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2-8 DECEMBER

ALGS

2 December: The Jubilee Line Extension. R Benaim, R Paoletti, W Alsop. ICE. 6.30pm. Contact Joanna Holland (020) 7665 2159.

6 December: Chartered Professional Review health and safety question. L Bennett, M Evans. ICE. 6.30pm. Contact B Schoer (020) 7665 2219.

8 December: The work of civil engineers in developing countries. ICE. 6.30pm. Contact Joanna Holland (020) 7665 2159.

NATIONAL

2 December: Renewable energy from the sea. Gordon Senior. ICE. 5.30pm. Contact Anne-Marie Ferguson (020) 7665 2232.

2 December: Nuclear Congress 99. Peter Hollis. Royal Lancaster Hotel, London. 9am. Contact S Frye (020) 7665 2315.

2 December: Rail technology for the future. Earls Court, London. 9am. Contact S Frye (020) 7665 2315.

2 December: Annual lecture - reminiscences and lessons of 50 years of the nuclear industry. Royal Lancaster Hotel, London. 8pm. Contact A Tillbrook (020) 76652241.

2 December: BNES/BNIF/INUCE annual dinner. Advance booking only. Royal Lancaster Hotel, London. 8pm. Contact A Tilibrook (020) 7665 2241.

2 December: ICE Professional Reviews - what trainers need to know for the new decade. Leamington Spa. 9am or 1pm. Contact D Lewis (020) 7665 2457.

6 December: Effective Construction Planning and the Links to Computer Systems. ICE. 9.15am. Contact D Lewis (020) 7665 2457.

6 December: NEC: an Introduction to the Engineering and Construction Contract. ICE. 9am. Contact D Lewis (020) 7665 2457.

7 December: NEC - Engineering and Construction Contract workshop. Falkirk. 9am. Contact D Lewis (020) 7665 2457.

8 December: Damage to geosynthetics. Guy Watts. ICE. 5.30pm. Contact BGS Administrator (020) 7665 2233.

8 December: ICE Conditions of Contract - 5th, 6th and 7th. Ascot. 9am. Contact D Lewis (020) 7665 2457.

8 December: Preparation for ICE Professional Review. Altrincham. 9am. Contact D Lewis (020) 7665 2457.

EAST ANGLIA

8 December: Local transport plans. County Hall, Chelmsford. Contact Jonathon Howard (01375) 390000.

EAST MIDLANDS

6 December: Channel Tunnel Rail Link. B Gambrill. Yew Lodge Hotel, Kegworth. 6.30pm. Contact Adrian Davies (01636) 636237. 7 December: Water Minimisation. The Oaklands, Grimsby. Contact Neil Besley (01522) 703055.

7 December: CDM. Barry Hurst. Civic Centre, Chesterfield Rd South. 6.30pm. Contact Roy Spendlow (01246) 345380.

8 December: Millennium Dome. G Trippick. Bull Hotel, Peterborough. Contact Carol Hopper (01733) 334455.

EAST OF SCOTLAND

6 December: Young Members' Evening - papers competition. Westburn Lounge, Westburn Park. 6pm. Contact Clive Kennedy (01224) 655232.

7 December: NEC: The Engineering & Construction Short Contract. Inchyra Grange Hotel. Contact Diane Lewis (01207) 665 2458.

8 December: Ocean Terminal. Terry Smith. UNIVED, College St, Edinburgh. Contact Jon Hassel (0131) 343 2601.

NORTHERN

6 December: William Fisher Cassie Lecture. A Donnelly. Curtis Auditorium, Newcastle University. 6.15pm. Contact Barry Clarke (0191) 222 6332.

7 December: The Journey for Survival - from poverty to empowerment. Ray Helop. Cleveland Scientific Institution. 5.45pm. Contact Colin Fenby (01642) 800400.

7 December: Will the new BS5930 meet the needs of the next century? Trinity Maritime Centre. 6.15pm. Contact BG Clarke (0191) 222 6332.

