Bermuda International Shipwreck Conference

October 31, 2012

The Department of Conservation Services, Government of Bermuda and the Historic Wrecks Authority will present the 2012 Bermuda International Shipwreck Conference at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute on East Broadway on the 3rd of November, from 9am till 5pm.

Topics include:

  • Historic Wrecks Authority – Role and Responsibilities
  • The Act – Legislation and Policy
  • Preparing an Environmental Impract Assessment for Site Investigation
  • GPS Marine Survey Techniques
  • Citizen Science
  • ‘Baltic Shipwreck Archaeology: New discoveries-new opportunities-new strategies’
  • The Scarborough Bay Wrecks
  • Bermuda Shipwrecks
  • Marie Celesta
  • Why shipwrecks are relevant
  • Engaging Divers in Archeology

Speakers include:

  • Mr. Harold Conyers, Chair, Historic Wrecks Authority
  • Dr. Philippe Rouja, Custodian Historic Wrecks
  • Dr. Annie Glasspool, Director Bermuda Environmental Consulting Ltd.
  • Dr. Harold Frith, Environmental Consultant – habitat mapping
  • Mr. Jack Ward, Chairman BUEI
  • Dr. Jon Adams, Professor of Archaeology, University of Southampton
  • Dr. Kroum Batchvarov, Assistant Professor of Maritime Archaeology, University of Connecticut
  • Dr. Gordon Watts, Consulting Marine Archaeologist, National Museum of Bermuda
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