Today marks the start of the two international conferences on “Parallelism in Architecture, Engineering & Computing Techniques ” and ” Urban Regeneration and Sustainability” organized by IEREK, held at UEL. First day of the conference includes the registration process for authors and audience. It also includes a tour to the Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich. The Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich was a metropolitan borough in the County of London from 1900 to 1965. It was formed from the civil parishes of Eltham, Plumstead and Woolwich. Its former area is now part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the London Borough of Newham.