Brush up on a wide variety of topics.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering Professional Development, will offer a seminar titled “Improving Public Works Construction Inspection Skills,” March 18-19, 2002, in Madison, Wis. The seminar is intended to benefit public works construction inspectors and engineers from local, state and federal agencies and consulting firms. Topics covered will include contracts, plans, specifications, water and sewer construction, trenchless installations, soil fundamentals, concrete and asphalt pavement construction, geosynthetic applications, work zone traffic control and public relations. For more information, visit .