NAS Annual Conference, New Splash webpages, Deep Water Heritage Under Threat


NAS Annual Conference, Registrations Open!
Registrations are now open for the NAS 2007 Annual Maritime Archaeology Conference

Featuring presentations from a range of professional and amateur archaeologists, 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. See details of the 2007 NAS conference here.

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 by emailing nas@nauticalarchaeologysociety.org.

Registrations close on 2nd November 2007!

New Splash Webpages

Wessex Archaeology has launched a new addition to their coastal and marine website. At the moment the new Splash pages contain details of the protected wreck sites they have investigated around the UK.

HMS Drake, Rathlin Island (Wessex Archaeology, Crown Copyright)

Reports for each site can also be downloaded from the site, and even more is promised!

Deep Water Heritage Under Threat

Ian Jack of the Guardian has written an article on the contested claims over heritage in the deep sea. read the article here.

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