Past Conferences

This is a list of past annual conferences of the AIA. The table shows the Date and the Location and the Gazetteer when one was published. Many Gazetteers and Conference…

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Field Visits

The Association organises one longer tour each year, usually overseas. Many field visits are also included in the Annual Conference and the Practical Days Overseas Portugal 8th – 14th May 2023 We are…

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Practical Days

Normally held around April each year, these are informal meetings looking at various topics relevant to those active in industrial archaeology. In the past these events were known as ‘Affiliated…

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The Rolt Lectures

The Rolt Lecture was established in 1975 to honour the first President of the AIA, L T C Rolt, who had died the previous year. The first Lecture was delivered…

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Pre-Conference Seminars

Recent seminar topics have been: 2018, Nottingham: Steaming Ahead: research strategies and research frameworks in Industrial Archaeology Speakers included: Dan Miles, Research Resources Officer, Historic England: ‘Developing a New Model for Research…

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Annual Conference

2023 AIA 50th Anniversary Conference 1 September 2023-6 September 2023 The planned programme is as follows: Friday – Young Members Board Seminar Saturday – Presentations and Awards, Conference dinner Sunday…

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