The Nautical Archaeology Society and the SCAPE Trust are pleased to be partnering for this conference, a weekend of exciting opportunities to discuss research and review the archaeological activities of members, friends and colleagues and exchange ideas on our maritime cultural heritage.
The conference will take place at the University of Glasgow's Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre Suite, Glasgow, G11 6NT on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th November 2016, with an excursion on Monday 7th November.
Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite: https://archconf16.eventbrite.co.uk
Tickets can also be purchased by calling the NAS office on 02392 818419, but will be subjected to a £5.00 administration fee
Confirmed speakers include:
Jonathan Moore and Charles Dagneau: An Update on the Archaeological Study of the Wreck of HMS Erebus in Nunavut, Canada
David Parham and David Mearns: The Al Hallaniyah Island Shipwreck, Oman. View the free to download article in the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology
Dr Innes McCartney: The Wrecks of Jutland 1916: Scotland’s naval legacy discovered and the current threats it faces
Nicolás Alonso Rodríguez: Coastal archaeology in Bañugues (1977-2015): Investigation of an archaeological site affected by sea erosion in Asturias, Spain
Dr Colin Martin: Treasure from the Deep – the archaeological potential of Scotland’s historic shipwrecks
Dr Ole Grøn: Mapping submerged Stone Age sites - how do we cope with an international problem
Dr Jacqui Mulville and Charlie Johns: The Lyonesse Project: Sea level change in the Isles of Scilly
For a timetable of this years conference please click the link below:
A complete set of abstracts for the speakers can be found here:
Programme of events
Friday 4th November 2016
19:45 Informal drinks at Oran Mor pub, Byres Road
Saturday 5th November 2016
09:00 - 09:30 Registration opens for Conference Day 1
09:30 - 17:15 Main Conference. Lunch will be available for all delegates
17:15 - 18:15 NAS Annual General Meeting 2016.
19:30 - 00:00 Three course dinner on board the barque Glenlee at The Riverside in Glasgow. Advance booking required. The conference dinner has been generously sponsored by Dive Master Insurance.
Image: The deck of the barque Glenlee will serve as the venue for the conference dinner.
Sunday 6th November 2016
09:00 - 09:30 Registration opens for Conference Day 2
09:30 - 17:00 Main Conference. Lunch will be available for all delegates
17:00 - Event Closes
Monday 7th November 2016
11.00 - Excursion to the Scottish Maritime Museum - Advance booking required. Entrance fees paid direct to the Museum. Harbour Road, Irvine, Ayrshire, KA12 8QE
Meeting details to be announced.
On top of all this the conference will incorporate:
• The NAS Annual General Meeting on Saturday 5th November at 17.15
• Trade and sponsor exhibition stands (contact the NAS office for exhibition details)
• Poster presentations of current projects and research will be displayed in the Main Exhibition Space.
Delegates can book their place at the conference at a reduced "early bird" rate until 4th September 2016. Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite: https://archconf16.eventbrite.co.uk
Tickets can also be purchased by calling the NAS office on 02392 818419, but will be subjected to a £5.00 administration fee.
There are many hotels and bed and breakfasts in Glasgow close to the University conference venue. A good price comparison and booking website to search would be www.booking.com
Competitive priced accommodation includes:
The Heritage Hotel, 4/5 Alfred Terrace, North West, Glasgow, G12 8RF.
The Devoncove Hotel, 931 Sauchiehall Street, West End, North West, Glasgow, G3 7TQ.
The Argyll Western Hotel, 6 Buckingham Terrace, Great Western Road, North West, Glasgow, G12 8EB.
The Clifton Hotel, 26/27 Buckingham Terrace, North West, Glasgow, G12 8ED.
If you would like to recommend anywhere for other delegates then please feel free to get in touch with us.
The 2016 NAS and SCAPE Trust Conference has been generously supported by:
Historic Environment Scotland
We are also very grateful for sponsorship from:
If you would like to sponsor the event please contact Mark Beattie-Edwards of the NAS.