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Nautical Archaeology Society 2007 Annual Conference

Featuring presentations from a range of professional and amateur archaeologists (with a focus on community archaeology), the 2007 NAS Annual Conference will provide an opportunity to discuss research, review the archaeological activities of members, exchange ideas on managing our maritime heritage, and network with friends and colleagues from both the UK and abroad.

We have a fabulous line-up of speakers this year, including:

Colin Palmer (University of Southampton):
The Traditional Boats of Vietnam: A study in diversity

Peter Holt (3H Consulting Ltd):
The use of GIS in Maritime Archaeology

Deborah Cvikel (Haifa University):
The Akko I Shipwreck

Courtney Higgins (Institute of Nautical Archaeology)
A Monumental Cargo: The Roman Column Wreck at Kızılburun, Turkey

Della Scott-Ireton (Florida Public Archaeology Network):
Underwater Cultural Heritage Management in Florida:
Preserves, Programs, and the Public Archaeology Network

Kevin Camidge (DarkWright Archaeology):
HMS Colossus

Wang Yu (Academia Sinica Taiwan):
Underwater Archaeology in Penghu: Aspects and Approaches

John Broadwater (NOAA, USA):
Thirty years of protecting maritime heritage in the National Marine Sancturies

Mark Dunkley (English Heritage):
The Value of Historic Wreck Sites

George Lambrick (NAS):
An Essay in Family Archaeology

John Gribble (Wessex Archaeology):
Meetings with the Oceans: South Africa’s Maritime Heritage

Tickets start from £20.

The Conference Dinner will be held in the Victory Gallery at the Royal Naval Museum, and is an event not to be missed. This exciting international event, will also incorporate a maritime trade display, poster exhibition, the 5th Annual Adopt-A-Wreck Award, and the 2007 NAS Annual General Meeting.

For registration details and more information (including a booking form), follow the ‘Conference and Event’ links from the NAS Website:, or our special conference pages: Registrations can also be made direct on + 44 (0) 23 9281 8418, or be emailing

And don’t forget, registrations close on 2nd November 2007. So get in quick!

For more information:

Sarah Ward
Nautical Archaeology Society

Fort Cumberland
Fort Cumberland Road
Portsmouth PO4 9LD
United Kingdom

Ph/Fax: + 44 (0) 23 9281 8419
Mobile: + 44 (0) 7969 027 939

The Nautical Archaeology Society is the international body for maritime and nautical archaeology.


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