NAS and SCAPE Conference 2016 - "From Land to Sea"
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NAS and SCAPE Conference 2016 - "From Land to Sea"

NAS and SCAPE Conference 2016 - "From Land to Sea"

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University Of Glasgow

Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre Suite

Dumbarton Road

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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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. 

SCAPE logo and NAS logo

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 to the Scottish Maritime Museum in Irvine, just outside Glasgow on Monday 7th November.



We will be using the hashtag #ArchConf16 to promote the conference on our Twitter feeds @NautArchSoc and @CoastArch


Confirmed speakers to include:

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

Jonathan Moore and Charles Dagneau, Parks Canada: An Update on the Archaeological Study of the Wreck of HMS Erebus in Nunavut, Canada

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

And many more.

You can download the full programme of speakers here with the full abstracts here.


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Programme of events

Friday 4th November 2016

18:00 Informal drinks at venue to be confirmed

 

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. NAS members only

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.

The Tall Ship Glenlee

Image: The Glenlee at the Riverside Museum

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

Excursion 

11.00 - Excursion to the Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine. Including organised tours of the museum and its historic vessels. Entrance fees (£2) to be paid direct to the Museum, but advance booking is essential. Harbour Road, Irvine, Ayrshire, KA12 8QE  https://scottishmaritimemuseum.org/

SMM Flickr feed https://www.flickr.com/photos/scottishmaritimemuseum/with/27852247630/

Meeting details to be announced.


Extras

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.

 



We will be using the hashtag #ArchConf16 to promote the conference on our Twitter feeds @NautArchSoc and @CoastArch


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Sponsorship

The 2016 NAS and SCAPE Trust Conference has been generously supported by

Historic Environment Scotland

We are very grateful for sponsorship from

Dive Master Insurance


British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC)

Sub-Aqua Association (SAA)


Wessex Archaeology Scotland


3deep Media



ADUS DeepOcean



If you would like to sponsor the event please contact Mark Beattie-Edwards of the NAS


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Accommodation

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.

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