This year’s Association of Industrial Archaeology Conference is being held at Liverpool Hope University on 21st – 26th August and is organised by the Merseyside Industrial Heritage Society.
The programme will commence on Friday with a seminar on “The effect of climate change on heritage sites” followed by a lecture on the IA of Merseyside. On Saturday there will be four lectures on local IA in the morning followed, after lunch, by the presentations from the Association’s award winners. On Sunday there will be the AGM followed by the Rolt lecture given by Dr Cassie Newland of Bath University on “International landscapes of cable telegraphy”. On Sunday afternoon, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday there will be a choice of coach trips to sites of IA interest plus an evening lecture on Monday and on Tuesday evening there will be a visit to the iconic Liver Building, which will include refreshment. Details of how to book can be found here.