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AIA Annual Conference – Main conference booking closes 3rd August

University of Nottingham

Friday 31st August – Wednesday 5th September 2018

(Replaces formerly announced AIA Members’ Weekend)

Main conference booking closes 3rd August. Bookings for the Friday seminar only are still open.

The weekend will commence with a seminar, as usual, on the Friday, on this occasion entitled ‘Steaming Ahead: Researching Industrial Archaeology & Heritage in the 21st century‘.

The formal conference will commence on Friday evening, with a lecture on the East Midlands by our Hon. President, Prof. Marilyn Palmer MBE

Saturday will begin with four lectures on local IA in the morning followed, after lunch, by the presentations of and to the award winners. As is usual there will be an opportunity for members to make short contributions. Saturday concludes with the Conference Dinner.

On Sunday morning the AGM will be followed by the annual Rolt Lecture being given by Geoffrey Stell of the University of Edinburgh entitled ‘Science and Engineering at War: Scapa Flow, 1939-45’. Our speaker knew Tom Rolt and was anxious to give his lecture to the Association for Industrial Archaeology since Tom was its first President.

On Sunday afternoon, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning there will be a choice of coach trips to sites of IA interest.

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