Philip Aston has been out and about in June and July attending and speaking at events in Bristol (13-15 June), Leeds (19-21 June), Berlin (28-29 June), and Reading (2-4 July). In Bristol he spoke at the Advances in Nonsmooth Dynamics Conference. In Leeds he spoke at the 2018 Past Earth Network Conference. In Berlin he attended a network meeting on behalf of NPL to discuss collaboration within the European Metrology Programme for Innovation and Research. In Reading he spoke at the 2nd Exchange Workshop of the Quantitative Systems Pharmacology Network.