 2234.
12 Oct: The James Rennie medal competition. ICE. 2pm. Contact Agnes Alvite (020) 7665 2204.
16 Oct: The generation and use of renewable energy. ICE. 10:30am. Contact Andrew Crudgington (020) 7665 2216.
16 Oct: Proposals for revising the approved code of practice on managing construction for health and safety. ICE. 1:30pm & 6pm. e-mail email@example.com.
17 Oct: Harbours - site selection and layout. ICE. 2pm. Contact Anne-Marie Ferguson (020) 7665 2232.
18 Oct: : Development in deep field West Africa. ICE. 6pm. Contact Stephanie Lynch (020) 7665 2239.
17 Oct: Contracts and the Private Finance Initiative. ICE. 6:30pm. Booking essential. Contact Joanna Holland (020) 7665 2159.
17 Oct: Integrated transport strategy: Reality or Myth? Luton Town Hall. 4:15pm. Includes AME AGM. Contact Chris Goodacre (01234) 763420.
EAST OF SCOTLAND
12 Oct: Tidal power - the future. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. 5:30pm. Inc. Scottish Hydraulics Study Group AGM. Contact John Jackson (0131) 311 4022.
18 Oct: : The future of the ICE in Scotland. 5:30pm. Includes Edinburgh Area Branch AGM. Contact Lindsay Murphy (07714) 277696.
16 Oct: Monitoring structural deformations: the way ahead. University of Nottingham. 6pm. Contact Glenn McDowell (0115) 951 4603.
17 Oct: Road v Rail Debate. Bull Hotel, Peterborough. 6pm. Contact Richard Smith (01933) 357511.
GLASGOW & THE WEST OF SCOTLAND
10 Oct: Asphalt in Hydraulic Engineering. Crown Court Hotel, Inverness. 6:30pm. Contact Derek Chambers (01643) 221016.
12 Oct: Chairman's address: Regeneration in the Midlands. Birmingham Chamber of Commerce & Industry. 6pm. AGM precedes meeting. Contact Ted Hiscocks (024) 7683 2034.
12 Oct: Accident investigation & risk management. Shirehall, Shrewsbury. 6pm. Contact Nick Newtonon (01743) 253011 17 Oct: Adjudication. Sunley Management Centre, Northampton. 6pm. Contact Paul Thompson (01933) 231730.
17 Oct: Steel and composite strengthening of structures. Green Dragon Hotel, Hereford. 6pm. Cont: Peter Dennis (01773) 542600.
12 Oct: Training seminar for employees and employers. County Hall, Preston. 9am. Contact Kevin Earle (01704) 880265.
12 Oct: Best value - meeting the targets. JJB Stadium, Wigan. 9am. Tel. Rachel Coninx (020) 7665 2314.
Thomas Telford will be holding the following courses in November:
1 November: NEC: An introduction to the ECC. Ascot.
2 November: Earth retaining structures - designing to code BS8002: 1994. Bristol.
7-8 November: Introduction to practical highway design. Bristol.
8 November: NEC: Post-contract workshop. Ascot.
8 November: Environmental management systems in civil engineering. Altrincham.
9 November: Bituminous materials specification and practice. Altrincham.
9 November: Mortars for masonry, screeds and renderings. Crowthorne.
14 November: Introduction to sales and marketing in construction. Ascot.
15 November: Groundwater pollution - future threats. Altrincham.
16 November: Adoption procedures for roads and