International Shipwreck Conference 2017
Saturday, 4 February 2017 from 09:00 to 18:00 (GMT)
The 35th International Shipwreck Conference
SHIPWRECKS, DIVING AND MARINE ARCHAEOLOGY
SATURDAY 4th FEBRUARY 2017
Robbins Conference Centre, University of Plymouth (see map)
Rex Cowan - Svecia
Dave Parham - Esmeralda
John de Bry - TBA
Leigh Bishop - Britannic
Innes McCartney - Jutland
Sally Cartwright - Bluebird
Dan Pascoe/Alex Hildred - Rooswijk
This programme will be updated and may be subject to change.
You can also book for the Saturday evening buffet being held at the "Copthorne Hotel" Armada Way.
Why not meet at the Copthorne on the Friday night.
Conference Tickets must be obtained in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Don't forget to print your conference & buffet tickets and bring them to the conference.
A Special Rate for Bed & Breakfast is available for guests who wish to stay. The rate must be booked direct with the hotel - Quote: "IMASS Shipwreck Conference"
Armada Way, Devon, Plymouth PL1 1AR
On the Sunday, there will be a tour (Yet to be confirmed)
In addition to our normal Sunday tour, this year DDRC are planning to run their "Diving on the Edge" conference in Plymouth on Sunday 5th February (To be confirmed)
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The International Shipwreck Conference is run by wreck enthusiasts for enthusiasts. Our aim is to provide a meeting place for divers, explorers, archaeologists and salvors as well as government and commercial organisations. The organisers are all divers with interests in maritime archaeology and history and the varied nature of the speakers reflects this - a conference can include a world renowned archaeologist alongside a treasure hunter, followed by a diver working on a local project.
This conference provides high quality speakers for considerably less cost than other conferences. This conference is not just for academics. This is the only regular conference of its kind in the UK and one of the few in the world where archaeologists and salvors can meet.