8 December: Seatanks overroof building slide. Sellafield. 6pm. Contact Jonathon Leach (01946) 784189.

NORTHERN IRELAND

2 December: Annual dinner. Europa Hotel. 7.30pm. Contact RD McFaul (028) 9038 1321.

NORTH WESTERN

2 December: Ten commonly asked questions. Allan Wood, James R Knowles. Manchester - UMIST. 6pm. Contact Ian Grindey (0161) 911 4372.

7 December: Royal Brewery visit and talk. Kestrel Brewery. 6pm. Contact Pippa Francis (0161) 225 8218.

8 December: Geotechnical aspects of contaminated land. Bill Darbyshire. Manchester - UMIST. 6pm. Contact Alison Rudram (0161) 962 1214.

8 December: Presentation - the best way to make an impact. Dr Ball. Liverpool Moat House. 6.30pm. Contact Melvyn Sellars (0151) 726 2000.

8 December: The River Ribble - a man made heritage. Dr Alan Crosby. County Hall, Preston. 5.30pm. Contact Jim Parry (0151) 231 2121.

8 December: Safety at the coastline. Department of Civil Engineering, University of Liverpool. 2pm. Contact Stephanie Lynch (020) 7665 2239.

MIDLANDS

2 December: Reindeers and Elves: alternative quiz. City centre pub. 6.30pm. Contact Fiona Geddes (0121) 711 2324.

7 December: Hereford's historic buildings: repair and refurbishment. Chris Woodhall. Hereford. 6.30pm. Contact Roger Lamb (0121) 742 4477.

7 December: Past chairman's dinner. Highbury Hall, Moseley. 7pm. Contact John Blood (01926) 492148.

SOUTHERN

2 December: Hong Kong New Airport Passenger Terminal Building. Hugh Norie. Forte Posthouse Hotel, Eastleigh. 6pm. Contact John Eakins (01962) 847000.

SOUTH WALES

6 December: Cardiff County Council Tunnel and Traffic Control Centre. County Hall, Cardiff. 1.30pm. Contact Graham Copus (01656) 662370.

8 December: Objective one funding. John Osmond. Lecture Theatre, Pembrokeshire College, Haverfordwest. 6pm. Contact John McEvoy (01348) 873818.

8 December: Investigation of a mining explosion. AW Davies, AK Isaac. Trevithick Building, University of Wales, Newport Rd, Cardiff. 6.15pm. Contact T Rhodes (029) 20 481726.

SOUTH EASTERN

2 December: How well engineered is your pint? (Part IV). Shepherd Neame Brewery, Faversham. 7pm. Contact Suzanne Hickey (01634) 361361.

SOUTH WESTERN

2 December: Christmas supper. Moorland Links Hotel. 7.30pm. Contact Keith Roberts (01752) 769675.

6 December: Dinner meeting - earthquake engineering. Dr Colin Taylor. Queens Building, University of Bristol. 7.30pm. Contact R Garner (01275) 343665.

7 December: Making connections - new partnerships for railways. Bristol. Contact Bryan Skinner (01872) 327267.

8 December: Developing Somerset's local transport plan. Brian Hensley. County Hall, Taunton. 6.30pm. Contact Bernard Paul (01308) 427475.

8 December: Environmental management systems. Peter Smith. Veitch Room, University of Exeter. 6.30pm. Contact Richard Vosper (01872) 864468.

8 December: The Eden Project. Alan Jones. Halcrow, Burderop Park, Swindon. 6.30pm. Contact Gavin Beaton (01285) 655 851.

THAMES VALLEY

8 December: Afternoon tour of TRL. Evening meeting - Transport links to the Madejski Stadium and Southern Reading. Pat Baxter. Transport Research Laboratory, Crowthorne. Tour at 4pm and meeting at 6.30pm. Tour enquiries to Mark Megan (01344) 770561; meeting enquiries to Suzanne Hallowes (01256) 461161.

WEST OF SCOTLAND

7 December: Young Members Presentation. Lochardil House Hotel, Inverness. 7.30pm. Contact Alistair MacLennan (01324) 483555.

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