29 Nov: Technology transfer in the genomics era: promoting equitable partnerships with developing nations. ICE. 6pm. Contact Darlene Torey (020) 7665 2158.
30 Nov: Modern underbridge design. ICE. 5:30pm. Contact Railway Civil Engineers' Association (020) 7665 2236.
4 Dec: Karameh Dam. ICE.
5:30pm. Contact Tim Fuller (020) 7505 2234.
4 Dec: The concept of safety culture in the construction industry. ICE. 6.30pm. Contact Joanna Holland (020) 7665 2159.
5 Dec: Best of British: The 2000 British Construction Industry Award winners. ICE. 6.30pm. Contact Pauline Arundel (020) 7665 2236.
5 Dec: Collapsing masonry arches. Aylesbury County Council offices. 6.30pm. Contact Ralph Friend (01279) 758330.
EAST OF SCOTLAND
4 Dec: Young members evening - The Morrison Construction papers competition. Westburn Lounge, Aberdeen. 6.30pm. Contact Lorna Campbell (01224) 675033.
6 Dec: PFI & PPP, what does it mean? University of Edinburgh Conference Centre. 6pm. Contact Lindsay Murphy (07714) 277696.
6 Dec: H&S issues with bridge maintenance. Bull Hotel, Peterborough. 6.30pm. Contact Greg Guthrie (01733) 334455.
29 Nov: Luncheon and speaker. Portland Hotel, Birmingham. 1pm. Contact Robin Soper (0121) 704 9368.
30 Nov: Planning for the community - the Bull Ring development. Contact David Smith (0121) 678 8054.
5 Dec: Engineer, surveyors and the Ordnance Survey into the millennium. Worcester County Hall. 630pm. Contact David Garton (01905) 768200.
6 Dec: Annual dinner. Europa Hotel. 7.30pm. Contact Ian Long (028) 9038 1321.
4 Dec: Delivering business strategy through projects and programmes. UMIST. 12.30pm. Contact Stephen Wearne (0161) 200 4615.
5 Dec: Polystyrene - the wonder material. UMIST. 6.30pm. Contact Pippa Francis (0161) 225 8218.
6 Dec: Blackpool deep underground storage scheme. County Hall, Preston. 5.30pm. Contact Antony Hill (01253) 476134.
6 Dec: The cable stayed roof of the Manchester Commonwealth Games stadium. Moat House Hotel, Liverpool. 6.30pm. Contact Keith Paterson (01704) 871886.
30 Nov: Soil modification. Knight Piesold, Ashford. 6.30pm. Contact Mike Summersgill (01226) 715888.
6 Dec: Norfolk Broads Maintenance contracts. Oaklands Hotel, Norwich. Contact Lorna Sparkes (01603) 224200.
5 Dec: Croydon Tramlink. Arup Auditorium, Bristol. 6pm. Includes Avon Branch AGM. Contact John Munslow (01404) 823456.
6 Dec: Portsmouth transfer tunnel. Halcrow Group, Burderop Park, Swindon. 6pm. Contact John Munslow (01404) 823456.
6 Dec: Contract finance - South West Water's investment strategy 1980-2005. University of Exeter. 6.30pm. Contact Barry Griffiths
29 Nov: Towards sustainable construction - building a better way of life. Thames Water, Gainsborough House, Reading. 6.30pm. Contact John Turner (0118) 923 7222.
6 Dec: Sustainable development in building. New venue: Beverley Leisure Centre, Flemingate, Beverley. 6.30pm. Contact Stuart Blanshard (01482) 876231.
6 Dec: Graduate Paper Competition. University of Sheffield. 6.30pm. Contact Alan Binns (01937) 589955.
6 Dec: The close relationship between elephants, bat guano and zeolites. Cardiff University earth sciences department. 6pm. Contact Lloyd Jenkins (029) 2023 3503.