Ussher Society Annual Conference 2013 – Advance Notice
The Ussher Society 51st Annual Conference will be held at the Tregenna Castle Hotel, St. Ives, Cornwall, 2nd – 5th
January, 2013. This 3-day conference for earth and environmental
scientists working in South-West England and related areas comprises
two days of presentations plus field excursions. The presentation days
will be Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th of January.
Oral and/or poster presentations will be welcomed in all areas of
geology, geomorphology, engineering geology and environmental geology,
relating to South-West England.
The Scott Simpson Lecture will be presented by Prof. James Scourse, of the University of Bangor, on Thursday 3rd January. Field excursion(s) will take place on Saturday 5th January.
Authors, whether of oral or poster presentations, are encouraged
to submit their work for publication, subject to peer review, in the
Society’s journal, “Geoscience in South-West England”.
If you wish to make a contribution to the scientific programme, please
send details of the paper/poster to the Conference Secretary (Peter
Frost, Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter, Tremough Campus,
Penryn. TR10 9EZ or Peter.A.Frost@exeter.ac.uk) by 14th
October. Expressions of interest should include: Title, Author(s)
and an outline Abstract. Please note that a downloadable version of the
1st Circular will be available from mid-September.
A bursary fund is available to full-time students wishing to attend the
Conference to present a paper or poster. For details, please apply to
the Conference Secretary.
The Conference Venue is the Tregenna Castle Hotel. It occupies a
hill-top location on the southern side of St Ives, approximately 600 m
from the railway station, and has panoramic views across St Ives Bay.
Full details are available at
Alternative accommodation can be found via http://www.stives-cornwall.co.uk/