4-5 March

Medical design and materials conference, London. Contact: Advanstar Communications, Marie Howie, 01244 378 888.

4-5 March

Environmental health and safety auditing skills and techniques course, Cambridge. Contact: Arthur D Little, Tim Sunderland, 01223 420024.

4-6 March

Optical engineering intensive foundation course, Bromley. Contact: Sira Technology Centre, Diane McGraw, 0181-467 2636.

5-6 March

Engineering management for lighting engineers course, Umist Manchester conference centre. Contact: Institute of Lighting Engineers, Richard Frost, 01788 576492.

12-14 March

Design of hoppers and silos for strength and flow course, London. Contact: University of Greenwich, 0181-331 8646.

12-14 March

Trumpf In Tech ’97 Open House debut for two punch presses, faster laser cutting and a portable seam welder, Luton. Contact: Trumpf, 01582 25335.

19 March

Manufacturing and the environment seminar and workshop, Nelson, Lancashire. Contact: Institute of Materials, Julie Williams, 0171-839 4071.

19 March

BS7000 – Getting product design right for the market, seminar, London. Contact IMechE, Nazreen Kelly, 0171-304 6839.

19-20 March

Refining and fibre treatment in the papermaking sector, 1997 Refining Conference, Rome. Contact: Pira, Sue Wallis, 01372 802000.

25-27 March

Surface engineering: fundamentals to applications conference, University of Leeds. Contact: Nasurf, Dr Kevin Baldwin, 01252 394290.

27 March

Effective health surveillance can reduce business costs, conference and exhibition, at Parklands, Oadby, Leicestershire. Contact: EEF Training Services, Helen Alexander, 01572 723711.