Technological Advances in Landscape and Heritage Management Recording

Friday, 12 August 2011

Organised by Rob Sands and Steve Davis, UCD School of Archaeology and sponsored by the UCD Humanities Institute of Ireland, this one day ArchaeoLandscapes Europe symposium focuses on the increasing use of technology in the recording of archaeological sites, monuments and landscapes. A series of invited speakers will discuss recent projects:

Dr Axel Posluschny - Project Manager, ArchaeoLandscapes Europe, Germany
Dr Lyn Wilson, Project Manager, The Scottish Ten, Scotland
Anthony Corns, Discovery Programme, Ireland
Dr David Strange-Walker, Manager, The Nottingham Caves Project, England
Rob Shaw, Discovery Programme, Ireland
Rory McNeary, Environmental Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
Keith Challis, GIS and remote sensing, Visual And Spatial Technology Centre, Birmingham, England
Dr Žiga Kokalj, Institute of Anthropological and Spatial Studies, Slovenia

Download the draft programme here.

Date: Friday 12 August 2011
Venue: UCD Humanities Institute Seminar Room

Please email Rob Sands (robert.sands@ucd.ie) to register for this event. The event is free but places are limited so please register as soon as possible.

Location and Accommodation

To keep the administrative costs of this symposium to a minimum there is no formal organisation of accommodation. However the following links should be helpful:

Help in finding accommodation in and around Dublin can be found here.
Help getting to UCD can be found here.
Maps of UCD Campus can be found here.

Please note that the Montrose Hotel - the hotel closest to UCD is shut. The Stillorgan Park Hotel is the next closest and is located on the N11. Mention that you are attending a conference at UCD when booking. The Aircoach from Dublin Airport stops at this Hotel.

There are also numerous hotels in the city centre, including, for example, the Trinity Lodge Hotel.

This event is primarily Sponsored by the UCD Humanities Institute of Ireland. Contributions have also been gratefully received from  the Office of Public Works and Ordnance Survey Ireland.