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Prof. Stuart Hall Lecture Theatre
Goldsmiths College

Saturday May 2nd 2020


Since 1983, SERIAC, a loose grouping of Industrial Archaeology and related societies in S.E. England, has held an annual day conference organised by a member society. SERIAC2020 is being organised by Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society as part of GLIAS’s 50th anniversary celebrations.
The Conference coincides with a number of major anniversaries and two of these, the bicentenary of the Regents Canal and 150 years of the Victoria Embankment are commemorated in talks to be given.

Prof. Stuart Hall Lecture Theatre
Goldsmiths College Saturday May 2nd 2020

Provisional Programme
0915 -1000  Registration & coffee

1000 -1010 Welcome & announcements

1010 - 1050 Baron Marks of Woolwich: Forgotten Engineer and his Cliff Railways
Jo Livingston (née Marks)

1050 - 1130  200 years of industry on the Regent's Canal
Carolyn Clark, Canal Historian and Author
Greenwich and other Timeballs: from inception to today
Doug Bateman (Farnborough IA group and Horologist)

1130 – 1210 Films etc. – Recordings made by GLIAS over 50 years

1210 - 1240 Lunch Break

1350 -1430 Bazalgette’s Victoria Embankment @150
Prof David Perrett (Chair - GLIAS)

1430 - 1510 SE London: Birthplace of the global telecoms industry
Alan Burkitt-Gray, Editor Capacity Media and journalist specialising in the business of technology

Tea Break

1545 - 1625 Brunel’s Tunnel and its future direction
Confirmed: Speaker from Brunel Project to be named
1630 Announcements, Awards & Closing Remarks followed by a final short film

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