Foreshore Forum 2017

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 28/10/2017 - 29/10/2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Norton Rose Fulbright

Categories


Join the Thames Discovery Programme (TDP) and the Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network (CITiZAN) for the Foreshore Forum 2017 – a whole weekend of intertidal archaeology from the river to the sea. 

*Please note: ticket prices include tea, coffee and refreshments during breaks and lunch each day. There will also be an evening reception on Saturday, wine and nibbles included*

Conference Programme

Saturday 28th October: Thames Discovery Programme

#9Yearsof TDP

10.00 Registration / Coffee

10.45 – 11.05 – Nathalie Cohen TDP Welcome and Introduction

Session 1: Thames Discoveries

CHAIRED BY: Eliott Wragg and Helen Johnston

11.05 – 11.30 – Eliott Wragg TDP Fieldwork Review

11.30 – 11.50 – Helen Johnston TDP CBT Project & Greenwich Update

11.50 – 12.00 – U3A Shared Learning Project From Sail to Steam

12.00 – 12.10 – Yvonne Masson FROG Changes to the Barnes foreshore: another look at three fish traps discovered during Thames Archaeological Survey

12.10 – 12.30 -James Ward FROG A catalogue and discussion of finds made in the vicinity of Tower Pier

12.30 – 13.35 – Lunch

Session 2: Tideway Project Updates

CHAIRED BY: Josh Frost

13.35 – 14.00 – Josh Frost TDP Tideway and Tadpoles

14.00 – 14.30 – Jessica Bryan MOLA Slippery when wet; working on the foreshore

14.30 – 15.00 – Stella Bickelmann MOLA Archaeological works at Chambers Wharf and King Edward Memorial Park foreshore

15.00 – 15.45 – Tea / Coffee

Session 3: Waterfronts and Winners!

CHAIRED BY: Nat Cohen
15.45 – 16.15 – Sadie Watson MOLA The Old Custom House:Recent excavations and some finds from London’s Medieval foreshore

16.15 – 16.45 – Jane Sidell HE The FROG Awards

Keynote: 16.45 – 17.15 – Gustav Milne CITiZAN The Art of Citizen Science, CITiZAN style

17.30 – 19.30 – Evening Reception and Book Launch

Sunday 29th October: CITiZAN

#TurntheTide17

Session 1: The volunteer experience

10.00 – 10.30 – Stephanie Ostrich CITiZAN Welcome and Introduction

10.30 – 10.45 – Andy Brown CITiZAN North Volunteer Morecambe Bay

10.45 – 11.00 – TBC: CITiZAN SW Volunteer

11.00 – 11.15 – Lawrence Northall: CITiZAN SE Volunteer

11.15– 11.45 – Tea / Coffee

Session 2: Three years of foreshore explorations

11.45 – 12.05 – Esther Gill Evaluator Did they enjoy it? Volunteer responses to CITiZAN

12.05 – 12.25 – Andy Sherman & Megan Clement CITiZAN North Team Summary

12.25 – 12.45 – Lauren Tidbury & Alex Bellisario CITiZAN SW Team Summary

12.45 – 13.05 – Lara Band & Oliver Hutchinson CITiZAN SE Team Summary

13.05 – 14.00: Lunch

Session 3: Our changing coastline: past, present and future

14.00 – 14.20 – Mary Ruddy MOLA Why is there a tusk just there? How our coastlines were formed

14.20 – 14.40 – Mark Dixon A history of coastal defence in East Anglia and its impact on coastal archaeology

14.40 – 15.00 – Hannah Fluck Historic England Climate change and the future of coastal heritage

15.00 – 15.30 Tea / Coffee

Session 4: National, global and future perspectives on foreshore archaeology

15.30 – 15.50 Tom Dawson Scotland’s Coastal Heritage at Risk

15.50 – 16.10 Toby Driver CHERISH project, Wales

16.10 – 16.30 Final Thoughts

Many thanks go to CH2M for their sponsorship of this event and to Norton Rose for hosting us.