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Contact | Mar 12 March–April Diary highlights

EAST OF ENGLAND Hertfordshire AGM, plus Social Networking & Media in Construction 13 March, 7pm, Lovell Partnerships, Elstree Contact: Norfolk AGM plus Entomology and Mycology (Insects and Fungi) 14 March, 5.30pm, NPS, Lancaster House, Norwich Contact: Centre Parcs: More than just a holiday — making a splash near you! 15 March, 6.30pm, SDC Chawston Training Centre, Chawston Contact: Essex AGM, plus Screeds and Structural Toppings 20 March, 7pm, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford Contact: Suffolk AGM, plus Recent Developments in Protection of Our Heritage 21 March, 6pm, Suffolk New College, Ipswich Contact: Greater Peterborough AGM, plus British Antarctic Survey Building and Engineering in a Challenging Environment 28 March, 7pm, Peterborough Regional College Contact: White Water Centre visit with Novus 29 March, 4pm, Lea Valley White Water Centre, Waltham Abbey Contact: Bedfordshire Centre AGM 4 April, 7.30pm, SDC Offices, Bedford Contact:

EAST MIDLANDS NEC3 Contracts, 15 March, Nottinghamshire Contact: Awards Dinner 30 March, Nottingham Contact:

IRELAND The Professional Builder — Designing, Specifying & Managing Low/Zero Carbon Construction Projects 20 March, 9am and 1.15pm (two sessions), CITB-ConstructionSkills NI, Crumlin Contact: Conferring Ceremony May 19, time tbc, Law Society of Ireland, Dublin Contact:

LONDON Fatally Floored: Why is it so hard to get

the floor right? 14 March, The Union Jack Club, Waterloo Contact: Changes to the Construction Act (Kennedy’s Law) 26 March, 6.15pm, Kennedy’s London Office, 25 Fenchurch Avenue, EC3 Contact:

NORTH EAST Pre-qualification — Prepare to Win 21 March, 6pm, Gateshead Civic Centre Contact: BIM/IT/Technology 19 April, 6pm, Allergate House, Durham Contact: Winter Weather 13 March, 6pm, A-One+ Integrated Highway Services, Bradbury Motorway Compound, Ferryhill Contact: Novus Event: Site Management: Practice and Procedures 14 March, please check website for latest details Contact: or CIOB NE Annual Dinner 23 March, 7.30pm, Gosforth Park Marriott Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne Contact: Novus Event: Renewable Technology 29 March, time tbc, City of Sunderland College Renewable Centre Contact: or

NORTH WEST Improving the energy performance of

existing roofs with multi-foil insulation 27 March, 6.30pm, Leyland Golf Club Contact: Winning Work– Raising Yourself Above the Competition 13 March, 6.30pm, The Cottons, Knutsford Contact: Site Visit: New High School, Onchan 29 March, 4.30pm, Isle of Man Contact: Greater Manchester Annual Dinner 27 April, 6.45pm, The Point, Lancashire County Cricket Club Cost: £65+VAT per person (corporate tables of 10 available) Black tie/evening wear Contact email:

2012 Regional News

SCOTLAND Technical Event — Health & Safety 13 March, 5.45pm, Invercarse Hotel, Dundee Contact: 01382 668288 Major Seminar — Construction Law Update 14 March, 2pm, Inverness College Contact: HSE Health & Safety Update 20 March, 5.30pm, Heriot-Watt University Contact: Ron Sutherland 07971 803706

CIOB Annual Seminar 22 March, 3pm, Palm Court Hotel, Aberdeen Contact: Mike Paterson 01330 824900; Ron Murray 01224 826777 Contractors of Excellence Awards 23 March, 2pm, Dundee City Chambers Contact: Waste Management and Recycling 2 April, 6pm, Buchanan House, Glasgow Contact:

SOUTH EAST Review and Changes to the Guidelines for Kent Building Control Practices and Procedures 20 March, 7pm, Holiday Inn, Ashford Contact: Site Visit to Brookes Redevelopment 15 March, time tbc, Oxford Brookes University Contact Annual Joint Event with the Society of Construction Law 28 March , 6pm, The Rose Bowl, West End, Southampton Contact:

SOUTH WEST Revisit to Somerset Museum 14 March 6.30pm, Somerset County Museum, Taunton Contact: Introduction to BIM (Building Information Modelling) 14 March 12pm, Plymouth Guildhall Contact: Building Regulations Update and Wiltshire Centre AGM 21 March 7pm, Town Hall, Devizes Contact: Olympic Stadium Talk with John Armitt CBE FRE FICE 22 March, 3pm, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus Contact:

Devon Centre Update — Disability Act 2010 (Building Regs Part M) 22 March, 6pm, Devon Hotel, Matford, Exeter EX2 8XU Contact: Cornwall Centre — Insolvency & Getting Paid: What you need to know 29 March, 6pm, Hall for Cornwall, Truro Contact: Guernsey Centre — Monthly lunch meeting 29 March 12.15pm, Guernsey Yacht Club Contact:

WALES Keeping it Simple 21 March, 6.30pm, Glyndwr University, Wrexham Contact: Wales Novus: Talk on BIM 16 March, 6.30pm, The Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay Contact:

WEST MIDLANDS What Happened to Latham’s

Recommendations? 27 March, 6pm, Wolverhampton Racecourse Contact:

YORKSHIRE Think BIM: Technology, People and

Process 20 March, 6pm, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds Contact: Leeds & West Yorkshire Centre AGM 17 April Humber, York & North Yorkshire Centre AGM

18 April Contact: Yorkshire Branch AGM 11 May Contact: Ellen Whitworth



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