FAME Forum 2017 provisional programme

The day begins with registration and coffee at 9.30

Welcome and Introduction

Session 1

  • Nick Shepherd, CEO FAME: What does innovation mean? What are the barriers and opportunities to innovation in UK archaeology?
  • TBA, RIBA Research and Innovation Goup: How RIBA promotes and supports innovation within the architechture with lessons for other professions.
  • William Reddaway, Head of Innovation, Murphy: How do clients support innovation internally and on large projects, and what are their expectations for their supply chain?
  • Discussion: How can we encourage innovation in archaeology?

Networking break

Session 2

  • Dr Miranda Forster, Dig Ventures: How the DV system of on-site digital recording works, and how it could be transferrable to the other commercial projects.
  • Paul Bryan, Geospatial Imaging Manager: The latest developments in how archaeology can use Building Information Management and how this is captured in the latest HE guidance

Buffet Lunch

Session 3

  • Dr Rebecca Bennet, Director PTS Consultancy: The latest developments in LiDAR and remote sensing
  • Helen Wass, Head of Heritage, HS2: What are HS2s objectives around innovation, and how will archaeology contribute?
  • Jay Carver, 4AD Consultants: Crossrail as an example of innovative archaeology. What does the future hold for new ways of working?
  • Discussion: What are the key themes for innovation over the next few years?

The conference will close with tea at 15.45