Heritage Science Conference London July 14-15, 2015

SEAHA Conference 14-15 July 2015
SEAHA Conference 14-15 July 2015

1st International Conference on Science & Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA)

University College London, London, UK,  14-15 July 2015

The Science & Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA) conference is the first international conference on heritage science research, innovation and best practice in interpretation, conservation and management of cultural heritage. Heritage science is a cross-disciplinary field connecting science and the humanities. The conference aims to provide a platform for scientists, engineers, professionals, entrepreneurs, and policy-makers, to engage and discuss emerging trends in the field. We are looking for abstracts that include collaborative and innovative research with a focus on Materials, Environment and Digitization in the heritage field.
Our keynote speakers are:

  • ​Dr. Steve Trow, Director of Heritage Protection, Historic England
    • Science, society, stories and impact: Historic England and heritage science 
  • Dr. Sean O’Reilly, Director at the Institute of Historic Building Conservation
    • Interdisciplinary skills and standards in sustainable conservation 
  • Nancy Bell, Head of Collection Care at the National Archives UK and Co-chair for the National Heritage Science Forum
    • Evidence, Persuasion and Policy in Heritage Science

Registration is open and the deadline for submitting an abstract is now 5 May 2015.