2nd — 3rd July 2004 University College London Organised by the History of Technology Professional Network www.iee.org/pn/history

The 32nd summer weekend meeting on the history of electrical engineering and related topics will be held at University College London (UCL) and immediately follow a UCL Event being held at the same location to celebrate the Fleming Centenary described below. As these two events run consecutively the History of Technology PN Summer Event will this year run from Friday evening 2nd July until Saturday 3rd July 2004 finishing at the end of the afternoon session on the 3rd. Accommodation for the period of both meetings has been reserved in a nearby Hall of Residence. Further information about the UCL meeting is available from Dr John Mitchell at UCL, email [email protected]

As 2004 is the centenary of the invention of the thermionic valve by John Ambrose Fleming of UCL and is also the 150th anniversary of the formation of the company which established the first transatlantic telecommunications cable the dual main themes of the 2004 event will be historical aspects of electronics and submarine telegraphy and telephony equipment. However papers on all aspects of the history of electrical engineering and related topics are welcome and will be considered for inclusion by the organising committee. A synopsis of papers, which must be suitable for presentation in a 30 minute time slot, should be submitted to: Len Lewell BSc CPhys MInstP Professional Network Manager The IEE Michael Faraday House Six Hills Way Stevenage, Herts, SG1 2AY

Tel: +44(0)1438 765636 Fax: +44(0)1438 767305

Proposals for papers are also welcome via Email to [email protected] no later than 1st March 2004.