The seventh in NEI’s series of PLIM + PLEX meetings will take place in New Orleans, USA on 13-14 October 2003, at a time when life management issues have become a top priority for the industry.

Abstracts of up to 500 words, in English, are invited on a wide range of issues, including: ageing management strategies; safety and economics; replacement and repair; upgrading and uprating; dealing with obsolescence; monitoring, diagnosis and maintenance.

For more information on PLIM + PLEX 2003, contact NEI, or visit

Abstracts can be submitted online or sent to:

Julie Rossiter, NEI, Wilmington House, Maidstone Road, Sidcup, Kent DA14 5HZ, UK.