NAS and SCAPE Conference 2016: From land to sea

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.

Delegates can book their place at the conference at a reduced “early bird” rate until 4th September 2016.

Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite: 
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:

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: The Lyonesse Project: Sea level change in the Isles of Scilly

For a timetable of this years conference please click the link below:

2016 Conference Timetable

A complete set of abstracts for the speakers can be found here:

2016 Speaker Abstracts


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

For all the details regarding the conference please click here.

Via Nautical Archaeology News