Conference structure

Friday 16 November 2018
Paper presentations in themed sessions and a keynote paper by Dr Suzi Richer (University of York) and Dr Ben Gearey (University College Cork), followed by a poster session with wine reception.

Saturday 17 November 2018
A keynote paper by Professor Ian Rotherham (Sheffield Hallam University).  Sessions with papers showcasing community projects in woodland archaeology, with workshop/interactive sessions sharing ideas about practical experiences.  Poster session with wine reception.

Sunday 18 November 2018
Morning: field visit to Hirst Wood, which runs alongside the Leeds-Liverpool Canal and the River Aire to the north of Bradford.  This will include demonstrations of greenwood crafts and pottery firing, and will be followed by the opportunity to visit Salts Mill and the World Heritage Site of Saltaire village.


Themed paper presentations   Paper presentations on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November are grouped by theme, with three or four papers followed by questions and a group discussion.

Poster sessions   Poster presentations summarize on-going projects and preliminary results in a visual format.  These sessions encourage informal discussions between presenters and delegates during the wine reception.

Workshop / Interactive sessions   On Saturday 17 November there will be panel discussions sharing ideas about practical experiences.  There will also be practical demonstrations of traditional woodland crafts.