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Our first year in Edinburgh April 2010 - May 2011 events

Our Wessex Archaeology Scotland team have been busy participating in a wide variety of events since opening our office in the Spring of 2010 . These events range from society lectures to international conferences, from Orkney to California, and this list will give you a taste of what we have been up to.
Forthcoming events involving the Edinburgh team will be posted here and on the Wessex Archaeology Edinburgh Events page. Do check back to see what's coming up.

SEP 6, 2010

Northumberland Windfarm Conference – which highlighted windfarms and cultural heritage in England and Scotland. WA's Head of Coastal and Marine, Antony Firth, presented. The event was sponsored in part by WA

Marine Renewables


OCT 14 2010

Historic Scotland: Continued Professional Development (CPD) lecture to staff entitled Cultural Heritage and the Marine Environment – given by Jonathan Benjamin



OCT 21-22, 2010

Marine Alliance/Marine Renewables Workshop (Orkney) – Jonathan Benjamin presented a Paper: Cultural Heritage and the Marine Environment: Research, management and cooperation with Industry

Marine Renewables


NOV 3, 2010

RenewableUK 2010 Conference (Wave & Tidal Event) - Conference exhibition held by Antony Firth and Jonathan Benjamin

Marine Renewables


NOV 24 2010

ALGAO Scotland Geophysics Training Day: WA's Geophysics Manager, Paul Baggaley, gave a talk to the local authority archaeologists from around Scotland

Archaeology - Scotland


FEB 1-2, 2011

Scottish Renewables Offshore Wind Conference: Conference exhibition held by Jonathan Benjamin, Candice Hatherley and Antony Firth.

Marine Renewables


MARCH 30 – APRIL 3 2011

Society for American Archaeology Conference, California.  Session – of Shorelines and Ships: Coastal Archaeology.  Jonathan Benjamin – Managing submerged prehistoric archaeology: Research objectives and cooperation with industry

Academic conference

Sacramento, USA

APRIL 11 – 12  2011

Jonathan Benjamin chaired a session at the international SLASHCOS meeting, funded by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology, held in Berlin.

Academic conference


APRIL 19 2011

Uncharted waters: steering your development through the new marine licensing system – participate in this seminar run by Brodies LLP (planning solicitors).  Other speakers included Jim McKie, Head of Planning and Licensing at Marine Scotland and representatives from Brodies LLP.

Marine Renewables


May 9 2011

Submerged Prehistory off Scotland; a speculative study – a public lunchtime lecture presented by Andrew Bicket (with an introduction by Jonathan Benjamin) to the RCAHMS.  A copy of Submerged Prehistory was presented to the RCAHMS library by Wessex Archaeology Edinburgh



156 Antony Firth manning the stand at Renewable UK 2010 Conference – Wave and Tidal



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