CITiZAN volunteers record the newly exposed archaeology at Cooper's Beach in Essex (c) CITiZAN

Foreshore Forum 2017

28.10.2017
Norton Rose Fulbright, 3 More London Riverside, London, SE1 2AQ

This year Thames Discovery Programme and CITiZAN join forces to host the Foreshore Forum! Join for a whole weekend of intertidal archaeology from the river to the sea. 

Ticket prices include tea, coffee and refreshments during breaks and lunch each day. There will also be an evening reception on Saturday with wine and nibbles included! 

The Thames Discovery Programme are in charge of Saturday, with CITiZAN taking Sunday. The venue for the weekend is the Norton Rose Fulbright - which comes complete with a fantastic view over the Thames. 

Check out the conference programme below:

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: Nathalie 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

Book your tickets for Saturday, Sunday or for the whole weekend via Eventbrite. Many thanks go to CH2M for their sponsorship of this event and to Norton Rose for hosting us.