The Department of Conservation Services, Government of Bermuda and the Historic Wrecks Authority will be hosting the 2012 Bermuda International Shipwreck Conference to be held at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, East Broadway on the 3rd of November, from 9.00am till 5.00pm.
Topics will 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 and Engaging Divers in Archeology.
Speakers scheduled for the event 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
Attendees will earn 8 credit hours towards the NAS Part II Intermediate certificate in foreshore and underwater archaeology.
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